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Father-Son Retreat at Barakel
Jan
11
to Jan 13

Father-Son Retreat at Barakel

Join us at Camp Barakel, January 11-13, 2019 for the Father-Son Retreat. This is a great opportunity to connect with your son(s) and enjoy fellowship with other men from Calvary. The speaker again this year is Tom Harmon and the cost is $195 for one father-son pair and $85 for each additional son. Registration is now open. Visit http://campbarakel.org/events/winter-father-son 

 

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Operation Christmas Child
Nov
12
to Nov 19

Operation Christmas Child

The world's largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child, uses gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God's love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. While you are school shopping, would you be able to pick up some extra supplies for some needy children? Use them to pack a shoebox or donate them. A box to donate will be located in the cafe.

National Collection Week is coming November 12 - 19 here at Calvary. Here are our collection week hours:

  • Monday, November 12 from 5 - 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November. 13 from 5 - 8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 14 from 2 - 5 p.m.

  • Thursday, November 15 from 5 - 8 p.m.

  • Friday, November 16 from 2 - 5 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Sunday, November 18 from 1 - 4 p.m.

  • Monday, November 19 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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October Smash
Oct
31
6:30 PM18:30

October Smash

October Smash is coming October 31 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the South Hall.

We welcome everyone in our area and, of course, our church family to come here to our church building for great games, food, candy, prizes, crafts and more. 

Want to help?

There are many ways to get involved and volunteer! We need people to serve at the event (table hosts / food stations / candy and game stations / greeters / helpers). There will also be opportunities to help with preparations (decorating / setup and cleanup / candy and prize donations). And, there are several ways for you to advertise to the community. If you’d like to get involved with one of these opportunities, sign up on the sheets just outside the Chapel. See Marsha Jones for more information. See your bulletin on Sunday for Marsha's contact information.

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Free Car Wash Event
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

Free Car Wash Event

Donations Will NOT Be Accepted!

Come to Calvary Bible Church on Saturday, September 22 anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for an absolutely free, no donations asked for or accepted, no strings attached car wash. 

Seriously.

We want nothing from you; we just want to serve our community.

We’re located on Carpenter Rd between Bemis and Willis. Our address is 8318 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Click here (or the map to your right) for turn by turn directions.

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AWANA Begins!
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

AWANA Begins!

AWANA resumes on Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information about our AWANA clubs.

AWANA Registration

AWANA registration will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 and again on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 starting at 6:00pm in the foyer of the South Hall. Doreen McIntosh and other volunteers will be available to register and/or accept payment for all returning and new AWANA clubbers.

AWANA costs are as follows and apply to each individual clubber:

  • Dues: $1.00 per night or $20.00 per year. Family dues are $50.00 and apply to families with 3 or more registered clubbers.
  • Books: Cubbies - $10.00, Sparks - $10.00, T&T Boys/Girls $9.00
  • Uniforms: Cubbies - $12.00, Sparks - $12.00, T&T Boys/Girls $20.00

Please feel free to contact Doreen McIntosh if you have any questions concerning AWANA registration or costs. Checks and/or exact change are appreciated!

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CBC Teens Study²: Wednesday Nights
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

CBC Teens Study²: Wednesday Nights

Attention all 7th - 12th graders! Join us on Wednesday nights starting on September 19th for “Study Squared.” This will be a time where you can engage in a mid-week Bible STUDY with other teens. You will also be able to STUDY and work on homework. This ministry will only meet on nights where there is AWANA. Please meet in the teen room and bring your Bible and homework (or something to read if you don't have homework). Contact Nick Buthman if you have any questions.

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 Church Picnic
Aug
26
to Aug 27

Church Picnic

  • Rolling Hills County Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our annual church picnic is scheduled for Sunday, August 26, right after the worship service. Once again this year, we will have the picnic at Rolling Hills County Park at the Woodland Pavilion. Please bring a side dish or a dessert, along with any needed serving utensils. The church will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages. Feel free to bring yard games, lawn chairs, and anything else that will make the picnic more fun. You will need to sign up and get an entry pass from us to be admitted to the park. Each entry pass that gets used will cost the church $5, so please only take one per family. If you have already paid for a county park pass, please use that instead of our customized entry pass. If you're planning to come, you can sign up in your response card on Sunday or anytime in our app.

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Stay & Serve Sunday
Jul
15
11:30 AM11:30

Stay & Serve Sunday

On Sunday, July 15 we will have a Stay and Serve Sunday to set up and decorate for Vacation Bible School. Work will begin right after the morning service and a free lunch will be provided at 1 p.m. for everyone who stays and helps.

Please sign up in your response card on Sunday and let us know how many adults and how many children to expect. 

