<p>Internationals at Calvary<br />
Learn more about our community</p>
Internationals at Calvary
Learn more about our community


Bienvenido    Bem vinda    أهلا بك    Herzlich willkommen

До̍ропож̌лов̌т    欢迎来到    Velkommen!    ようこそ!

Vælkomin!    स्वागत हे    Kuwakaribisha!    வரவேற்பு

Hoan nghênh!    환영합니다!

United in Christ, the Calvary family is exceptionally diverse, representing more than 40 countries and dozens of language groups.

No matter your background or language, we invite you to join us to worship our great God and grow and serve alongside brothers and sisters in Christ.

Please read our current update regarding Calvary services and activities > HERE

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    ESL Classes
    English as a Second Language
    Monday & Thursday mornings
    Register now!

    Calvary ESL (English as a Second Language) classes help newcomers to the United States learn to speak and understand the English language and American cultural expressions. We offer six proficiency levels to improve vocabulary and conversational skills. Classes meet September through May: Fall, Winter & Spring Terms.

    Fall Term: September 21 – November 19
    Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM 

    For health and safety, all students will have a temperature check upon entry at the Galleria. Students must wear a mask and maintain 6' social distancing at all times. Students should use the escalator to get to the 3rd floor classrooms.


    • Introductory and Level 1 & 2 classes will meet in the Crown Room, 3rd Floor
    • Level 3+ classes will meet via Zoom video conferencing

    New ESL students must take an English placement test to determine their class level. Placement tests will be given at Calvary in the Crown Room (3rd Floor) between 9:00 AM – Noon on these dates:

    • Thursday, September 10
    • Monday, September 14
    • Thursday September 17

    Fall-term cost is $40, including books. Childcare is not provided. 


    The fee must be paid through online registration; no cash payments accepted. Thank you!

    Our ESL program also includes:

    • English Pronunciation Class
      Mondays, September 21 – November 16, 11:15–12:00 PM:
      Intro, Levels 1 & 2  |  Crown Room
      Levels 3+ via Zoom 
    • ESL Life Discussion
      Thursdays, September 24 – November 12, 11:15–12:00 PM, via Zoom
    • ESL Windows to the World
      Thursdays, September 24 – November 12, 11:15–12:00 PM  |  Room 300

    Contact: Vince Eaton, 704.341.5322, veaton@calvarychurch.com

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    ALGs for Internationals

    International Fellowship
    11:15 AM, Room 227
    Teacher: Sam Speights

    With members from around the globe, our multi-national group brings diverse testimonies of God’s grace and shares a deep love for the unifying truth of God’s Word. We enjoy quarterly fellowships, often filled with delicious international flavors! All nationalities are welcome; the group is taught in English.

    ALG Hispano
    11:15 AM, Room 237
    Teacher: Bill Ogden

    Meditamos en la palabra de Dios y la aplicamos a nuestra vida personal y familiar a la luz de nuestra experiencia Latinoamericana. This group is taught in Spanish without translation. 

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    Worship Service Translation
    Spanish, Russian & Chinese
    Sundays, 11:00 AM by phone

    Our Sunday morning worship service at 11:00 AM is translated LIVE into Spanish, Russian, and Chinese

    Get instructions here:






    Calvary has phone numbers that allow you to call in and listen to the service live or on-demand.

    Here’s how it works:

    • Call on your mobile phone or any telephone and listen:
      • Chinese — 877.748.3414
      • Russian — 877.734.4341
      • Spanish — 877.740.3413
    • To be notified when our worship service goes live, press “1” to receive a phone call before the service begins.
    • Please use headphones or earbuds if you listen to the service live in the Sanctuary.
    • To listen to the translation during the service Livestream, connect to the Livestream on a mobile phone/device/computer and call the translation phone number using another phone/landline.
    • If you miss the live service, you may call the number at any time to hear the most recent sermon on-demand.

    Questions? Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.907.7497, srajappan@calvarychurch.com

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    Asian Indian Fellowship
    3rd Saturdays, 6:00–9:00 PM
    Postponed until further notice

    3rd Saturdays
    6:00–9:00 PM, Mini Gym

    Join us for a great evening of fellowship and Bible Study every third Saturday of the month. You'll enjoy meeting others from around the globe who now call Charlotte home. Newcomers and guests are always welcome!

    Contact: Pastor Sibu Rajappan, 704.341.5336, srajappan@calvarychurch.com