<p>Worship Ministries</p>
Worship Ministries

Worship Ministries

Our Worship Team is a deeply committed community of vocal and instrumental musicians, and sound and video technicians who love worshiping God and serving together. Our purpose is to help Calvary worship in an inspiring and meaningful way — plus, we have a lot of fun!



Explore below to learn more about our Worship Team and Worship Ministries!

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    Choir, Orchestra & Band
    Serving in worship services
     

    Our Calvary Choir, Orchestra, Band, and Tech Team are made up of Calvary members of all ages who serve on Sundays in our worship services. We prepare each week during "Wednesday Worship" where we rehearse and grow together through prayer and rich community. Extensive musical experience is not required, just a heart for Christ-centered, God-glorifying worship.

    New members are accepted in September and in January. Training is provided for all tech team roles.

    Email Christy Driscoll at cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com to learn more about Worship Ministries and how you can get involved.

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    Student Worship Ministry
    Choir, Band, & One Voice

    Student Worship Choir

    UPDATE: Our 2021 season for Student Worship Choir is currently on pause until further notice. We continue to monitor the COVID–19 situation and look forward to resuming our normal schedule as soon as possible. Please check back for details!

    Our Student Worship Choir (grades 6–12) rehearses on Sundays at 5:00–5:45 PM in the Choir Room, September through May. They participate in worship services and special concerts throughout the year. All middle and high school students are welcome — no audition or registration is needed. Come sing with us!


    Student Worship Band & One Voice 

    The Student Worship Band and Vocal Team (grades 8–12) lead worship for High School REGROUP on Wednesday nights. The One Voice vocal ensemble (grades 9–12) sings occasionally on Sundays in the Sanctuary and in special concerts. Rehearsals are called as needed. These are auditioned groups.


    Contact: Chelsea Hathaway, 704.341.5435, chathaway@calvarychurch.com

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    Organ Concert
    Thursday, March 25
    10:00 AM | Sanctuary
     

    Our next Calvary Grand Organ concert will be on Thursday, March 25 at 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary. Everyone is invited!

    Concerts are now offered in-person — and available on our Livestream and Facebook Live. We hope you'll join us for the wonderful music and special time of worship with Calvary organist Elizabeth Hildebrand. There is no cost or registration.

    For the safety of all, please wear a mask and practice social distancing as you arrive at Calvary, inside the building, during the concert, and as you depart. Please join us only if you are healthy. Thank you!

    If you are not attending in person, join the Livestream here —

    LIVESTREAM


    Thank you for joining us in the Sanctuary and online for the organ concert on October 22. Enjoy the concert with organist Elizabeth Hildebrand again on-demand below. Enjoy!


    Thank you for joining us in the Sanctuary and online for the organ concert on September 24. Enjoy the concert with organist Elizabeth Hildebrand again on-demand below. Enjoy!


    "Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!" — Psalm 150


    Contact: Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@CalvaryChurch.com

     

     

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    Children's Choir
    On-campus rehearsal
    March 28, 4:00–5:00 PM

    Thank you for your interest in our Children's Choir program! At this time, we have one combined choir for ages 4 through 5th grade.

    We will meet in-person once each month for rehearsals and/or events with masks and social distancing. We'll send registered students all the details by email, including a link to the music you can download and learn at home.

    Though we must be socially distanced, and we're unable to be together regularly, it's still important for us to be singing joyfully to our great God! We are SO excited to come together on-campus!

    Plan to join us for Sunday rehearsals from 4:00–5:00 PM in the Calvary Life Center on this date:

    • March 28

    If you have not yet registered your child for the 2020–21 school-year choir program, please register below:

    REGISTER


    • Wee Praisers: Ages 4 – Kindergarten 
    • Joyful Praise Children’s Choir: Grades 1–5

    Contact: Chelsea Hathaway, 704.341.5435, chathaway@calvarychurch.com or Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Calvary Kids Music Camp
    July 12–16 & July 26–30
    Register now!

    Camp Weeks: July 12–16 or July 26–30

    We are SO excited for our Calvary Kids Music Camp this summer! 

    Students currently in 1st–7th grades (rising 2nd–8th graders in August) will learn an entire Gospel-centered musical in just one week. Camp activities include singing, acting, dancing, painting, ukuleles, hand-bells, and SO MUCH MORE! We'll record the production as a movie, and on Friday evening, campers and their families will gather for the movie premiere!

    We’re offering TWO WEEKS of the SAME MUSIC CAMP, so choose the week that works best for you. 


    Camp Schedule

    • Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
    • Kids must attend each day of camp to be fully prepared to participate in the movie premiere!
    • Drop-off and pick-up will be in the Calvary Life Center. Check-in starts at 8:35 AM.
    • Temperature checks will be conducted each morning, and masks will be required!

    Red Carpet Movie Premiere

    • Friday, July 16 or July 30 at 7:00 PM — We'll watch the movie of our musical production in the Sanctuary. 
    • Campers and their families are invited to attend. It's fun for all ages!

    Camp Registration

    Cost:  $75 per student or $175 max per family

    REGISTER for week 1

    REGISTER for week 2


    Contact: Chelsea Hathaway, 704.341.5435, musiccamp@calvarychurch.com

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    Tech Team
    Providing audio & video support
     

    It takes a great volunteer team of sound, lighting, and video technicians working together to produce our worship services and support the many events at Calvary.

    If you have skill or aptitude in sound, lighting, or video, this is a great opportunity to serve! 


    For more information, contact Brian Harrison, 704.341.5463, bharrison@calvarychurch.com

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    Voices in Praise
    Choral ministry to seniors
    Paused at this time
     

    UPDATE: Our fall season of music ministry is currently on pause until further notice. We continue to monitor the COVID–19 situation and look forward to resuming our normal schedule as soon as possible. Please check back for details!


    This ladies' ensemble ministers on a monthly basis to our shut-ins at home and those in elder care facilities around Charlotte.

    Interested in serving with this ministry?
    For more information, contact Ruth Durie, 704.843.3681, ruth_durie@wycliffe.org.