Featured Events

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    Easter Services Livestream
    Sunday, April 12 at 9:45 AM
    Good Friday, April 10 at 7 PM

    People are living in fear. 

    Fear of being infected by the coronavirus. Fear of being unemployed. Fear of life savings being wiped out. And most of all, fear of death. Death, like the coronavirus, is no respecter of persons. All of us have an appointment with death. But what then?

    Join us this Easter Sunday on livestream at Calvary, as we celebrate that the fear of death is conquered through our Lord Jesus.

    Connect with our worship livestream below, or watch Easter services on our Facebook page


    Good Friday Service — "God Will Provide"
    Friday, April 10 at 7:00 PM

    Easter Sunday — "Conquering the Fear of Death"
    Sunday, April 12 at 9:45 AM

    "What is our hope in life and death? Christ alone, Christ alone! What is our only confidence? That our souls to Him belong. Who holds our days within His hand? What comes, apart from His command? And what will keep us to the end? The love of Christ, in which we stand. O sing hallelujah! Our hope springs eternal; O sing hallelujah! Now and ever we confess, Christ our hope in life and death."
    Words & Music by Keith Getty, Matt Boswell, Jordan Kauflin, Matt Merker, Matt Papa


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    Thank you for joining us!
    Click for Easter Organ Concert replay

    Thank you for joining us for our live Organ Concert. What a great start to Holy Week! We will see you live online Friday evening at 7:00 PM for our Good Friday service and on Easter Sunday morning at 9:45 AM. It's our great joy to worship our Lord and Savior with you! 

    Watch the Organ Concert again!


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    This Sunday at Calvary
    Worship with us Sunday at 9:45 AM

    Worship with us on Sunday mornings at 9:45 AM via Livestream:


    Thank you for joining us for worship this Sunday. Here's everything you need for the livestream service! 

    Click the livestream button above to join the service at 9:45 AM.  Or tune in on Calvary Facebook and join the conversation.

    Using the Calvary Kids Worship Folder, children can answer sermon questions and draw pictures — download a printable file.

    Read this week's issue of Looking Up for updates and information about our ministries, ways to connect, and more.

    Your generous gifts make the ministry of Calvary possible — thank you for your continued support as we seek to be and make authentic followers of Jesus Christ, here in our city and around the world. Please feel free to give online or by mail.

    We welcome you and thank you for worshiping with us!

    "For the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ" — Revelation 1:9

    Join us for Easter services next week via livestream! See details below:

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    Bible Study Electives ONLINE
    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
    April 15 – May 13
    Register by April 14

    Important: Please read our current update regarding Calvary services and activities > HERE

    Calvary Bible study electives provide an opportunity for you to grow spiritually through studying God's Word in a group setting. Whether you're a new believer, a long-time follower of Christ, or just curious to learn more, choose a course that interests you and join us!

    ZOOM ONLINE FORMAT! Our spring semester courses will meet via Zoom video conferences. You must register for the class by April 14 to receive the Zoom meeting ID# and link from the instructor.

    Spring 2020 Elective Courses

    Wednesdays, 6:30–8:00 PM
    April 15 – May 13

    Please see the course descriptions below and register for an elective class:

    Calvary Membership Course 
    with Senior Pastor John Munro

    • If you were part of the March membership course which was interrupted, we will contact you by email to confirm your preference and provide the Zoom meeting login information. We hope you'll continue with us and complete the course! 
    • If you're ready to consider Calvary membership now, please register below to join this course. We'll be in touch with more information! 

    Get more details about Calvary membership HERE.


    A Survey of the New Testament
    with Pastor Jim Pile
    The message of the New Testament centers on our salvation in Christ and our walk with Him. The Apostle Peter tells us that God’s divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness through knowing our Savior (2 Peter 1:3). In this class, we will learn how to apply biblical principles for living a life that honors the Lord based on those truths.


    Prophecy: How Their Fulfillment Fuels our Faith
    with Pastor Nathaniel Pearce
    One of the many tools God uses to communicate His plans to mankind is prophecy. But what does the fulfillment of prophecy teach us about God? How does it encourage or fuel our faith in God? Join us for this intriguing study that will fortify your faith!


    Listening to God's Voice Through the Lens of Gideon 
    with Pastor Jim Cashwell
    The story of Gideon recounts the miraculous power of God to reverse a national tragedy. But it is also a personal story of emerging faith, courage, decisive leadership, human betrayal, weakness, and failure. In the process of studying the life of God's servant in Judges 6–8, we will learn a number of spiritual truths common to disciples of all ages. Join us and learn how to listen to God's voice through the lens of Gideon.


