Announcements

Updated Tuesday, November 13, 2018

JOIN US FOR WORSHIP, SUNDAYS AT 10:30 AM:
Join us this Sunday for the sermon “Generation to Generation” as we celebrate our 3:21 Anniversary and Elder Emeritus Sunday (see below). Our fall sermon series, Faith Works, will resume on November 25. For more info on the series, click here.

FALL EQUIPPING CLASS – PRAYER SERIES:
Join us at 9:30 AM this fall for a study on prayer, using the book Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation, by D.A. Carson. This book calls believers to reject superficiality and revolutionize their lives by embracing a God-guided approach to prayer. Books are available in class.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY MEETING, THIS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 AT 7 PM:
All women are welcome to join us for our monthly Women’s Ministry Meeting at Calvary this Wednesday, November 14 at 7 PM. We will discuss upcoming events and ways to minister to those in and outside the church.

UPCOMING MISSION TO THE WORLD “LINK” EVENT:
As of this week, more than 90 PCA churches have committed to pray that God would raise up and send out an additional 1% of their congregations as global missionaries. To assist you with that, MTW is offering a conference aimed at helping your congregation learn more about missions today and exploring opportunities for missionary service around the world: Link: Explore Your Missions Call, February 8–9, 2019—Lawrenceville, GA. How do you know if you’re called to serve in cross-cultural missions? Join us to explore where you fit in God’s plan for making disciples among all nations. Click here to register, and for more information.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18: 3:21 ANNIVERSARY & GIVING THANKS FOR RULING ELDERS DICK ALEXANDER AND LARRY SMITH WITH THE TITLE OF ELDER EMERITUS:

• Make plans to join us for worship this Sunday, November 18, as we celebrate the 1-year Anniversary of our 3:21 Initiative through which we desire to bring glory to God in this generation and the next by making disciples where we are and where we have been sent.

• As part of this special day, we will be giving thanks for the ministries of Ruling Elders Dick Alexander and Larry Smith, through whom God has worked to bring glory to His name across the generations, as they have been used by God to make disciples at Calvary for many years.


MNA HURRICANE MICHAEL FUND:
All three of our Panama City, FL congregations suffered major damage from Hurricane Michael. MNA requests that we prayerfully consider a strong financial contribution. Gifts will be used for immediate relief operations; to meet the urgent needs of affected church members, to rebuild the sanctuaries, and to provide resources for serving the community. To donate to the 2018 Hurricane Michael Fund: Make checks out to ‘Mission to North America Disaster Response,’ with ‘Hurricane Michael’ in the memo line. Mail to: Mission to North America, PCA, PO Box 890233, Charlotte NC 28289.

MNA Disaster Response also continues to work to relieve the damage from Hurricane Florence.  Support your denominational relief efforts in the following ways:

  • Pray for relief from flooding and for those being rescued and affected by this storm.
  • Give generously. Click here to support efforts financially. Funds will be used for assessment, mobilization, relief grants for flooded PCA families and churches, to meet insurance deductibles, to purchase needed supplies and equipment, to construct Sheds of Hope, and to setup and operate flood recovery sites. Mail your gift to: Mission to North America, PO Box 890233, Charlotte NC 28289-0233.
  • Send relief supplies & equipment. For a list of needed supplies, click here.
  • Prepare to GO. Click here to register your intent to serve.

PASTOR’S DAY OFF SCHEDULE IN COMING WEEKS:
Pastor Nate’s regular weekly Sabbath day is on Mondays. If you have an immediate pastoral need on Pastor Nate’s Sabbath Day, please contact the church office during regular hours (see bulletin or website) or contact your shepherd elder.

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LIFE GROUPS FALL SESSION – PLEASE JOIN US: :
Please join us for one of our Life Group meetings this week:

  • Buckhalter Group: Wednesdays at 7 PM at the home of Chris & Brenda Buckhalter, 809 Orleans Place, Raleigh 27609. Email Chris at cbuckhalter@bellsouth.net.
  • Camenisch/Wiggs Group: Tuesdays at 7 PM at the home of Jonathan & Rebecca Camenisch, 5600 Dumfries Dr, Raleigh 27609. Call/text Jeff at 919-327-7521.
  • Miller/Hobgood Group: Tuesdays at 6:30 PM at the home of Glenn & Nancy Miller, 119 Turnstone Dr, Durham 27703. Call/text Benton at 919- 274-0881.
  • Wilks Group & Youth Group: Sundays at 5:30 PM at the home of Nate & Bethany Wilks, 4512 Cobbler Place, Raleigh 27613. Call/text Nate at 919-917-0601.

FOR INTERCESSORY PRAYER:

PCA Ministries: Mission to North America and Jim Bland, Coordinator. Visit pcamna.org.

PCA Church & Pastors: Grace Presbyterian Church (Fuquay-Varina, NC) and the session during their pastor search. Visit gracefv.com.

Global Missions: Peter & Dianne Bakelaar/MTW. Church plant in Nagoya, Japan. Visit mtw.org/teams/asia-pacific/nagoya-japan.

U.S. Missions:  CHAIM and Rick & Linda Anderson, Coordinators. Ministry to Russian Jews in Philadelphia. Visit chaim.org.

Local Missions: Hebron Colony. A discipleship ministry in Boone, NC, seeking to be a refuge for people who struggle with chemical dependency. Visit hebroncolony.org.