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Serve at Calvary
It's easy to make a difference!
Click to learn more

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.

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    Calvary Cricket Tournament
    Saturdays, June 8 – August 10
    Full details for volunteer needs

    Saturdays, June 8 – August 10
    8:30 AM–5:30 PM, Rea Road Field

    Join us as we welcome many in our community for a Cricket Tournament on Saturdays this summer! Please see below for a snapshot of our current needs.  (See descriptions for each role below the chart.)

    REGISTER NOW

    NOTE: All Calvary participants must attend one orientation meeting. Upcoming meetings are listed here:
    Wednesday, June 5 | 6:30–7:30 PM, Room 232
    Wednesday, June 19 | 6:30–7:30 PM, Room 232

      Time Slots Hospitality Field Crew Table Host  Parking Crew
    June 8 8AM
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    June 15 8AM
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    June 22 7:30AM
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    June 29 7:30AM
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    July 6 No games No games No games No games No games
    July 13 7:30AM
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    July 20 7:30AM
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    July 27 8AM
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    August 3 8AM
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    NOTE: Reference snapshot updated each weekday by 10:00 AM, starting Tuesday, May 28.


    Hospitality Volunteers will welcome players to our fields as they arrive, and welcome and engage attendees as they arrive and watch. Hospitality volunteers will also serve water for the players.

    Field Crew will help with retrieving cricket balls from the backfields, prepping the field after/before games and other field-related tasks as needed.

    Table Hosts will operate our Calvary table and share information about Calvary worship and ministries, and answer any questions guests may have.

    Parking Crew will direct players and attendees to park in the allotted parking lots.


    Questions? Please contact Pastor Sibu Rajappan at 704.341.5336 or srajappan@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Sharpless at 704.3410.5417 or jsharpless@calvarychurch.com.

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    Hearts & Hammers
    Saturday, June 15
     

    Men, we need you! Hearts & Hammers teams serve one Saturday each month tackling 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! Get started at our next training meeting on Saturday, May 11 at 8:45–9:30 AM in Room 226

    Register


    Serving Saturdays:
    June 15

    Questions about Hearts and Hammers? Contact: Bob Gowdy, 704.607.9377, rgowdy49@gmail.com


    Contact: Pastor Rob Reece, 704.887.3696, rreece@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com

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    VBS Volunteers
    June 24–28 | 6:30–8:30 PM
    Includes details & training dates

    Camp Frenzy: It's VBS, Family-Style!
    Volunteer to serve

    June 24–28 | 6:30–8:30 PM

    This year, it’s VBS family-style! We’re inviting families to enjoy a fun-filled week of Vacation Bible School together as we slow down from the frenzied pace of life to spend time with each other in the Word of God.

    Our volunteers help make VBS an overwhelming success every year. This year, volunteers will serve in recreation, music, snacks and tech teams within our new family VBS format. Specific roles include:

    • "Family Cabin” Counselors and “Family Cabin” Co-Counselors – Welcome a group of 15-20 people (multiple families) into your “Family Cabin." Facilitate the intro and/or wrap-up activities or questions that will be given to you and explained at training for our Bible Lessons each night.
    • Snack Team – Help make and hand out snacks
    • Rec Team – Help set-up and lead the family activities each night
    • Worship Team – Help lead our worship and music. (Requires multiple practices before the week of VBS)
    • Tech Team – Help with sound, lights, filming, and production
    • Set-Up and Breakdown Team – Help get everything ready before families arrive and at the conclusion each night
    • Leadership TeamBy invitation: If interested in helping with organizational leadership or teaching, please contact Su Trull directly before registering.

    Training dates: Choose one date to attend!

    • Wednesday, May 22 |  6:30–8:30 PM, Crown Room
    • Wednesday, May 29  |  9:30–11:30 AM, Banquet Room
    • Sunday, June 9  |  12:30–2:30 PM, with pizza lunch
    • Wednesday, June 19  |  6:30–8:30 PM, Crown Room

    REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER NOW


    For more information, please contact Jennifer Groseclose, 704.341.5349, jgroseclose@calvarychurch.com or Su Trull, strull@calvarychurch.com.

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    Street Ministry
    Drivers with SUV/Pickup Trucks with towing capacity needed


    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. 


    Current need:
    Volunteers with SUVs or pick-up trucks with towing capacity

    We need multiple drivers with appropriate vehicles to tow Calvary's food trailer to Uptown Charlotte and back on Saturday mornings on a rotating schedule, at least once a month. Contact: Pete Delahunt, 312.375.4806


    Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, srajappan@calvarychurch.com or Pete Delahunt, 312.375.4806, pdelahunt25@gmail.com

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    Support Ministry Facilitators
    Facilitators needed this fall
     

    Calvary's Support Ministry is looking for additional facilitators to serve this fall for its Boundaries, DivorceCare, and GriefShare groups. If you have walked through a challenging life experience, are a Calvary member, and are interested in encouraging others with a biblical perspective, please contact Helen Stewart, 704.887.3681, hstewart@calvarychurch.com.

