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Calvary Baptist Church of San Diego

Welcome to Calvary Baptist Church San Diego!

Calvary Baptist . . . Serving the Greater San Diego Community Since 1889.

In 1889 Calvary Baptist Church was established as the Second Baptist Church, located at 1st and B Street. In 1926 the church moved to the corner of Crosby (now Cesar E. Chavez Parkway) and Julian Street and was renamed Calvary Baptist Church.

  • Established in 1889
  • Moved to current location in 1926
  • Led by Rev. N. E. “Son” Taylor” in 1942
  • Led by Rev. S. M. Lockridge in 1952
  • Real estate expansion in the 60’s
  • Led by Rev. W. James Smith in 1993
  • Led by Rev. Emanuel Whipple, Sr. in 2011

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