Posts tagged with ‘missions’

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When The Steeple Reaches The People

by Cynthia Graham

The vision of which Calvary’s Pastor John Holt speaks is simple—the importance of building relationships with the local community, outside the walls of the church, for the glory of God. Since 2001, Calvary has forged a purposeful effort to remain true to its mission of being outwardly focused and engaged in the local community. In […]

Giving Ourselves Away In Namibia

by Ayiana Porter

God has moved during this trip in ways that are hard to capture and express in words. Still, I believe it’s important to try. Our team from Calvary Church came to Africa with definite and well laid plans to bless our brothers and sisters in Christ as well as the people in Namibia. While we […]

God Moments in Namibia

by Ayiana Porter

After 28 hours of travel from Wyncote, PA to Otjiwarango, Namibia we finally arrived at Ombili Assemblies of God on Friday, October 4th for our first night of ministry. There we met 4 special women; Rosewitha, Sipporah, Hettie, and Ouma who have been at Ombili faithfully for 3 years despite the lack of attendance from […]

Cookie Jar Chronicles: Mark Hengst – Running the Race That’s Set Before Him

by Cynthia Graham

Calvary Church Newsletter’s Cookie Jar Chronicles is a special column dedicated to highlighting church members who ‘get caught’ doing something good for the church, others or the community, both locally and abroad. It’s meant to surprise. So, keep doing the good you’re doing…because you never know who is watching. If you would like to submit someone […]

Namibia Mission Team Preps for the Journey

by Cynthia Graham

There was a palpable excitement…an electricity of sorts…feelings of great expectation and joy as members of Calvary’s Namibia Mission Team made their way into the church fellowship hall this past Sunday afternoon for one of several team-building meetings in preparation for the upcoming fifteen-day missionary journey scheduled for October 2-16. Before the meeting began in […]