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Calvary Ringers

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Calvary’s liturgical five-octave handbell choir, the Calvary Ringers, rehearses weekly on Wednesday evenings and performs in select services throughout the year. New members are always welcome new members; the ability to read music is not required. Calvary Ringers are directed by Joseph Powell.

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Wednesday Evening EYC

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Wednesday night Episcopal Youth Community meets from 6:15–7:00 in the 3rd-floor EYC room after dinner. Wednesday nights are for any youth in grades 6–12 to come together and participate in team-building activities, games, service projects, discussion, and prayer. At 6:55, we will walk together to the Sanctuary for music and Compline starting at 7 p.m. … Continue reading "Wednesday Evening EYC"

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Gleanings

When writer Kathleen Norris returned to church after decades away, the language of Christianity was a barrier. “Judgment,” “sinner,” “dogma,” and “salvation,” were all part of the faith’s “scary vocabulary.” Norris’s wrestling with those words became a book that’s remained in print for more than 20 years. Each week, a short chapter (2-3 pages) from Amazing … Continue reading "Gleanings"

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Community Breakfast

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Volunteers serve breakfast to 200 homeless and poor neighbors at Calvary each Sunday morning. Using physical distancing in the alley outside our doors, those experiencing homelessness receive a warm pre-packaged breakfast and coffee to go. Access to items in Calvary's clothes closet is also available.

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Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Rite I, a traditional spoken service with a sermon and Holy Communion that includes organ music without singing. It offers a reflective and meditative mood appropriate to the early morning. The liturgy is Rite One from The Book of Common Prayer and retains much of the language used in the 1559 Elizabethan prayer book. This … Continue reading "Holy Eucharist, Rite I"

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Spiritual Disciplines & Prayer Practices

The Rev. Paul McLain Wondering how to pray? Perhaps you’ve never really gotten the hang of praying, or maybe you’ve had a practice that’s run dry? Join Paul McLain for a guided discussion of meaningful spiritual practices to try together or on your own.

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Youth Formation

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Students in grades 6-12 meet in the EYC Room (301) from 9:15-10:15 a.m. for Sunday Formation, where we will be working with the Faith Lens curriculum. Our formation hour will be a safe space for middle and high school youth to explore new ideas and interests using thought-provoking, fun activities, reflection, and discussion. We will … Continue reading "Youth Formation"

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Holy Eucharist Rite II with Children’s Chapel

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

The 10:30 a.m. Eucharist with Children’s Chapel attracts a widely varied congregation of all ages including a strong contingent of young families. Music is led by the semi-professional Calvary Choir with participation from our Boys and Girls Choir, St. Cecilia Choir (second grade and younger), and the Calvary Ringers handbell choir. We also live-stream our … Continue reading "Holy Eucharist Rite II with Children’s Chapel"

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Sacred Ground: Sundays

Sacred Ground, September 11 - February 19, 3:00 - 5:00, 11 sessions, location TBD John Owen and Shannon Tucker will facilitate this transformational and powerful small group discussion on race and racism. Sacred Ground is a film- and readings-based dialogue series on race, grounded in faith. Participants in this commitment-class are asked to make every … Continue reading "Sacred Ground: Sundays"

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AA Meeting

Calvary Episcopal Church 102 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN

Calvary welcomes AA participants to this "open" meeting at noon Monday through Fridays. Coffee is available. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship with the stated purpose of enabling its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." AA is nonprofessional, self-supporting, and apolitical. Its only membership requirement is a desire to … Continue reading "AA Meeting"