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SIGN UP FOR A FEBRUARY GATHERING

Calvary Meet & Eat gatherings provide a friendly, informal means for Calvary members and attenders to meet one another, enjoy a delicious meal, and have a sweet time of fellowship. The hope is for you to meet new people across the Calvary family. This is not a gourmet dinner club, but an opportunity to strengthen and deepen the relationships between those who attend Calvary. Gatherings will either be a Friday Night Dinner (adult guests only) or a Saturday Morning Brunch (open to all ages).

Our Upcoming Meet & Eat Gatherings will be held:
Fri Feb 28 | Dinner | Adults Only
Sat Feb 29 | Brunch | All Ages

Use the link below to sign up to host or attend one of these events or stop by the table in the Portico this Sunday to sign up in person.

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Join a CALVARY
SMALL GROUP

A PLACE FOR YOU

Small Groups are designed to help you develop relationships with others who can encourage and challenge you to consistently apply the truths of God’s Word to each area of your life. Small Groups are our primary means of discipleship and pastoral care.

Each Calvary Small Group meets three to four times a month. Times and locations vary by group. It is our desire that these groups foster a loving, prayerful, and self sacrificing community. Visit our Small Groups web page through the link below to learn more and complete the Small Group Interest form.

NEW OPPORTUNITY BEGINNING FEBRUARY 25

An introductory small group co-led by Pastor Gerald will be starting up on Tuesday, February 25. If you are new to Calvary or just new to small groups, this group will provide you with the opportunity to get to know Pastor Gerald as well as his heart for Calvary, connect with others who call Calvary home, and gain a better understanding of what it means to be a part of a Calvary Small Group. 

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WOMEN's BIBLE STUDY
NEW SERIES

Women of Calvary, join us for fellowship and deep discussion of God’s word as both the Tuesday Morning and Wednesday Evening Women’s Bible Studies begin a new series based upon Kathleen Nielson’s book Women and God. Together we will explore what the Bible really says about women and what it reveals about God’s attitude towards them. 

The new series will begin this Tuesday, February 11 (9:15-11AM) and Wednesday, February 12 (6:30-8:30PM). 

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CALVARYED CORE HISTORY CONTINUES WEDNESDAY

What can we learn from the wisdom of Christians who have lived in centuries past? What relevance does the church’s past have for the issues and struggles facing us today? How has the Holy Spirit been faithful to guide the church through various trials and challenges?Understanding the narrative of Christian history is essential to discerning how to live faithfully and with hope in today’s complex world.

Our current Calvary Core class, History: Wisdom from the Christian Tradition, will explore rich insights from the 2000-year history of the Christian church, making specific application to our lives in American culture and the modern world. Join us as we glean wisdom from the Patristic, Medieval, Reformation, and Modern periods of the Christian Story in this four-week survey course.

This class will meet Wednesday evenings at 6:30PM in the Heritage Room for four weeks.

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Men's Breakfast

Men of Calvary, join us for breakfast on Saturday, February 15 from 9 - 10:30AM in the Dining Room. This event is an opportunity to connect with other men on matters that we all care about, so invite your co-workers and neighbors to join you for good food and fellowship. John Campbell will be our speaker as we continue our “Men of God” series. Childcare will be available for this event. Please RSVP online.

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CHRISTIANITY 101

WHAT IS THE CORE OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH? 

We believe that this question can be answered by examining the story of the Gospel. It is for this reason that we have created a one session foundational class entitled Christianity 101. In this class we will examine how the living creator God has done, and is doing, something incredibly profound in our world to reveal his love.

Who should attend? This class is for anyone who is curious, frustrated, hopeful, discouraged, joyful, skeptical, thankful, discontent, or doubtful about life. This class is not just geared for Christians, nor is it geared only for non-Christians. This class is for everyone!

We will meet together in the Heritage Room (Rm 104). A light breakfast will be provided. Childcare is available through our regularly scheduled Calvary Kids programming. This class will be offered every other month.

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CALVARYEd FELLOWSHIPS

CalvaryEd Fellowships are groups in our church that meet regularly for community, teaching, and discussion. Two groups meet weekly on Sunday mornings:

9AM CalvaryEd Fellowship:
Join us this Sunday in the Parlor as the 9AM CalvaryEd fellowship continues the series entitled "The Gift of the Body: Rediscovering the Christian Vision for Human Sexuality." This week, we will be specifically looking at the topic Marital Sexual Ethics: Sharing the Gift.

Faith & Friends CalvaryEd Fellowship:
Join us this Sunday at 10:30AM in the Dining Room as we continue our series entitled "Boasting in the Lord, Our Creator." Calvary Elder, Allen Bernthal, will be leading this study of Genesis 1, which focuses on God's marvelous work in creating our universe. All are welcome.

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CALVARY Book Club

Share your love of reading with your church community. The Calvary Book Club meets the 3rd Monday of the month to discuss a book that both intellectually stimulates and challenges our faith. Attend every month or jump in when a particular book grabs your attention.

Calvary Book Club's next meeting is Tuesday, February 17 at 7PM in the Heritage Room.

In honor of Black History Month, our next book will be Beloved by Toni Morrison, one of the most renowned and awarded American fiction authors of the late 20th century. 

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JOIN OUR PHOTOGRAPHY TEAM

Do you have a love for the visual arts? Is photography or videography your vocation or hobby? Are you looking for a unique way to make connections at Calvary. If you answered yes to any of the above, then we encourage you to join Calvary's Photography Team. Don't have your own equipment? No problem, you may use ours. Learn more about this service opportunity through the link below. 

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C.S. Lewis INSTITUTE FELLOWS PROGRAM

Do you desire a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and other believers? Do you want to experience the power of a transformed life? Consider applying for the 2020-21 C.S. Lewis Fellows Program.

The C. S. Lewis Fellows Program is designed to strengthen believers who want a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and to be more credible and effective for Christ in the marketplace. It challenges and guides you towards spiritual maturity with an emphasis on the discipleship of heart and mind. It involves Bible study, the reading of Christian classics (not just C.S. Lewis), lectures, small group processing, mentoring and accountability—all in the context of a small group of other believers.

Fellows continue in their careers while participating in this year-long program, and requirements are designed to be achievable even for busy professionals with families.

More information may be found in this C.S. Lewis Fellows Program flier or through the link below.

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Finances

OUR GIVING

February

YTD Giving

Benevolence
(Feb 2)

$26k$121k$603

OUR GOALS

February

End of Year

Needed for 2020

$128k$1.670m$1.549m

 

This Sunday


​9:00 & ​10:45AM

"The Invitation of Jesus”
Luke 5:22-25
Steve Spear, World Vision

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"Created to Related”
Pastor Gerald Hiestand

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