A Place of Hope
August 6–13 | Shelter, meals & hospitality
Lots of opportunities to volunteer & serve!
Serve at Calvary
As authentic followers of Christ, we want to be active in our faith and serve Christ by serving others.
It’s easy to get involved! Below is a list of some current and ongoing ministry needs, or check out our Local Ministry Partners for opportunities to serve in our community.
A Place of Hope
A Place of Hope
Monday–Monday, August 6–13
Calvary Life Center
In partnership with area churches and the Salvation Army, Calvary will be providing meals and shelter for 10 homeless women from August 6–13 (Monday–Monday), offering "a place of hope" during a time of need.
Each morning, we will provide transport from the Calvary CLC to the Salvation Army center Uptown so the group can participate in their day program. Each afternoon, we will bring the group from the Salvation Army center to our CLC for dinner, an evening activity, and an overnight stay in our “guest rooms.”
Want to be a part of our volunteer team? Able to help prepare for our guests or donate bedding or toiletries? Click here for full details on all volunteer opportunities, donation details, and training dates.
Coaching with CHAMP Sports
Volunteer now for fall leagues
If you have a desire to serve the Lord by working with kids and reaching out to their families, we would love to speak with you about coaching CHAMP sports. We offer leagues for soccer (ages 3–18), flag football (6–17), T-ball (5-6), baseball (7–8), and basketball (ages 5–18). Just two to three hours a week can make a huge impact in the lives of kids! Training provided.
Visit the CHAMP website at www.champsportsinfo.com for full details.
Contact: Kelly Lamb, 704.887.3689, firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer in Children's Ministry
Required annual training: Choose August 12 or 15
Children's Ministry Volunteer Training
Sunday, August 12 | 12:30–3:00 PM
Wednesday, August 15 | 6:30–8:30 PM
ALL volunteers, both new and experienced, are required to attend ONE training session before joining our 2018–19 Children's Ministry team. These sessions are designed to encourage volunteers and facilitate personal development in ministry. A pizza lunch will be provided on Sunday, August 12 and a light snack will be served on Wednesday, August 15. Both sessions meet in the Crown Room on 3rd floor.
Please register in advance so we may prepare materials and refreshments for you!
Volunteers must have attended Calvary for at least six months, and all teachers must be Calvary members. Background checks are required. Contact: Susan Grigg, 704.341.5356, email@example.com
Volunteering with Children's Ministry: How can I help?
Hundreds of parents, grandparents, young adults, and individuals with varied gifts and talents serve with our Children's Ministry teams. Are you gifted in teaching, story-telling, crafts, music, tech, or behind the scenes work? Do you have a passion for sharing Christ's love and the life-changing message of the Gospel with children? If so, please consider serving with us on Sunday mornings especially!
We have an immediate need for Preschool teachers and assistants on Sunday mornings at 9:45 and 11:15 AM.
Awana & Bible Clubs
We need at least 100 adults age 18+ to serve in a variety of roles! When you register as a volunteer, you may choose a club and a training session to attend. Join our team!
Note: Volunteers must have attended Calvary for at least six months, and all teachers must be Calvary members. Background checks are required.
Click here to learn more about specific opportunities to serve in Children’s Ministry.
Hearts & Hammers Training
Join a team on Saturday, August 18
Men, we need you! Hearts & Hammers teams tackle household repairs, maintenance, and yard work for Calvary members who need a helping hand on an ongoing basis.
We are currently recruiting additional team members! Find out more at our big summer H&H Training session on Saturday, August 18 at 8:45 AM in Room 226.
Career Ministry Coaches
Recent Gallup and Barna Group polls indicate that many people in the workforce are either looking for work or feel their career isn't their true calling.
Calvary's Career Ministry assists in helping our community discover their calling by providing Scripture–based programs, support groups, and instruction.
We are seeking Calvary members to serve as Career Coaches. Experience in hiring or managing is preferred, but not required. If you have a heart for helping others and a listening ear, please prayerfully consider this ministry!
Our Community Impact ministry coordinates important local, regional, and national issues and events, including voter registration, Life Chain in October, and Sanctity of Life Sunday in January.
Contact: Debbie Ware, 704.650.6095, firstname.lastname@example.org
Teachers, coordinators & assistants needed!
Interested in co-teaching or assisting with our international students? Classes meet 9:00–11:00 AM in the fall and spring. We need many volunteers to serve as coordinators, teachers, assistants, and more. Join our ESL team!
For more information about our ESL classes, click here.
Contact: Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, email@example.com
Food Service & Hospitality
Have a heart for hospitality? Considering serving with Calvary's Foodservice Ministry! Serve in a variety of areas including table setting, food preparation, serving, and clean-up throughout the year. Day and evening opportunities are available and we will work around your schedule and availability. Come join our team as we support Calvary events through the ministry of hospitality. A special thanks to all our amazing holiday volunteers!
Contact: Food Services, 704.887.3663, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our local Jail Ministry presents opportunities to witness, counsel, and pray with inmates at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail. Small group Bible studies for men and women take place on Thursdays from 8:00–9:30 PM. A two-hour orientation is required for all volunteers.
For more information, contact Judy McElhaney, email@example.com
Our Martha Ministry team supports the Calvary family by providing a meal at the church before or after the funeral of immediate family members. Volunteers are assigned to rotating teams and might serve 3-4x per year by preparing a covered dish and delivering it ready to serve.
Contact: Dalene Ingle at 704.573.0491 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Calvary Prison Ministry has an ongoing need for men who can teach and provide biblical application and encouragement to inmates in our local area prisons. Volunteers are also needed to participate in quarterly worship services as musicians, singers, and speakers. All volunteers must participate in ministry orientation and new volunteers must consent to a background check.
Interested or have questions? Contact: Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, email@example.com
Senior Adults Telecare
Be an encouragement to our senior adults by making regular phone calls through our Senior Telecare ministry. Callers share Scripture and pray with people over the phone. A great opportunity for those with a flexible schedule!
Contact: Pastor Jim Pile, 704.341.5359, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Needs Opportunities
Will you help our Special Needs Ministry by serving as a Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Friends/Buddy, or Parent Partner on Sunday mornings? We also have opportunities for volunteers to serve at our events throughout the year. Thank you!
Contact: Rebekah Sanders, 704.341.5413, email@example.com
Street Ministry volunteers serve breakfast to hundreds of homeless neighbors every Saturday in uptown Charlotte. Participate in food preparation, or help deliver and serve the meal. New volunteers are always welcome — sign up as individuals or groups for specific dates.
Our Stuffing Team faithfully assembles our Looking Up newsletter for Sunday morning worship from 8:00-9:45 AM on Saturday mornings. Serve as needed or volunteer as backup for the busy holiday seasons.
Contact: Wanda Moen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in joining the Calvary Student Worship Choir, Calvary Choir, Orchestra/Praise Band or Technical team? New members will be accepted in September and early in the month of January. Rehearsals take place each Wednesday from 6:30–8:00 PM. Click here to learn about the many ways you can be a part of Worship Ministries.
Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, email@example.com