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Groups & Classes

Adult Ministry Contacts

Susan Sorensen
Team Leader, Adult Ministries
Pastoral Staff, Women’s Ministry & Adult Bible Study

Mason Sherrill

Mason Sherrill
Pastoral Staff, Adult Sunday Classes, Small Groups, Calvary Equip and Men’s Ministry

Karen VanHolstyn

Karen VanHolstyn
Assistant Director, Adult Ministries

Carla Julien
Ministry Assistant, Adult Ministries

Ministry Focus

It is in community where people experience God’s love by meeting together regularly, studying God’s Word, praying together and caring for one another. The following are opportunities for all adults to gather in community together. For a list of gender or age-specific groups, see the page for that specific ministry.

Calvary Equip Classes

Calvary Equip Classes will help you gain knowledge of tools of the faith, find enrichment in your faith, obtain skills to do the work, receive opportunities to practice and find direction on next steps. This is a great way to journey deeper in your spiritual formation.

Pre-registration is required. 

Questions: Contact Karen


Calvary Equip: God’s Design for Marriage: Understanding Headship, Submission and Being One As Husband and Wife| 5 Sessions | Wednesday, October 6 – November 10 (no meeting on 10/27)| 6:30-7:45pm | Room 252 | Cost $10 per couple
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The Bible lays out a formula for effective roles pertaining to husbands and wives, within the “oneness” of marriage.  This class will be Biblically faithful, intellectually honest, practical and relevant.  You will learn and understand God’s perfect plan for biblical marriage and be equipped with the tools and skills for a significant and God-glorifying marriage.

Calvary Equip: Good News of Jesus | 7 sessions | Sunday, October 10 – November 21 | 10:45am-12:00pm | Room 211 | Cost $10
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You have heard the gospel, but how well do you know the gospel? In this seven-session course, you will be equipped to understand and articulate the gospel message simply, concisely, and contextually! In studying the four gospel accounts, you will also gain a greater understanding of their differences and purposes.  Upon completion of this course you will be able to share the gospel with confidence, being able to derive and defend the gospel from Scripture. (This is a required course for anyone participating in a short-term mission trip.)

Calvary Equip: A Man & His Story | 6 sessions | Wednesday, October 13 – November 17 | 6:30-7:45pm | Room 265 | Use Entrance K | $10
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Understand how your past shapes who you are today and enjoy God’s best for your future. A Man and His Story is part of the Authentic Manhood 33 series of six-week sessions that gives men a vision for manhood as modeled by Jesus in His 33 years on earth.

Calvary Equip: Parenting Teens with Love & Logic | 4 sessions | Wednesday, October 20 – November 17 (no meeting on 10/27) | Room 264 | $10
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Develop the skills necessary to set limits, teach important skills, and encourage decision-making in your teenager without going crazy or damaging the relationship.

Calvary Equip: Using your Spiritual Gifts | 5 sessions | Wednesday, November 10 – December 15 | 6:30-7:45pm | Room 251-253 | Use Entrance K
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You have been given a special gift by the Holy Spirit in order to build up the church body! Come and discover your spiritual gift and how you can use it. In this course you will be equipped with a greater understanding of how spiritual gifts work in the church and the next steps to using your gifts for God’s glory.

Small Groups

Formation + Launch

This year has been a difficult year for community, and we’d love nothing more than to help you get reconnected with a new small group. We’ve updated and reformatted our small group formation and launch to create stronger, more united small groups! At this launch you’ll connect with your small group and learn together God’s design for Christians living in community. Over each of the following four sessions you and your small group will grow closer as you study the Bible, are equipped with tools and resources, and supported in launching together as a newly formed Calvary Small Group!

Pick one of our two five-week small group launches:

September 27 – October 25 from 6:30-8:30pm in Room 208

October 21 – November 18 from 6″30-8:30pm in Gathering Place

Fill out our small group form today and we will help you get connected. Questions? Contact

Adult Sunday Classes

Questions? Contact Karen.

All of our Adult Sunday classes are committed to engage more deeply with the Bible and authentic biblical community.  The focus of each class is growing in God’s Word, care, prayer, and community.  We encourage you to visit a few of the classes to see where God may be leading you to connect at Calvary Church.

9:00am Classes

Ambassadors  | Chapel | A medium sized teaching-oriented class comprised of senior adults.

F.L.O.C.K. (Fellowship, Leadership, Outreach, Care & Knowledge) | Room 252 | A large discussion-oriented class of senior adults.

Faith Builders | Room 260 | A medium sized teaching-oriented class of couples and singles 40’s-60’s.

Family Tree | Room 106 | Does not meet on the 1st Sunday of the month | A medium sized sermon discussion class of pre-teens through grandparents.

Growing in Relationships | Room 261 | Only meet 2nd & 4th Sundays | A large teaching-oriented class of married, single, and remarried adults.

L.A.C.E. (Living After Christ’s Example) | Room 114 | Does not meet on the 2nd Sunday of the month | A small teaching-oriented class for women of all ages and life stages.

10:45am Classes

Faith & Fellowship | Room 265| A medium sized sermon discussion class of all ages and life stages.

Heirs Together | Chapel | A large teaching-oriented class of single and married senior adults.

Journey | Room 264 | A medium sized teaching-oriented class of all ages and life stages.

Koinonia | Room 260 | A medium sized sermon discussion class of couples in their 30’s and 40’s.

Legacy Builders | Room 212 | A small discussion style class of all ages and life stages that study the Bible inductively verse by verse.

Simply The Story | Room 261 | A medium sized Bible storytelling and discussion class of all ages and life stages.

Sojourners | Room 252 | A medium sized teaching-oriented class comprised primarily of senior adults who are seeking to become more inter-generational.

Threshold | Room 109 | Only meet on 1st & 3rd Sundays | A medium sized discussion-oriented class of families with young children.

Monday Night Bible Study

September 20 – November 29 | 7:00-8:30pm | $10 per semester
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Our study this year is called Genesis: In the Beginning God. We are embarking on an exciting adventure through the first book of the Bible. We’ll cover Genesis 1-24 in the fall semester and Genesis 25-50 in the winter/spring semester. The study will highlight and build a foundation of hope in God’s promises. Many things change, but God’s truths stand as a firm foundation forever.

We all gather for a 20-minute large group teaching, then meet in gender specific small groups to go over the lessons and pray together.  In-Person and virtual group options are available.

Pre-registration is required. 

Questions: Contact Karen