Featured Events

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    Pray. Invite. Serve.
    Check out the many opportunities to serve at Calvary during the upcoming holiday season!

    Each year at Christmas, we have a unique opportunity.

    Our special services, events and activities offer the privilege to share the hope of the Gospel with newcomers to Calvary and neighbors throughout our community.

    We're praying for the Lord to use us for His kingdom this season! As you explore our opportunities, make a commitment to serve and trust in the Lord to do a marvelous work!

    To browse all of our upcoming holiday serving opportunities, click here.


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    With Wings Like Eagles:
    Soaring High in Life's Challenges
    Sunday mornings, 9:45 AM
    11/17: "Plagued by Worry and Anxiety"

    With Wings Like Eagles: Soaring High in Life's Challenges
    Sunday mornings, 9:45 AM

    A new series from Pastor Munro

    Life is tough. Each day brings its own challenges, and everyone, including followers of Jesus Christ, may feel overwhelmed. What are we supposed to do?

    Isaiah 40:31 offers a brilliant promise: “They who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” But what does this really mean?

    Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:45 AM, as Pastor John Munro begins a new message series on “Soaring High in Life’s Challenges.” God-centered living gives us hope and supernatural strength. Don’t miss this encouraging, life-changing new series—and invite others! 

    Miss a message or want to replay or share? Visit media.calvarychurch.com and choose "Sermons."

    Topics include:
    8/25:  Trusting God in Tough Times
    9/1:  Trials and Temptations
    9/8:  Abandoned by God
    9/15:  The Burning Fuse of Anger
    9/22:  When Life Turns Upside Down
    9/29:  Discouragement and Depression
    10/6:  Life Is Meaningless
    11/3:  Facing Fear
    11/10:  Unanswered Prayer
    11/17:  Plagued by Worry and Anxiety
    11/24:  Unable to Forgive
    12/1:  All the Lonely People

    Worship with us at Calvary or watch via livestream at live.calvarychurch or Calvary Facebook.

    "But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." — Isaiah 40:31

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    Orphan Sunday
    Sunday, November 17
    Supporting adoption, foster care & ministry to orphans

    Orphan Sunday
    November 17, 2019

    One day. One voice. One purpose.

    Join us in praying for orphans worldwide as Calvary and our HOME Ministry observe Orphan Sunday on November 17. We will recognize the day along with more than 130 organizations that encourage Christian families to display the love of God by considering adoption, foster care, and ministry to orphans locally and around the world.

    It's a day to remember that God’s Word calls for followers of Christ to care for the orphaned and vulnerable children and share the love of Christ.

    How you can make a difference? 

    • Stop by the Galleria table on Sunday, November 17, hosted by Calvary's HOME Ministry for photos and information about children in foster care who are available for adoption.
    • Participate in the ONE Child effort to pray specifically for a North Carolina child who has expressed a desire for a family.
    • Meet representatives from our HOME Ministry who can share information and ways you can get involved — or consider volunteering with our HOME ministry team! 

    "Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction and to keep oneself unstained from the world." James 1:27

    Contact: Kody Krady, 704.941.4974, kodykrady@gmail.com or Pastor Rodney Navey, 704.341.5448, rnavey@calvarychurch.com


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    The Life of Moses
    Sundays evenings, 6:00 PM
    11/17: "The Passover"

    The Life of Moses
    A new evening series from Pastor Munro

    Sundays at 6:00 PM

    Moses is one of the outstanding figures of the Old Testament. He's the brilliant leader called by God to deliver Israel from the slavery of Egypt, the great lawgiver who received the Ten Commandments, and the friend of God who recorded the first five books of the Bible.

    The New Testament reminds us that Moses turned his back on “the fleeting pleasures of sin” (Hebrews 11:25). He lived by faith and chose to follow God rather than a comfortable life in Egypt.

    Join us on Sunday evenings as we study the life of Moses and discover what it means to live by faith — to be obedient to the purposes of God and to trust God for the impossible!

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    Operation Christmas Child
    It's time to pack a shoebox!
    National Collection Week 11/18–25

    Operation Christmas Child
    Share the joy of Christmas and the good news of the Gospel — pack a shoebox gift this year! 