    Reading Through the Bible: Focus on the Major Prophets
    with Pastor Rodney Navey
    When we read the Bible, we are actually sitting in the very council of God (Jeremiah 23:18). How can we neglect such an honored position? This 5-week course will cover how to read the Bible, with special emphasis on how to read the major prophets. 


    The Doctrine of Salvation 
    with Pastor Rob Reece
    What is salvation, and what does it mean to be saved? Is salvation a single event or a process that continues throughout the Christian journey? What about predestination? Does the individual have any choice in the matter? Can I lose my salvation? Why does Scripture emphasize endurance? This class will explore key questions around the doctrine of salvation. 


    A Theology of Suffering
    with Pastor Sibu Rajappan 
    "Why Lord, why would a loving God allow that?" is one of the most frequent questions asked when one goes through suffering and pain. Some have used this to argue against the existence of God. How should we, as Christians, view and endure suffering and pain? How can we help those going through suffering and pain? In this class, we will discuss the important and relevant doctrine of suffering.


    La Biblia Responde
    with Bill Ogden
    En medio de la crisis que enfrentamos, todos tenemos preguntas, inquietudes, y dudas que nos quitan la paz y el gozo que Jesús nos ofrece. En esta clase, tendrá la oportunidad de hacer sus preguntas para que cuidadosamente encontremos la respuesta bíblica.

    The Bible Responds
    In the midst of the crisis we are facing, questions, concerns, and even doubts may arise to take away the peace and joy that Jesus offers us. In this class, you will have the opportunity to ask those questions so we can look carefully for the biblical response.


    Wednesday Night Prayer
    with Paul Hundrieser
    During this time of limited gathering and social distancing, our prayer group will meet through Zoom. Join us as we pray for Calvary Church, our community, our nation, and our world.


    Questions about Bible study electives?
    Contacts: Pastor Nathaniel Pearce, 704.341.5424, npearce@calvarychurch.com & Debbie Bordwine, 704.341.5328, dbordwine@calvarychurch.com

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    Calvary Membership Course
    Interested in becoming a member?
    ONLINE beginning April 15

    Interested in becoming a member of Calvary Church?

    At Calvary, we see membership as a significant spiritual decision. It’s an ongoing commitment to participate in the life and ministry of our church family.

    If you have trusted in the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior and seek to be and make authentic followers of Christ, it will be our privilege to welcome you as a member!

    Led by Senior Pastor John Munro, the Calvary Membership Course provides a common foundation for those considering membership at Calvary. We want everyone to understand who we are, what we believe, and the mission and vision of Calvary Church. Be sure to bring your Bible!

    Calvary Membership Course

    Five ONLINE Sessions:  Wednesdays, April 15 – May 13 at 6:30 PM 

    Our spring class will meet via Zoom video conference meetings.

    • If you were part of the March membership course which was interrupted, we will contact you by email to confirm your preference and provide the Zoom meeting login information. We hope you'll continue with us and complete the course! 
    • If you're ready to consider Calvary membership now, please register below to join this course. We'll be in touch with more information!  


    Membership Interview
    Upon completion of our Calvary Membership Course and after submitting a membership application, you will be contacted by a Calvary elder to arrange a personal meeting and answer any questions you might have.

    Receive the Right Hand of Fellowship
    We make your membership official by welcoming you as a new member at one of our Sunday worship services.

    Contact: Miriam Aneses, 704.887.3679, maneses@calvarychurch.com

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    Tune in for "The Verdict"
    Moving to WCRU in Charlotte on 4/1
    Click for full listings

    Listen to "The Verdict" with Pastor Munro 

    During our 24-minute broadcast, Pastor Munro provides personal application alongside his preaching as listeners are invited to participate in daily Bible study.  As listeners, we are challenged to consider our own "Verdict" as we choose how to respond to God's Word in our daily lives. Invite others to listen!


