<p>Support<br />
Ministries providing support &amp; meeting needs</p>
Ministries providing support & meeting needs


Sometimes we need the support, prayer, and love of our church friends and family.

Going through a difficult time or facing a challenge? Calvary offers many ministries that provide encouragement, prayer support, and practical guidance based on God's Word. Check out the list below or contact us.

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    Career Ministry
    1st & 3rd Monday Meetings | 6:30 PM

    Our Career Ministry Encouragement Group meets on 1st and 3rd Mondays in room 401. Join us for job search information, guidance, prayer, and networking opportunities. There is no cost, and the meetings are open to everyone.

    Upcoming Meetings   Room 401, 6:30–7:30 PM
    August 5 & 19
    September 16
    October 7 & 21
    November 4 & 18
    December 2 & 16

    No meeting on September 2

    Maximize Your Career Workshop
    3-Saturday Event: September 14, 21 & 28
    8:00 AM–12:00 PM, Room 401

    Unemployed? Unfulfilled in your current position?

    Calvary’s Career Ministry workshop provides a great way to connect your faith with your career! Join us and discover how to create a resume based on your gifts and passion, and see why you should network from a “seek to serve” perspective. This workshop will change how you search for your next career. Come and discover how you are created for God's good works. Cost is $30 including the new workbook & Strengths Finders 2.0 assessment.

    Registration coming soon!

    Questions? Contact: Phil Erhardt, 704.315.1332, philipp.w.erhardt@gmail.com, or Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com.

    Contact: Pastor Rob Reece, 704.341.5696, rreece@calvarychurch.com

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    Widows Ministry
    "Inspiring Hope"
    On summer break

    "Inspiring Hope" Widows Ministry
    10:45 AM–Noon, Banquet Room
    Currently on summer break

    If you are recently widowed or have been on the journey for some time, we invite widows of all ages in our church and community to join us for fellowship one Thursday each month, September–June. Be part of this caring group for ongoing prayer, support, devotional study, and encouragement.

    Join us for the monthly Senior Adult Luncheon afterward in the Crown Room at noon. Our next meeting will be on September 19!

    Contacts: Donna Bridges, 704.301.5991, donnajoearl@gmail.com & Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com


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    Support Ministry Classes
    Boundaries, DivorceCare & GriefShare
    Currently on break

    Our Support Ministry Classes have concluded for spring, but will be back in September! Each class explores the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical aspects of life challenges from a Christian perspective. Join us or invite a friend — everyone is welcome! Childcare options are available. Classes meet 6:30–8:00 PM on Monday evenings.

    Upcoming fall session dates:

    Mondays, September 9–November 4

    Mondays, September 9–November 18

    Mondays, September 9–November 18
    Check back for complete details and registrations!

    Contacts: Pastor Nathaniel Pearce, 704.341.5424, npearce@calvarychurch.com
    Helen Stewart, 704.887.3681, hstewart@calvarychurch.com

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    of the Week

    Each week we have a pastor, an elder, and two deacons on call to help with urgent needs and hospital care.

    For emergency needs, please contact the pastor/elder/deacons listed in Looking Up for this week or call 704.543.1200.

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    Hospital Care

    If you or a family member has an upcoming surgery or hospital stay, please let us know by calling the church office at 704.543.1200. We would like to have someone there to pray with you.

    If admitted, please let the hospital know that you attend Calvary Church. We want to visit (if you like), pray with you, and offer support to you and your family.

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    Biblical Counseling

    Followers of the Lord Jesus navigate their walk with Him through the trials and tribulations of life by following His Word and the godly counsel of others in the body of Christ. At Calvary Church, we offer individual, marriage, and family counseling to our members and attendees. Counseling is confidential and led by our pastoral staff.

    For more information, contact Pastor Jim Pile at jpile@calvarychurch.com.

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    Hearts & Hammers
    Apply to be a care receiver

    Do you need assistance with lawn care or basic home maintenance? Our Hearts & Hammers teams tackle to-do lists monthly for Calvary senior adults and families who need assistance. To apply to be a care receiver, contact Jennifer Sharpless, at 704.341.5417 or jsharpless@calvarychurch.com.

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    Military Ministry

    We seek to share the love of Christ with active duty military, Reserve and National Guard members, veterans, and their family members at Calvary Church and throughout the greater Charlotte community.
    Recognizing the special sacrifices made by those serving in the armed forces, we want to help meet those unique spiritual, emotional, and physical needs. We're here to offer prayer, encouragement, fellowship, discipleship opportunities, support services, and share the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

    If you're in military service, a veteran, or have a loved one serving stateside or abroad, please join our prayer and contact list.

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