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Sunday at Calvary 10/21/18

It’s Children’s Sabbath, a special Sunday at Calvary. Worship with us at 8:30, 10:45 or 11:00. Rev. Carrie Beth Tonks shares her sermon: “Our Children: Living for Today.” Dr. Baker uses a letter from his father in the sermon “Our Children: Leaving a Legacy.” Children and families will be a part of our service this week including reading scripture from Ephesians 6:1-4. Brian is back from New Bern, NC and is hoping to sign up 40 men to be RITI overnight hosts. Don’t forget we’re collecting socks for the homeless throughout Socktober. The 11:00 worship bulletin can be found here.

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Visit Our Transition Information Web Page

We have a new web page, Calvary Transition Information, for information and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the process of Calvary’s transition to a new senior pastor. The Transition Team will post information and updates on the page as well as in the Calvary Connections newsletter and Sunday School announcements.

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Hank and Carrie Beth Anniversaries 10/28/18

You’re invited!  Let's celebrate by remembering—and laughing—together at a reception honoring Rev. Hank Ellington and Rev. Carrie Beth Tonks for their 25 years of faithful service to Calvary Baptist Church. Join us for an evening reception on Sunday, October 28th from 5:00-7:00pm in Fellowship Hall. 

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Wednesday Evening 10/17/18

Join us Wednesday for Fellowship Dinner (Country Chicken, Mexican Rice, Vegetables, Dessert, Soup & Salad Bar and Kids Meal) in Fellowship Hall from 5:00-6:15. Two Bible Studies this week: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me” led by Dr. Baker at 6:15 in the Fireside Room. This week’s lesson is “Essentials of the Bible in Two Verses.” Calvary Women’s Ministry Bible book club “Church of the Small Things” continues at 6:15 in Room 300 - EB2.

4:00pm--Youth Homework Huddle
5:00pm—Budget Committee Meeting EB1 3rd Floor CR
5:00pm--Fellowship Dinner
5:00pm--Youth Open Gym
5:45pm--Preschool/Children's Music
6:15pm--Bible Study: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me”
6:15pm—College Bible Study
6:15pm—Women’s Bible Study/Book Club: “Church of the Small Things” EB2 Rm.300
6:15pm—Youth Bible Study
6:30pm—Sanctuary Choir Practice
6:35pm--Preschool/Children's Missions
7:30pm—College Recess

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Children's Pumpkin Patch 10/24/18

Calvary invites children (preschool through 5th grade) and their parents to join us for the Pumpkin Patch Carnival on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-7:30pm in the ROC Gym.  We'll have inflatables, candy, art, games and prizes. Wear a fun costume.  No scary costumes, please.

Have questions or need information? Contact Carrie Beth via phone or email.

Upcoming Events Through December 2018

Highlighted Dates Through December 2018
10/24  Pumpkin Patch Carnival

10/28  Carrie Beth & Hank - 25th Anniversary Celebrations

11/4 Church-wide Trivia Night

11/9 Middle School Hayride

11/10 High School Hayride

11/11  Quarterly Business Meeting

11/15 LOGOS Lunch at The Glitz

11/18  Family Thanksgiving Feast

11/30  D-Now Weekend

12/15  Christmas Project

12/16  Christmas Musical 11:00am

12/23  Service of Remembrance 6:00pm

12/24  Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service 6:00pm

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Sunday at Calvary 10/14/18

Worship with us at 8:30, 10:45 or 11:00. Dr. Baker preaches “Surely He is Asking Too Much, Isn’t He?” at 8:30 & 11:00 with scripture readings from Luke 9:23-25, Matthew 11:28-30 and John 13:3-5. Youth—and their families—are invited to The Summit at 10:45 in Fellowship Hall. Come hear Justin Sizemore preach “Asking a Different Question” and stay for fellowship and lunch after worship. We’re still collecting socks for the homeless throughout Socktober. The 11:00 worship bulletin can be found here.

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Advent Wreath Workshop 11/7/18

It’s time to make your own family Advent wreath at a workshop led by Mary Jo Lamkin. Come as a family or on your own. Many of our Calvary families have made wreaths in the past and continue to treasure them as a special Christmas tradition. The workshop will be held in the craft room from 5:45-7:15pm on Wednesday, November 7th. The cost for materials is $10. You can sign up now HERE.

Email Carrie Beth if you need more information.

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Wednesday Evening 10/10/18

Join us Wednesday for Fellowship Dinner (Pork Loin, Macaroni & Cheese, Mixed Vegetables, Dessert, Soup & Salad Bar and Kids Meal) in Fellowship Hall from 5:00-6:15. Two Bible Studies this week: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me” led by Hank Ellington (Part 4: How to Read It) at 6:15 in the Fireside Room and Calvary Women’s Ministry Bible book club with “Church of the Small Things” continues at 6:15 in Room 300 - EB2.

4:00pm--Youth Homework Huddle
5:00pm--Fellowship Dinner
5:00pm--Youth Open Gym
5:45pm--Preschool/Children's Music
6:15pm--Bible Study: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me”
6:15pm—College Bible Study
6:15pm—Women’s Bible Study/Book Club: “Church of the Small Things” EB2 Rm.300
6:15pm—Youth Bible Study
6:30pm—Sanctuary Choir Practice
6:30pm—Transition Team Meeting, EB1 3rd Floor Conf Rm
6:35pm--Preschool/Children's Missions
7:30pm—College Recess

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Calvary Volunteers Needed!

