<p>Internationals at Calvary<br />
Learn more about our community</p>
Internationals at Calvary
Learn more about our community


Bienvenido    Bem vinda    أهلا بك    Herzlich willkommen

До̍ропож̌лов̌т    欢迎来到    Velkommen!    ようこそ!

Vælkomin!    स्वागत हे    Kuwakaribisha!    வரவேற்பு

Hoan nghênh!    환영합니다!

United in Christ, the Calvary family is exceptionally diverse, representing more than 40 countries and dozens of language groups.

No matter your background or language, we invite you to join us to worship our great God and grow and serve alongside brothers and sisters in Christ.

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    International Reception
    Sunday, December 12
    Dessert after the PM concert

    Sunday, December 12
    7:30–9:30 PM, in the Crown Room (3rd Floor)

    Join us for "Jesus, God With Us," a FREE Christmas concert featuring our Calvary choirs, orchestra, and band on Sunday, December 12 at 6:00 PM.

    After the concert, we invite our international families and guests to attend the annual International Dessert Reception to celebrate the joy of Christmas together. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of worship and community!

    Please RSVP by December 8, so we may prepare for you. Thank you!


    Are you interested in serving as a Calvary host? Click HERE for details.

    Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, srajappan@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    ESL Classes
    English as a Second Language
    Monday & Thursday mornings

    Calvary ESL (English as a Second Language) classes help newcomers to the United States learn to speak and understand the English language and American cultural expressions.

    We offer multiple proficiency levels plus pronunciation and discussion groups to improve vocabulary and conversational skills. New students take a placement test to determine their class level.

    Intro through Level 4 classes meet at Calvary (with masks & social distancing). Level 5 and Advanced classes meet via Zoom.

    ESL classes are offered on Monday and Thursday mornings in the fall, winter, and spring. Childcare is not provided. The cost is $30 per semester, including books and materials.

    Winter Semester 2022


    • Online Registration: December 17–30
    • New Student Placement Tests: January 3
      9:00 AM–Noon, Room 300
    • Intro, Levels 1–4 meet in person at Calvary
    • Level 5 & Advanced meet via Zoom


    • January 6 – March 3
      Mondays & Thursdays
      9:00–11:00 AM, Room 300
    • English Pronunciation
      Mondays, January 10 – February 28
      11:15 AM–12:00 PM
      Room 300 — Levels 1 & 2
      Room 401 — Levels 3–4
      Via Zoom — Levels 5 & Advanced
    • Windows to the World — Levels Intro–2
      Thursdays, January 6 – March 3
      11:15 AM–12:00 PM, Room 300
    • Bridge to Life Levels 3 & 4
      Mondays, January 10 – February 28
      11:15 AM–12:00 PM, Room 300 
    • Life DiscussionLevels 5 & Advanced
      Thursdays, January 6 – March 3
      11:15 AM –12:00 PM, via Zoom

    Contact: Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, veaton@calvarychurch.com

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    ALGs for Internationals

    International Fellowship
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Room 227
    Teacher: Sam Speights

    With members from around the globe, our multi-national group brings diverse testimonies of God’s grace and shares a deep love for the unifying truth of God’s Word. We enjoy quarterly fellowships, often filled with delicious international flavors! All nationalities are welcome; the group is taught in English.

    ALG Hispano
    Sundays at 11:15 AM | Room 237
    Teacher: Bill Ogden

    Meditamos en la palabra de Dios y la aplicamos a nuestra vida personal y familiar a la luz de nuestra experiencia Latinoamericana. This group is taught in Spanish without translation. 

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    Worship Service Translation
    Spanish, Russian & Chinese
    Sundays at 9:45 AM by phone

    On Sundays, our 9:45 AM worship service is translated LIVE into Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.

    We also provide translation at selected holiday services and concerts

    Get instructions here:






    Calvary has phone numbers that allow you to call in and listen to the service live or on-demand.

    Here’s how it works:

    • Call on your mobile phone or any telephone and listen:
      • Chinese — 877.748.3414
      • Russian — 877.734.4341
      • Spanish — 877.740.3413
    • To be notified when our worship service goes live, press “1” to receive a phone call before the service begins.
    • Please use headphones or earbuds if you listen to the service live in the Sanctuary.
    • To listen to the translation during the service Livestream, connect to the Livestream on a mobile phone/device/computer and call the translation phone number using another phone/landline.
    • If you miss the live service, you may call the number at any time to hear the most recent sermon on-demand.

    Questions? Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.907.7497, srajappan@calvarychurch.com