Adult Faith Formation

Men's Discussion Group

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This group meets every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in the kitchen end of the fellowship hall and is facilitated by Keith Gehl.  

Following Jesus

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Jesus told His disciples “Come, follow me.” The invitation to follow Jesus has continued from person to person throughout the years and now we walk the discipleship path. How do we step forward with joy and confidence to “make disciples of all nations?” How do we stop thinking of discipleship as a task we must do and start thinking of discipleship as a way of life? We will begin our time together talking about our relationship with God, each other and our community. Lynda Waller will lead this small group, which will meet in the Parlor at 10:00 am. 

Divine Drama: Our Narrative

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Divine Drama:  This class will be led in a small group format and is an opportunity for everyone to engage in conversation and discovery of what we believe as Christians and how to live our daily discipleship. Topics will include: the Holy Trinity, Sin and Grace, the Church and Worship, Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer, Holy Baptism and Communion, Stewardship and Life Management, and finally, eschatology or last things. 


Pastor Debbie will facilitate the small group  at 10:00 a.m. in the center section of the fellowship hall.  

Family Sunday School

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Family Sunday School is new and well under way. This is the Sunday School where everyone is welcome, a family of one to a family of many, there is a place waiting for you to join in. It's interactive, shared conversations, it's cross generational, equipping and experiential. Here are a couple of comments that have been shared: 


"Family Sunday School has given our family something to talk about!  Spending time learning with our two boys (8, 10) exploring the bible and ways to strengthen our relationship with God has made our faith a regular topic of conversation at home.  We look forward to this time together each week."

                            Kristen and Matt


"We enjoy the fellowship with other families."   

             David and Jo Ellen Johnson


"Our children enjoy having a variety of ages in the class and a larger class size. As parents, we like that we are an active part of the kids learning and can therefore further help them understand what is taught."

                                            TJ and Anna

Other Faith Growth Opportunities

Book of Daniel

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Courage in the face of hardship, uncertainty in changing times, turbulence in politics and society, powerful dreams with unclear interpretations, and visions full of symbolism, mystery and secrecy. This is the book of Daniel. It can be inspiring, confusing and frightening. And it is often not read, studied, or even thought about. And yet, the contents of Daniel shape much of what we read and learn in the New Testament, including the Gospels. You are invited to join us for a look into the world of Daniel, to understand the world behind the words, and to discover the timeless value of this oft overlooked or misinterpreted book. James Fore’ will lead this group which will meet in middle section of the Fellowship Hall beginning Sunday, January 6th at 5:00 p.m. Please bring your Bible, be ready to take notes and be ready to dive head first into this book. Hope to see you there.

God Comes To Us

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Calvary’s discipleship groups are places to connect and grow with others in life and faith. Friendships are built here. Christian care and support are offered in these gatherings. Everyone is allowed to participate as they are comfortable. Joining a discipleship group is a very intentional way to discover the joy of following Jesus. It is a great way to start 2019. 

An evening discipleship group will meet starting Sunday, January 6th at 5:00 p.m. and a morning group will be held starting Wednesday, January 9th at 10:30 a.m. Carolyn Mauney and Janice Fredrickson will lead the Sunday group. Pastor Debbie and Janelle Correll will lead the Wednesday morning group. Each group will meet for 9 weeks. If you would like to participate, please let Pastor Debbie know, so that materials may be ordered for you. 

God comes to Us will use faith statements from the Apostle’s Creed not to dictate the doctrines that Christians must believe, but to learn what the creeds teach us about who God is and who we are. The study invites us to consider such topics as: Does it matter what we believe? Who is God? Who is Jesus and what was his message? Who is the Holy Spirit? 

Epiphany Evening Worship

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The season of Epiphany (January 6th- March 2nd) is a time to bask in the light of Jesus Christ and hear the call to follow him in the world. Throughout the season, Pastor Debbie will lead a time of worship on Monday evenings at 7:15 - 8:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. 

This small group worship service is being created for those who work on Sundays, have to be away on weekends, or just prefer and evening time to worship. In Jesus’ day, the synagogue was that small, intimate place to gather with other believers, worship God, and be refreshed for your daily life calling. Jesus told his followers to “Feed my sheep”. Come and be fed in community, God’s living Word, and Holy Communion. Go and be the church, God’s beloved, in the world.