LOGOS Fall Spruce-Up-the-Church-Campus Day: LOGOS volunteers will gather for a fall “Spruce Up” Day on Thursday, October 18 from 10:30am to 1:00pm.  If you would like to help out, please email tyanna.white@gmail.com.

Worship Care Leaders Needed: for preschool children during the 8:30 and 11:00 Worship Services. Volunteers serve once every four to six weeks.  Must be 18 years or older.  Sign up as an individual or as a family.  Email Carrie Beth for more information.

Decorating Help Needed: We’re seeking decorating team members to assist with decorating the Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall for Christmas and Easter as well as the Thanksgiving Feast tables.  You can help with all the events or you can help for just one season.  We’re also looking for someone who can coordinate Thanksgiving & Easter decorating. If you can help,  please email tyanna.white@gmail.com.

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Socktober 10/1/18

We’re collecting socks during the month of October. Drop off new pairs of socks (preferably grey, white or black athletic socks) in the laundry baskets placed near the church doors on Sundays—or anytime—during the month of October. The socks will go to the homeless men and women we serve at the ROC. Thank you! Contact Brian Varble with any questions.

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Sunday at Calvary 10/7/18

October 7th is World Communion Sunday with The Lord’s Supper at our 8:30, 10:45 and 11:00am worship services. Our church will also celebrate the ordinance of Baptism this Sunday at 11:00 worship. Dr. Baker draws upon Psalm 23:5 and I Corinthians 11:23-26 in a special sermon “No Ordinary Table.” (You can read the 11:00 worship bulletin here.) The New Bern Mission Trip meeting is at 9:30am in the Gym. Don’t forget we’re collecting socks for the homeless in the “Socktober” baskets placed throughout church.

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Upcoming Events Through December 2018

Highlighted Dates Through December 2018
10/18 LOGOS Spruce Up Day

10/18 Harrison Elementary Fall Bash

10/24  Pumpkin Patch Carnival

10/28  Carrie Beth & Hank - 25th Anniversary Celebrations

11/4 Church-wide Trivia Night

11/9 Middle School Hayride

11/10 High School Hayride

11/11  Quarterly Business Meeting

11/18  Family Thanksgiving Feast

11/30  D-Now Weekend

12/15  Christmas Project

12/16  Christmas Musical 11:00am

12/23  Service of Remembrance 6:00pm

12/24  Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service 6:00pm

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Wednesday Evening 10/3/18

Join us Wednesday for Fellowship Dinner (Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Dessert, Soup & Salad Bar and Kids Meal) in Fellowship Hall from 5:00-6:15. Two Bible Studies this week: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me” (Part 3: How to Live By It) at 6:15 in the Fireside Room and Calvary Women’s Ministry Bible book club with “Church of the Small Things” continues at 6:15 in Room 300 - EB2.

4:00pm--Youth Homework Huddle
5:00pm--Fellowship Dinner
5:00pm--Youth Open Gym
5:45pm--Preschool/Children's Music
6:15pm—Youth and College Rec Night
6:15pm--Bible Study: “THE B-I-B-L-E: That’s the Book for Me”
6:15pm—Women’s Bible Study/Book Club: “Church of the Small Things” EB2 Rm.300
6:30pm—Sanctuary Choir Practice
6:35pm--Preschool/Children's Missions

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Sunday at Calvary 9/30/18

Worship with us at 8:30, 10:45 or 11:00am. Dr. Baker shares the second part of “What Jesus Didn’t Say” at 8:30 and 11:00 with the scripture readings Matthew 6:1-4, Matthew 7:1-5 and Matthew 25:31-40. Jordan Lindsey and the Sanctuary Choir will perform a traditional Shaker song “Love is Little.” (Worship bulletin here.) Hank is preaching at The Summit college worship service at 10:45am. All are welcome!

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Rev. Ellington and Rev. Tonks Anniversaries 10/28/18

Sunday, October 28th--You’re invited!  Let's celebrate by remembering—and laughing—together at a reception honoring Rev. Hank Ellington and Rev. Carrie Beth Tonks for their 25 years of faithful service to Calvary Baptist Church. Join us for an evening reception on Sunday, October 28th from 5:00-7:00pm in Fellowship Hall. 

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Children's Pumpkin Patch 10/24/18

Calvary invites children (preschool through 5th grade) and their parents to join us for the Pumpkin Patch Carnival on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-7:30pm in the ROC Gym.  We'll have inflatables, candy, art, games and prizes. Wear a fun costume.  No scary costumes, please.

Have questions or need information? Contact Carrie Beth via phone or email.

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Build-A-Bed Countdown to Saturday 9/29/18

Build-A-Bed Assembly & Delivery Day is Saturday 9/29 at 9:00am in Fellowship Hall. A huge thanks to our volunteers for their work on the precut and stain days! Join us Saturday morning at 8:30 in Fellowship Hall for a North Lime donuts and coffee power breakfast. We’re asking for assembly and delivery help from all ages and skill levels. We need trucks/drivers for delivery as well. Special tool request: bring cordless drills with T-25 bits.

Nighttime kit and bedding items for high school and middle school boys are needed. A donation this week will help our Build-A-Bed shoppers purchase exactly what is needed. Contact Brian for donation info.

Contact Brian Varble via email or phone for questions and information.

Check out WKYT's story on Calvary's March 2018 Build-A-Bed project.

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