Operation Christmas Child: Shoe Box Project Is Underway
Now through noon Sunday, November 20 you can partner with this annual Samaritan’s Purse outreach that provides Christmas gifts to needy children around the world. Brochures and boxes will be available at the 200 & 300 level KidZONE tables. Visit Samaritan's Purse for a list of recommended items to include.
Save the Date: Marshmallow Mayhem for Grades 7 & 8
Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 - 9:30pm
Marshmallow Mayhem is Calvary’s largest junior high outreach party designed for students to bring all of their friends who have no connection to the local church. Students learn what Thrive is like and are welcomed to come back on a weekly basis. This FREE event is full of inflatables, games, food, music, door prizes, and of course, marshmallows. Join us and bring a friend! Learn more and get involved here.
Child Dedication Service for the Fall
Sunday, November 13
If you’re interested in being a part of this special time we hold twice a year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Bridge Disability Ministries will be offering Respite training on Tuesday, October 25 from 6:30-7:30pm and November 6 from 11:45am to 12:45pm in Room 214. Contact Lori Leman for more info.
Check out one of our upcoming workshop seminars!
Sunday November 6 - Vocal Workshop led by Kate Bissinger; Saturday November 19 - Drum/Percussion Workshop led by Gary Mure; contact Andrew at email@example.com any questions.
Spruce Lake Men's Retreat
November 11-13, 2016
Registration closes on November 1. For more information, contact Paul at 215.280.2190 or Rob at 215.260.7189.
Open Hand Winter Wear Drive
October 30-November 6
NEW coats, hats, scarves, & socks for all ages are needed. Drop off items in the shopping carts by the main entrances or the designated collection tables in the atrium. For more information on our Care ministries, click here.
Caregivers Day of Pampering
Ladies, are you skilled in giving manicures? A pro at styling hair? Guys, do you enjoy washing and detailing cars? These are just a few of the volunteer opportunities available at our annual Caregivers Day of Pampering. Moms and wives of those with disabilities will be our guests for the day as they enjoy some well-deserved time off. Click here to learn more and to sign up to serve these amazing women. Don't miss out on this wonderful day of giving back to those who give so much!
Harvest Home Food Collection Coming Soon!
November 16 – November 21
Through our annual Harvest Home food collection we are able to provide Thanksgiving food boxes to many families in our area. Here’s how you can help:
• Donate Food. Purchase non-perishable food and drop it off in the shopping carts by the main entrances or the designated tables in the atrium.
• Deliver Boxes. Many cheerful drivers are needed to deliver food boxes to families in the area on Sunday 11.20 or Monday 11.21. You can serve individually or work together as a small group or family. Contact Wendy Roberts or Deb Lesh to sign up.
Hunting Park Christian Academy Fall Gathering
Saturday, November 5, from 2:00 pm - 4:00pm
HPCA/4400 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
Please join us for an interactive tour, Giving Tree, artwork and ornament sale, and more. For more information, see our website. RSVP to Jen Deane.
Thanks to those who helped at the recent fundraiser and weekly work nights! With winter around the corner, barn renovations at The Well are a main priority right now. Contact LuAnn Rittenhouse to find out ways you can volunteer and be a part of our mission to end modern day slavery, and click here to learn more about Worthwhile Wear.
Breakfast Bowl: Save the Date
January 28 is the day! This year we are excited to announce that we are DOUBLING the size of the Breakfast Bowl. To do this we are offering breakfast followed by the program and then a repeat of the program followed by lunch. Tickets go on sale December 4 at 10:00am sharp and are $23 each. The speaker will be announced that day as well. Tickets make great Christmas presents!
Interested in Membership?
If you have been a regular attender for at least one year, have been baptized as a believer, have completed the Discovering Series Classes and are serving at some level, you are ready to take the next step in the membership process. Contact Cindy MacNeill for a membership packet! Deadline for applications is November 27. Learn more about Membership at Calvary here.
Interest is growing in the Quakertown campus! Are you considering joining us? There are 2 home meetings scheduled for Thursday, October 27 and November 3 where you can ask your questions. Stop by the atrium table Sunday morning, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Quakertown page to register to attend or for more info!
Thinking of volunteering here at Calvary?
We have opportunities in our Kids programs, Bridge Disability Ministries, Sunday morning music team, tech teams at Souderton and Quakertown, and more! Click here to find the perfect place to give your time, passion, and gifts. There's something for everyone!