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    Office Administration
    Looking for weekly volunteers

    Office Administration
    Do you have 3-4 hours on Monday mornings to assist with administrative ministry support beginning June 3? We'd love your help. Candidates are asked to be Calvary members. Some computer experience preferred, but training provided!

    Contact: Debbie Bordwine, 704.341.5328, dbordwine@calvarychurch.com, or Erika Morton, 704.341.5331, emorton@calvarychurch.com

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    Career Ministry
    Be a Career Ministry Coach!

    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!


    Contact: Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch or Pastor Rob Reece, 704.887.3696, rreece@calvarychurch.com

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    Community Impact

    Our Community Impact ministry coordinates important local, regional, and national issues and events, including voter registration, Life Chain in October,  Sanctity of Life Sunday in January, and March for Life in Washington D.C. on January 24, 2020. 

    Contact: Debbie Ware, 704.650.6095, deborahhware@yahoo.com

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    GO2Proclaim
    3rd Saturdays at 1:00 PM
    Conversational Evangelism

    GO2Proclaim Conversational Evangelism
    3rd Saturdays at 1:00 PM

    Interested in fulfilling the Great Commission? Learn how to engage people in Gospel conversations with grace and love. Join our GO2Proclaim team on the third Saturday of each month for training at the Calvary Café at 1:00–1:30 PM. Then we'll head out to nearby walking trails and parks for conversational evangelism. 


    Questions? Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, srajappan@calvarychurch.com

     

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    Coaching with CHAMP Sports
    No experience req, training provided


    Interested in being a CHAMP coach? 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! No prior coaching experience is necessary and training is provided!

    Visit the CHAMP website at www.champsportsinfo.com for full details. 


    Contact: Kelly Lamb, 704.887.3689, klamb@calvarychurch.com

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    ESL Volunteers
    Teachers, coordinators & assistants

    Interested in teaching or assisting with our international ESL students? Our program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 AM–Noon. Our fall semester is fully staffed with volunteers, but contact us if you are interested in serving in the spring!

    We are always looking for additional volunteers to serve as coordinators, teachers, assistants, and more. We invite you to join our ESL team!

    For more information about Calvary's ESL classesclick here


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

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    Martha Ministry

    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 digiolde@carolina.rr.com

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    Prison Ministry
    Reaching out to area prison inmates

    Our Prison Ministry presents opportunities to witness, counsel, and pray with inmates at the local Kirkland SC correctional facility.

    An orientation and a background check are required to serve. The typical time commitment is about six hours, including travel time and 2-3 hours of ministry.

    Interested in learning more? Contact Pastor Sibu Rajappan for more information about regular visitation opportunities and upcoming scheduled events.


    Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, srajappan@calvarychurch.com

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    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, jpile@calvarychurch.com

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    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, rsanders@calvarychurch.com

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    Stuffing Team

    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, wsmoen@gmail.com

     

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    Choir, Orchestra, Band & Tech
     

    Our Calvary Choir, Orchestra, Band and Tech Team are made up of Calvary members of all ages who serve on Sundays in our worship service. We prepare each week during "Wednesday Worship" where we not only rehearse, but also grow together through prayer and rich community.

    We invite everyone who might be interested in any capacity to attend rehearsal and explore serving in worship. Extensive musical experience is not required and training is provided for all tech team roles. The most important qualification is having a heart for Christ-centered, God-glorifying worship!

    Click here to learn more about Worship Ministries or email Christy Driscoll at cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com to sign up for a rehearsal. (Rehearsals typically run 6:30–8 PM on Wednesdays.)

    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

     

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    Volunteer in Children's Ministry
    Current needs in Preschool Sunday AM, Awana, PM Nursery

    Volunteering with Children's Ministry: How can you serve?


    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!

    Serve on Sunday mornings or evenings or Wednesday evenings with Awana and Bible clubs! See more details below:


    Volunteer on Sunday Mornings or Evenings

    Help children feel welcome and loved each Sunday at Calvary as we teach the Word of God. Serve on Sunday mornings as teachers, assistants, leaders, volunteer helper or welcome partners. Click here to learn more about these specific opportunities.

    Update: Our immediate needs include:

    • Preschool teachers & assistants during 9:45 & 11:15 AM hours
    • Sunday evening nursery volunteers

    Note: Volunteers must have attended Calvary for at least six months, and all teachers must be Calvary members. Background checks are required. 

    Ready to volunteer? Have questions?
    Contact: Su Trull, Director of Children’s Ministries, 704.341.5458, strull@calvarychurch.com or Susan Grigg, 704.341.5356, sgrigg@calvarychurch.com


    Volunteer on Wednesday Nights for 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'll choose a club and select a training session to attend. Come join our team!

    Registration coming soon!

    Contact: Jennifer Groseclose, 704.341.5349, jgroseclose@calvarychurch.com.