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Giving Options at Calvary

Recently, we added the option of giving online through our website! It can be accessed through the main page of our website (on the top bar). In our electronic age, fewer and fewer people are actually using paper checks, and so we thought it was time to provide this service. Many of our congregants also…

New Church Signs

As Yiyin shared in a previous post about the new bulletin, there are quite a few changes that need to happen with our recent name change, one of those is the external church signs. The sign directly in front of the church was designed and crafted by a gifted church member. The sign on the…

Foundry 2017

The Foundry Conference 2017

The  Young Adult ministry (YAM) went to Immanuel Baptist Church in Springfield, VA for the annual Foundry Conference. From June 9-11, they were able to experience sermons centered on the truths which sparked the Reformation (Additionally, in observance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, our Sunday School and sermons are currently covering topics regarding…

New Secretary

New Church Admins

After 13 years of faithful service, Denise Defalco will be stepping down from the Administrative Assistant position for Calvary, due to changing life circumstances (although she will still be around in the church!) Denise began serving as the administrative assistant for Calvary (a part-time, paid position) in February of 2004. Upon taking the job from…


New Speakers

Last week was the grand debut of the long awaited speaker and sound system installation!  Many hours of work went into this project. Countless hours were spent researching the proper equipment, trying to figuring out what would be best for the unique design and acoustics of the church sanctuary. Aside from the months of research for this,…


Our Newest Deacon Candidate: Brian Gussis

Please join us in welcoming our newest deacon candidate, Brian Gussis. Brian and has wife Natalie began attending Calvary in 2010. Brian has been active in our Missions ministry and he and Natalie currently administer our Child Protection Policy. They have been a blessing to our congregation and we are thankful that he has prayerfully…


New Bulletins!

As many might have noticed, the church has recently adopted a new bulletin design. It’s something that we’ve wanted to do for awhile now, since the old format has been static for many years now.  It’s also a celebration of the name change we are doing to Calvary Community Church.   The basic idea and goal of…

Easter Choir

Choir – Easter 2017

The Calvary Choir sang two songs for Easter this year! The recordings are here: Christ Is Risen, Alleluia! It is Finished on the Cross We thank everyone who put in the hard work and encouraged us in song! He has risen, indeed!


Recap: Plugged In YAM

This is a summary of the Plugged In presentation on the YAM Ministry that Caleb and Julie recently presented to the congregation. WHO All young adults are welcome! Ranging anywhere from: College-Age Mid-to-Late 20s Early 30s Single Married WHAT Our goal is to allow young adults to connect with one another and to the church body, offer biblical instruction…

Lighting Completed

Lighting and Ceiling Tile Work is Complete

In our previous post from February, we shared updates from the ceiling and lighting project in the sanctuary. We are happy that the project is now complete! Here are some before and after pics: The recessed lighting offers a softer glow and more widespread coverage than the fluorescent lights. The contractor also added brighter and…