Intern Meredyth has arrived!
Join us as we say “hi” and give a warm welcome to Intern Meredyth on Sunday, September 2nd after the 8am and 9:30am services as she joins Calvary for the 2018 - 2019 season!
We’ll announce when the signup sheets to have dinner with Meredyth are available; anticipate posting in the middle of September.
Third Graders: Bible Class Blessing and Gifts
3rd Grade BIBLE Class & Pizza: Saturday, September 22 from 5:00-6:30pm
3rd Grade BIBLE Blessing & Gift: Sunday, September 23

All Calvary 3rd graders and their parents are invited to join us for our Bible Class, which is part of our Milestone Ministry. Following the instruction piece of this Milestone on Saturday, the children will receive a blessing and gift at the 8am, 10:30 or 11:00am services on Sunday.

Columbarium Update
We now have drawings and renderings of our prospective columbarium. In the next few weeks, we will set up an information table in the narthex with those drawings, a sample urn, and sample of the granite facing. It won't be long before we get going on this project and you will have your opportunity to subscribe and select a niche. Watch for more details, coming soon!
Please click here to complete COLUMBARIUM SURVEY

NTCC Open Auditions
North Texas Children’s Chorale is holding open auditions every Thursday in September at Calvary for 3rd – 6th graders (audition times below). Do you have child, grandchild, or young one in your life who loves to sing? Then encourage them to audition and join the fun! This season, the Chorale will be focusing on Sea Shanties & Maritime Melodies with a 2019 summer tour to Boston, Massachusetts (wow!).
Sept 6th: 6:00-7:30pm
Sept 13th: 4:30-6:30pm
Sept 20th: 6:30-7:00pm
Sept 27th: 6:30-7:00pm
Growing in Motherhood - Sunday, September 30
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!
2018-2019 Kick-Off - Sunday, September 30 - Room 11 - 9:30am
First Communion Classes - October 27
First Communion Class:
October 27 5:00-6:30
First Communion:
REFORMATION SUNDAY October 28
Via de Cristo Weekend #102 - November 8-11, 2018
Briarwood Retreat Center
Registration Deadline October 29, 2018
For more Information contact: Debbie Thomas, Sharon Dobbs, Doug Guinn,
Bob Thomas, or any member who has attended Via de Cristo.

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. We’ll highlight a specific way this program works each month.
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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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Kairos Prison Ministry
The mission of the Kairos Prison Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women and youth, as well as their families, to become loving and productive citizens of their communities.The vision of Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (KPMI) is to be a community spiritually freed from the effects of imprisonment reaching all impacted by incarceration, through the love, hope, and faith found in Jesus Christ.
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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 12:00p.m.

Mark your Calendar: Christmas Vespers - December 1
Music and readings.
A freewill offering.
Reception following the service.

Calvary Yoga
Anna Trimm leads an all ages / all abilities yoga class each Tuesday from 10-11am in the Family Life Center (gym). Anna has a 20 year career as a movement therapist and focuses these classes on breathing and general flexibility. You can contact her to sign up at atrimm.rmt@gmail.com.

Living the Lectionary Daily Devotional Sign Up

Did you enjoy receiving Pr. Phil’s daily devotional, Living the Lectionary, through email?
Are you no longer receiving those daily emails?
If you would like to receive these emails again, Click here for directions on how to sign up!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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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 address is 5912 Denton Hwy, Watauga, Texas 76148. We begin at 8:00 am and usually wind up by 9:15 am. For more information, contact Davis or Janis Tubre 972.827.7140 or tubre@outlook.com.
Come join us!