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Home Plate Detroit 2018
May
12
12:30 PM12:30

Home Plate Detroit 2018

Home Plate Detroit 2018 offers a great opportunity to enjoy Tigers baseball on Saturday, May 12 at Comerica Park. You will hear testimonies from current and former Tigers as well as enjoy the ball game as the Tigers take on the Seattle Mariners. Each Home Plate ticket will include a game ticket, access to the Home Plate activities, a food coupon, and souvenirs. Tickets may be purchased by individuals, but buying tickets as a CBC group makes it more likely the group would be seated together. 

  • Start times: The program starts at 12:30 p.m., and the game starts at 4:10 p.m.
  • Ticket price: $34 per ticket. (No tickets needed for children under age 4.)
  • Group ticket purchase: Give your payment to Rod Perkins before February 26. Include $1 extra per ticket to cover postage and handling. Prepayment is required.
  • Individual ticket purchasing: Visit www.homeplatedetroit.org
  • Questions? See www.homeplatedetroit.com or contact Rod Perkins.
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Family Skate Night
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Family Skate Night

The whole church is invited on March 28 to Rollers Skate Park for a fun night of roller skating.

The price for the event will be $5 per person, or $20 dollars for the whole family (for larger families). We will accept cash or check at the door. This includes 3 hours of roller skating and skate rentals.

We will be meeting at Rollers Skate Park, which is located at 19750 Sumpter Rd, Belleville, Michigan 48111. Sign-up outside the lobby after the service on Sunday.

Please contact Nick Buthman if you have any questions.

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CBC Teens Family Super Bowl Party
Feb
4
6:15 PM18:15

CBC Teens Family Super Bowl Party

All 7th to 12th graders, and their families, are invited to our first ever Super Bowl Party on February 4. This event will end when the game ends. Each family should bring either a snack food or a drink to share. This is a great event to invite other families with teens. Teens that are coming back from Freeze Out are also invited to participate in this event. Please sign up in the lobby if you are interested in coming. See you there!

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Father-Son Retreat at Barakel
Jan
12
to Jan 14

Father-Son Retreat at Barakel

Join us at Camp Barakel on January 12-14 for the Father-Son retreat. This is a great opportunity to connect with your son(s) and enjoy fellowship with other men from Calvary. The speaker again this year is Tom Harmon and the cost is $195 for one father-son pair and $85 for each additional son. You can register and pay online at http://campbarakel.org

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Operation Christmas Child
Nov
13
to Nov 20

Operation Christmas Child


The time has come to fill those shoe boxes and impact many lives for Christ!

Every day boys and girls worldwide suffer from war, poverty, disease, and natural disaster. OCC makes it possible for millions of these children to experience God’s love through shoe boxes lled with gifts and the gospel message. These shoe boxes open doors for presenting the Good News of Jesus Christ by working in and through local churches where possible, offering children’s literature and through culturally appropriate evangelistic and follow- up programs. Operation Christmas Child Go Boxes and materials will be available at display tables soon. Collection week is November 13-20. 

Operation Christmas Child Collection Hours

This year we are serving as a Collection Center for Operation Christmas Child. This is collection week and here are the hours we will be open:

  • Monday November 13: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday November 14: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday November 15: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday November 16:: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday November 18: 17 a.m. - 12 p.m., 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday November 18: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday November 19: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Monday November 20: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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Women's Craft Night
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Craft Night

Women are invited to room 127 to make a craft for your winter / Christmas decor, or as a gift for someone else! We'll have some fellowship and refreshments while being instructed step by step on making a nice snowman craft for the season. The cost is $8 and all supplies will be provided. Sign up is required no later than Sunday, October 29 on the sheet just outside the chapel. Take a yer for more info and contact Kim Burgan if you have any questions. 

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October Smash
Oct
31
6:30 PM18:30

October Smash

October Smash is coming October 31 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the South Hall.

We welcome everyone in our area and, of course, our church family to come here to our church building for great games, food, candy, prizes, crafts and more. 

Want to help?

There are many ways to get involved and volunteer! We need people to serve at the event (table hosts / food stations / candy and game stations / greeters / helpers). There will also be opportunities to help with preparations (decorating / setup and cleanup / candy and prize donations). And, there are several ways for you to advertise to the community. If you’d like to get involved with one of these opportunities, sign up on the sheets just outside the Chapel. See Marsha Jones for more information. See your bulletin on Sunday for Marsha's contact information.

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AWANA Begins!
Sep
20
6:30 PM18:30

AWANA Begins!

AWANA resumes on Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information about our AWANA clubs.

AWANA registration will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 and again on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the foyer of the South Hall. 

