Opportunities for Service


Winecoff School Supplies

Let's help the students and teachers of Winecoff Elementary have a great year by providing some of the supplies that they will need in the classroom.  

Calvary will collect the following items July 14 to August 18. 

 Please drop off in the narthex.  Thanks so much for your help.  

  • Glue sticks
  • Crayons
  • #2 pencils
  • Pencil pouches
  • Cap erasers
  • Wide ruled loose leaf paper
  • Copy paper
  • Composition notebooks
  • Scissors  (children's- Friskars)
  • Folders with pockets
  • Post It notes
  • Index Cards
  • Dry Erase makers (black)
  • Kleenex
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Ziploc Bags (snack and gallon size)
  • Boys or girls underwear (packaged/ sizes kid small to adult small) 

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.



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.

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.

Find out more