COME CHRISTMAS WITH US!

Christmas Service Math
This year we are offering 9 Christmas services between our 2 campuses. We encourage you to serve at one, invite 10 people to attend, and bring 5 people with you to enjoy one! Sign up to be among the 1,000 volunteers at calvary-church.com/christmas or stop by the atrium table (CCS) or HUB (CCQ).
Kids' classroom roles close at 9:00am Tuesday, December 12 so don't delay.

  • December 23 Eve Eve Services:
    • Souderton 5:00 & 6:30pm
    • Quakertown: 6:30pm 
  • December 24 Eve Services:
    • Souderton: 10:30am, 2:30, 4:00, & 5:30pm
    • Quakertown: 10:30am & 4:00pm
  • Calvary Kids, Bridge Disability, and Deaf Interpretation info is available at the website

Email Invitation
To help you make those invitations to Christmas Eve, we'll be sending a special email tomorrow that is designed for you to forward to others. As Charles mentioned, it might be just the thing someone needs to help them experience the good news of God's love for them this year! 

Ways to Give in December
There are still opportunities to give generously as we wind down 2017. 

  • End-of-year giving: online at calvary-church.com/give or before 1:00pm at the main office December 31. 
  • Rise Against Hunger: Help pay for the food we packed in November! Mark donations "RAH." 
  • Amazon Smile: While shopping Amazon online, don't forget to choose "Calvary Church Souderton" as your charitable organization to support. Once you select Calvary, it will show as the supported organization at the top of the page and we'll earn a percent of eligible purchases. 

CALVARY QUAKERTOWN 

Attend our Quakertown campus? Keep up on the latest news.  

  • Christmas Eve Winter Wonderland Join us for our Christmas Eve services and enjoy the hot chocolate bar, photo booth, and train kids for kids! 
  • Volunteer at Christmas! With a friend or your family, it's lots of fun. Register at calvary-church.com/christmas. Kids' classroom roles close 9:00am Tuesday, December 12 so don't delay!
  • Home Groups : Contact Wayne for details on joining a group.
  • Office Hours: Need to talk with a pastor? Contact Carlos to set up a time to meet at CCQ.  
  • Like to Cook or Bake? Join our team and provide breakfast for our morning volunteers. For details on this and other volunteer teams, contact Jen
  • Calvary Kids, Students, and Bridge Disability Ministries meet Sunday morningsVisit our website page for more details. 
  • Visit our website page for more info or email us with your questions. We look forward to seeing you Sunday! 

FAMIY

CALVARY KIDS

Visit our website for our weekly schedule at both campuses and more info on these Kids highlights. 

  • Family Fusion at CCS: where kids bring their parents to church!
  • Wednesday Night Kids Clubs: hosted at CCS; Boys Brigade & Kidz PowerXpress Grades 1-5 plus children's programming for 3-5 year olds; on break til January 17
  • Advent calendar and videos: Get ready for Christmas together as a family with these resources at calvary-church.com/christmas.

Volunteer with Calvary Kids at Christmas!
December 12 is the deadline for Kids volunteer roles. Sign up with a friend or your whole family at calvary-church.com/christmas. Don't delay!

Holiday Hoopla Is Next Sunday at CCS!
Children (grades K–5) must be accompanied by an adult; no drop-offs please. K–5 classes will not meet that day during both services; Bridge and Early Childhood classes will meet in their usual locations. See more info at calvary-church.com/kids

Calvary Kids Holiday Schedule
Remember, both campus elementary classrooms won’t meet December 24 (only birth-preK are open) and all Calvary Kids classes are closed December 31.

CALVARY STUDENTS

Visit our website for weekly schedules at both campuses and more info on these Student highlights.

  • Sunday Morning Middle School at both campuses: for Grades 6-8
  • Sunday night CHS for all campus Grades 9-12; on break, returning Jan. 14 
  • Wednesday night CMS for all campus Grades 6-8; on break, returning Jan. 17 
  • Advent calendar and videos: Get ready for Christmas together as a family with these resources at calvary-church.com/christmas.
  • Join the weekly email for schedule changes and special event info.

Holiday Schedule for Calvary Students at Both Campuses
Remember, Middle School Mornings will not meet Sunday, December 24 or 31 at either campus. 

Parents! Register Your Students For Winter Retreats
CHS Elevate Retreat: January 19-21
CMS Polar Bear Retreat: February 2-4
Registration and details at calvary-church.com/students-retreats.

Unveiled Conference 2018
This weekend conference for girls (12-18) and the significant women in their lives is returning to Calvary March 9-10, 2018. Tickets are available at unveiledconference.com.

BRIDGE DISABILITY

Visit our website for our weekly schedule at both campuses and more info on these Bridge highlights. 

  • Sunday morning Venture at both campuses
  • Wednesday night Connect this week: Christmas story and celebration 
  • Respite Night for parents of children (ages 5—14); next night is Jan. 19
  • Volunteer with Bridge! Teachers, assistants, buddies, greeters, hall monitors, and more! Visit calvary-church.com/bridge for details. 
  • Contact Lori Leman for more info about Bridge CCS & Respite and Marie Haney for info about Bridge CCQ

Bridge Holiday Schedule

  • At CCS
    • Christmas: Friday, December 23 at 5:00 & 6:30pm; Pre-registration required.
    • No Classes: Sunday, December 24 and 31
  • At CCQ
    • Christmas: December 23 at 6:30pm; Pre-registration required.
    • No Classes: December 24 and 31

HOME FIELD MARRIAGE & FAMILY

2-1 Premarital Winter Session Starts January 7
This course will benefit any couple engaged or dating seriously. Register at calvary-church.com/premarital or by contacting Deb at dbarlow@calvary-church.com.


