Schedule of Services:
8:00 a.m. Sunday, Holy Eucharist, Rite I
9:00 a.m. Sunday, The Rite Place Liturgy (Contemporary Eucharist in the Chapel)
10:30 a.m. Sunday, Holy Eucharist, Rite II
5:00 p.m. Sundays in Lent, "Dinner Church" Eucharist in Parish Hall
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Holy Eucharist and Healing

Small Groups & Studies

Sundays, 9:15 a.m. Adult Forum
Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. Bible Study
Second Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. Theology on Tap
First Wednesdays 6:15 p.m. Calvary Dreams dinner discussion
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Archive for February, 2013

Recent and Upcoming Events

Calvary Youth Serve Dinner at Loaves and Fishes

On the evening of Sunday, March 3rd, Calvary’s EYF met at Wilkes Blvd. Church to serve dinner with Loaves and Fishes.  Thanks for your service to our community, Calvary youth!

Saturdays for Seniors: Saturday, March 9

Saturdays for Seniors will have a project day on Saturday, March 9. We’ll meet in the church kitchen at 7 a.m. to cook and eat breakfast together before heading out to do minor repairs for clients of Boone County Council on Aging. For more information, contact the church office.

Palm Sunday Plans

Again this year, Calvary will participate in the Ecumenical Palm Sunday gathering, held at the corner of 9th and Broadway on Sunday, March 24th.  This is an opportunity for area churches to relive the events of the first Palm Sunday, and to celebrate our connectedness in Christ.  (Of course, we will still hold our regular Sunday Eucharists at Calvary as well.)  Here is the Palm Sunday Schedule:

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite 1 at Calvary; 10:15a.m., gather at Calvary to process to Broadway and 9th; 10:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 at Calvary.  (Please note that our second Eucharist service starts 15 minutes later than normal.)




Calvary Youth Enjoy Game Night

Calvary’s two youth groups enjoyed a game night together this past Sunday.  The junior high group met from 5-7pm; the senior high group from 6-8pm.  From 6-7 pm everyone ate dinner together.  The parish hall was bustling with activities ranging from ping-pong to board games.  It is good to see our youth meeting regularly, and planning exciting events for the future.  We still need more people to sign up to provide Sunday evening meals for our youth groups!  If you would like to help in this way, our EYF ministry would be very grateful!  Please talk to Pastor Cathy if you’d like more details on how to help with meals.

Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.  1Timothy 4:12

Lenten Soup Suppers Continue

The fourth of this year’s Lenten Soup Suppers is this Wednesday, March 13th, in the Parish Hall.  We will eat from 6:00-6:45 p.m.   The program will run from 6:45-7:30 p.m.  You may come for either part, or both together.   This week we will talk about letting go of our need to control, and learning to trust God for good outcomes.  Soups have been great, and so has the fellowship!  Hope you can join us for Lenten learning this Wednesday!

Next Scheduled Baptism

The next scheduled baptism at Calvary is Easter Eve, during the Great Vigil.  If you know would like to be baptized, please contact the parish office.

baptismal font

Lenten Knitting Group

Lenten Knitting begins Friday, Feb. 15

Lenten Knitting will begin on Friday, Feb. 15. This is a two-hour time of knitting, devotional reading, silent meditation and discussion will will be offered on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. in the library at Calvary during the season of Lent. We will take time to settle in for those who come from work. We ask that personal knitting be left at home as we will work together on an afghan to be given to those in need. The yarn has been donated. Please bring your own needles and crochet hooks. For more information, or to obtain the devotional materials if you would prefer to knit at home, please contact the parish office.


Lenten Spiritual Formation for Adults

Confirmation/Inquirers’ Class

Meets between services, from 9:15-10:15 a.m.,  during the Sundays of Lent.  Acquaints newcomers with the Episcopal Church and the life of Calvary parish.  Prepares those who desire to be confirmed for Rite of Confirmation.  Open to all, and makes a good refresher course on following Jesus in the Episcopal way.

Sunday Morning Adult Class

During the Lenten season this class will focus on the Gospel Passion Narratives, and their meaning for our lives today.  This class will be taught by Rick Cotner, in Room 101, from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Wednesday Evening Lenten Soup Suppers

Take place in the parish hall, from 6:00-6:45 p.m., during the Wednesdays of Lent.  Supper is followed by a time of learning and discussion, from 6:45-7:30.  The topic this year will be personal transformation and tranquility through the power of belief and positive self-talk, in light of God’s gracious Word.


Calvary Activities to Start the Season of Lent

February 12th: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
5:00-7:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall ($5 adult/$3 child)

February 13th: ASH WEDNESDAY
8:00 a.m., HE2 and Imposition of Ashes
12:00 Noon, HE2 and Imposition of Ashes
5:30 p.m., HE2 and Imposition of Ashes

The Lenten Confirmation/Inquirers’ Class will be taught between worship services during the Sundays of Lent, beginning Sunday, February 17th.  This class is intended to acquaint newcomers with the Episcopal Church, and to prepare people for the Rite of Confirmation.  It also makes a great refresher course.  It is open to everyone.


Calvary’s Charity Horse Show Returns!

After a break of a few years, Calvary will again be holding its Charity Horse Show.  The event raises monies for a variety of charities, and provides an opportunity for horse lovers to gather in friendly competition.  We are developing a website that will provide more details about the upcoming event!  You may click here to follow the link.