Holiday Services & Concerts

Each year, the holidays offer special opportunities to come together. We worship and give thanks for God's blessings and the marvelous gift of His Son, Jesus Christ.

This year, we hope you'll celebrate with us at Calvary!

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    Thanksgiving Service
    Tuesday, November 21 at 7 PM

    You're invited to an evening of Thanksgiving worship on Tuesday, November 21 at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary.

    Join us for a joyful celebration of God’s blessing! Senior Pastor John Munro will deliver a special message, and we will share Communion together.

    Childcare is provided through age 4.

    After the service, everyone is invited to the Galleria for coffee, warm spiced cider, and pumpkin and pecan pie! 

    It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High; to declare your steadfast love in the morning, and your faithfulness by night" —Psalm 92:1

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    Holiday Organ Concert
    Elizabeth Hildebrand & Friends
    Sunday, November 26 at 6 PM

    Organist Elizabeth Hildebrand & Friends
    Sunday, November 26 at 6:00 PM

    Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with our annual holiday organ concert!

    Don't miss this fantastic evening of music as organist Elizabeth Hildebrand and friends from the Calvary Orchestra present a powerful program of instrumental hymns and carols.

    Among the highlights: A Thanksgiving medley on the Calvary Grand Organ; four-hand duets with pianist Jonathan Helms; organ and piano collaborations with violinist Elizabeth Lyle; and a majestic set with the Calvary Brass.

    The concert is FREE and open to everyone. Finish your Thanksgiving leftovers and come enjoy this special night of worship and praise!

    "Praise Him with trumpet sound, praise Him with strings and pipe! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!" — Psalm 150:3–5,6

    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687,

    Elizabeth Hildebrand has served as our organist at Calvary since 2009. She holds a master's of music in organ performance from Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

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    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 3, 6:00 PM

    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 3, 6:00 PM

    Begin the season with our special Advent service. After the service, we’ll light the Christmas tree in the Galleria and enjoy fellowship and refreshments!

    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687,

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    Sing! An Irish Christmas
    Christmas Concert with Keith & Kristyn Getty
    Sunday, December 17, 6:00 PM

    Sunday, December 17
    6:00 PM, Sanctuary

    We're delighted to welcome Keith and Kristyn Getty back to Calvary for Sing! An Irish Christmas.

    The Gettys are joined by their band of world-class instrumentalists fusing Celtic, Bluegrass, Americana, Modern and Classical music, along with our own Calvary Choir.

    Come sing along with Keith & Kristyn and special guests for an evening of worship that unites tradition and innovation in a vibrant celebration of the true message of the Christmas season.

    Keith and Kristyn will also be participating with us in our morning worship service at 9:45 AM.

    The concert is FREE (no tickets/RSVP required and no reserved seating) — so invite your friends and family, share with friends online, and bring a guest for this special Christmas concert event! Doors open at 5:00 PM.

    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687,

    About the Gettys

    Keith and Kristyn Getty are internationally known for their modern hymns and carols, encouraging individuals, families, and churches to sing together and witness worldwide. They live between Northern Ireland and Nashville with their daughters, Eliza Joy, Charlotte, and Grace. 

    This is their sixth annual tour of Sing! An Irish Christmas, as featured on PBS to over 45 million households and audiences in concert venues worldwide.

    The Gettys' CDs, including their latest album, Facing a Task Unfinished, are available in our Word Room bookstore.

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    Help from Heaven
    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24
    9:45 AM and 4:00 & 6:30 PM

    "Help from Heaven"
    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24  |  9:45 AM and 4:00 & 6:30 PM

    At the center of Christmas is a message of hope, of peace and forgiveness which come from the promise of new life. It's love. It's grace. It's help from heaven, just when we need it most.

    This Christmas Eve, join us for Help from Heaven as we celebrate the wondrous gift of a Savior sent to a world desperately in need. It's a special time of worship open to everyone, and you're invited.

    All services will include traditional carols, modern songs, our choirs, orchestra, and band as well as the biblical message of Christmas: Help from Heaven.

    We invite families to worship together in the Sanctuary. Childcare is provided up to age 4 in our first-floor Nursery at all services. (Visiting with children? Stop by our Family Welcome Desk at the elevators with any questions.)

    Our 9:45 AM and 6:30 PM Christmas Eve services will be translated live into SpanishRussian and Chinese via audio headset and smartphone app. Click here or go to to get full details and download the app.  Our 6:30 PM service will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL).

    "She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” — Matthew 1:21