CALVARY CHURCH WEEKLY NEWS
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022
FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR
Connecting with Others
The mission of Calvary Church is to be and make authentic followers of Jesus Christ. An essential part of that mission is connecting with people and effectively communicating the Gospel to them.
The Verdict radio ministry is one of our many outreaches at Calvary. Now in more than 20 states, this 25-minute radio program (and podcast) presents edited versions of my messages as daily Bible studies. I challenge listeners as to their response — their verdict — to the Word of God.
This ministry continues to grow as we identify additional opportunities to connect with new listeners and our existing audience. Recently we added my weekly Avizandum podcast, and we continue to produce outreach materials such as the new booklet, Jesus Speaks on Marriage and Gender ($5 in the Word Room, offered free on-air to listeners).
This week we are excited a launch a new website for The Verdict at theverdict.org. This website allows listeners to more easily find and engage with the program, listen to episodes, request free materials, purchase CDs, and donate as the Lord may lead.
Check out the new website! It’s a great way to listen to the daily programs and Avizandum. And be sure to share the new website with friends and perhaps mention it on social media. We also ask for your continued prayers. Praise God for this additional tool to reach out to others with the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ!
Have questions about The Verdict? Email theverdict@calvarychurch.com.
Pastor John H. Munro
Newcomers Reception
This Sunday, Pastor Munro and Gudny will host a Newcomers Reception after the worship service. If you're new to Calvary, this is your opportunity to meet them and hear more about the mission and ministry of our church. Stop by the Calvary Café at 11:15 AM!
Worship with us this Sunday!
Sunday, July 10
9:45 AM Worship Service

"Mystery at the Cross"
Sunday, July 24
"A Shroud and a Stone"
Matthew 27:57–66 // Communion
Sunday, July 31
Pastor Timothy Hathaway
Thank you for giving generously! Please give your tithes and offerings via the link below, by mail, or on Sundays at the worship service. Our God is faithful!
Growing Together
Summer Sports Camp Outreach
at South Pine Academy, August 5–6
Help reach elementary school kids with the Gospel through this fun sports camp. We need volunteers to coach soccer & flag football and a hospitality team!

New Believers Class
for 2nd–5th graders & their parents
Has your child recently accepted Christ? Do they want to learn more about the foundational truths of Christianity and better understand their decision to follow Jesus? Be part of this family discipleship!

Summer Storytime
Wednesday, July 20, 10:00–11:30 AM
Come enjoy read-aloud stories, crafts, and themed activities that will encourage your child's spiritual growth! For ages 4–8 with a parent — no cost or registration

Student Ministry Summer Fun
News & Notes
Renovation Underway!
  • The renovation of the Chapel began this week, so the exterior entrance from the parking lot into the Chapel hallway will be closed on Sundays. Please plan and park accordingly — thank you!

  • A limited number of small Chapel pews will be made available to Calvary members during the renovation process, first come, first served. Contact Christy Driscoll at 704.887.3687 if you are interested.
News Highlights
  • Interested in joining the Calvary Choir? We look forward to resuming ministry at full strength this fall. Contact Christy Driscoll at 704.887.3687 or cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com to schedule a Wednesday rehearsal visit now!

  • Calvary's annual congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, August 7, at 11:15 AM after the worship service in the Sanctuary. We encourage all Calvary Church members and regular attendees to attend. FULL DETAILS

  • Calvary missionary Nancy Writebol will offer a Trauma Healing Training Seminar at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary July 25–29, 8:00 AM–4:00 PM. The cost is $150. Register by July 21. FULL DETAILS

  • NEW HOURS! The Word Room bookstore is open on Sundays, 9:00 AM–1:00 PM (before and after services), and on Tuesdays, 9:00 AM–12:30 PM. Stop by for Christian books, cards, and Bibles!
This Week at Calvary
Calvary pastors and leaders are here for you. So if you need to talk to somebody or pray with someone, please reach out!

Pastor of the Week (7/17–23): Jim Pile, 704.840.5908, jpile@calvarychurch.com

Elder of the Week: John Tartt, 704.516.9378, jetartt@gmail.com

Deacons of the Week: Ron Engebretsen, rjengebretsen@comcast.net
Jerry Byrum, jqfskycop@gmail.com

Missionary of the Week: Seth & Jessica Malec serving in Peru VIDEO

Church Office: 704.543.1200 info@calvarychurch.com
How can we pray for you? calvarychurch.com/prayerrequests
Baptism Opportunity calvarychurch.com/baptism
Celebrating Baptism on July 10
Chandler Bailey
Miles Cathey
Keith Cormier
Eanna Heyliger
Masha Tkachev
Jean Ramos
Ulica Ramos
Mateo Ramos
Micaela Ramos
Chloe Sparks
Hannah Wray
Welcome New Members
David Brooks
Janet Brooks
Elliott Cordell
Mary Anne Cordell
Nicholas Edwards
Zachary Jones
Cassandra Manning
Michael Mower
Patricia Mower
Michael Mroz
Manuel Suarez
Career Opportunities
Calvary Church currently seeks a Director of Human Resources, a Zone 345 Coordinator, a Lead Cook, a Housekeeper, and a CHAMP Sports Fitness Instructor. For full details, please see calvarychurch.com/employment.
Birth Announcement
Congratulations to Steven & Heather Melcher on the birth of their daughter, Miriam Ann Melcher, on July 6
Deepest Sympathy to…
Jerry & Phyllis Shew and family in the loss of her mother, Mrs. Eileen Ethel Radkey, on July 7
For the Record
  • $173,094 — General Fund Offering the week of 7/10
  • $175,000 — General Fund weekly giving goal
Players & Coaches
Recovery Ministry
Sunday Worship at 9:45 AM
Sanctuary & Livestream
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