Opportunities for Service


CROP Hunger Walk


50th Anniversary 

Forest Hill United Methodist Church

265 Union St N. Concord, NC 28025

Sunday, October 13

Sign In Time and Pre-walk Activities: 1:00 pm

(fun children’s educational activities, face painting and more)

Walk Time: 2:00 pm

Walk Distance: 1 and 3 mile routes available

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 on October 13th for the Cabarrus County CROP Hunger Walk. It is a very fun, family friendly walk to raise funds and awareness. Please bring canned goods on walk day for CCM

Register online at https://www.crophungerwalk.org/cabarrusnc

Can’t walk with us that day, sponsor our team https://www.crophungerwalk.org/cabarrusnc/CalvaryLutheran

Every donation helps end hunger and save lives! Help us reach our goal of 10 walkers and $2000 raised! Sponsor Forms are available in the Narthex at the Welcome Center.

Calvary Coordinator 

Janice Fredrickson 361-728-4509 or janice.fredrickson@yahoo.com

Social Ministry at Calvary

Habitat for Humanity



 Calvary Lutheran is scheduled to help build a Habitat house at 909 Miller street in Kannapolis on November 2. We need 10 volunteers. No experience is necessary.  We don’t know what we’ll be doing at this time, but will publish that information when available. A sign up list is posted on the bulletin board. If anyone would like to furnish lunches for the volunteers, contact Tom Miller 704-301-0093, or tc3729m@aol.com.  If no one volunteers, we will probably just carry our own lunch.



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 shoeboxes will be available on October 27. Your support of this ministry provides Christmas gifts to children around the world. Please return the shoeboxes by November 17th so that they may be taken to the distribution center. If you have any questions, contact Beth Hawk. 

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.

School Partnership



Calvary's social ministry committee is always looking for ways to help our Calvary family put God's love into action in our community in tangible ways.  During 2019, we will be growing our partnership with Winecoff Elementary School through a project to support the staff, assisting with the most urgent needs for students, and helping to provide lunch buddies and mentors for students.  

If you have an interest in helping to build this partnership, we are beginning to make plans for the year.  We can use volunteers to help in many ways.  Please reach out to Ken Glace tarheelkwg@hotmail.com or Pastor Debbie dfrye@clconcord.org if you have an interest.  Thanks to everyone who delivers backpacks to Winecoff throughout the year, and everyone who brought in school supplies last July for the school.  The school has expressed their gratitude for our efforts.  



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


Calvary will be serving again on Tuesday, August 6th.  Signup on the main bulletin board.

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!  

Next Blood Drive at Calvary is September 15.

2019 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 2019.