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Serve at Calvary and in the community.

Make a difference in the world that God made by volunteering at any time. We have opportunities for you to join us in service in-person and on-campus throughout the week (while doing so safely under Covid-19 restrictions). You can also serve the church and community online on the weekend and throughout the week. We are able to offer you one-on-one coaching or small group training, while adhering to safe physical distancing guidelines of online via video conferencing.

Happening Now

God’s Work. Our Hands. Service Weekend Spring Edition – April 30-May 1
Make plans to join us as we work together to provide food and clothing to those in need in our community, care for our environment, promote literacy and support refugees. Community organizations with whom we are working include Solana Vista Elementary School, Casa de Amistad, Showers of Blessing, Miry’s List, and more! A list of project details was mailed to households this past week. In addition, the list and cover letter are available.

Visit the Mission Outreach Table on Sundays to get more information, make a donation, and/or sign up for a project.  You also can sign up online.

Click here for Calvary Cares Food Items Needed, Showers of Blessings Clothing Needs and Volunteer Roles.  Email Teresa Kaldor for questions and information on other projects.

Continuing

Volunteering at TACO

Prayer Shawl Ministry and Quilting for Uplifting

Helping Afghan Refugees: Download information about local efforts here.

Helping Ukrainians: Lutheran Disaster Response is accompanying our companion churches in Ukraine, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, as well as such ecumenical partners as the Lutheran World Federation and Church World Service, in their humanitarian responses to the crisis. These partners provide refugees with immediate support and supplies such as food, blankets, water and hygiene kits.  For more information, go to: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (elca.org).

Upcoming Opportunities

“Invest in Mother Earth” Sunday – May 8.  Join us in the courtyard on Sunday after worship to find ways that you can help protect and nurture God’s creation.  Participate in a special project just for mothers!

Stay Tuned for Details!

Church

 

Join a ministry team:

  • Children, Youth & Family Ministry: this team of youth and adults mobilizes people and families for spiritual growth, community, and service through age-specific ministries.
  • Faith Formation Ministry: teach classes or facilitate small group ministry
  • Lay Care Ministry: visit those who are homebound or in recovery from an illness or surgery
  • Parish Nurse Ministry:    provides education, including CPR; health counseling, patient advocacy, help with referrals, a health screening team, emergency response team, and facilitates the development of support groups. This ministry seeks to promote understanding of the relationship between faith and help.
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry: learn how to knit prayer shawls and blankets to give to those in need of comfort and prayer
  • Worship Ministry: participate in worship services by becoming an usher, a reader, a sound board operator, an acolyte, or part of the altar preparations team
  • Welcome Ministry: work with others to make sure our campus and organization are a welcoming community to all
  • Music Ministry: modern instrumental and vocal ensemble group, women's choir, soloists, create a group
  • Mission Outreach Ministry: coordinates service in and with our local and global communities.

For information email Teresa.

All materials, a script, and the station manual will be provided.

Volunteer today!

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