<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, May 23

    Calvary hosts a monthly luncheon for senior adults in our church and community on selected Thursdays from September through May. You'll enjoy warm fellowship, a delicious lunch, and an uplifting program with friends!

    Thursday, May 23
    Noon–1:30 PM, Crown Room

    Jeanne Kent will be our featured musical guest! She has loved Southern Gospel music since she was a young girl. She has appeared on Christian television, concert stages, and special events throughout the US, Canada, and overseas. Jeanne has also been a featured singer in Gaither Homecoming videos. She is a Dove Award winner and a recipient of the Living Legend Award.

    Cost is $9 per person. 

    • Online registration for this event has closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

    Be sure to arrive early for a free concert on the Calvary Grand Organ at 11:00 AM.

    Upcoming Dates:

    • Luncheons will resume in September 2024

    • Due to construction, please plan to enter the building using Entrance 1 or Entrance 12 for the organ concert and luncheon.
    • Buses may drop off passengers at Entrance 12 near the Chapel and park in the extended handicapped parking area. MAP

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




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    Organ Concert
    Thank you for joining us
    Watch Again!

    Thank you for your interest in the Calvary Grand Organ concert series. We invite you to enjoy classics, hymns, and favorite arrangements presented by Calvary organist Elizabeth Hildebrand, along with a brief devotional by Pastor Jim Pile. The concerts are free, and everyone is welcome.

    The Thursday morning concerts are at 11:00 AM; dates coordinate with our Senior Adult Luncheon schedule. 

    Upcoming 2024 concerts:

    • Fall 2024

    May 23 Organ Concert — Watch again!

    Organ Concerts On-Demand

    Check out our YouTube playlist for videos of recent organ concerts.


    Elizabeth Hildebrand has been the organist at Calvary since 2009. She holds a Master of Music in Organ Performance from Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

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










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

    Inspiring Hope is a ministry group for widows at Calvary and the community. We hold monthly meetings on Zoom, in-person fellowships, 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 Wednesdays for monthly outreach projects
    • And more!

    Our study book is: God Works All Things Together for Your Good: Living in the Promise of Romans 8:28 by Robert J. Morgan.

    Contact Donna Bridges at 704.301.5991 to receive the book, Zoom meeting credentials, and monthly activities schedule.

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


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    CHAMP Fitness
    Group Exercise
    Weekday mornings, Room 1200

    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 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
    Sundays at 8:30 AM | Room 242
    Teacher: Tom Dilly

    As believers, we understand that we have a life of hope through faith. 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