Frequently Asked Questions
What time does Worship start?
We have traditional worship in the Sanctuary at 10:30 a.m..
What Do I Wear?
You can wear anything you feel comfortable in, whether its jeans or professional attire.
Do I Have to Bring Anything?
Nope. Just yourself.
What's a Typical Order of Worship Like?
In our traditional service, we have elements such as call to worship, prayers of the people, scripture reading, offertory, doxology, and a sermon, with instruments like the piano and organ. View a sample worship program.
Are Children Welcome?
Children are absolutely welcome! We have a special time for kids during the service called Word for God's Children. This is our current children's ministry schedule:
9:00-10:00 a.m. Childcare available by reservation only for Infants - 5th grade (email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thur. prior to Sun.)
10:00-11:35 a.m. Childcare Available for Infants - Pre-K
10:30-11:35 a.m. K-5th grade children in worship, then attend Sunday School following the Word for God’s Children
Elements of Our Worship
Transitioning from our life in the world to our life together in the presence of God.
A time to observe silence and prepare for worship while hearing a musical piece that enhances the season of the Christian year.
Praising and Singing
These elements help us all fully participate in worship, recognizing God’s greatness and power.
We pray in worship with both spoken and silent prayers.
Word for God's Children
During this portion of worship, children are invited to the chancel for a message geared towards them. The message is provided by a rotation of children's ministry leaders.
Giving allows us the opportunity to joyfully extend support for the church in the spirit of being part of the meaningful work of the church.
Pastors preach a sermon during worship which consists of their interpreting a text, and sharing that interpretation, so that that truth may come alive in our living.
All present are invited to make Jesus Christ the Lord of our lives and publicly affirm the desire to become his disciples, as well as to become members of Calvary.
The words of the Benediction, delivered by the pastor, send us forth with the blessing of God’s power over our lives.
A song played with the intention of providing a bridge from your encounter with God in worship to your service for God in the world.
We observe open communion, meaning anyone who wishes to partake may do so.