Helping Others

During this pandemic there are many ways to help:

  • Make certain you have a Kroger card with Calvary Outreach selected as the recipient of Kroger’s contribution.
  • Ask your workplace, gym, favorite non-profit, etc. or friends if they would allow us to put a bin in their space to collect men’s jeans for our neighbors experiencing homelessness.
  • Come sort and organize

(Still) Making God’s Love Visible in Downtown Memphis

by Christine Todd


So many people tell me they don’t believe in social media. I get it. People will know your life’s details. Some people say they look at Facebook but never post. Well, I get it because it does put you “out there.” I will tell you, though, during this time of isolation and distance,

Cards and Notes for Healthcare Workers

Dr. Henry Sullivant, a Calvary parishioner and vice president and chief medical officer at Baptist Memorial Health Care, offers the following thanks: “These are kind notes sent to our Baptist Memphis CEO. She reads them aloud at staff meetings. She said people wept. Thanks for your encouragement. These folks are working hard.”

If you would like to send a note,

Love in the Time of Quarantine

by Mimsy Jones


Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a best-selling book when I was in the retail book business back in the 1980s. Its title popped into my mind this morning as I prepared to watch the live-streamed service from our beloved parish church.


These services have touched me so deeply and powerfully that I

The Joys(?) of Quarantine

by Emlyn Polatty

A week ago, my schedule was packed; wake up at 5:30, get to school by 7:00, spend eight grueling hours on trigonometry and World War II and everything else, then go to rehearsal for two hours. Sing and dance until 4:00 or 4:30, and then, three or four days a week, head to Sekisui Midtown for a