Posts by Cynthia Graham

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Son Shine Day Care Offers Children a Bright Future

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—Moms and dads have the pleasure of getting their little ones off to a good start in the mornings. A healthy breakfast. An umbrella. A warm sweater. Or, tracing that last line to form the letter ‘A’ before the school bus arrives.  But, when it comes to getting youngsters off to a great spiritual […]

Calvary’s Annual Egg Hunt Draws Thousands

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—Calvary Church hosted its 12th Annual Egg Hunt that drew a massive crowd estimated at 2,800—the largest the gathering has seen—for a day of family-friendly, pre-Easter fun held last Saturday at Curtis Park. Calvary’s Children’s Pastor, Josh Torres, described the event as an ‘ambassadorship’. “It’s called being good neighbors,” he said. Since its inception […]

Annual Vision Meeting Reflects on 2013 & Elects New Board Members

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—If its Annual Vision Meeting was any indication, Calvary Church is a Christ-centered community dedicated to nurturing those both inside and outside of its walls. The hour-and-a-half long meeting, held at the church the evening of March 23, outlined a host of exciting church happenings, accomplishments and financials from 2013. Some of Calvary’s many […]

Women’s Spring Convention Offered ‘Beauty for Ashes’

by Cynthia Graham

BENSALEM, PA—Recounting some of life’s darkest moments imaginable, speakers at the Women of Purpose Spring Convention, held last Saturday at Christian Life Center in Bensalem, Pa., laid bare personal narratives of sexual abuse, mental illness, eating disorders and the heartbreak of a family member’s infidelity—all experiences that God would later turn into beautiful testimonies. The […]

Getting to Know Calvary’s New Youth & Young Adult Pastor, Isaac Balban

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—Calvary Church officially introduced its new Youth & Young Adult Pastor, Isaac Balban, on Sunday, March 16. Leading up to the special occasion, the 22-year-old minister took some time out to talk with the Calvary Church Newsletter about his plans for Calvary’s youth and young adults, his upcoming summer nuptials, his predictions for two […]

Calvary’s Christian Coaching Conference Scores Big

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—With just days away from Selection Sunday on March 16 that marks the beginning of March Madness—the famed college hoops tournament where elite undergraduate players from across the country get to showcase their skill on the basketball court and coaches demonstrate their superior leadership from the sidelines—last weekend, Calvary Church hosted two days of […]

CPR Gets A Dose of Fresh Vision Through Salvation Army Partnership

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—After a successful seven-year run under its current structure, Calvary’s Program Reading (CPR) is prepping for a dose of fresh vision that will include the implementation of the Salvation Army’s Mission: Literacy, a multi-cultural, scripture-based literacy curriculum. Mission: Literacy was developed by the American Bible Society in conjunction with the Bank Street College of […]

Two Shall Become One: A Calvary Church Love Story

by Cynthia Graham

Four couples. Ten questions. Lots of great stories. Tons and tons of love. When the inspiration came to write a special Valentine’s Day feature, I thought it would be great to share the love stories of a few Calvary Church couples. Some years ago, I’d read that if couples easily smiled when recounting the details […]

A New Sound Is Heard at ASCEND 2014 Worship Conference

by Cynthia Graham

WYNCOTE, PA—In a spectacular scene that could rival any Olympic Closing Ceremonies, last Saturday night’s final session of Philadelphia Tabernacle of David’s (PTOD) 2014 ASCEND Worship Conference, held February 6-8 at Calvary Church, overflowed with vibrant expressions of worship of every kind. Close to 300 exuberant worshippers packed Calvary’s main sanctuary waving brightly colored flags, banners […]

All in the Family: Beth Cozzolino’s Triumphant Journey Through Cancer

by Cynthia Graham

All in the Family is a new Calvary Church Newsletter column dedicated to you, the Calvary Church family. It is a forum where we will share the individual stories of people and families in our church, with topics ranging from miraculous healings and deliverances, to those of overcoming difficult life circumstances, as well as incredible […]