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.
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.
As part of Calvary Lutheran’s Winecoff Elementary School support initiatives, the Social Ministry Committee and Winecoff staff want to expand our efforts in 2020 with additional mentor volunteers.
Participating as a mentor requires a limited and very flexible investment of time; volunteers can spend 30-45 minutes with students on a weekly, bi-weekly, or even monthly basis.
Mentors can volunteer to be a lunch buddy, classroom companion for reading or math, or a combination.
Your participation can provide the students with positive in- fluences or relationships which for some may otherwise be quite limited.
Please contact Mickey Norris if you are interested in learning more about this program. Also, speak with volunteers Gaylene Butch, Pastor Debbie, Harold Smith, Kathi Hissong, or Gary Norris to learn more about their volunteer experiences.
Thanks to everyone who delivers backpacks to Winecoff throughout the year, and everyone who brought in school supplies in the past 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
Calvary last served in August, 2019. 2020 service date will be announced later this year.
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.
The next mission trip is planned for April 26th through 30th, 2020.
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.
Calvary hosts two blood drives a year in partnership with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Give the gift of life!
The blood drives in 2020 are scheduled on March 29th and September 13th.
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