NOVEMBER Adults 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!! CTCSB 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 2014 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] calvarytemple.org. YOUTUBE CHANNEL 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 Positions 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] calvarytemple.org or stop by the kiosk in the lobby. Intern host home needed 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] Twitter 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: youversion.com/groups/calvarytemplechurch 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 calvarytemple.org 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 Saturday 5:30 p.m. // Sunday 8:30 10:00 11:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Eve Service 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." CTC FAMILIES IN NEED 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 calvarytemple.org/startingpoint or contact [email protected], 925-458-9100 x141. christmas decorating 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. ›››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› /////////////////////////////////////////// NEW TO CTC? 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 ctcresistance.org/ethiopia. 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 WHAT’S GOING ON at ctc CHILD DEDICATIONS Surviving 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 calvarytemple.org/childdedication. 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 calvarytemple.org/harvesttohome. children [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) Lessons 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 BIRTH to PRE-K (Early Childhood) Located to the left when entering the church building. Our caring workers provide excellent care for your children during the weekend service. MOMMY ROOM 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. GOD GIRLS / RANGERS 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! PINEwood DERBY Preparations for the Royal Rangers Pinewood Derby in January will start on November 12. Please email [email protected] for more information. PARENT TOOLS Weekly "Parent Cues" and "God Time Cards" are online at calvarytemple.org/ctckids. Use these tools to help reinforce at home what your kids learn each week in The Zone. PARENT VOLUNTEERS 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. FACEBOOK Middle/High School Guys We are on Facebook! Like us at facebook.com/ctkidsconcord. 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: OPPORTUNITY COMMITMENT 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 calvarytemple.org/streettoseat CLEAN START 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. x143 [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 x141 [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] qUILTING tEAM 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] USHERS NEEDED Our Usher Team is looking for men and women to help usher during our weekend services. Services vary / flexible [email protected] STREET TO SEAT Guest Room AUDIO VISUAL 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 calvarytemple.org/ctckids 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] Adult BIBLE STUDY Meets in Room 223 each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome! call the church office (925) 458-9100 facebook.com/CTResistance NUEVO GRUPO CHICO en espanol! 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 hoy! 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. x110 [email protected] TURKEY BOWL WITH HARVEST TO HOME 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 MY 1SHIRT 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 my1shirtbayarea.com. VOLUNTEER LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH CONVENTION THE RESISTANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL THE RESISTANCE HIGH SCHOOL 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. PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// like us on griefshare > > 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] SMALL GROUPS AT CTC 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 calvarytemple.org/smallgroups BEYOND THE WEDDING 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 ctcs1.org. 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. x110 [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.
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