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Christmas Services & Events
Worship & celebrate with us at Calvary!
 

Christmas Services & Events

Each year, the holidays offer special opportunities to come together. We worship and give thanks for God's blessings and the marvelous gift of His Son, Jesus Christ.

This year, we hope you'll celebrate with us at Calvary!

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    Holiday Organ Concert
    Sunday, November 25

    Organist Elizabeth Hildebrand & Friends
    Sunday, November 25 at 6:00 PM

    A fantastic evening of music and praise as organist Elizabeth Hildebrand and friends from the Calvary Orchestra presented a powerful program of instrumental hymns and carols. Highlights include a piano/organ duet, an oboe concerto with organ accompaniment and trumpet tunes and collaborations with the Calvary Brass.

    Watch, replay or share the full concert HERE on our media player or watch on Calvary YouTube.


    "Praise Him with trumpet sound, praise Him with strings and pipe! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!" — Psalm 150:3–5,6


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

    Elizabeth Hildebrand has served as our organist at Calvary since 2009. She holds a master's of music in organ performance from Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

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    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 2, 6:00 PM

    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 2, 6:00 PM

    Begin the season with our special Advent service. Afterward, we’ll light the Christmas tree in the Galleria and enjoy fellowship and refreshments!

    We had some special guests as we celebrated the start of the Christmas season and the birth of our Savior together! Check out the pictures on Calvary Facebook.


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Luke 14 Banquets:
    Celebrating with Special Needs friends
    December 8 & 11

    "And the master said to the servant, 'Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.'" — Luke 14:23

     
    Each year Calvary invites friends in our community with Special Needs, plus their families and caregivers, to Luke 14 Banquets. It's one of the highlights of our Christmas season! These special events include:
     
    • A festive meal, with a member of Calvary hosting each table
    • An interactive Christmas program with songs and brief special presentations
    • A gift for each guest, including family members & caregivers 

    Calvary hosts TWO Luke 14 events to best serve the needs of our guests: 

    Luke 14 Family Banquet
    Saturday, December 8 | 5:30–8:00 PM, Crown Room
    This dinner is for families with Special Needs members. 
    12/7 Update: After carefully monitoring the weather forecasts, our Family Banquet will be taking place as scheduled.

     

    Luke 14 Luncheon
    Tuesday, December 11 | 11:30 AM–1:30 PM, Crown Room

    This luncheon is for Special Needs friends in group homes in our community.


    GIFTS & SERVING AT LUKE 14
    It's an incredible blessing to serve at our annual Luke 14 events and to provide gifts for our guests. Drop off gifts at our table in the Galleria! For more information about volunteering at Luke 14 or donating gifts, click here or visit calvarychurch.com/serveluke14.


    GUEST INVITATIONS
    Interested in coming or inviting someone to Luke 14? We ask that guests be registered and confirmed to attend to ensure available seats. Guests who have attended before or those who have been pre-registered will receive a mailed invitation. To register or invite a new guest or family, please contact Vince Eaton at 704.341.5322 or veaton@calvarychurch.com.

    SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY

    Did you know that Calvary has an active Special Needs ministry for all ages? We'd love for your child or student to be a part! Learn more at calvarychurch.com/specialneeds or contact our Special Needs Coordinator, Rebekah Sanders at 704.341.5413 or rsanders@calvarychurch.com.


    Questions about our Luke 14 banquets? Contact: Vince Eaton at 704.341.5322 or veaton@calvarychurch.com

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    Christmas Concert "He Is Worthy"
    POSTPONED due to forecast
    Now Sunday 12/16 at 9:45AM & 6PM

    POSTPONED due to forecast until Sunday, December 16
    "He Is Worthy"
    9:45 AM & 6:00 PM, Sanctuary

    At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of our promised Savior. He brings joy and peace and eternal hope to a world in desperate need. Of all blessing and honor and glory, He is worthy!

    Join us for a powerful Christmas worship celebration for all ages as the Calvary adult, student and children's worship choirs, ensembles, band, and orchestra lead us in a concert of praise to our matchless King, featuring a message by Senior Pastor John H. Munro.

    The concert is FREE — so invite your friends and family, share with friends online, and bring a guest for this special Christmas event! Everyone is invited!

    • Regular Children's Ministry programs meet through Kindergarten during the 9:45 AM service. There will be NO ALGS, Student Ministry, or Children's Ministry programs at 11:15 AM.
    • ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation will be available at 9:45AM. Nursery is provided to age 3 and live translation for Spanish, Chinese, and Russian will be available at 9:45 AM and 6:00 PM. 
    • Both the 9:45 AM and 6:00 PM concert will also be available via livestream at live.calvarychurch.com and simulcast on Calvary Facebook.

    Immediately following the evening concert on December 16, our international families and guests are invited to attend our annual International Reception, a special community tradition at Calvary. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of worship, fellowship, and new friends! RSVP to srajappan@calvarychurch.com


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    "The Coming of the Savior"
    Monday, December 24
    4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 PM

    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    "The Coming of the Savior"
    Monday, December 24  |  4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 PM

    At Christmas, we are celebrating "The Coming of the Savior." In a world full of pain and darkness, Jesus comes not to judge but to forgive, to transform, and to save.

    This Christmas Eve, come worship with us and give thanks for this gracious gift of God that offers hope and peace to all.

    All services will include traditional carols, contemporary songs, our choirs, orchestra, and band. The 6:00 PM concert will also be available via livestream at live.calvarychurch.com and simulcast on Calvary Facebook.

    We invite families to worship together in the Sanctuary. Nursery is provided up to age 3 as needed at our 4:00 and 6:00 PM services -- just come to our first floor nursery across from the elevators. 

    ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation and live translation for Spanish, Chinese and Russian will be provided at our 6:00 PM service.


    "She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” — Matthew 1:21


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com