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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The Baptism of Jesus, Sunday, January 8



This coming Sunday, the first Sunday in the liturgical season of Epiphany, commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan.  It is traditional on this Sunday for Christians to renew their baptismal vows, and we will renew ours at Calvary.
 
When Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan, the heavens opened, and Jesus experienced the Holy Spirit descending upon him, as a dove.
 
The sacrament of Holy Baptism is the solemn covenant we enter into with God, to claim God’s promise of new life in Christ Jesus.  Baptism makes us heirs in Christ of eternal life, and the gift of the Holy Spirit empowers us to live with new power and purpose.
 
Baptism is important!  Jesus’ last words to his followers were, “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
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