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A Bible, boxing gloves and five boys … that’s how Rock Ministries started. With its goal to reach at-risk, inner city youth with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Rock has now grown to serve over 5000 kids through sports, arts, music, recreation, mentoring and Bible studies.

Through our church, The Rock - Calvary Chapel of Kensington, we also serve the community with regular outreaches, support for addicts and others in need, a food pantry and most importantly, the consistent teaching of the Word of God.

Our neighborhood of Kensington is known far and wide as a center of the drug trade, with all the crime and violence that it brings. It is among the poorest neighborhoods in America where homelessness and hunger are everyday realities. Above all, it is a place that needs Jesus.

And the Rock has been privileged to witness God work at work in this very dark place. He is transforming lives and bringing hope to this otherwise hopeless inner-city ‘hood! He truly is The Rock!

Boxing Ministry


At Rock Ministries we love using a love for the sport of boxing as a way of building bridges into the lives of the precious youth of our community.

Bringing Hope


Our hearts are burdened for the lost and destitute of our community. We earnestly seek to share the life changing message of Jesus Christ with those who are hurting.

2012 And Beyond


Hear about our heart for the community, and our desire to bring the life changing message of the Gospel to the community of Kensington.