Dr. Tissa Weerasingha became the Pastor of Calvary Church in 1975, at which time it was a congregation of about 70 members, although it had been in existence since the early 1950’s. Calvary Church has now grown into a network of churches in Sri Lanka and beyond.
Based on solid Biblical teaching, with an emphasis on evangelism and phenomenal local stewardship principles, this ministry has outgrown two buildings and is currently in the midst of a multi level building project with a spacious auditorium.
Calvary International Ministries was birthed out of a Word to ‘sow beside all waters’, and brought a global vision to the ministry. Many short term missions followed, resulting in ministries being pioneered in other parts of the world.
Calvary Theological Seminary, the training arm of Calvary Church was also begun when the need arose to train and equip new workers in theology and practical ministry, as well as the Scriptural principles on which Calvary’s ministry is based