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Worship Arts: Festival of Lights Auditions Children: LUMIN8 Children’s Choir, WOW (Wednesdays) Middle School: 5th/6th Summer Events, 7th/8th Summer Events High School: I Heart Bacon Summer Events Young Adults: College Events, Merge Events Senior Adults: Monday Monthly Luncheon All Church: Living a Full Life


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Pastoral Care: DivorceCare for All Ages, Marriage Prep Workshop, GriefShare Workshop, Mental Illness Family Support Group Special Needs: Sign Language 101 Men: Men’s Bible Studies Senior Adults: Wednesday Morning Bible Study High School: UNITED Middle School: Summer Sundays


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Calvary Community: Finding Community Women: MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), Apples of Gold Young Adults: Foundations (Young Married Couples) Senior Adults: Confident Caregivers, Chera (Support for the Widowed) Pastoral Care: Healing Injured Sisters, Lies Women Believe


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Special Needs: Ministry Volunteer Training Pastoral Care: Shut-in Ministry, Opportunities for Prayer Women: MOPS Childcare Providers Needed, GPS Kids Children: Serving Opportunities Calvary Community: First Impressions Team Members Worship: Ministry Needs


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Special Needs: Ministry News Women: The Gathering Place


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Fall Registration Children turning one by September 1, 2011, through children entering fourth grade need to be re-registered for the 2011-2012 Sunday school year. Re-registration helps keep our database current, places your child with a teacher for the fall, and ensures that your child will have a nametag on September 11 – Kickoff Sunday. Pre-printed registration forms are available at the check-in desks. Please verify the information on your family’s form, and place it in the basket. Young Adults Scholarship Fund Every year the young adult ministry provides opportunities including retreats, conferences, book clubs, and times of service to cultivate and encourage spiritual growth. Sadly, financial difficulties and hardships can make it difficult for some of our young adults to be able to take full advantage of these opportunities. Would you please consider donating to the college and young adult scholarship fund and invest in the next generation of leaders at Calvary Church. Membership Class We believe membership in the local church is important. Membership means commitment to learn, to be in community and to contribute - giving back to God what He so richly gives to us. Our upcoming membership classes are a one-day class--Saturday, August 13 from 9:00am-2:30pm; and a fiveweek class-- Sunday, September 18—October 16. This class meets for five consecutive Sundays during the third service at 11:15am. Pre-registration is needed. Register online or contact Brenda ( at ext. 5650. Worship Service Times We will continue to meet at 9:00 &10:45am for our summer worship service times until September 4. College Scholarships available to Single Parents The Roger W. Smith Memorial Trust Fund was established by a gift to Calvary Church to help single parents and their kids further their education. This trust fund has provided for education, summer camp fees and other special projects. To apply for fall semester scholarships, applications need to be turned in no later than August 12th. To apply for an education scholarship, contact Lynnell ( ext. 3510. Stephen Ministry & Lay Counseling For those of you who are experiencing a crisis, or perhaps are going through a difficult emotional, spiritual, or relationship situation, Stephen Ministry & Lay Counseling can help. Contact Phyllis Dykstra at 784-1858. Serving Ministry If you are a child of God, He has gifted you to serve in the body of Christ. Find out how you can get connected to use your abilities and passions, by contacting Sharon Kaiser (skaiser@ at ext. 5077 or Judie Fielstra (jfielstra@ at ext. 5095. Go online to our Serving Ministry page to see some of our current serving needs. Promotion Sunday August 7 is Promotion Sunday for incoming 5th-12th grade students. We look forward to you joining us on Sundays and would love to have you join us for all our August events. On Sundays at 9:00am, 5th/6th Main Event: room 109, 7th/8th Main Event: room 106, High School UNITED: room 108.


Calvary Life August 2011  

Monthly news and inspiration from Calvary Church, Grand Rapids MI.

Calvary Life August 2011  

Monthly news and inspiration from Calvary Church, Grand Rapids MI.