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EVENTS
 
LADIES MINISTRY DINNER
Following 10:30 AM service Sunday Sept. 22 
 

Support the ladies ministry and grab lunch or dinner at the same time! Delicious salmon, brown rice, vegetables & roll. Complete meal for just $10. Dine-in or take-out!

GROWING A HEALTHY CHURCH CONFERENCE
8:30 AM – Noon, Saturday Sept. 28 
 
Our annual conference to develop our ministries is fantastic! You will not want to miss this important event! Special speakers will be brought in! There are workshops for everyone! You must register by September 22 to attend. You may register for this conference by filling out and submitting the online form below.
 
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:10 Welcome, Prayer, Music
9:15-9:40 “Turning a Crowd into a Church” presented by Pastor Timothy R. Wood
9:45-10:40 Breakout Session 1
10:40-10:45 Break
10:50-11:45 Breakout Session 2
11:50-Noon Closing Prayer
 
BAPTISM SUNDAY
8:00 AM Sunday, Sept. 29 
 

After having accepted that Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior, demonstrate your faith, follow in His footsteps, and be baptized with water and the Spirit! There is still time to register! Contact the church office for instructions on what you need to bring and take part in this most special service and experience the washing away of your sins and precious new life in Christ!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER MEETINGS
6:30 PM Wednesdays 
 

Every Wednesday, you have an opportunity to participate in corporate prayer starting at 6:30PM in the chapel.  This serves as both a quiet time for reflection and personal prayer, followed by group prayer.  Making a commitment to be a part of this intercessory group will enhance your faith and walk with God.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERVICES
7:30 PM in the Chapel
 

Summer is almost over.  It has been a great family time of refreshment for all of those who attended each week.  Our ministers will continue to preach for the next few weeks.  Starting in September, Pastor Wood will be in the chapel preaching “Key Questions about Prayer!”.  These will be insightful and inspirational messages that will change your life!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
7:30 PM
 
The Missionettes and Rangers programs begin in the fall. These special programs for young girls and boys are designed to bring your children to a saving knowledge of Christ, Christian maturity and responsible life decisions. Curriculum is provided.  If you are interested in teaching let us know! Workers are always desired.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES FOR TEENS
7:30 PM
 
Our Exodus Youth Group meets in the Loft upstairs in the Family Life Center.  Classes give our teens the spiritual direction they need to navigate the sometimes challenging years that lead to life direction decisions.  Pastor Dana Coleman oversees this special group each week.
“COMMUNION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT” FALL SERMON SERIES
Sunday Morning Services
 
Starting in September, Pastor Timothy Wood will be delivering a series of fire-filled messages that are designed to create a thirst within us that we might experience the power and joy of spirit-filled living. Come hear these dynamic sermons this Fall and be blessed!
CALVARY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FALL SEMESTER
 

“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” – 2 Tim 2:15-16

All the children are preparing to head back to school this month!  Maybe it is time for you to extend your educational journey by attending our own college here at Calvary Gospel Church.  Calvary Christian College is celebrating 25 years of actively educating adults in preparation for leadership in ministry and personal knowledge. Most of our ordained ministers have attended courses at the college, having  earned their advanced degrees! If you seek a deeper knowledge of the Word of God, consider attending CCC today!  More information is available at our website, www.calvarychristiancollege.com or see the registrar Carol Roland for a registration packet and catalog today.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
DEACONS MEETING
7:00 PM September 16 in the banquet hall
 
All deacons are to attend the quarterly meeting in the banquet hall. Please notify Deacon Ray Short if you are unable to attend.
HOMESCHOOL MINISTRY NEWS
 
LaNissir James, Director of our homeschool ministry has been asked to speak on Sept.19th at the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) National Leaders Conference in Asheville, NCShe is part of a workshop on “Changing Times, Changing Faces: Addressing the Motivations and Needs of Homeschooling Families”. She is appreciative of prayers!
MISSIONETTES TEACHERS NEEDED 
 
The Missionettes achievement program has an ultimate purpose of winning girls to Jesus Christ and teaching them to live a victorious life! The girls have an opportunity to develop spiritually and mentally in age/grade level appropriate classes through memory verses, short stories and spiritual and practical lessons, games and crafts. We are in need of a couple of ladies to teach our Prims class (grades K – 2nd) and Stars (grades 3rd – 5th) for alternating months on Wednesday nights from 7:30 – 8:30 PM. For more information, please contact Taneeya Valentine-Wood.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL 
 

Ever wonder what subjects we are teaching in Sunday school? Check out the bulletin board in the hallway next to the receptionist’s desk, of the chapel building.  All of the class subjects for kindergarten through the two adult classes this summer are posted. Sign your children up and join us in Sunday school.

MILITARY CARE PACKAGES 
 

Are you are a member of Calvary Gospel Church who has a son or a daughter active in the military?  We would like to bless them with a quarterly gift.  We hope this will be an encouragement to our young men and women who commit themselves to the service of our country.  Contact the church office with their contact information.

PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT HELP WANTED 
 
Are you  pretty handy with a camera?  Do you love taking pictures with your cell phone?  We need your assistance in the photography department to document church activities and special events that become part of the historical record of Calvary Gospel Church.  A great photo speaks a thousand words!  Contact Janice Keys if you are interested in being on this great team.
 
HELP NEEDED FOR CHURCH SERVICE SET UP CREW
 

We are looking for a few motivated and strong individuals to work on the Saturday set up and Sunday tear down team! Please contact JC (Jarrell Chapman) if interested. It takes a few hours of your time each weekend. 

DANCE TEAM REHEARSALS
Sundays and Thursdays 
 
You have seen them dance every third Sunday in service and you say to yourself, “I would love to praise the Lord that way, too!” Then you need to be a part of the team! Please contact Julie Rose for more information on how you can join. Adult practice is Sunday after church, and teen practice is Thursday evenings.
LADIES BIBLE STUDY CLASS
10:30 AM Tuesdays in the Chapel
 
All ladies are invited to meet for a mid-week Bible study in the chapel. This is a great place to get connected with some of the ladies of the church and learn more about the Word of God as you study together. A new teacher will be leading the sessions, Sister Marsha Hartfield. If you have any questions, you may send her an email by clicking the button below.
 
SOUP & SALAD MINISTRY
10:00 AM Thursdays 
 
If you are free during the day on Thursdays, you are invited to join the Soup and Salad Bible Study. This is a wonderful time of study under the leadership of Pastor Richard Foster. The group serves and shares lunch following the study! Make this another time for a mid-week spiritual pick me up!
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