<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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    Organ Concerts
    Click here to watch the
    September 24 concert


    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!

    Our fall season of Calvary Grand Organ concerts has begun! Concerts will be open for in-person attendance and available on our Livestream and Facebook Live.

    We hope you'll come for the wonderful music and special time of worship! 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!

    Upcoming concert dates—

    • Thursday, October 22, 10:00 AM
    • Sunday, November 29, 6:00 PM

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



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    Student Worship Ministry
    Choir, Band, & One Voice

    Student Worship Choir

    UPDATE: Our fall 2020 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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    Children's Choir
    Selected Sunday Afternoons  

    Our fall season of Children's Choir is ON GO! We'll begin in late September! 

    This fall, we'll have one combined choir for kids age 4 through 5th grade. We'll meet via Zoom and in-person for scheduled rehearsals and/or events one to two Sunday afternoons each month. Once you register, we'll send you all the details (including our kick-off event in September) and a link to the music you can download and learn at home.

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

    • 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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    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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    Songs of Hope @HOME
    Spring Worship Concert
    Click to watch again!

    Thank you for joining us for a virtual evening of worship, which featured songs of hope shared from home by members of our Calvary Worship Ministry! 

    If you would like to watch it again, the video is posted below.

    This world is not what it was meant to be
    All this pain, all this suffering
    There's a better place waiting for me
    In Heaven
    Every tear will be wiped away
    Every sorrow and sin erased
    We'll dance on seas of amazing grace
    In Heaven
    In Heaven
    I'm goin' home
    Where the streets are golden
    Every chain is broken
    Oh I wanna go
    Oh I wanna go
    Where every fear is gone
    I'm in your open arms
    Where I belong

    — Songwriters: Chris Tomlin / Ed Cash / Jason Ingram / Jonas Carl Gustaf Myrin | Home lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc

    Contacts: Pastor Timothy Hathaway, thathaway@calvarychurch.com, Chelsea Hathaway, chathaway@calvarychurch.comChristy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@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.