Announcements




Announcements

 
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All announcements for the Sunday bulletin must be submitted by close of business Tuesday. For more details contact the church office at 919.489.4184 or fill out this form! 
 
 

FROM PASTOR DAVIS:  JOIN US IN BIBLE STUDY as we study the Book of Romans on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m.

 
 
Have You Gotten A Church Directory Yet?  The book is a great tool and church resource for EVERYONE.  Get one of the hard bound, commemorative books for $10.  Help spread the word!!
  
 
 The Children's Church Planning Committee
will meet on Monday, May 11th, at 6:30 p.m.  Join us as we plan this up and coming ministry for our children.  Come join us! Contact Minister Emily Carroll at carroll@firstcalvary.org for details.
 
Children's Church Sign Up
“Children… come one-come all”!  Parents, please register your children (K-5th Grade) for Children’s Church by filling out the form located on the Youth Board. 
 
Couples Sunday School
 New Series "The Good Life" - May 3rd, 10th, and 17th.  In this practical series you will discover: 1) How to pray and experience God in a dynamic way, 2) The key to hearing God’s voice and direction for your life, 3) How to overcome the pain and hurt from your past and 4) Steps to conquer any thought and win the battle of your mind.  Join us TODAY in Sunday School.
 
The Financial Education Ministry
 will host a book study, The Root of Riches, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., starting May 30th.  Men, women, and youth (ages 13 and up) are invited to participate. The cost of the book is $5.00 and the location of the study is coming soon.  Contact Minister Darlene Deberry at deberry4301@nc.rr.com or (919)419-0763 for details and to register. 

Graduation Sunday 2015
On June 14th, all graduates (kindergarten, high school, college, and post graduates) will be recognized during the 10:45 a.m. Worship Service.  Graduates should wear their caps and gowns for this celebration! Please submit graduate information forms to scholarship@firstcalvary.org or by completing a form from the Scholarship Ministry mailbox by Sunday, May 10th.
 
Attention Students and Parents
 All graduating high school seniors need to complete and submit the 2015 Graduate Information Sheet by May 10th so they can be recognized on Graduation Sunday. The sheet can be found in the Scholarship Ministry box, on the Youth Board or online.  Additionally, GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS need to schedule an appointment to meet with Minister Emily Carroll by May 15th in order to receive the graduation stipend.
   
Vacation Bible School
Is June 15th-19th.  If you would like to volunteer in some way for the week-long event, please contact Sister Mary Gilmer atgilmer@firstcalvary.org.  VBS Training for ALL volunteers will be held on Thursday, May 28th, at 6:00 p.m. 
 
Family Fun Day
 June will be here soon. The Church Celebrations committee invites you to join us as we plan our annual Family Fun Day on the following Tuesdays:  5/12, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. We hope to see you there.
 
Worship Through Movement Retreat
June 11-13, 2015.  Are you interested in Mime or Praise Dance?  Then this is for you!  All Youth, Teens, Adults, etc. are welcome to attend so please sign up.  Registration forms will be on the Youth Ministry board outside of Minister Carroll’s office. Online registration will be available too at  http://goo.gl/forms/C5Ej4G42Cx.  Deadline to register for this event is Sunday, June 7th, 2015. For more information contact
Sis. Demisha Grimsley (919) 724-1307; dgrimsley@aol.com or Sis. Zandra Turner (919) 282-6264 zandrahopkins@yahoo.com 
 
Photography Needs
 If you are having a First Calvary event/activity and would like pictures taken, please submit your request 7-10 days before the event to Brother Alvin Newsome at amnewsome0612@yahoo.com or by calling/texting (919)219-1315.  We will do our best to accommodate your request.
 
The Power In Change
The Youth are implementing a change collection drive to help the less fortunate in our community. Please donate your loose change to this cause. Collection containers will be available throughout the church.
 
In the Community:
 
May is National Foster Care Month, which highlights the needs of children and youth who need to be in foster care until they can either safely reunite with their parents or establish other lifelong family relationships.  Help us keep our children in their communities by becoming a foster parent in Durham County.  For more information, call (919)560-8092 or email fosterdreams@dconc.gov.
 
CONCERNED ABOUT FALLS? Join a special 8-week session at Lyon Park, Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. starting May 14th to learn about preventative measures, reducing risks, improving balance, and more.  Call (919)560-7765 to register.
 
Does your job allow time off for Volunteering? Are you retired and looking for something "entertaining" to do? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then Neal Middle School can use YOU! Join us any morning as a PROCTOR starting May 21st - June 5th for EOG Testing and final exams.  Contact Sister Dolli Bradford for more details at (919)560-3955 ext. 55316 or dolli.bradford@dspnc.net.  
 









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