Advent Begins November 28

The church calendar begins its year with Advent: a season of expectation and waiting that stretches from the fourth Sunday before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. Through our Advent Guide (produced originally in 2017), Calvary provides a weekly practice by which to walk through this season with greater intentionality. This guide follows key individuals through a portion of their biblical narrative, observing their obedience to God in bringing about His ultimate plan of redemption. Each week also asks you to consider how their stories impact your own. Throughout Advent, you will see how God redeems pain, blesses obedience, and provides for us as we wait on Him – and ultimately how He fulfills all His promises in Jesus. Join us in celebrating this season beginning this Sunday, November 28. On the first Sunday of Advent we light the hope candle. In this season we lament the darkness of our world…

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Worship Service Registration – Links for February 28

Calvary is currently hosting three services each Sunday and we ask that you register in advance for the one you plan to attend. Direct registration links are included below: 8:00am service 9:40am service 9:40am childcare 11:20am service Thank you for continuing to abide by our Worship Service Guidelines. It’s easy to be worn out from these practices after several months, but know that the care we are taking is making a difference. Additionally, remember that if you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising health concerns, attending a public gathering such as this worship service puts you at a higher risk for experiencing more serious complications from COVID-19. While we would love to gather with everyone in the congregation for worship, it bears…

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Worship Service Registration Links for November 15

We ask any who join us in the Sanctuary to follow our Worship Service Guidelines and register in advance at mycalvarygr.org. Childcare is available for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only.  Registration Links: 8:00am service 9:40am service 9:40am childcare 11:20am service With the number of COVID-19 cases spiking around our area, it is more important than ever that we remain diligent in following our guidelines. If you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising health concerns, attending a public gathering such as this worship service puts you at a higher risk for experiencing more serious complications from COVID-19. While we would love to gather with everyone in the congregation for worship, it bears mentioning that adults over age 65 also…

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Worship Service Registration – November 8

Registration is now open at mycalvarygr.org. We would love to have as many as we can join us in worship this week. Please consider attending the 8:00am or 11:20am service if you are not utilizing our childcare. This will allow more space for families with young children to attend. Childcare is available for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only.  Registration Links: 8:00am service 9:40am service 9:40am childcare 11:20am service We ask any who join us in the Sanctuary to follow our Worship Service Guidelines. With the number of COVID-19 cases spiking around our area, it is more important than ever that we remain diligent with these guidelines. Additionally, if you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising health concerns, attending…

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Worship Service Registration – November 1

Registration for each of our three services opens on Tuesdays at noon and closes Saturday at midnight. We ask any who join us in the Sanctuary to register in advance at mycalvarygr.org and follow our Worship Service Guidelines. If you find that one of the services has reached capacity, please register for another service. Consider attending the 8:00am or 11:20am service if you are not utilizing our childcare. This will allow more space for families with young children to attend. Childcare is available for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only. Registration Links: 8:00am service 9:40am service 9:40am childcare 11:20am service Please note, if you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising health concerns, attending a public gathering such as this…

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Annual Meeting Recap – October 25, 2020

Thank you to everyone who came out on Sunday to participate in our annual church meeting. It was a joy to look back at the year and thank God for His faithfulness in the life of our church.  This year, there are four outgoing elders and six outgoing deacons. We thank each one of them for their service. The outgoing elders are: Bob Boverhof, Bruce Bradford, Scott Tubergen, and Allen VanHaitsma. The outgoing deacons are: Dan DeVries, Rick Huls, Matt Kromke, Mike Metcalf, Rob Umstead, and Chris Walkup. After their nominations were affirmed by the congregation, new elders were determined by lot. The new elders are: Don Armbrester, Eric Cerling, Brent Enders and David Oviatt. Seven deacons were commissioned to service: Faith Bergakker (Benevolence Chair), Angela Klinske (Personnel Chair), Doug Lipinski (Jonathan Fund & Benevolence), Kurt Mirandette (Benevolence), Charylene Powers (Prayer Garden), Vernon Spears (Communion), Dave Weiskittel (Evangelism). Copies of the 2019-2020 Annual Report are available for your review at the back of…

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Register for Sunday’s Morning Worship Services

Registration for each of our three services opens on Tuesdays at noon and closes Saturday at midnight. We ask any who join us in the Sanctuary to register in advance at mycalvarygr.org and follow our Worship Service Guidelines. If you find that one of the services has reached capacity, please register for another service. Consider attending the 8:00am or 11:20am service if you are not utilizing our childcare. This will allow more space for families with young children to attend. Childcare is available for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only. Registration Links: 8:00am service 9:40am service 9:40am childcare 11:20am service Please note, if you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising health concerns, attending a public gathering such as this…

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Registration Details for October 18 Worship Services

Whether this Sunday would be your first time or your fourteenth, we encourage you to sign up and join us in the Sanctuary. As a reminder, those in attendance on-site are asked to follow our Worship Service Guidelines.  We have space for you, register now at mycalvarygr.org: 8:00am service 9:40am service 11:20am service If you find that one of these services has reached capacity, please register for another service. Consider attending the 8:00am or 11:20am service if you are not utilizing our childcare. This will allow more space for families with young children to attend. Childcare is available this week for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only (register here). Please note, if you have a fever or have had close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, we ask that you not register at this time. If you have compromising…

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Worship Services Registration | October 11

We continue to find that we have space in each service for all who wish to attend on-site. Whether this Sunday would be your first time or your fourteenth, we encourage you to sign up and join us in the Sanctuary. Registration is now open at mycalvarygr.org: 8:00am service 9:40am service 11:20am service If you find that one of these services has reached capacity, please register for another service or plan to worship via the livestream. As a reminder, those in attendance on-site are asked to follow our Worship Service Guidelines. Childcare is available this week for children birth to five-years-old in the 9:40am service only (register here). If you are not coming to the worship service with young children, we ask that you consider choosing the 8:00 or 11:20 service instead. This will allow space for more families with young children to attend on Sunday. Please note, if you…

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