ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
EMPACT MINISTRIES COLLECTION DRIVE
DATE: NOVEMBER 1-DECEMBER 31
Empact Ministries is collecting boys and girls new winter coats (sizes: large and X-large) from November 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  Donations will benefit the Charles County Public Schools Department of Student Services, and the Charles County Department of Social Services. If you would like to donate, please contact Mr. Andre Ford, 301-266-6171, or Mrs. April Z. Ford, 240-441-5985, to arrange pickup or drop off of the coats.
CONFIRMATION CLASS
DATE: JANUARY

We are preparing for the next confirmation class to begin in January.  The confirmation class is an in-depth study of the tenets of the Christian faith. If your child is at least 12 years old and you would like them to participate, please contact Pastor Julie at JLC.Coleman@gmail.com

EVENTS
 
ADVENT SEASON 
BEGINS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Let our hearts be prepared as Pastor Wood presents five very timely Christmas season messages that will uplift your spirits and raise your faith. Learn about miracles and how God used them in our lives: 

November 29 – The Possibilities of Miracles

December 6 – Believe in Miracles, But Trust in Jesus

December 13 – When Miracles Don’t Happen

December 20 – Christmas Miracles

December 27 – Expecting Miracles in the New Year!

ANGEL TREE
DATE: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Minister Rashida Betts oversees our Angel Tree program every year.  As a minister to the incarcerated, she has a burden to help their families have a joyful Christmas by providing gifts purchased on behalf of their parents. Please take an angel from the tree, purchase the gift requested and return it to the church with the angel card by the deadline given. You can make a child smile this Christmas!
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS DRIVE-THRU
DATE: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 12:00 PM
Drive through Calvary Gospel’s parking lot with your kiddos to receive gifts, craft kits, and snacks. 
TUESDAY FASTING AND PRAYER CONFERENCE CALL
EVERY TUESDAY at 6 AM to the end of prayer at 6:30 PM
Prayer starts at 6:00 PM on the prayer line at (605) 313-5899, access code 535067#.
 
Fasting starts at 6:00 AM until 6:30 PM. Remember that fasting is not restricted to food and drink only. Fasting is a deliberate abstinence from physical gratification; however, you do not have to fast in order to join us for prayer.
 
You may send in your prayer requests beforehand via email: yemmylawi@yahoo.com or ebby1@verizon.net. 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER HOUR
EVERY WEDNESDAY at 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Join us in person in the gym for an hour of prayer as we intercede for our country, church, families, and friends.  We will adhere to standards of social distancing. 

WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY
7:30 PM

This week’s regular program will be replaced with the Thanksgiving Eve Service.

SOUP & SALAD BIBLE STUDY
10:00 AM Thursdays in the Banquet Hall
Join Pastor Foster in the banquet hall for a great time of fellowship and study. They are currently meeting without the soup and salad. Coffee and packaged donuts only will be available. Social distancing will be observed.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
7:30 PM
Cancelled until further notice.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES FOR TEENS
7:30 PM
Cancelled until further notice.
DANCE TEAM REHEARSALS
Sundays and Thursdays 
Cancelled until further notice.