    In Charlotte, NC: WCRU at 105.7 FM / 960 AM

    • 7:00 AM weekdays
    • 5:00 PM Sundays

    In Rock Hill, SC: WAVO on 1150 AM

    • 7:30 AM & 4:30 PM weekdays
    • 8:00 AM Saturdays & 12:00 PM Sundays

    In Raleigh, NC:  WPJL on 1240AM

    • 7:30 AM weekdays
    • 10:30 AM Saturdays & 10:00 AM Sundays

    In Wilmington, NC: WZDG The Word on 88.5FM

    • 6:00 AM weekdays
    • 7:30 PM Saturdays & Sundays 

    In Reno, NV: KBOOK on 93.3FM

    • 6:00 PM weekdays


    In Scotland: Revival FM / 93.0 FM in Glasgow / 100.8 FM in Cumbernauld

    • 11 PM weekdays

    In East Africa via short-wave  |  Sundays at 9:00 PM local time.
    Coverage area includes Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia, northern Mozambique, northern Zimbabwe, east Angola, central and east DR Congo, and the southern tip of Mogadishu.

    Feedback or questions? Email us at TheVerdict@calvarychurch.com. We'd love to hear from you!

    Replay the last 30 days of "The Verdict" at media.calvarychurch.com  (Choose Radio)

    Have you checked out Pastor Munro's blog, also titled The Verdict? If not, check it out at johnhmunro.com


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    Calvary Connection
    with Pastor John Munro
    Watch this week's video — New 4/1

    The world is in a time of crisis. The coronavirus has impacted many globally and right here in Charlotte. With businesses, restaurants, schools, and churches being closed indefinitely, we need to find a way to stay connected. While we can't meet together in a building, we can use technology.


    We invite you to join us weekly as Pastor Munro shares a message here, on Facebook, and on YouTube during this challenging time. The threat of disease can be scary, but God’s Word tells us to, “Fear not!” Let’s unite in Bible study and prayer, help those in need, and use this time to grow closer with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Grab your Bible and open the living Word of God with Pastor Munro!


    Facebook Live from April 1 — "From My Study" with Pastor John Munro

    "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." — Isaiah 41:10

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    How to use Zoom for meetings
    for Calvary life groups & more
    Watch a short video — updated 4/3

    During this unusual time, while we are not meeting together at church, Calvary Adult Life Groups and Student Life Groups are still enjoying close community and Bible study through online video conference meetings using Zoom.

    Your ALG or SLG leader will communicate your group's specific meeting ID and link. ALGs are meeting on Sundays at their regular times: 8:30 & 11:15 AM. Students, your group leader will email or text you with meeting details.

    Check out the short "how-to" video below!

    For group leaders and those interested in using additional features, Zoom offers lots of Q&A articles and tutorials at Zoom.com/support. For security settings and hosting tips, see this How-To article.

    Calvary will not share Zoom meeting ID# or links on the website. The pastors and leaders who are holding Zoom meetings will share those credentials with participants directly.

    Questions? Contact: Greg Armbrecht, Director of Media, garmbrecht@calvarychurch.com

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    Calvary Update
    Regarding the coronavirus
    Updated 4/1

    Updated 4/1/2020

    All of us have been following the updates regarding the coronavirus. Despite these uncertain circumstances, we know our God is in control, and we trust in His sovereign purposes.

    In accordance with the Stay at Home orders in effect in Mecklenburg County and North Carolina, as well as current federal guidelines, Calvary Church continues to support the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus.

    While we should not be fearful, the health and safety of the Calvary community and our broader community are priorities. We seek to make wise decisions and be loving neighbors and exemplary citizens.

    Calvary continues the suspension of all church services and ministry activities.

    • LIVESTREAM — We are livestreaming our worship service Sunday mornings at 9:45 AM. Please plan to join us at live.calvarychurch.com or on Calvary Facebook.
    • EASTER SERVICES — We will livestream our Good Friday service on April 10 at 7:00 PM and our Easter Sunday service on April 12 at 9:45 AM. Details
    • GROUP MEETINGS — There will be no congregation in attendance for worship services, no ALGs, no ministry meetings, no weekly Bible studies, no Wednesday activities, and no in-person group gatherings.

    As many of these gatherings transition to Zoom video conference meetings, we will update information on our website, and group leaders will communicate details to participants.

    • OFFICES — Our church offices and campus are closed. Do not come on campus unless specifically authorized in advance by Pastor Munro or Jordan Shaw, Chief of Staff.
    • GIVING — Tithes and offerings should be given online or by mail: Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC 28226

    We have not identified a specific date to resume services and activities. We will provide further updates here, on social media, and through the Looking Up weekly email newsletter on Fridays.

    Please continue to be in prayer for this developing situation and for all who are impacted by the coronavirus. Our trust is in the Lord.

    “My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” — John 14:27