Calvary Link: Happy 2013 Thanksgiving!

Young-Family-ChristmasHappy Thanksgiving from the Youngs! We look forward to worshipping with you on the first Sunday of Advent. (8:15, 9:45, & 11:15a)

Lionel & Stacy with Fleet, Rob, & Brad

What's new at Calvary...

Advent Season
Advent marks a season of growing excitement and shared joy as Christ-followers celebrate the birth of the Savior. Join Calvary Church every Sunday in December, and again on Christmas Eve, as we take part in an age-old tradition of remembrance and anticipation.

This year's Christmas Eve services will be held at 4p & 5:30p. Invite a friend to join you with our free Calvary E-vite.

Childcare will be available for infants through preschoolers during both the 4p & 5:30p Christmas Eve services. If you would like to serve our families with young children in Children's Ministries during one of these services, please contact

Holiday Assistance
We are providing assistance again this year to those in need during the holiday season. If you or someone you know has a special need, please contact If you would like to support our efforts, you may make a tax-deductible contribution to the Calvary Church Compassion Fund.

Men's Ministries
Join us for our annual Men's Christmas Dinner. This year we will be having our meal at Pikks on Thursday, 12.5 at 7p. Registration is open now at the Info Desk or online via the link at the bottom of the event page. CLICK HERE to get to the Men's Christmas Dinner event page.

Meet your Calvary friends in the gym on Sunday, 12.8 for HangTime! The gym will be outfitted for mingling with old friends and meeting new ones. Come by after the worship services for a snack and a cup of coffee with your church family. “The physical presence of other Christians is a source of incomparable joy and strength to the believer.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together

Thank you for being a part of sending shoeboxes of goodies with the Gospel to children around the world. We collected 293 shoeboxes this year for Operation Christmas Child. Thank you! We love to be a part of blessing children around the globe.

Children's Ministries
You are needed! We currently have a strong need for team members in our 2-year-old classes on Sundays in December. If you have a passion for kids and connecting them to Jesus Christ, we'd love to have you join the Rock Solid Children's Ministries team here at Calvary! Please stop by the table in the Children's Ministries foyer after each of the services on Sunday to sign-up and find out more. You can also contact our Director of Children's Ministries, Victoria Evans-Peasley ( for more information.

Student Ministries
There is no Connect, Reliant Game Night, or Reliant Night this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. We hope that you enjoy your time with family and the shortened school week!

For our Reliant juniors and seniors: There will be an overnight Christian colleges visit on December 5-6 (Thu. after school-Fri. 5p) to colleges in northern Indiana such as Huntington University, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Grace College. Please email Peter at for details.

Save The Date: The Connect Christmas Party will be Wednesday, 12.18.

Save The Date: The Reliant Christmas Party will be Sunday, 12.22.

Due to Thanksgiving break, there will be no AWANA this evening. The AWANA program will resume next week on Wednesday, 12.4. We hope you have a very blessed holiday!

Women's Ministries
We welcome you to join us for Girlfriends Night Out on Wednesday, 12.4 at 6:30p. We’ll meet at Strongbow for the Holiday Buffet. This monthly event is the perfect way to catch up with old friends and make new ones over delicious food. Contact Cathy Bigger ( for more info and to RSVP.