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Active adults
(Adults 55+)
Join us for our monthly Game Night & Potluck on Friday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. in room 223. Bring a dish
to share, prepare to meet new friends and learn how to play Mexican Train Dominoes. Laughter and good food
are good medicine! No registration required. We also meet on Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. in Room 223 for
a Bible study - donuts included!!
November 15-30 is OPEN ENROLLMENT into CTC School of the Bible (CTCSB) 2015 courses for classes (in both
English and Spanish) to start January 11. Visit the CTCSB kiosk in the lobby during weekend services or the
CTC website for enrollment forms and info beginning November 15. Contact [email protected]
Ladies 2015
spring tea
FIshing Trip
Mom To Mom
Ladies 12 and up ... mark your 2015 calendars now! Our popular Ladies' Tea is coming back the weekend of
February 20/21. We will need between 50-60 table hostesses! More info in the December newsletter!
Our Men's Department is sponsoring a fishing trip on Saturday, November 8 for men, women and children! We
will be fishing for ling cod, rock cod and crab! Leaving Berkeley pier at 6:00 a.m.; returning at 3:00 p.m. Cost
is $150, which covers rod, tackle, one-day license and the crew will clean your fish! Call Hayes Pollard for more
info (925) 432-0378.
Moms of children birth to 18, please join us on Friday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. for a fun evening of
encouragment, autumn crafts and a fondue dessert bar. Childcare available by pre-registration only until
November 12 (birth to 8 years). Contact Shannon at 503-484-7625.
college + young adults
We are in need of a host home for one of our College + Young Adult small groups that meets in Bay Point on
Friday evenings. If you are interested in opening up your home for this small group, please contact [email protected]
We have a new YouTube channel with all of Pastor Jason Bishop's weekly downloads. Check out The Resistance
Channel by scanning the code to the left.
2014/2015 Intern
We currently still have one intern position open for the 2014/15 school year in Middle/High School. If you are
interested in serving as an intern here at CTC and having your college costs paid, please contact [email protected] or stop by the kiosk in the lobby.
Intern host home
We are in need of a host home for one of our male interns, preferrably close to the church. If you are interested
in being a blessing and opening up your home, please contact [email protected]
You can follow Pastor Jason on Twitter and get all of the latest event updates and devotionals, including our
weekly Resistance Download! Just text "follow livetruth2day" to 40404.
Thrive Softball Group: Co-ed softball practice 10:00 a.m. every Saturday at Concord softball fields.
For weekend teaching notes visit:
Notes updated weekly.
Church Office / 925-458-9100 / [email protected] / After hours emergency pastor line 925-550-4502
calvary temple church . 4725 evora road . concord ca 94520
real church for real people
OUR VISION Loving God, loving people
OUR PURPOSE To become fully-devoted followers of Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry and evangelism
OUR VALUES Full devotion to Christ / Loving relationships / Biblically centered / Every-person ministry / Lost people matter / Life Stewardship
5:30 p.m.
8:30 10:00 11:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving Eve
Join us for our one-hour Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Worship
Center. There will be ministry for children up through 5th Grade.
"Hope2Home" is a ministry designed to help meet the needs of those in our community in a practical and consistent
way. Each month we go to designated households in our community to do practical acts of service. Our goal
is to share the love of Christ with our community. Hope2Home...bringing hope one home at a time. Contact
[email protected] for more information. If you are a single parent or elderly and would like to have
a Hope2Home team come to your house, please stop by the Compassion kiosk in the lobby to fill out a "needs card."
We would like to reach out to our CTC families needing assistance this holiday season. We are now accepting
applications to receive goods from HARVEST TO HOME (Thanksgiving meals) and/or CHRISTMAS TO THE
COMMUNITY (assistance with Christmas). Pick up an application at the Compassion kiosk in the lobby; deadline to
submit apps is November 16.
This is a one-day, three-hour class that will introduce you to CTC's core habits of spirtual formation (doing truth).
Together we'll look at topics that will set the foundation to becoming a fully-devoted follower of Jesus Christ. Class
will be held on Saturday, November 15 at 9:00 a.m. in the church office conference room. Continental breakfast
included! This is a great place to ask questions, meet others and learn about CTC as a community. Register online
at or contact [email protected], 925-458-9100 x141.
Do you love Christmas? Would you like to help St. Nick's elves decorate CTC? We will be starting to decorate
for Christmas on Monday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m. and working all week until it is completed! Both men and
women are needed! To volunteer, please call Marci at 925-458-9100 x124.
Don't miss our Ladies' Christmas Dinner & Boutique on Friday, December 5! Special music, great food, fun
boutique and inspiring testimonies! Ticket sales begin November 15/16 in the lobby and online (ages 12 and up).
