Calvary will be celebrating homecoming on Sunday, September 22 with one service at 10:00 a.m. Former Pastor Bill Milholland will be preaching. Please bring sides and dessert to share at the pot luck lunch following worship. Congregational Life will be providing Fried Chicken, Meatloaf and Creamed Potatoes.  Sunday School will be at 9:00. Invite family, friends, and former members to join us for this special day. 

Calvary Kids Hayride and Wiener Roast


 Sunday, September 29th from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Twin Oaks Farm, 3330 Patterson Road, China Grove. This event is hosted by David and Starr Black as part of the Fun and Fellowship Initiative. Please join us for grilled hotdogs, chips and all the fixings. There will be plenty of cold refreshments. After a hayride through the woods and fields, we will enjoy smores, cookies and other treats. There will be lots of fun for the whole family! RSVP with number attending by September 25 to dhblack@blackboonelaw.com 



 Back by popular demand, the Fun and Fellowship Initiative team is sponsoring an Oktoberfest celebration. This is a great time for adults of all ages to come together for a casual evening of fun, food, and fellowship

$20 Tickets - Food + 3 drink tickets

$15 Tickets - Food + tea/water/lemonade

Food will include a variety of German fare including bratwursts, sauerkraut, German chocolate cake, and more! Beer and wine offerings will be available for redemption with drink tickets only. Per Calvary policy, on-site sales of alcoholic beverages are not allowed. 

Tickets will be available for sale after worship services on September 29 and October 6. or you can click the following link to Register and purchase tickets:


For any questions, reach out to Laurel Gregory or David Black.

Movers & Shakers Trip


 We are planning a trip to Ashe County Cheese Factory in West Jefferson and lunch at the Daniel Boone Inn in Boone on September 23rd. We will be leaving church at 8:30 a.m. and returning by 5:00 p.m. If there is enough interest, we will rent a van at a cost of $15/per person. Lunch at the Daniel Boone Inn is $19.95. If interested in going, please sign up on the main bulletin board by September 16th or call Steve Williams at 704-788-6064. 

Church Workday


 There will be a church-wide workday on October 12 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and pitch in to complete several projects including working on sanctuary shutters, installing door astragals, painting, and others. Gary will do a head count at 8:30 and pick up breakfast biscuits for everyone working. If you have any questions, contact Gary Fritz.