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Beach Baptism

If you've never taken the step to be baptized after saying "YES" to following to Jesus, then now is the time. We invite you to come and be baptized at our next beach baptism on Saturday, July 16 at 9am at Spessard Holland Beach North or Tables Beach.

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You Can Start Serving at Any Time!

It doesn't take a special event or a specific time of year to get started serving. You can use your God-given talents anytime, anywhere to serve God and serve people. Take a look at the available serving opportunities and get started serving today!

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Campus Location

1251 Sebastian Blvd.
Sebastian, FL 32958
772.214.3721

Service Times

Wednesday 6:30pm
Saturday 6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am & 10:45am

Mailing address: 2955 Minton Road West Melbourne FL, 32904

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you're looking to visit us for the first time, we're here to answer your questions.

Where do I go when I get there?

When you pull in to the parking lot, find yourself a parking spot. From there, simply enter through the front doors and allow our Guest Services volunteers to help you find your way. If you have kids, head to the left to the check-in kiosks, otherwise enjoy conversation in the Commons or head straight into the Sanctuary to get ready for service.

What do you do for kids?

We're all about family here at Calvary, which is why we make sure that we provide the best experience possible for each member of your family. From newborns to high schoolers, our services provide kids with an engaging environment where they can have fun, make new friends, and learn about Jesus through age-appropriate Bible teaching. Currently, childcare and youth services are available at our Wednesday and Sunday services.

How long is the service?

The service lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes. We begin each service singing four songs before collecting tithes and offering and announcements. From there, you'll hear from one of our pastors as they teach God's Word and how we can apply it to our lives. We then finish up service with a song as we respond to what we've learned in the teaching. Prayer partners are also always available after the service.

What Should I Wear?

Calvary Chapel is for everyone, and we want everyone to feel welcome. Most people wear jeans and a nice button-up shirt or blouse, but there are also people who wear a nice dress or suit and those who wear a t-shirt and shorts. So come as you are and dress in whatever feels most comfortable.

Who is welcome to attend?

Everyone is welcome to attend Calvary. If you have specific questions about our beliefs regarding certain aspects of your lifestyle, we'd love to get together over a coffee and have a chat.

Meet the Campus Pastor

Craig Szeman

Craig Szeman

Craig has served at Calvary Chapel Melbourne since 2009 and in Sebastian since 2016. In 2015 he graduated from Calvary’s School of Ministry. Craig has been on several Mission trips to Mexico, Peru and was blessed to be able to go to Israel. He served in Guest Services and on the Singles Ministry Leadership team for a few years before moving to serve at the Sebastian Campus. This is where he continued grow in his love for serving others.

Craig and his wife, Cindy are from Dayton Ohio and have been married since 1978. They have 3 grown children and 2 beautiful daughters-in-law. They also have 4 wonderful grandchildren who live close by. They have served together in many different ministries over the years. They love to travel, especially cruises. They also try to visit out of state family members as often as they can. Craig's favorite scripture is:

Romans 12:11-12. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. They love living and serving in the Sebastian community and very blessed, and grateful for the way God has moved in their lives.

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Dave Folkerts

Dave Folkerts

Dave Folkerts has been a pastor at Calvary Chapel Melbourne since 2002. In 2005, he started the Calvary Chapel Melbourne School of Ministry and has trained over 120 pastors, missionaries, and leaders through this program. He has also completed many classes through Calvary Chapel Bible College and Global University.

Dave was radically saved in 1981. Prior to coming on staff at Calvary, he spent 18 years in international corporate leadership in the agriculture industry. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and completed an executive MBA equivalent program at Purdue University.

Dave and his wife, Barb, have been married since 1983 and are blessed with two married daughters, one married son and four grandchildren. They love to do mission work, ride bikes, and spend time with their family. Together they love serving God and are forever grateful for all He’s done in their lives.

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