Calvary Family Retreat - March 23-25
Join us for our second annual FAMILY RETREAT at Briarwood. Cost is $60/person. It will have a music festival theme with activities for those from 3 – 70+! Included: two nights lodging, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sunday breakfast & lunch, all activities (except high ropes/zipline) If you have questions please contact Janelle Miller or Pastor Kyle.
Midland University Choir Concert - March 25
Midland University Choir will perform March 25 at 7 pm at Calvary Lutheran Sanctuary.
Please volunteer to host 2 or more singers from Midland College (Freemont, Nebraska) on Sunday, March 25th in your home. The College Choir will perform a concert in our renovated Sanctuary and then need a place to stay overnight. Contact Maureen ( or 563-650-4940 (voice or text) if you can volunteer.

Western Worship - Sunday April 8
11:00 am Outside Worship (weather permitting)
One Morning Service Only*

Bring lawn chairs and dress in your best Western Wear!
BBQ Meat provided by Men's Group Congregation please bring a Side Dish of either:
Beans, Cole Slaw or Potato Salad
Families of 1-3 please bring one side dish
Families of 4-6+ please bring two side dishes, or a double portion
Beverages, Condiments and Dessert provided by the Fellowship Committee
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Calvary's Youth Busy Summer 2018 Plans
This is a year that the ELCA Youth from across the country gather to worship and serve together at the ELCA Youth Gathering. We will be there with 33 teenagers! Our kids know that there is still much rebuilding to be done after the hurricanes last summer and are also doing a mission trip this summer. This is in addition to what they are doing in the community and here at Calvary:
June 10‐14: Lead Calvary's Day Camp
June 23‐26: Mission Trip
June 27‐July2: ELCA Youth Gathering
July 8: Lead Calvary worship
August: Host Ft Worth Foster Family's Back to School Bash.
Noisy Offering
Calvary's Social Ministries Committee has determined that for the year 2018, we can do the best in our world by giving our Noisy Offering collections to the ELCA Good Gifts Program. By supporting the program, we put our money towards Disaster Response, World Hunger, and the ELCA Fund for Leaders, to name a few.
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Growing in Motherhood
If you are a mom of children age birth – 3rd grade,
you are invited to a BIBLE STUDY and time of FELLOWSHIP
with other moms!
Second Sunday of the Month, Sunday School Room #11, 9:30am
Ladies Retreat in Paris, Texas- April 20-22, 2018
Bible Studies led by Intern Molly. Your registration includes lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, Bible Study activities and a few surprises. You are responsible for finding your own roommate(s) and for transportation. Registration envelopes are in the display in the narthex & also across from Janelle's office. Fill out the front and put deposits inside. Questions? Call Karen at 817-797-3016 or Janelle at 817-726-7031 .
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Calvary Day Camp & Disciple Camp - June 10-14
(Sunday - Thursday) 9:00am - 3:00p. Cost: $60 per camper (includes a shirt!)
For kids entering K-8th grade in the fall of 2018 . Registration is on a first come, first serve basis! Open registration is until March 1 and then registrations are accepted by class if space is available.
Day Camp: K- 5th graders participate in
Disciple Camp: 6th-8th graders who participate in service projects (limited to 22 registrations)
Stephen Ministries
Calvary Lutheran Church trained their first Stephen Ministers in 1992 and Stephen Ministers have been serving our congregation and community for 25 years.This is a vital and thriving ministry at Calvary and we are here to help you or someone you may know walk through a difficult time, circumstance or situation. Confidentiality is one of the foundations of this ministry.
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Fair Trade Store
Because of the craziness of construction, and slow summer months, I'm going to put a pause on Calvary's Fair Trade. We've been promised a permanent display "store" with the renovation, so we will re-open with Grandeur in the fall! I can't wait!
Kairos Prison Ministry
The Spring Kairos Prison Ministry team is gearing up for Weekend #43 at the Coffield Men's Prison Unit near Palestine, Texas. Weekend #43 will be held April 27 through April 30. In preparation, we will have team training meetings on March 18 and 25, April 8, 22 and 26. We are in search of new team members. We need men for the inside ministry and women for the outside support ministry. We would love to have more Calvary team members.
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We are still collecting money for our military troops overseas. The big glass jar is sitting on the ledge near the Family Life Center entrance. All money collected goes to the American Bible Society. Thank you for your participation, Rosie Blackwell
Sandwich Making Anyone?
Come – Help Make Sandwiches! Have fun and fellowship serving the needy. Join the crew in Calvary’s kitchen on the 21st of each month to help make sandwiches for the homeless at the Presbyterian Night Shelter. The assembly line begins at noon!
Calvary Yoga
The weekly Tuesday yoga class is cancelled while Calvary's volunteer yoga instructor, Anna Trimm, attends to family needs. An announcement will be shared in the Sunday "Green Sheet" insert or Caller when classes are able to resume.

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Click on the links below to see hundreds of photos from Calvary's 2nd Annual Fun Run, benefiting Lutheran Social Service Foster Care in Texas and Animal Services of Richland Hills. The run was held November 8, 2014.
- Rusty's Photos
- Rosemary's Photos

We have been serving dinner at PNS twice per month for almost 5 years and praise God for all the volunteers who have served. PNS is at capacity each night and we are serving 600 homeless, many of whom are our friends from RITI. Subsequently, we need 5 volunteers each time to meet the demand at PNS.
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Come get each Friday started right with good coffee, breakfast and conversations. Joe’s Coffeehouse is located about 1.5 miles north of IH-820 on Denton Hwy (Hwy 377). The specific address is 5912 Denton Hwy, Watauga, Texas 76148. Begins at 8:00 am and usually winds up by 9:15 am. Contact Davis or Janis Tubre 972.827.7140 or for more information. Come visit our group.