What to Expect

The first thing you will notice about Calvary when you walk through our doors is the welcoming spirit of our Calvary family and everyone who makes it up.

We are a church that welcomes everyone—absolutely everyone—as a beloved child of God with sacred worth.

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. Once a quarter we take communion by way of intinction (breaking a piece of bread from the loaf and dipping it in the cup); all other months we pass communion plates with cracker and cup to each other while remaining in the pews. There are always gluten-free options available.