Thanksgiving Eve Worship, Wednesday, November 22, 2017
As is our custom, we will observe our National Day of Thanksgiving with a service on Wednesday, November 22nd at 7:00 p.m., to enable those who are leaving town on Thursday to also celebrate with your church family. Following the service we will fellowship together with pie in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your favorite pie to share.

Advent Vespers - Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
Mark your calendars for our Annual Advent Vespers.
A free will offering will be available.
Reception will follow.

Congregational Meeting - Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
Save the Date! A Congregational Meeting will be held Sunday, December 3rd, after the 11:00 service to vote for new council members.  Candidate bios will be posted in the weeks prior to the meeting for your consideration.

UPBRING'S Foster Children's Christmas Party - Saturday, December 16
Calvary Lutheran Church Hosts BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
for the Foster Children from UPBRING! Saturday, December 16 AT 10:00AM.

Help us make this a Christmas Party to remember for our local foster children and their families! We need people to help decorate, bake cookies, be party hosts and then clean up. Contact Janelle to volunteer at janellemiller@yahoo.com

Children's Christmas Program - Sunday, December 17, 2017
The Congregation is invited to join us for our annual Children's Christmas Pageant.
Cookie Reception will follow.

Noisy Offering
In light of recent and current natural disasters, our Social Ministries Committee has decided to redirect our Noisy Offering for the rest of 2017.November & December Noisy Offerings will be sent to Lutheran Disaster Response to help with on-going assistance. They'll know best how to use it. And you can now use your debit card or credit card so as to TEXT a quiet offering! You can text as little as $3.00 to (817) 760-2980; just add the word Noisy to your amount. For example: $10 Noisy
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Ladies Retreat in Mineral Wells - 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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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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PENNIES FOR BIBLES FOR OUR MILITARY
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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PHOTOS FROM RUN FOR THE HILLS!
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

CALLING FOR HELP AT PNS
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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FRIDAY AM COFFEE AT JOE’S COFFEEHOUSE:
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 tubre@outlook.com for more information. Come visit our group.