Volunteer at Family Day
Sunday, October 1
Have an hour to help?
Serve at Calvary
As authentic followers of Christ, we want to be active in our faith and serve Christ by serving others.
It’s easy to get involved! Below is a list of some current and ongoing ministry needs, or check out our Local Ministry Partners for opportunities to serve in our community.
Volunteer at Family Day
Sunday, October 1
After the 9:45 AM worship service
From 11:30 AM–3:00 PM, we'll gather at the CHAMP fields for lunch, fellowship, organized games, sports competitions, inflatable play areas for kids, and more. We'll need many volunteers to serve at this fun event!
Sign up for a 1-hour commitment to help with set-up and tear-down, supervision of games, food service, or ticket sales.
Contact: Jerry Schmitt, 704.589.1139, email@example.com
Sunday, October 1
Sunday, October 1, 2:00–4:00 PM
As a public reminder of the precious value of human life, Calvary will participate in the annual nationwide Life Chain on the front lawn along Pineville-Matthews Road. Families are welcome — bring lawn chairs, umbrellas, strollers, and water bottles.
Rain or shine, you're welcome to participate in any part of the Life Chain. Meet us at 2:00 PM at the Chapel and then return to Family & Friends Day -- or join us at/after 3:00 PM once our Friends & Family Day activities conclude.
Contact: Debbie Ware, 704.650.6095, firstname.lastname@example.org
Help set-up or clean-up activities
Volunteer at Fall Festival
(& we need LOTS of candy)
Friday, October 27Fall Festival — Fun for families!
Friday, October 27, 6:30–8:30 PM
Calvary Life Center & Chapel
Each year at Fall Festival we welcome hundreds of families from our community for a special evening of fun...
We need thousands of individually wrapped candies! You can help by donating sealed bags of individually wrapped, nut-free candy. Drop off candy in the Galleria by Wednesday, October 25.
We also need lots of volunteers to help run our Carnival Games!
Volunteer in Children's Ministry
Serve on Sunday mornings
Volunteering with Children's Ministry: How can I help?
Hundreds of parents, grandparents, young adults, and individuals with varied gifts and talents serve with our Children's Ministry teams.
Are you gifted in teaching, story-telling, crafts, music, tech, or behind the scenes work? Do you have a passion for sharing Christ's love and the life-changing message of the Gospel with children? If so, please consider serving with us on Sunday mornings especially!
Note: Volunteers must have attended Calvary for at least six months, and all teachers must be Calvary members. Background checks are required.
Click here to learn more about opportunities to serve in Children’s Ministry.
Ready to volunteer? Have questions?
Coaching with CHAMP Sports
If you have a desire to serve the Lord by working with kids and reaching out to their families, we would love to speak with you about coaching CHAMP soccer (ages 4 to 18), flag football (6 to 15), t-ball (5-6) and baseball (7-8) throughout the season. Just two to three hours a week can make a huge impact in the lives of kids!
Semester starts September 19
Interested in co-teaching or assisting with our international students? Classes meet 9:00-11:00 AM, September 19 – May. We need many volunteers to serve as coordinators, teachers, assistants, and more!
For more information about our ESL classes, click here.
Contact: Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, email@example.com
Hearts & Hammers
Next training October 21
Men, join a team to do household repairs and yard work for Calvary members who need a helping hand!
Teams gather first at Calvary once a month for devotions and prayer before heading out to their assigned home. Teams support the same care receiver on a regular basis to complete work and build relationships.
Ready to join us? The next training session is scheduled at 8:45–9:30 AM on October 21 in Room 226. To allow for preparation and any real-time updates, online registration is required at least two days prior to the training firstname.lastname@example.org or Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, email@example.com
Our local Jail Ministry presents opportunities to witness, counsel, and pray with inmates at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail. Small group Bible studies for men and women take place on Thursdays from 8:00–9:30 PM. A two-hour orientation is required for all volunteers.
For more information, contact Judy McElhaney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Martha Ministry team supports the Calvary family by providing a meal at the church before or after the funeral of immediate family members. Volunteers are assigned to rotating teams and might serve 3-4x per year by preparing a covered dish and delivering it ready to serve.
Contact: Dalene Ingle, 704.573.0491, email@example.com or Dianne Miller, 704.577.9618, firstname.lastname@example.org
Calvary Prison Ministry needs men who can teach and provide biblical application and encouragement to local inmates. Volunteers are also needed to participate in quarterly worship services as musicians, singers, and speakers. All volunteers must participate in ministry orientation and consent to a background check.
Training & Orientation
All volunteers who serve inside prison facilities must receive prior training.
Contact: Guy Sorrell, 704.243.0284, email@example.com
Senior Adults Telecare
Be an encouragement to our senior adults by making regular phone calls and praying for them through our Senior Telecare ministry. Callers share Scripture and must be willing to pray with people over the phone. A great opportunity for those looking for a flexible schedule!
Contact: Ron Coryell, 704.243.0715, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Needs Opportunities
Will you help our Special Needs Ministry by serving as a Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Friends/Buddy, or Parent Partner on Sunday mornings? We also have opportunities for volunteers to serve at our events throughout the year. Thank you!
Contact: Julie Daugherty, 704.236.1862, email@example.com
Street Ministry volunteers serve breakfast to hundreds of homeless neighbors every Saturday in uptown Charlotte. Participate in food preparation, or help deliver and serve the meal. New volunteers are always welcome – sign up as individuals or groups for specific dates.
Contact: Pete Delahunt, 312.375.4806, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Stuffing Team faithfully assembles our Looking Up newsletter for Sunday morning worship from 8:00-9:45 AM on Saturday mornings. Serve as needed or volunteer as backup for the busy holiday seasons.
Contact: Wanda Moen, email@example.com
It's the season for new members!