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Who We Are

Calvary Baptist Church of Haverhill is a vibrant, rapidly growing church that is committed to serving the Lord and the community.

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What We Believe

We believe in one true GOD, whose presence is manifested in the living CHRIST and whose works of salvation are evident through the Holy Scriptures and the redemption of humankind.


Our Mission

"To teach and inspire people in the Merrimack Valley, Southern New Hampshire and beyond, how to be fully devoted  followers of Jesus Christ."

About Our Pastor

About Our Pastor
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Pastor Kenneth Young is an anointed gospel preacher. Through his ministry, he seeks to reach the lost and care for “the least of these.”

Pastor Young earned a bachelor’s degree in Bible and Theology (concentration in Religious Studies) from American Baptist College, graduating with honors, in 2010. While in Nashville, he served as Overseer of Christian Education for the College Ministry of over 2,500 students at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Bishop Joseph Walker III, pastor. He also worked as a manager at Kroger where he was nominated for the Division’s President’s Award. 

He has completed a Master of Arts in Religion and a master’s degree in Church History graduating with honors at the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He is a: Michael Haynes Scholar, Byington Scholar, member of the Theta Alpha Epsilon Honor Society, and served as

president of the Black Student Association. He was honored to be chosen as a 100 Men of Color in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. He is currently serving as Director of External Relationships at Massachusetts Council of Churches. He is honored to serve as Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Haverhill, MA.  

He has worked with many community service organizations including A. Philip Randolph Institute, Red Cross, Urban EpiCenter, and many more. Through this service, he has come to realize that the Bible is not just a book for Christians to read. The Bible is alive and the world should see it daily! Pastor Young believes that ministry needs to take root in desolate areas. He hopes to carry his ministry to impoverished regions helping in the areas of education and employment.

Pastor Young is a native of Sylvester, GA. He is the middle of three children to Robert and Sue Young. Pastor Young is married to the love of his life, Adrianne D. Gladden-Young. He is the father of two daughters, Jael Rose Young and Zion Micah Young.

Church History

Church History

Calvary Baptist Church began as a Prayer Cottage in the Bradford section of Haverhill, MA. It was formally organized as a church on December 18, 1871.

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