ALGs for Internationals
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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.
11:15 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.
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.
Worship Service Translation
Spanish, Russian & Chinese
Sundays, 9:45 AM
Our Sunday morning worship service is translated live into Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.Live translation is provided via headset (Spanish or Russian) or smartphone app (Spanish, Russian, or Chinese).Live translation is also offered during special holiday services throughout the year. See specific service details for more information.For Spanish/Russian via audio headset:
- Come to the first balcony landing check-in stations for each language.
- Pick up your headset and activate it as directed.
- Return the headset after the service.
- Use the links above to download the free AudioEverywhere app to your smartphone. (If you are using an iPhone you may need your iTunes username and password to download).
- If you do not have internet access on your smartphone, you can use “Calvary Church Guest” Wi-Fi to download the app when you get to Calvary.
- Once the app is installed and you arrive at Calvary, go to Settings on your phone and connect to “Audio Everywhere” Wi-Fi. Close Settings.
- Open the Audio Everywhere app on your phone. You will see the "SCAN" button under "VENUE SCAN." If it is not able to connect, click "SCAN" again. For more help, please see one of the ushers at the translation table.
- Wait until the Audio Everywhere app connects. Once it is connected, you will see the Calvary logo and the languages listed under the logo.
- Choose your language and worship the Lord in your own language.
NOTE: Please bring your own headphones/earbuds.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
Mondays & 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 six proficiency levels to improve vocabulary and conversational skills. Classes meet September through May: Fall, Winter & Spring Terms.
Fall Term: Begins September 14
Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00–11:00 AM, Room 300
Cost is $40 (including books). Childcare is not provided.
Our ESL program also includes:
- English Pronunciation Class
Mondays, 11:15–12:00 PM, Rooms 226 & 242
- ESL Life Discussion
Thursdays, 11:15–12:00 PM, Room 226
- ESL Windows to the World
Thursdays, 11:15–12:00 PM, Room 242
Contact: Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, email@example.com
- English Pronunciation Class
Asian Indian Fellowship
3rd Saturdays, 6:00–9:00 PM
6:00–9:00 PM, Mini Gym
Join us for a great evening of fellowship and Bible Study every third Saturday of the month. You'll enjoy meeting others from around the globe who now call Charlotte home. Newcomers and guests are always welcome!
Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, firstname.lastname@example.org