AWANA costs are as follows and apply to each individual clubber:

  • Dues:  $1.00 per night or $20.00 per year. Family dues are $50.00 and apply to families with 3 or more clubbers.
  • Books:  Cubbies - $10.00 (includes a CD); Sparks - $10.00 (includes a CD); T and T Boys and Girls - $9.00
  • Uniforms:  Cubbies - $12.00; Sparks - $12.00; T and T Boys and Girls - $20.00

Please feel free to contact Holly Losee if you have any questions concerning AWANA registration or costs. Checks and/or exact change are appreciated.

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Summer Connect
Aug
28
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Connect

If you are seeking fellowship with other women and/or a place for your kids to play with other kids then join us weekly at parks and other kid friendly places this summer.

Days and locations will vary so mark your calendars for upcoming events.

We will be meeting at 9:30 until noon each week but come and go as you can.

Check the Sister Bench for the schedule or for weather changes. Contact Paula Smith if you would like to be added to the Sister Bench or if you have any questions.

Our first event is on Tuesday June 27th at 9:30. We will meet at County Farm Park in Ann Arbor. The address is 2230 Platt Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

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Church Picnic
Aug
27
to Aug 28

Church Picnic

  • Rolling Hills County Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our annual church picnic is scheduled for Sunday, August 27, right after the worship service. Once again this year, we will have the picnic at Rolling Hills County Park at the Woodland Pavilion. Please bring a side dish or a dessert, along with any needed serving utensils. The church will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages. Feel free to bring yard games, lawn chairs, and anything else that will make the picnic more fun. You will need to sign up and get an entry pass from us to be admitted to the park. Each entry pass that gets used will cost the church $5, so please only take one per family. If you have already paid for a county park pass, please use that instead of our customized entry pass. If you're planning to come, you can sign up in your response card or anytime in our app.

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Summer Connect
Aug
23
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Connect

If you are seeking fellowship with other women and/or a place for your kids to play with other kids then join us weekly at parks and other kid friendly places this summer.

Days and locations will vary so mark your calendars for upcoming events.

We will be meeting at 9:30 until noon each week but come and go as you can.

Check the Sister Bench for the schedule or for weather changes. Contact Paula Smith if you would like to be added to the Sister Bench or if you have any questions.

Our first event is on Tuesday June 27th at 9:30. We will meet at Millpond Park in Saline. The address is Millpond Park, 565 W. Bennett St., Saline, MI 48176.

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Free Family Kayaking
Aug
19
1:00 PM13:00

Free Family Kayaking

  • Raisin River National Battlefield Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us for a free day of fun on the water! River Raisin National Battlefield Park has offered to take our church out on a kayaking trip this August 19th at 1 p.m. If you and your family are interested, please see our sign-up sheet in the lobby. Space is limited, so act fast if you would like to participate.

The fine print: 

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign waivers. 
  • Who can go: Unfortunately, only children aged 7+ and space is limited for children between 7 and 11
  • What to wear: Athletic clothes/shoes (no flip-flops) all other equipment will be provided.
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Summer Connect
Aug
15
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Connect

If you are seeking fellowship with other women and/or a place for your kids to play with other kids then join us weekly at parks and other kid friendly places this summer.

Days and locations will vary so mark your calendars for upcoming events.

We will be meeting at 9:30 until noon each week but come and go as you can.

Check the Sister Bench for the schedule or for weather changes. Contact Paula Smith if you would like to be added to the Sister Bench or if you have any questions.

This week we will meet at Heritage Park in Canton. There is a free splash pad and play structure there. The address is Heritage Park, 1010 S Canton Center Rd. Canton, MI 48188.

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Summer Connect
Aug
10
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Connect

If you are seeking fellowship with other women and/or a place for your kids to play with other kids then join us weekly at parks and other kid friendly places this summer.

Days and locations will vary so mark your calendars for upcoming events.

We will be meeting at 9:30 until noon each week but come and go as you can. This week we'll be meeting at Paula Smith's home. Melinda Inman will be there to talk briefly about her experience as a mother of six children to encourage those of you who are raising children now.

Check the Sister Bench for the schedule or for weather changes. Contact Paula Smith if you would like to be added to the Sister Bench or if you have any questions.

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Summer Connect
Aug
4
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Connect

If you are seeking fellowship with other women and/or a place for your kids to play with other kids then join us weekly at parks and other kid friendly places this summer.

Days and locations will vary so mark your calendars for upcoming events.

We will be meeting at 9:30 until noon each week but come and go as you can.

Check the Sister Bench for the schedule or for weather changes. Contact Paula Smith if you would like to be added to the Sister Bench or if you have any questions.

This week we will meet at Marshview Meadows Park in Ann Arbor. The address is Marshview Meadows Park, 300 E. Textile Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48180. 

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