Calvary gathers for worship & ministry
Calvary Church continues to support the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. The health and safety of the Calvary family and our broader community are priorities. We seek to make wise decisions and be loving neighbors and exemplary citizens.
COVID–19 UPDATE OVERVIEW
We praise God for the vibrant ministry of Calvary Church —
- Worship in the Sanctuary — Calvary worships at 8:30 and 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary with social distancing and safety measures in place.
- Get full details about how to prepare and what to expect at Calvary with our Gathering Checklist.
- MASKS ARE REQUIRED — Everyone must wear a face mask covering their mouth and nose at all times on the Calvary campus. (Children 10 and under are not required to wear masks, but ages 5+ are strongly encouraged to wear masks.)
- NURSERY — Limited Nursery and Preschool programs for infants through Kindergarten are offered during the 11:00 AM service with weekly preregistration.
- FAMILY SECTION — First Balcony at 11:00 AM — For families with young children, seating is available on the first balcony. Parents may step out into the landing area to care for the littlest ones as needed and watch the service on the video monitor there.
- LIVESTREAM WORSHIP — Calvary live streams our Sunday worship services. Please feel free to worship with us at live.calvarychurch.com or on Calvary Facebook.
- ZOOM GROUPS & VIRTUAL PROGRAMS — Most Adult Life Groups meet via Zoom on Sundays, many at 6:00 PM. We will continue to use Zoom and on-demand video for most adult Bible studies, electives, classes, and conferences at this time.
- STUDENT MINISTRY holds on-campus meetings with REGROUP for Middle School and High School on Wednesday evenings with weekly preregistration. Sunday night Bible studies for students meet weekly via Zoom.
- CHILDREN'S MINISTRY meets on campus for THE ZONE for 1st–5th graders on selected Tuesday evenings with preregistration. @HOME Bible Clubs connect kids in our Awana and Gopher Buddies clubs with mentors for virtual shepherding this fall. Children's Worship Choirs will meet on-campus and via Zoom for several rehearsals and events this fall.
- CAMPUS & OFFICES — Our church offices are open to staff only from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday–Friday. Staff will work in the office and/or at home on staggered schedules to promote social distancing and safe office capacity.
- CALVARY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER — Our Daycare and Preschool programs are open. Get full details at calvarycdc.com.
- GIVING — Thank you for continuing to give generously online or by mail: Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC 28226. Offering baskets will be available as you enter and exit Sanctuary services.
- COMMUNICATION — Looking Up, our weekly newsletter, goes out via email every Friday. And we have more videos and special ministry content than ever on our social media channels — so join us and stay connected!
- TEXT TO CONNECT — New to Calvary? We'd love to meet you. Please text NEW to 704 543 1200 to begin to connect at Calvary. Welcome!
Please continue to be in prayer for this developing situation through Phase 3 in our city and state and for all who are impacted by the coronavirus. We are thankful for the Lord's continuing protection and provision!
“My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” — John 14:27