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Missions & Outreach Blog

Volunteers Needed - Artists Creating Together Festival Day

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

King’s Table Ministries (KTM) - a partner of Calvary Church - works with special needs students at Lincoln School, 862 Crahen Av NE, Grand Rapids. One way KTM serves is by helping with Festival Day, a special program of Artists Creating Together. Taking place on a Friday each May, Festival...

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Tags: special needs, volunteer, king's table ministries, lincoln school

Join Calvary at United Against Abuse 2017

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

As part of our Grace Beyond Journey, God has been teaching our church about his heart of mercy for the vulnerable in our community: the foreigner, the widow, and the orphan. In today’s world, there are many other people who need our help and our voices, including those with special needs...

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Volunteer opportunity

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

This invitation came from a ministry partner in the Grand Rapids area today: WORLD MISSION INVITATION: Ever wonder if volunteering in our Kentwood Thrift Store is for you? What would you do? What does the money raised go to? Is it fun? Is it rewarding? Do they have great deals? How long would I...

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Tags: volunteer, world mission

The King's Table Ministries - Christmas Fundraiser

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

King’s Table Ministries, a Calvary supported organization, is a catalyst that connects the church with special needs families. This Christmas season, Lenderink Tree Farm in Belmont is supporting King’s Table Ministries to help make the season brighter. For each tree, wreath, and tree...

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Tags: christmas, special needs, kings table

But what can I do to stop human trafficking?

Posted by Celeste McDonough on

Human Trafficking - it's a huge problem on a global scale. Sometimes it's easy to wonder what one person can do. But, during ArtPrize 2015 here in Grand Rapids, you can take a stand on behalf of those trafficked. Calvary is partnering with Wedgwood Christian Services' Manasseh Project to host...

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Tags: community, manasseh, prayer, trafficking, wedgwood, artprize, blue candle

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

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

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