Mark Your Calendars…

 

Worship Schedule:

 

8:30 AM Worship Services

in-person at Calvary

9:30 AM Sunday School

(in-person and online)

10:30 AM Online Worship Services 

(LIVE stream on Facebook)

 
 

Outdoor Church with communion! 

Sunday, December 13th

 

Join us at 3:00 PM in the parking lot at Calvary for a short yet meaningful Worship Service!

We hope to see you there!

 
 

Advent Worship Series – Those Who Dream

 
“In Advent, we step into the mystery and awe of God’s dreams and pray they shape our reality…Join us this Advent as we dream alongside prophets and angels, Mary and the Magi. Join us as we seek and sow God’s Dreams for our world.”
 
See our ‘Adult Faith’ page for the weekly Advent text reading schedule OR request a copy of the Advent devotional “Those Who Dream“, contact the office 218-732-7284.
 
 

Virtual Christmas Program/Sharing

10:30 Worship Service Sunday, December 13th

 
Calvary Kids will be leading and sharing the MAGICAL STORY OF CHRISTMAS through music, story, and voice. This year may look different, but may we never forget why celebrate Christmas. Please join us as Calvary Kids share their hearts, talents, and the birth of Jesus with our church family.
 
 

Blue Christmas Service with Hubbard United Methodist Church

Online Event – 7 PM Thursday, December 17th

 
“Blue Christmas” A Service of Hope and Healing
The joy of the Christmas season can be lost for many who are dealing with grief, depression, anxiety, fear and loss. This year, that includes every one of us.  Join us as we worship online together as a community, here online (see ‘LIVE Service’ tab) or at our Calvary Lutheran Church Park Rapids Facebook page, Thursday, December 17th at 7 PM for a candlelight service of comfort, hope and healing.
 
 

Christmas Eve Worship Schedule

3:30pm, 5:30pm &

10:00pm-Parking Lot Service

Communion served during all services this year.
 
 

Quilts for Sale!

Calvary Quilters are encouraging a minimum $50 donation. With costs of quilting material going up, this will ensure approximately 4 more quilts to be made for mission work.
 
Quilts are available for purchase in the office, Monday-Thursday 8AM-Noon.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Family Numbers:

#3 (3 males)
#7 (4 males)
#11 (2 females, 1 male)
#15 (3 males, 1 female)
#16 (3 males, 1 female)
#17 (2 males, 2 females)
#22 (2 males, 1 female)
#66 (2 females)
#67 (2 males)
#69 (3 females)
#73 (3 females, 1 male)
#74 (2 males, 1 male)
#75 (4 females, 2 males)
#89 (2 females, 1 male)
 
Several have already
been claimed!
 

Toys for Girls, Boys and Tiny Tots

For families in need of Christmas gifts for their children in the Park Rapids and surrounding area.

 

Tanya Zentz, organizer of this charitable program, was filled with joy and gratitude for our congregation as she shared the opportunities to give this Christmas!

Details for a COVID safe giving in 2020:

*Choose a family number, contact Dorothy Meyer 218-255-4853 with your choice and she will provide you with further information (age, sizes, wishes).

*Shop local or online. (Toys must be UNWRAPPED.)

*Drop off your bag of toys (please include the big family number tag), directly at Abide Vineyard Church (East Hwy 34) on Monday, December 7th between 9 AM-8 PM.
 

We will keep you updated on response and would love to add even more families!

The need is great! The joys are many!
 

*NOTE: The Father Project is unable to request gifts this year. They will be back in 2021 and wish everyone Christmas blessings!

 
 
 

Annual Meeting Information details TBD

 
 

Calvary Events…

 

PR 2 PR Puerto Rico Mission Trip

 
Continued fundraising efforts are underway. All proceeds from these fundraisers will be used for tools and supplies to assist our Mission Partner, San Pedro Lutheran Church (in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico) in their rebuilding efforts. Donate to the cause.
 
 

Pancake, Eggs & Sausage Breakfast

8:30-10:15 AM Date TBD

Freewill Offering.

A Carl Hammer Fund Kids-for-Camp Fundraiser.
 
 

Owls Breakfast

9:00 AM date and place TBD.

 
If you plan to attend, please call Dick Longtine at 732-5275.
 
OWLS-Older Wiser Lutherans
 
 

Faith and Literature meets at 9:30 AM at the Third Street Market. Date TBD.

 
The book of the month will be discussed. All are welcome!
 
Books are available, please contact Martha. For more information, please call Martha Thompson 218-371-6817.
 
 
 
 

Suds of Service

Family Ministry would like to invite you to help us out with “SUDS OF SERVICE”. On the 2nd Sunday of the month, we will be collecting a noisy offering as a way to share God’s love and wash away some stress of everyday life. (Laundromat expenses for people in the community.)
 
Our next noisy offering will be taken on
TBD.
 
Thank you for helping us continue this mission!
 
Sponsored by Family Ministry