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WELCA Salvation Army Stocking Drive
Stockings will be available for pick up from the narthex ministry display signs (by the narthex ramp & stairs) beginning November 3, to be returned by November 24.
These are to be filled with small gifts and useful items for children served by the Salvation Army.
Questions? Contact Rosemary Haywood.
THANKSGIVING EVE AND PIE SOCIAL - NOVEMBER 27, 7:00 P.M.
As is our custom, we will observe our National Day of Thanksgiving with a service on Wednesday, November 27th 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.
NOISY OFFERING UPDATE
TOUCHDOWN!!!!!! Another 6 points on the scoreboard. We have achieved our goal of $2,500.00 for the first water well. October’s Noisy offering raised $353.00 bringing our total since reinstituting the program to $2,526. We will take a recommendation to the Church Council on November 10th to get approval for the next gift for the ELCA Good Gifts Program.
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CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1 - 10:30 AM
Save the Date! A Congregational Meeting will be held Sunday, December 1st, after the 9:30am service to vote for new council members. Candidate bios will be posted in the narthex.
Wednesday Night Yarnwinders - 6:00 pm - Narthex
Handmade from the heart! All skill levels welcomed to join us in creating projects for local community outreaches.Contact Bonnie Dykehouse for more information bldykhouse@att.net
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.
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.
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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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WE CAN USE YOUR HANDS AT NEED (Northeast Emergency Distribution)
Do you have or know of someone that has extra time in order to volunteer at NEED? We are in desperate need of individuals to volunteer at the NEED West location. We need help on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Friday’s of each month from 9:45 am to 2:45 pm. Work would include stocking shelves and filling client orders for food. Please contact Laura Anderson if interested at l_anderson5@verizon.net
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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.
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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
UPBRING’S - Foster Children’s Christmas Party!

Saturday, December 7 AT 10:00AM
You are invited to 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. We are also collecting new and gently used books for these children. Contact Janelle to volunteer .
(set up is Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7pm in the FLC)
Advent Vespers, Sunday, December 8, 6:30 pm.
Advent Vespers Dessert Social, Sunday, December 8
Please come and enjoy celebrating the start of the Advent Season with Music, Worship, Fellowship and Wonderful Desserts, hosted by the Fellowship Committee on Sunday December 8th, will follow the Advent Vespers Service. Please bring one or more of your favorite desserts to share.
The Fellowship Committee will provide a variety of warm and hot beverages.
3rd Annual Flying Saucer Christmas Caroling - Wed. December 18
Calvary members and choirs will enjoy Christmas Caroling on the Flying Saucer Patio again this year. Mark your calendar for Wednesday Dec 18 7pm. 111 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Ladies Retreat - February 21-23
This year's retreat will be in Waco. Registration includes lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, Bible study activities and a few surprises. Find a roommate and signup! Deposit is $75, balance due February 11. Depending on room accommodations, prices range from$135 to $220 each.
Questions? Contact Karen Loest 817-797-3016 or Janelle at 817-726-7031.
Mission Trip - Love God - Love People - June 13-18
Calvary 2020 Mission Trip will be at OAKS INDIAN MISSION June 13-18, 2020. Indian Oaks cares for abused, abandoned or neglected Native American children. Our Their mission is to provide children in need with a safe and stable environment to grow and mature in God's love, learning qualities and building character that will help them lead and serve for others and their futures. Cost: $410
$50 deposit due by December 15 to hold your spot
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