Calvary's Ministries
choir

Choir

Under the leadership of Music Director Murray Walker, Calvary's outstanding traditional Anglican choir leads the congregation in song every Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service, September through June. Membership in the choir is open to any Calvary parishioner who wishes to join. Non-parishioners may join by audition.

coffeehouse_prayer

Monday Night CoffeeHouse

Calvary's Monday Night Coffeehouse serves warm meals and provides Bible Study to local needy and homeless citizens. Cooking generally starts around noon and closes around 9 p.m. Volunteers are always needed and welcome, especially to help clean up afterwards.

altarFlowers

Altar Guild

The Altar Guild consists of parishioners who volunteer their time to prepare the church for worship, to care for the various items that are used in worship, and to preserve the sanctity and beauty of the chancel and sanctuary.

hangers_copy

Clothes Closet

On the second Thursday of each month, Calvary provides clean clothing to people who need it. Men's and women's clothes are available, as are blankets, sleeping bags and socks.

mark_the_evangelist

Evangelism

Parishioners visit newcomers to discuss parish programs and ministries

 

groceries

Food Pantry

Calvary's Food Pantry disributes food to approximately 180 needy families and individuals, usually on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Last year, nearly 60,000 pounds of food were given out to local needy and homeless people.

Bread_and_Chalice

Greeters and Oblation Bearers

Greeters and Oblation Bearers (GOBs) greet visitors and parishioners as they arrive at church, and maintain the visitor's book at the church entrance way. During the Holy Eucharist, at the beginning of the Offertory Hymn, they bring forth bread and wine to the acolyte at the altar.

chalice

Lay Eucharistic Ministers

Lay Eucharistic Ministers (or LEMs) assist the clergy by reading lessons during worship, by leading prayers and by acting as chalice bearers during the distribution of Holy Eucharist

lay_eucharistic_visitor

Pastoral Care Network

This group consists of certified Lay Eucharistic Ministers who visit disabled or homebound parishioners to administer Holy Eucharist. Members of the Pastoral Care Network also provide help as necessary to the ill, infirm or troubled

coffee

Sunday Coffee Hour

Parishioners volunteer to provide refreshments following the Sunday 10:30 a.m. service.

sunday_school

Sunday School

Meets each Sunday during the school year at 10 a.m. Currently we are using a "one-room school house" approach, with children from kindergarten through sixth grade grouped together. Parents from the parish rotate as teachers. It's fun!

offering-plate

Ushers

Ushers distribute bulletins and assist parishioners prior to and during the service, perform the collection and assist the clergy during the Eucharist.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 October 2010 14:21