Opportunities for Service

2nd Harvest Food Bank

The Social Ministry Committee is coordinating Calvary’s second volunteer morning at Second Harvest Food Bank in Charlotte on Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 a.m. until Noon. We have reserved 20 volunteer slots, and look forward to having many Calvary members 13 years and older participating. Our responsibilities for the morning will be to inspect and sort food and/or related products. Our plan will be to meet at Calvary at 8:00 a.m. and together travel to Second Harvest. We should return by approximately 12:30 p.m. To volunteer, please sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway. Please feel free to contact Mickey Norris with questions or for further information. (mickeyanorris@hotmail.com

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Operation Christmas Child was another success and a true sign of the loving and giving hearts at Calvary. 65 overflowing boxes were delivered. This picture was placed in each box. The message “We Love You and so does God” Calvary Lutheran Church, Concord NC USA was adhered to the back of each picture.   Through OCC, God is given the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of boys and girls in over 150 countries.

Boxes will be distributed on October 21

Boxes need to be returned my Novelber 11

Social Ministry at Calvary

Habitat for Humanity

Calvary participates in Habitat building projects and also support Building on Faith an initiative that is supported by local churches.  Check out Habitat Cabarrus for upcoming building projects.

CROP Walk

Hunger is one of the greatest injustices facing our world today, but it doesn’t have to be… you can feed our neighbors here and around the world!  Join Calvary Lutheran each October for the Cabarrus County CROP Hunger Walk. It is a very fun, family friendly walk to raise funds and awareness. 

Operation Christmas Child

  

Operation Christmas Child was another success and a true sign of the loving and giving hearts at Calvary. 65 overflowing boxes were delivered. This picture was placed in each box. The message “We Love You and so does God” Calvary Lutheran Church, Concord NC USA was adhered to the back of each picture.   Through OCC, God is given the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of boys and girls in over 150 countries.


Boxes will be distributed on October 21

Boxes need to be returned my Novelber 11

Angel Tree

  

Calvary partners with CCM to provide Christmas gifts to families in need in our community.   Angels are adopted, gifts bought and then the families pick up their gifts and a plated meal the week before Christmas.  Thank you for your support of this wonderful Christmas ministry.  See Keith Sutton for more information.

CVAN

CVAN (Cabarrus Victims Assistance Network) provides safety, shelter and support for battered women and their children in Cabarrus County, NC. Since 1982 - building a world where every home is a safe home.  Calvary collects needed items to support the CVAN home.


CVAN runs a CVAN's Cool Used Stuff store at  

543 Concord Parkway N.  (in front of old K-Mart)  Concord, NC 28027

My Father's House

My Father’s House is a faith-based transitional housing program that provides an interim solution for families who find themselves facing homelessness in Cabarrus and southern Rowan counties. Families can reside in our program for up to six months.  Calvary provides meals for a week four times a year. 

Adult Mission Trips

 Calvary sends teams of adult volunteers to help in areas devastated by natural disasters and has also worked on housing at Lutheridge, our camp in the NC mountains.  Teams have worked in New Orleans, Louisiana, Eastern and Western North Carolina.  Work includes helping rebuilding homes so they can once again be occupied and upgrading camp cabins.  Contact Tom Miller for more information.

Blood Drives

Calvary hosts two blood drives a year in partnership with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas.  Give the gift of life!  


2018 Social Ministry Calendar of Emphases

Each month at Calvary we highlight a certain ministry for emphases.  Click below to see what is planned for each month of 2018.

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