Cost is $16 per person; limit of four (4) tickets per person. Boutique shopping opens at 5:00 p.m.; dinner and
program starts at 6:30 p.m. We still have a limited number of vendor spots available. Volunteers are needed for
set up, decorating, greeting, etc. Contact [email protected] or 925-458-9100 x124.
For information on our current monthly events, contact [email protected] or call 925-270-3900.
If you are new to CTC please come by the Guest Room! It's a relaxed, casual atmosphere where our pastors and
servant leaders are available to answer your questions. The Guest Room is located in Room 222 (down the left
hallway, past Early Childhood) and is open after our 10:00 & 11:30 a.m. services. Stop by for a few minutes after
service so we can meet you!
> > Questions or for more information regarding College + Young Adults email [email protected]
For singles 30-60+. Bible class and fellowship every Sunday in room 103 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
The Resistance College & Young Adults will be doing a missions trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 12-23,
2015. Cost is $2,995 with a non-refundable $95 deposit due at the time of registration. To register, go to Our first informational meeting will be on Sunday, November 23 at 1:30 p.m. in
Room 101 (downstairs). Application and deposit must be received prior to this date.
Small Group Host
Home Needed
the holidays
Our next Child Dedication will take place December 13/14. In order to participate in this celebration, you must
attend the Child Dedication class in the church office conference room on Saturday, December 6 at 4:30 p.m. OR
Sunday, December 7 at 11:30 a.m. Register online at
No matter how long it's been since your loved one passed, grief can make the holidays a painful time. But
there is hope! Join us on Saturday, November 15 at 5:30 p.m. for an encouraging two-hour seminar that
will help you survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again. Contact Pastor Mac at
[email protected] or 925-458-9100 x111.
CTC will be delivering groceries to our community this Thanksgiving - with your participation,
we can make a significant impact! There are several ways you can help:
1) Donate items requested on the Compassion Bags (pick these up at the Compassion kiosk in the lobby)
2) Pass out flyers on Sunday, November 2 & 16 at 1:00 p.m.
3) Pack groceries on Friday, November 21 at 6:00 p.m.
4) Deliver groceries on Saturday, November 22 at 9:00 a.m.
You can be a part of all, or just one! Sign up to help at
[k-5th grade]
Memory Verse
"Then they would put their trust in God. They would not forget
what He had done. They would obey His commands."
Psalm 78:7 (NIrV)
Wk 1: Trust - Stand Up For What's Right // Daniel 3:1-30
Wk 2: Trust At All Cost, No Matter The Loss // Daniel 6:1-28
Wk 3: Trust God's Purpose For You // Esther 3-9
Wk 4: Trust God in Fishy Situations // Jonah 1-4
Wk. 5: Trust The Impossible // Luke 1:5-25
(Early Childhood) Located to the left when entering the church building. Our caring workers provide excellent
care for your children during the weekend service.
For ladies who need a little privacy with their newborns. This room is located past the Early Childhood Center,
around and to the right of the stairs.
3 YRS - 5th GRADE
Boys & Girls Ministries (Rainbows, God Girls & Rangers) meets each Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Join
us each week for fun, creative nights! Register at The Zone check-in - cost is $5 for the year. T-shirts are also
available for $5. No Wednesday night ministry on November 26 due to Thanksgiving!
Kids in eXtreme Service for all 4th and 5th grade students meets on Sunday, November 16 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
in The Zone. We will have fun games and yummy food while we grow and develop the next generation! See the
flyer in The Zone for details!
Preparations for the Royal Rangers Pinewood Derby in January will start on November 12. Please email
[email protected] for more information.
Weekly "Parent Cues" and "God Time Cards" are online at Use these tools to help
reinforce at home what your kids learn each week in The Zone.
Parent volunteers are needed for Saturday night service. Small group leaders and check-in greeter positions
are open. Join our great team, make a difference in the lives of kids, and show your own kids how to serve
others! No experience necessary; training provided. Applications can be picked up at The Zone check-in.
School Guys
We are on Facebook! Like us at There you will find information about what our
kids are learning and info on upcoming events. See the amazing videos our team creates; enjoy them at home
with your kids!
November 2014
There are several opportunities to serve at Calvary Temple Church! Check out some options below:
CONTACT (925) 458-9100
Would you like to be part of the
CTC weekend experience team?
We need friendly people to join
our parking team, lobby greeters,
ushers, servers & hospitality team!
Weekend Services / Flexible
Laundry ministry to the homeless.
