Calvary Baptist Church Archives

Honoring Black History Week 1 – Celebrating Our Historic Black Churches

February 4, 2021

The term “Black church” is used to describe Protestant churches that have predominately Black congregations. More broadly, the Black church is both a specific religious culture and a socio-religious force that has shaped protest movements, such as the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Origins of the Black Church The Black church in… [Read More]

Delores Wilkins, one of Milwaukee community’s cherished members, passed away on December 21

January 28, 2021

Delores Nicholson Wilkins was born in St. Louis, MO December 26, 1929, to Thomas White Nicholson and Viola Comer Nicholson. As a family, they moved to Quincy, IL in 1932. From Quincy, IL they moved to Milwaukee, WI in 1944. Delores graduated from North Division High School where she excelled in band (clarinet and bassoon),… [Read More]

Calvary Baptist Church hosts Annual Celebration of Friendship

October 24, 2019

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Calvary Baptist Church hosted their Annual Celebration of Friendship at their church, 2959 N Teutonia Ave. As part of the celebration a group of male Calvary members known-as the “Bone Burning Brothers,” cooked for more than 100 church members and guests. The menu included Shrimp Scampi with Linguine, greens, red… [Read More]

Calvary Baptist Church Resurrection Sunday youth participants

April 6, 2013

The children at Calvary Baptist Church, 2959 N. Teutonia Avenue, are pictured here preparing to present their special greetings for the Resurrection Sunday School Program. Children pictured (left to right) are: LaTrell Moore, Haley Peters, Alexis Flowers, Grace Walton, Jayla Rankin and Samuel Walton. Rev. Dr. John R. Walton is the senior pastor.