<p>Senior Adults</p>
Senior Adults


God has an exciting plan for every senior adult as we continue to grow, serve, mentor, teach, and develop lasting relationships.

Join our active senior community at Calvary! Check out our Senior Adult Life Groups on Sunday mornings, browse our ministry activities below, and consider our many opportunities to volunteer and serve others!

Contact: Pastor Jim Pile, 704.341.5359, jpile@calvarychurch.com & Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com

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    Senior Adult Luncheon
    Thursday, April 27
    Register now!

    Calvary hosts a monthly luncheon for senior adults in our church and community on selected Thursdays at noon. You'll enjoy uplifting fellowship, a delicious lunch, and an inspiring program in the Crown Room on the third floor. The cost is $8.

    April 27  — Jenny Wayne
    Be sure to join us for our next luncheon at 12:00 PM on Thursday, April 27, in the Crown Room! Special guest, Jenny Wayne, will share her gift of music through testimony and song. Her repertoire includes standards from the '20s to '70s, hymns, and sacred music. Please help us prepare for you by registering in advance.


    We invite you to arrive early for a free Organ Concert with Elizabeth Hildebrand at 11:00 AM.

    Upcoming luncheons:

    • May 25

    Contact: Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com

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    Senior Adult Tour
    Chattanooga, TN
    September 26–28, 2023
    Tour Info Meeting May 2

    September 26–28, 2023  

    Calvary Senior Adults are invited to join Pastor Jim Pile and his wife, Sharay, on a trip to beautiful Chattanooga, TN. Highlights include:

    • Experience the Fields of the Wood, known for its prayer mountain, a baptismal pool, and its 300-foot-wide mountainside representation of the Ten Commandments.
    • Enjoy Chattanooga's Tennessee Aquarium, one of the largest and most complete freshwater aquariums in the world.
    • Descend 260 feet through ancient cave formations by a glass-front elevator to view the thundering Ruby Falls located in Twin Caves.
    • Travel to scenic Lookout Mountain, where seven states are visible.
    • Relax on a riverboat as we cruise down the Tennesee River while enjoying dinner.
    • Climb aboard the Chattanooga Choo Choo and enjoy other activities.

    Join us and enjoy great fellowship, good food, and a memorable experience with friends! 

    Tour Information Meeting
    Tuesday, May 2
    1:00–2:00 PM, Banquet Room

    Plan to attend this information meeting where representatives from Christian Tours will be present to cover trip details and answer all your questions.

    Questions? Contact: Larry Burgess, 704.488.9443, larryandbecky@comporium.net or Pastor Jim Pile, 704.341.5359, jpile@calvarychurch.com

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    Widows Ministry
    "Inspiring Hope"
    Fellowship, Bible Study & Outreach

    INSPIRING HOPE is a ministry group for widows at Calvary and the community. We hold monthly meetings on zoom, in-person fellowship, and outreach projects throughout the year. 

    Whether you are recently widowed or have journeyed for some time as a widow, please join for encouraging Bible devotionals, prayer, and a community of women who care!

    Here's our monthly meeting schedule:

    • First Fridays via Zoom @ 6:00–7:30 PM
    • Second Saturdays for fellowship @ 10:30 AM
    • Selected Thursdays for Calvary's Senior Adult Luncheons & Organ Concerts
    • Worthwhile Wednesdaysmonthly outreach projects

    We are currently using the book Great Is Thy Faithfulness by Robert Morgan. 

    Contact Donna Bridges at 704.301.5991 to get your copy of the devotional study book and the Zoom meeting credentials.

    Contact: Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com


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    CHAMP Fitness
    Group Exercise
    Weekday mornings, CLC 1300

    Adults of all ages are invited to CHAMP Fitness group exercise classes. Come enjoy fun and fellowship while improving your overall balance and energy level. Classes include a variety of exercise options with moderate cardio and strength training. Try your first class FREE!
    Visit the CHAMP Sports website for the full schedule and registration details.

    Contact: Kelly Lamb, 704.887.3689, klamb@calvarychurch.com



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    ALGs for Senior Adults

    Joy Class
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Room 1200
    Teacher: Jon Keil

    We’re a group of believers and prayer warriors who study the Bible and seek to apply it to our lives. We desire to grow in our knowledge of God’s Word, so we may better live and witness for Christ. We also enjoy lots of fellowship!

    Life to the Max
    Sundays at 11:15 AM | Room 401
    Teacher: Ron Elmore & Rich Strahm

    We’re a large group of couples and singles that enjoys in-depth, interactive Bible teaching and discussion using study guides and multimedia presentations. We grow in faith and develop close relationships through fellowship and serving together. Join us to discuss God’s Word!

    Living Hope — (formerly Harvesters for Christ)
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Room 242
    Teacher: Tom Dilly

    As believers, we understand that we have a life of hope through faith. Come study God's Word with us and find encouragement to live with true hope in this troubled world. We also enjoy a rich time of prayer and fellowship!

    Pilgrims in Progress
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Banquet Room
    Teacher: Bob Lanning

    Our large class treasures the Word of God, and our in-depth study focuses on the essential doctrines of the Christian faith. Our goal is to know and articulate what we believe and why. We pray for each other and enjoy activities that build strong friendships!

    Word Warriors
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Room 226
    Teacher: Doug Goforth

    This vibrant group of couples and singles gathers for expository Bible study. We actively develop relationships as we fellowship and become integrated into the life of Calvary Church. The atmosphere here is relaxed, the people friendly, and the conversation lively. Join us!

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    Adult Life Connection
    at Sun City Carolina Lakes

    If you live in Sun City Carolina Lakes, there's an Adult Life Connection group just for you!

    You can be part of this dynamic group that extends discipleship, fellowship, and community support right in your own neighborhood. Get to know your neighbors who are already connected to our church family, and reach out to share the love of Christ within your community. It's a great way to grow in your faith, serve others, and enjoy Christian fellowship beyond Sundays!

    For the latest information, check out the group page on the Sun City website.

    Have a question? Contact: Pastor Jim Pile, 704.341.5359, jpile@calvarychurch.com