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Missions & Outreach Blog

Opportunities to learn, opportunities to play!

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

An opportunity to learn Coming up next week are several opportunities locally to learn about medical missions – for both medical/dental professionals as well as students and those with a more general interest. Thursday, May 14, the Grand Rapids Christian Medical society is hosting...

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Tags: fundraiser, golf, local, medical missions, south sudan, symposium, mel trotter

Can God use your skills, passions and time?

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

The answer is YES! There are opportunities here in Grand Rapids, opportunities around the world, and opportunities to lift up our missionaries in prayer. Here are just a few: Opportunities in Grand Rapids: Alpha Women’s Center of Grand Rapids is hosting Walk for Life 2015 on the campus...

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Tags: central asia, global, local, prayer, teachers, ukraine, volunteer, kids life bible clubs, alpha womens center

Global Prayer Digest: Uzbeks in Ukraine

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

The Global Prayer Digest is one of the most powerful prayer tools available for expanding your prayer life for the nations today. Years ago, when my family first started to explore the world through God's eyes, the Global Prayer Digest was one of the first and best resources we used. Today, you...

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Tags: central asia, prayer, uzbek, global prayer digest

Make the most of Sunday morning!

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

I’m so excited about the opportunities we have this Sunday, March 15, to celebrate together what God is doing in the world and in our community here in West Michigan. Several of our missionaries will be visiting and giving presentations to the adult class that has “adopted&rdquo...

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Dates and Opportunities

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

One thing I love about my role in Missions and Outreach here at Calvary is that my inbox is always full of great opportunities to learn, grow and join God in mission – locally and around the globe. Here are some that I want to share with you: Be sure to join us the weekend of March...

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Tags: child evangelism fellowship, volunteer opportunities, missions event, mission forum, alpha women's center

Faith In Deeds - Amrutha's Story

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In the fall of each year, Calvary Church provides an opportunity to support specific outreach partners, here in our own community and around the world. We call it our Open Door project. One partner from our 2012 Open Door Project was the Faith In Deeds Children's Home in India, where a young...

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Tags: children's home, human trafficking, india, faith in deeds, open door project

Take a stand for Life

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

From February 18 to March 29, our community will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international mobilization. We pray that, with God’s help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city — and beyond. The...

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Tags: lent, prayer, pro-life

Meet Calvary’s Ministry Partner – DOOR International

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

In addition to our 49 missionary families and individuals around the world, Calvary partners with various ministry organizations to see God’s Word spread – locally and globally. One of those partners is DOOR International. DOOR (an acronym for Dear Opportunity OutReach) is a Training...

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Tags: door international, deaf outreach

An invitation for women

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

Calvary Church is privileged to partner with Dégagé Ministries in serving those in difficult circumstances in our Grand Rapids area. Read on for a special invitation for women from them: Dégagé Ministries invites the women from your congregation to join us for Open...

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Tags: degage open door, women, fundraising event

Good News from Mozambique

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

For over a decade, Calvary Church has worked to see God bring spiritual, physical, and economic transformation to people in the village of Chinhangane, Mozambique. Here is some great news from our partners there: The Chinhangane agricultural association has consistently been one of the poorer...

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Tags: mozambique, agricultural development

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