Fourteen members of Calvary gathered at Wheaton Regional Park last Saturday for a Holy Hike outing. It was a good morning enjoying God’s creation together. The next Holy Hike will take place in February. Please let Pastor Mike know if you have suggestions for the hike location.
A special food collection for Manna Food is being held during the month of November. This special collection effort is being led by Calvary Confirmation Student Hank Schwartz as part of the confirmation process. This Sunday, Nov. 17 we are asking for donations of canned meats and fish.
A service event at A Wider Circle will take place this Sunday, November 17th following the worship service. Please contact Lori Schwartz for more info or to RSVP if you would like to attend.
Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 8:30-11:00am. Calvary members are encouraged to invite friends and neighbors to this morning of food and fun. Volunteers are needed to support this event. Please talk to Becky Johnson for volunteer information and sign up on the poster in the Narthex.
Save the date for the annual Women of Calvary Christmas Dinner on Tuesday December 10th! All women members and visitors of Calvary are welcome to attend, and guests are encouraged. Appetizers and fellowship begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 and an Advent themed program to follow. This year we welcome as special guest the founder of A Wider Circle, Mark Bergel, who will talk briefly about the North Pole Project that we will again support with generous help from Thrivent. Please bring a dish to share and a new unwrapped toy for the North Pole Project toy drive.
The Wednesday morning Men’s Fellowship is meeting at 7:00am in the Fellowship Hall. All men welcome! Enter through the downstairs rear doors.
An online calendar has been established for Calvary events in order to provide a more user friendly experience when seeking information on our activities. You can find this calendar through the Calvary website, or by visiting: http://calvarysilverspring.view-events.com
The readings for this Sunday are: 1 Kings 17:8-16; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44