    It's fun and easy! Here's what to do:

    • Pick up an official shoebox in the Galleria or just use a plastic or sturdy cardboard shoebox.
    • Fill the box with gifts for a boy or girl ages 2–4, 5–9, or 10–14.
    • Select a quality “wow” toy such as a doll, soccer ball with pump, or stuffed animal. Then add other fun toys, hygiene items, clothing, and school supplies. Add a photo of yourself and a note to the child who will receive the box!
    • Include the $9 shipping donation for Samaritan's Purse to help send your box on its way.
    • No candy or toothpaste

    Get updated gift recommendations, packing instructions, and details at samaritanspurse.org/occ

    Community Shoebox Drop-off Center
    November 18–25

    Drop-off your shoeboxes at Calvary during OCC National Collection Week! Bring your filled and labels shoeboxes to the Galleria or drop them off at the portico near Rea Road (Entrance 3). Our volunteers will gladly receive boxes from neighbors, schools, groups, and businesses in the area and deliver them to the OCC Distribution Center.

    Volunteer Opportunity: This need has been met! Thank you for volunteering to serve 2–3 hour shifts to receive shoebox drop-offs at Calvary and help load cartons. We are grateful to those with vehicles willing to help transport the boxes to the processing center. 

    Calvary Night at the OCC Distribution Center
    Tuesday, December 3, 5:45–10:00 PM

    "Calvary Night" at the OCC Distribution Center is an annual serving opportunity for adults and teens age 13+. In the warehouse, we'll sort, inspect, and tape shoeboxes for their journey around the world! Limited space available, so sign up early!


    Did you know that Samaritan's Purse partnered with Calvary to fill and deliver the very first shoeboxes to children in Bosnia 25 years ago? What a privilege to see how the Lord has grown the ministry and used it to share the Gospel with millions of children!  Read the full article on the Samaritan’s Purse website

    Contact: Sharyn Thackston, 704.577.6487, sthackston@carolina.rr.com & Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, veaton@calvarychurch.com 

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    Senior Adult Luncheon
    Thursday, 11/21 at 12:00–1:30 PM
    Register by 11/18

    Senior Adult Luncheon
    Thursday, November 21
    12:00–1:30 PM, Crown Room

    We're delighted to host a luncheon for senior adults each month at Calvary. Enjoy uplifting fellowship, a delicious lunch, and an inspiring program. Our special guest on November 21 will be Senior Pastor John Munro!

    Pastor Munro was raised in a loving Christian home in Scotland and trusted in Jesus Chris as his personal Savior when he was 12 years old. Pastor Munro is married to Gudny, who is from the Faroe Islands, Denmark. They have one son and three grandchildren, Alex, Ian and Kera. Pastor Munro’s calling is to be a preacher of grace and a shepherd of souls. And don't forget – come early for a free organ concert with Vickie McKibben at 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary!

    Lunch Tickets & Reservations
    Register online below. Or purchase tickets in the Word Room on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays. We also sell tickets one Sunday each month at a table in the Galleria. Cost is $7.


    Upcoming Dates:
    (No December Luncheon)
    January 23, 2020
    February 20
    March 26

    You're also invited to join us for worship on Sunday mornings and check out one of our Adult Life Groups for senior adults

    Contact: Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com


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    Thanksgiving Service
    Tuesday, November 26 at 7 PM

    You're invited to an evening of Thanksgiving worship on Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary.

    Join us for a joyful celebration of God’s blessings! Senior Pastor John Munro will deliver a special message, and the Calvary family will share testimonies of praise as we celebrate the Lord's Supper together.

    Live translation will be available in Chinese, Russian and Spanish. Childcare is provided through age 3.

    After the service, everyone is invited to enjoy fellowship in the Galleria with coffee, spiced cider, and pumpkin and pecan pie! 

    It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High; to declare your steadfast love in the morning, and your faithfulness by night" — Psalm 92:1

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    Worship & Celebrate
    Christmas 2019
    Join us for these upcoming holiday services!

    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, celebrate with us at Calvary!

    Save these dates and plan to invite friends and neighbors!

    For full details on all of our upcoming holiday services and concerts, click here or visit calvarychurch.com/christmas.

    Advent Organ Concert & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 1 at 6 PM

    Calvary Christmas Concert: "Light of the World"
    Sunday, December 15 at 9:45 AM and 6 PM

    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24 at 4, 6 & 8 PM

    "For we saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him."
    Matthew 2:2