Join us as we do laundry for those
in need. Donate quarters at the
Compassion kiosk in the lobby!
Third Saturday of each month meet at the church at 7:30 a.m. - we
then go to a local laundomat.
[email protected]
"Hands" Ministry to
the Deaf
Do you sign? If so, we need you to
help interpret our services!
Saturday nights at 5:30 p.m.
[email protected]
Like meeting new people? Help us
greet, welcome and connect guests
to the right ministry/place of service.
Weekend services on rotation basis;
training provided
[email protected]
Our women's department needs
men or women to train to help with
Audio Visual for their events.
Varies / Flexible
x. 124
[email protected]
Our quilting team meets the last
Sunday of each month - if you are
interested in helping make quilts for
foster kids, please join us!
November 30 - 11:30 a.m. in the
Office Conference Room
[email protected]
Our Usher Team is looking for men
and women to help usher during our
weekend services.
Services vary / flexible
[email protected]
Guest Room
Adventure and Expedition Rangers for all middle and high school guys - Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in
Room 110. No Wednesday night ministry on November 27 due to Thanksgiving!
> > Questions or for more information visit or email [email protected]
Ministries, Classes & Groups
Weekly prayer opportunities here at CTC: Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in
Room 222 / Wednesday mornings (women only) at 6:45 a.m. in the
Mother's Room / Sunday mornings during all services downstairs
in the room directly across from Room 103.
x. 143
[email protected]
Meets in Room 223 each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome!
call the church office (925) 458-9100
Ven y participar a el grupo de Antioch #1 con Santiago y Lourdes
en el primer y tercer Miercoles de cada mes a las 7 de la tade.
Registrese en el mostrador de grupos chicos
Youth Convention is set for November 14/15 in Sacramento for all middle and high school students! Plan now to
attend for an amazing time of worship, fellowship and teaching. Cost is $130; deadline to register is November
7. Contact [email protected]
divorce care
Monday evenings - 7:00 p.m. - Room 223 - join anytime.
[email protected]
The Resistance is joining with compassion ministries in Harvest To Home on Saturday, November 22 at 9:00
a.m. After serving our community, The Resistance is hosting a Turkey Bowl at Anuta Park in Pittsburg. The
winning team will receive a t-shirt. Cost is $3 for the BBQ and entry to play in the Bowl. All ages welcome!
stephen ministrY
The Resistance is having a fundraiser - My1Shirt, which will raise awareness and funds for missionaries Doug &
Tasha Meyers and others in the 10/40 window that only have one(1) shirt. Help us by buying your My1Shirt today
at the kiosk in the lobby. For more info or to donate, visit
To help safeguard our children, if you are a volunteer in any ministry at CTC, you are required to be fingerprinted.
This service is offered here at CTC at no cost to you! If you have NOT been fingerprinted here at CTC in the last
4 years using the new LiveScan (NO-INK) process, please be fingerprinted again. There will be no weekend
fingerprinting in November or December. To be fingerprinted, contact [email protected] or (925) 4589100 x144, Tuesday-Friday between 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for an appointment.
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> > Questions or for more information regarding middle & high school email [email protected]
call or text Bob & Judy Wintermute,
(925) 360-9287
weekly bible study
Adult Bible Study led by Dwayne Fisher. Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.,
room 101.
Dwayne Fisher
[email protected]
celebrate recovery
Have hurts, hang-ups or habits? Thursday at 7:00 p.m. downstairs
in The Zone. Newcomers always welcome!
Pat Fisher
[email protected]
Looking to get connected and be part of a community here at CTC?
We have small group Bible studies that meet across the county on
different days of the week!
visit the lobby or go online at
Beyond The Wedding meets every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m.
in Room 101. We welcome anyone who desires to get a Godly
perspective on healthy, practical relationship skills. Young or old;
married or single - come check us out!
Student enrollment is still available in Preschool through 8th grade. Please visit our website or call the school
office for more information on our accredited school - 925-458-9870 or
Please join us for our annual Family Christmas Brunch on Thursday, December 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Worship
Center. Music will be presented by grades K-5 and refreshments will be served by our Middle School students.
[email protected]
If you are going through a crisis or just need someone to walk
along side you for a while, our Stephen Ministry may be able
to help you. We are here for you. All information is held in the
strictest confidence.
Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Ministries Center.
Black and White Tie Party on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Ministries Center.
Monday evenings - 7:00 p.m. - Room 222 - this support group is
for people grieving the death of someone close - join anytime.
week of prayer
Contact Ron & Jean Nichols
(925) 778-9509
[email protected]
Mark your calendars to spend the first week of the year together in prayer: January 5-9 from 7:00 -8:00 p.m.