CONNECT

VOLUNTEERING

Want to connect with others at Calvary or give back by volunteering? There are plenty of teams to join! Visit calvary-church.com/volunteer or stop by the HUB desk Sunday morning for more info. 

Snow Team at Souderton
We need lots of help on the Snow Removal Team to clear off sidewalks and parking lots during the winter season. Contact Donna Brown or Sandra Stout if you can help.

YOUNG ADULTS

See the Young Adult Schedule & sign up for the newsletter (ages 18-35) 

  • Sunday Morning Gathering (for CCS): 10:30am/Room 301
  • Young Marrieds Gathering (for CCS): 10:30am/Refinery, second Sundays
  • Living Room Tuesdays (hosted at CCS): 7:00pm in the Living Room
  • Young Adult Christmas Party
    Tuesday, December 19, 7:00pm; Refinery/CCS
    Food, games, and prizes. Bring snacks, food, and friends! 

Holiday Schedule for Young Adults
December 17 - No Sunday YA *helping with Holiday Hoopla
December 24 & 31 - No Sunday YA
December 26 - No Living Room Tuesdays

WOMEN'S MINISTRIES

Visit the website for more info on these women's ministry groups.

  • Tuesday Bible Studies; starts again Feb. 6
  • Just Among Moms (JAM); meets one Friday morning per month; for moms of young children; next is Jan. 12
  • Ladies' Craft Night; meets one Friday night per month; next is Jan. 5
  • Sewing/Quilting & Prayer Shawl Ministry; meets 2nd Wednesday each month; next is Jan. 10 

MEN'S MINISTRIES

Visit the website for more info on men's ministry groups.

  • Monday and Friday Bible Studies
  • Recreation and Sports
  • Retreats

2018 Men's Breakfast Bowl Featuring Jim Kelly
Saturday, January 27
Breakfast and lunch sessions offered; for ticket availability, call the main office. Stay tuned for volunteer info coming in January. 

SINGLES MINISTRIES

SALT–Single Adults Linking Together (ages 40+) 
next meeting is January 20 with discussion on finance, budgeting, & taxes
Meet new people in a fun, encouraging, Christ-centered environment. For details, contact Sandy Egolf or visit calvary-church.com/singles.

SPORTS & REC

For information on sports teams that meet at Calvary including volleyball, basketball, softball, golf, and more, visit calvary-church.com/sports-recreation.


CARE

SUPPORT GROUPS

  • GriefShare - Next session starts Jan. 10; contact Cindy at 215.703.8926.
  • Post Abortion Healing Group - Begins Feb. 12; contact Cindy at 215.703.8926 
  • Divorce Care - last meeting Dec. 14; new session starts March 1. Contact Gwen Prichard for more info. 
  • More Support Groups - Calvary offers a variety of support groups. Check out our Care Page for more info.

Money Made Easy
Monday evenings beginning January 8; 7:00-8:00pm; Room 301/CCS
This four week class on personal finances just might be for you! Visit calvary-church.com/support-groups for details and to register for the class.

PRAYER

Visit our Prayer Wall to leave your prayer or pray for others. 


MISSION

LOCAL 

Tim Hawkins Comedy Show
Two shows: Saturday, March 3, 4:00and 7:00pm at CCS
Invite your friends and join us for this event; it's a great opportunity to have a night of laughter and connect with others. Tickets are available at the links below. 
4:00pm: timhawkins.brushfire.com/events/439767
7:00pm: timhawkins.brushfire.com/events/439768 

REGIONAL 

Worthwhile Wear
Make a difference in the lives of those impacted by human trafficking. Consider volunteering at the thrift stores, being a driver for women needing to get to appointments, etc. For more info, contact LuAnn at lrittenhouse@worthwhilewear.org.


GROW

Sign up for Baptism
February 11 is a great day to be baptized as a believer at CCS and CCQ. Are you ready to proclaim that you are a follower of Jesus? Fill out an application and submit before January 14 at calvary-church.com/baptism or pick one up in the Next Steps Area!


CHURCH BIZ

Work at Calvary
We have an immediate weekend opening on our Souderton Campus Services team. Visit calvary-church.com/team for more info. 

Offering Envelopes
Boxes for those who have an envelope number are available in the atrium at the back wall of the auditorium at CCS and at the Hub at CCQ. If you would like envelopes, contact Deb Barlow. To get an end-of-the-year statement from Calvary, you must use a numbered envelope. Another option is to use electronic funds transfer for your contributions.

Church Directories
Please pick up your complimentary directory (CCS - table next to the Library; CCQ - atrium table) If you take more than one, please place a $1.00 donation in the box. As a reminder, the directory is only for use by members of the church family exclusively and should not be used as a mailing list or for solicitation purposes.