Members of Mount Calvary now have electronic access to our latest church directory from any smartphone, tablet or computer with internet access. Each household has a unique ID that can be emailed to them upon request. Let the church office know when you’d like your ID code to access the church directory online (via email or a note on your attendance card), and it will be emailed to you. Step-by-step instructions are available on our website and at the Mount Calvary office.
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michiganLCMS Download Conference Booklet below Everywhere we go, we go as a witness to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. But what does it mean to be a witness? How can my witness persuade someone to believe? How can I be a witness to people who really don’t seem to care about church or the faith? Take Heart, Take Action is a theological conference for laypeople and church workers, and the featured speakers will share practical advice and insight into our calling as witnesses of the Gospel.
Just few Pictures from The Mount Calvary Lutheran Women (MCLW) Retreat Last Saturday. (Click or tap below to view)
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As we approach the winter season it brings to mind the extreme cold, snow, ice, and other wintry conditions we expect to see this time of year. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and consider these creative ways people at your church can serve their community this winter.
- Offer to take an elderly neighbor to the store to stock up on winter supplies/groceries, or have your neighbor make a list for you to pick up while you’re out.
- Shovel your neighbor’s walkway. Or, get your exercise in for the day and do the whole street!
- Place salt on someone’s front door steps or that neglected bit of sidewalk between houses.
- If others lose power, offer your house as a location for cell phone/laptop charging.
- Invite neighborhood kids/families to build snowmen if schools are cancelled.
- Create a free hot chocolate stand outside a busy shopping area.
- Offer to help someone scrape the ice off their car or scrape someone’s car when you do yours in the morning/after work.
- Send thank you notes to police, firefighters, road crews, etc.
- Order a PIZZA for your local police, fire station, or road crew!
- Carry extra winter supplies in your car to assist distressed motorists.
- Contact local emergency shelters to learn how you can support their efforts.
- Offer hand warmers to people standing at bus stops or to school crossing guards.
- If your kids have had school cancelled, help them write appreciation notes to their teacher.
- Offer to watch your friend/neighbor’s kids while they run out for groceries or during their work hours.
- If a friend/neighbor has mobility issues, offer to walk their dog—or better yet, keep your kids occupied and have them offer to walk the neighbor’s dog!
- Share or post the locations of heating stations in your area on your social media pages or church website.
Whatever you decide to do—please be sure to do it safely and with good judgment. After all, it can be slick out there!
[Used with permission from Send Me St. Louis.]
CPH is excited to introduce our new devotional blog, Today in the Church Year. We hope this resource is helpful as you continue to grow in Christ and His Word. Each blog post features a short devotional passage on feasts, festivals, and Sundays.
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Millennials are a unique group that churches often struggle to reach. Knowing why millennials behave the way they do can greatly shape how the church engages them.
Join us for an online panel discussion on Thursday, June 30th at 10:00 a.m. CST. The panel will be answering questions about millennial characteristics, stereotypes, and how the church can reach out to them.
Follow this link to download the ebook Millennials & the Church: http://www.concordiatechnology.org/do…
The Scripture: teaches us to see, to feel, to grasp, and to comprehend faith, hope, and charity, far otherwise than mere human reason can; and when evil oppresses us, it teaches how these virtues throw light upon the darkness, and how, after this poor miserable existence of ours on earth, there is another and eternal life.—Martin Luther