This Week @ Calvary

Weekly Highlights

National Lutheran Schools Week (Jan 26-Feb 2)

Join us as we give thanks to God for the work being done through Lutheran Schools, especially as they share God’s love.

Lutheran schools provide excellent academic preparation, develop love for learning, and train minds for success at the next academic level, while raising up the next generation of faithful Christian disciples.

There are 1,950 Lutheran schools within the LCMS with 21, 764 teachers and over 200,000 students. Sharing the life-changing message of Jesus’ love with students, their families and the community. Learn more at lcms.org/school-ministry.
 
Calvary PTL Dine-to-Donate  Tues., Jan 28
The next Dine-to-Donate will be held at Jaggers (7833 US 31 South) on Tues., Jan 28 from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Come for lunch or dinner, show your flyer found in your member mailbox or on the table outside of the church office, and we will receive back 20% of the sales. 
 
GriefShare
GriefShare, a faith-based grief support program for adults suffering the death of a loved one, is being offered at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, on Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:00 p.m., through Apr 9. The 13 sessions include videos by experts in grieving, support group discussion, personal study and reflection. There is no cost to attend. For more info contact the church office at 317-783-2000 or .
 
Extravagant Sharing
For the month of February, please share with Lutheran Child & Family Services’ Sharing Place canned or instant potatoes and/or ramen noodles. Place your purchases on the shelves in the narthex. Having warm, filling food will be appreciated by many hungry families. Thanks to all who share with the JOY of the Lord.
 
Interested in Quilting?
If you are looking for a new-to-you mission opportunity, please consider the Quilters at Calvary. Sewing expertise not necessary. There are tasks that don’t require sewing. Don’t have a sewing machine but know how to use one? We have several machines for you to use. In 2019 we donated 160 quilts to Lutheran World Relief, Methodist Hospital, Haiti, and our own El Salvador and India mission groups. We sponsor an annual Quilt-a-thon in the fall that’s an all-day quilt marathon with an attendance of 60+ men and women. Questions? Contact the church office at 317-783-2000 or . We meet Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. are done by noon. We would love to see you.
 
SAVE THE DATE—VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Mon., Jun 22—Fri., Jun 26, 2020 from 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Blankets for Babies
We have been blessed this fall!! We were able to deliver 30 handmade blankets to the Life Center on Hanna Ave. It was a privilege to receive the enthusiastic response from the staff and know the blankets are truly needed. The infants and parents will be given the love of Jesus through this ministry.  Thank you to all of our knitters/crocheters. Our next meeting time is Feb 20, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Questions? Call the church office at 317-783-2000 or .

Calvary Connect Contemporary Worship
Join us Sun., Feb 9 at 10:30 a.m. in the gym. All are invited to hear and sing God’s Word at this intentionally family-oriented contemporary service. Refreshments will be provided. Questions? Sam Troemel, .
 
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University
Debt is a Thief—Take Back Your Life! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you budget, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes your workbook and a year of online resources. Classes led by Calvary members during the Sunday Family Education Hour starting Mar 1. Cost is $100 with scholarships available. Register at https://www.fpu.com/1108557.

Facilities Work Day, Sat., Feb 22
The Facilities team is looking for volunteers to help replace our current lighting to LED lighting on Sat., Feb 22 from 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Work will start in the church office area and move out to the Narthex. We are looking for people to unbox new lights, remove lens covers and fluorescent lamps, remove all debris to be recycled and store old fixtures in our mini barns. Questions? Contact the church office at 317-783-2000 or .
  
“Intentional Parenting” Small Group Bible Study
Looking for a place for support, encouragement, and ideas, as you venture down the journey of parenting? Adults in any stage of parenthood are invited to attend. Join us as we study the resource by Doug & Cathy Fields, Intentional Parenting: 10 Ways to Be an Exceptional Parent in a Quick Fix World. We are offering the book at a discounted price of $10. Signup today in the narthex. Led by Rob and Diana Blazek. (Sundays 9:25-10:25 a.m. Feb 2 – Mar 15).
 
