A PLACE where you are always welcome

First Love Calvary Chapel
has been formed as a fellowship of believers
in the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

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Hey, good morning. Welcome to our morning pastors and leaders Bible study that we do every Thursday morning at four slough, Calvary chapel in Whittier. And so it’s available for any pastor of any church of any denomination or non-denomination and any leadership… read more

The core ministries here at First Love.

Young Adults, Jr & Sr High School Ministries

Ephesians 3: 16-19

Children’s and toddlers ministries at First Love.

Our Recent Sermon

Wednesday Gathering with Pastor John Schaffer 7pm (outdoor)

23 Sept, 2020
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Sunday Evening Gathering 6pm

20 Sept, 2020
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Sunday Gathering 10:30am

20 Sept, 2020
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Morning Study Pastor John Schaffer

20 Sept, 2020
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Wednesday Gathering 7pm

16 Sept, 2020
By: Admin

Sunday Evening Gathering 6pm

13 Sept, 2020
By: Admin

Sunday Gathering 10:30am

13 Sept, 2020
By: Admin

Morning Study with Ptr. John

13 Sept, 2020
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Wednessday Night Gathering 7pm Indoor

9 Sept, 2020
By: Admin
Sunday Gathering - 6pm

6 Sept, 2020
By: Admin

Sunday Gathering 10:30 am

6 Sept, 2020
By: Admin
Sunday Morning Study with Pastor John Schaffer

6 Sept, 2020
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Wednesday Night Gathering 7pm

2 Sept, 2020
By: Admin
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We have worked hard to share the gospel, reach out to the community and make a
difference in the lives of others.

Liza M.

Awesome church. Straight from the bible teaching. Beautiful church family. All are welcome. Wonderful women bible studies. Can’t say enough good things about this church. VBS in the summer for the kids is amazing. If you need a family come out and you will get one!

Dina M.

I have been attending First Love Calvary Chapel for 5 years. Bible-based church with a variety of serving opportunities, Bible studies and conferences. Pastor John has wonderful insightful sermons. He and his his family as well as the congregation are warm, inviting and friendly. Happy to call them my friends.

Liz Yani F.

If you’re looking for a home church&live in the area,this would be a great fit for anyone who is n need of some solid bible teaching&sweet fellowship.We’ve visited a few times. OurPastor has been a guest teacher, we’ve attended women&men events & I can tell u that they will love u…

Church Announcements / Events

Virtual Vacation Bible School Online Registration
Julyr 6, 2020

Bon Voyage! There are a couple more weeks to register your world traveler for Vacation Bible School! Our first ever VIRTUAL VBS will be July 27th-31st! Each child registered will receive a VBS Luggage Kit which includes all the materials to have VBS at home! Register by going to ccwhittier.org/vbs!

Opportunities for faith in action
July 1, 2017

Have a heart for kids, great organization or leadership skills, or willing to be used by the Lord and share His love to hundreds of people from our community? Consider joining the Directive Leadership Team for VBS 2020. We are looking for 3-4 individuals to help execute everyone’s favorite time of the year. Text Adrian Escareno at 562-360-2663 for more information. Pleases respond ASAP!

Calendar of Events
July 6, 2017

MAY 4, 9AM TO 10AM – WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING:  Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be known to God.”  We meet in the church lobby on the first Monday of the month and pray for the church, the body of Christ, and ministry needs.

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Followers of Christ


Unwilling Hearts


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Get the latest news straight from our bulletin.

Pastor John’s Morning Bible Study : 9 AM

Sunday Morning In Person + Virtual : 10:30 AM

Sunday Night In Person + Virtual : 6:00 PM

Youth Ministry (JH/HS): 6:00 PM

Children’s Ministry: 6:00 PM

Morning Prayer Group: 9:00AM – 10:00AM in Sanctuary

Women’s Morning Study: 9:30AM Inside Multi Purpose Room

Women’s Evening Bible Study : 7pm Inside The High School Room

Men’s Fellowship: 7:00 PM Inside Multi Purpose Room

Morning Bible Study: On Hold

Evening In Person Study: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Children’s/Youth Ministry: 7:00PM

Pastor John Teaching: 10:00 AM (On Hold)

Steppin’ In The Light (Addictions Ministry): 7:30PM Inside The Multi Purpose Room

The Gathering:  at 6:45pm ages 17+ (On Hold)



forgiven house: Every Friday 7pm until late ages 17+ In the Back of Church

Homeless and Semi-Homeless Luncheon: 12 Noon 12:00 Noon