You will find resources, sermons, poetry and reflections at Pastor Tom’s blog-- tpairan.blogspot.com. Check it out today!
Operation Christmas Child
Again, I would like to thank Calvary for your generosity in filling boxes for Operation Christmas Child. As we begin a new year, you might want to consider collecting items throughout the year when they are on sale to reduce the cost during the Christmas season. I hope some of you will try this and we can increase our goal next year! Thank you for thinking of others throughout 2020!
SUGGESTIONS FOR FEBRUARY
ACCESSORIES Watches, Bracelets, Necklaces, Wallets, Sunglasses, Hair Accessories
SUGGESTIONS FOR MARCH
HYGIENE ITEMS Toothbrushes, Toothbrush cases (NO toothpaste), Bar Soap, Washcloths, Combs, Brushes, Band-aids
SUGGESTIONS FOR APRIL
CLOTHING ITEMS T-shirts, Underwear, Shoes, Socks
SUGGESTIONS FOR MAY
STUFFED ANIMALS Small and Medium Sizes
SUGGESTIONS FOR JUNE
TOYS Small cars, balls, dolls, toy instruments, jump ropes, yo-yo’s, etc.
CHILDREN'S SUNDAY SCHOOL
This year’s theme is families and we will learn how Bible families were just as different as our families are today as we explore the family of Jesus, Moses, Ruth, Hannah, and Esther and many others throughout the year. This is the description of the Deep Blue curriculum:
The Deep Blue Adventure DVD, a video component, tells 13 Bible stories in a unique and entertaining way, and includes three music-and-movement videos plus the theme song, as well as monthly Bible verses with sign-language demonstrations.”
We are blessed to have a theater here at Calvary! The kids will begin their session in the theatre to introduce each lesson. We welcome children of all ages!
The teachers will be Kay Sykes and Beth Gallagher. We are looking forward to a great year!
WELCA welcomes you!!
WOMEN OF THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF AMERICA, WELCA, is open to all women of Calvary! The group meets at 7p on the second Monday of each month from September through May.
Meetings, held in the conference room, begin with prayer, followed by a short business meeting. Then the program which may be Bible studies, guest speakers or other activities, is presented. Each month a member serves as hostess providing refreshments!!!
WELCA visits Calvary’s shut-ins at Easter and Christmas. Each year a project is chosen which benefits members of the community or helps Lutheran Social Services.
A love offering is collected and is used for various projects at Calvary or other Synod programs.
ALL women are invited to attend WELCA…for fun, for fellowship, for an opportunity to grow your faith and to help Calvary and its members!!!
For more information contact Pat Tomko!!
Aging and Senior Care Community Resources in Chillicothe
Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life. Caring.com provides a free resource with information on topics like financial support and care options that are available in Chillicothe.
You can read more about their work here:
Here are some other resources that can help seniors and their families understand all the programs that can help pay for senior care.