El Salvador Mission Team
As Calvary’s mission team travels and serves throughout El Salvador this week, please pray for their health and that the Holy Spirit gives them the words and wisdom needed to share the love of Christ with those they encounter every day. Whether it be at the clinics, during the building of the playsets, or in the classrooms, may they be a light of God’s grace and mercy. Calvary’s team members include:  Rebecca Carow, Suresh Reddy, Deb Stephens, Ken Robinson, Jake & Kyle Allen, Sabrina Harmon-Collins, Cynthia Wyse, Joe Espinal, Marlin & Robbi Horner, Sue Carow, Connie Chadwell
 
Calvary India Mission Team's 
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Prayer Support

Submit prayer requests to (317) 783-2000 or .

RECOVERING FROM SURGERY
Nancy McMichael; Glenn Holton; Kris Hardiman

STRENGTH AND HEALING
Pat Finke; Jane Weeks; Sandy Meade, friend of Phil Driver; Joe Williams, brother of Jan Meiners

GOD’S ONGOING CARE
Gene Faubion, father of Jeff Faubion; Virginia Comer, friend of Margie Mason, Margie Mason; Connor Miles; Bonnie Brink; Eugene Keller; DeAnn Head, daughter of Eugene Keller; Craig Keller, son of Eugene Keller; Debbie Reese, daughter of Margie Mason; Becky Fields, sister-in-law of Jen Eisberg;  Richard Tandy, father of Shannon Frank; Steve Moore, brother of John Moore; Norman Parks, brother of Ellwyn Parks; Crystal Salmon, niece of Eugene Keller; Rylan Reese, grandson of Margie Mason; Norma Crawl, mother of Mike Carpenter; Nicole Munoz, friend of Beckie Hudson; Nancy Torrence, mother of Christy Gerken; Rachel Cox, sister of Rebecca Carow; Bob Oaks, brother-in-law of Matt Francis; Fred Morales, friend of Steve & Barb Sorgius; Ronnie Anderson, brother-in-law of Margie Mason; Lenore Jung, mother of Mark Jung; Kelly Parrish, Judy Irwin & Angie Verrill, friends of Margie Mason; Jaden Ingalls & Paula Spears, friends of Jim & Kristen Schwark; Chris Harrison, friend of Julie Sessions; Wilma Cross, friend of Kyle Jones

GOD’S PEACE
Gertrude Heiden, mother of Judy Morrison; Al Durkee, father of Matthew Durkee; Imogene Schweyer, mother of Sandra Wilson; Tony Reese, son of Margie Mason; Marsella Dickmeyer, aunt of Mike Carpenter, Barbara Meier, sister in-law of Tim Meier

THANKSGIVING
National Lutheran Schools Week (Jan 25-Feb 2)

FOR GOD’S MISSION
For Calvary’s El Salvador Mission Team as they serve overseas (Jan 25-Feb 2)

FOR GOD’S BLESSING
Of our Christian School Ministry Team & Our School Staff

GOD’S PROTECTION
Connor Combs (NY); Jacob Lesage (TX); Grant Behning (AL); Corey Langhammer (CA);  Chaplain Bill Yates (DC); Michael Van Arsdel, grandson of Glory Van Arsdel (deployed); Tommy Austin, friend of Erin Woempner (deployed); Ryan Oaks, nephew of Matt & Joely Francis (US); Braden Wilson, son-in-law of Danielle Burris (deployed); Dylan Bruner, nephew of Patty Rothkopf (US); Anthony & Joseph Fox, grandsons of Anita Fox (AL); Nicholas Haviland, nephew of Steve & Laura Currier (CA); Mathew Giertz, godson of Rich Wilson (US); Andy & Rachel Miller, son & daughter-in-law of Mike & Susie Emmelman (VA); Colton Wilson, Caleb & Japheth Hougesen, grandsons of Rich Wilson (US); Austin Turner, nephew of Glenda Roundtree (WA); Wayde Cochran, great-nephew of  Steve & Pattie Bardonner; Rich Hougesen, son-in-law of Rich Wilson (US)

What Is Tearing You Apart?

Pastor Kurt Ebert | January 26, 2020

We all know the strain and stress of division, quarreling, and fighting. What we often don’t know is what to do about it. We know what it takes to... More

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