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Calvary Evangelical Free Church

Calvary Evangelical Free Church

Evangelical Free Church of America
5500 25th Avenue Northwest
Rochester, MN 55901

Calvary Evangelical Free Church is a large church located in Rochester, MN. Our church was founded in 1954 and is associated with the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA).

What to Expect at Calvary Evangelical Free Church

Calvary Evangelical Free Church offers 4 weekend worship services.


Tim Nelson, Executive Pastor
Larry Orth, Care & Community Outreach Pastor
Dan Limkeman, Worship & Arts Pastor
Brian Martin, Family Equipping Pastor
John Chaco, Youth Pastor

Service Times:

Sunday Worship Service 9:00am
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Sunday Lahu-Speaking Worship Service 10:30am
Sunday Anuak-Speaking Worship Service 2:00pm

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Blend of traditional and contemporary worship style
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Location: Olmsted County
  • Parking: Private lot
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English
  • Services also offered in: Lauhu language; Anuak language of the Anywaa people from Ethiopia and South Sudan

Ministries and Programs

  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Adult education
  • Missions
  • Counseling services
  • Young adult ministry
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir
  • Special needs
  • Community service
  • Singles ministry
  • Senior adult ministry
  • Weddings/receptions
  • Funerals

Additional Info About Our Church

Find Passion for Christ, Compassion for People at Calvary Church. Sunday Worship Services at 9:00am and 10:30am, Children and Youth Sunday School at 9:00am, Adult Sunday School at 9:00am and 10:30am. Church small groups and bible studies meet during the week. To find out more about Calvary look for our Welcome Center when you come for a visit.


We desire to be a ministry that multiplies leaders and new church plants in SE Minnesota, bringing all to maturity, all to ministry, and many to leadership through systematic and integrated paths of discipleship in the context of our church family.


Passion for Christ, Compassion for People; Inwardly Strong, Outwardly Focused; All to Maturity, All to Ministry, Many to Leadership


We exist to respond to the Lord in worship and the Word; to support one another with safe, caring relationships; and to serve the hurting within our body, as well as to reach out to help with needs of people in the Rochester area.

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5500 25th Ave NW, Rochester MN 55901
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