Our Stories:
News and Notes from Calvary

Category: Community Ministries

Second Chances

by Kim Moss, Hospitality HUB CEO Great things are happening just next door at the Hospitality HUB. Calvary Episcopal Church has been the principle supporter of the HUB since its inception in 2007 and without this support, the HUB would surely not exist. But why does it exist and what are we doing over here?   We provide our guests with a second chance at life: a helping hand to move them to achieving success in their lives. We do this by providing a host of services such as... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Monday, June 1, 2015

Spotlight on Community Breakfast

by Christine Todd With your help Calvary has served our poor and hungry community every Sunday morning for more than 20 years. When we first started serving breakfast at Calvary, we only served our parishioners. Then we would open the back door and hand out 10 or 12 leftover meals to homeless people standing in the alley. We often ran out of food before that second line was fed. Then, one snowy cold day, we brought our guests into our house—into God’s house. We have tried serving in the Tucker... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Thursday, January 15, 2015

Ringing the Christmas bells for the Salvation Army

by Jack Gibson Calvary Episcopal Church, together with hundreds of other churches and volunteer organizations, engages in a wonderful and rewarding ministry each Christmas season: Ringing the Bells for the Salvation Army. We have been doing this for six years, first “ringing” on the two Fridays closest to Christmas. This year we expanded out efforts to  “ring” every Friday between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.  Each Calvary volunteer rang for an hour and a half—some ring with... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Emmanuel Meal 2014

by Frances Cates The process that lead to the Emmanuel Meal was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. It was full of laughs, a lot of love, and collaboration between many different people in the church.   As a sixth grader, I participate weekly in Sunday school with other students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. To contribute to the Emmanuel Meal, we completed a sit-up /push-up-a-thon in order to raise money for the presents that would be distributed at the Emmanuel Meal.... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Thursday, January 15, 2015