Calvary United Methodist Church | 131 West Second Street | Frederick, MD 21701 301-662-1464 office@calvaryumc.org

Pastors Pondering

In preparation for this week’s worship services, I did a search on the internet to see the most popular hymns. The particular hymns on the list vary depending on the particular site you visit, but most of the lists include very well-known and beloved hymns. Here is...

Pastor Pondering

It’s almost here. This is the weekend the church is planning a volunteer service blitz. Our goal is to engage all sorts of people in giving service during the weekend with two big events. These are open events for children, youth and adults. Anyone who shows up is...

Pastor Pondering

Fred Craddock opens his commentary to the Book of Hebrews with the following words: “The Christian faith grows out of and is sustained by the conversation between the church and its Bible…To be sure, other voices enter into the conversation invited and...

Pastors Pondering

As you may know, the church is putting together a picture directory for the members and friends of the congregation. This is a fun time to see how the young children have grown since the last directory as well as the addition of new members.  Karen Dobbs is helping to...

Pastor Pondering

Last week I learned about someone that regularly walks by Calvary Church on the way to work. She’s not a member of the congregation and probably has never been inside the building, but she’s seen the message on the stone sign that sits on the corner of North Bentz and...

Pastors Pondering

Last Sunday, I talked about how we might find more room in our schedule for those things that are fulfilling. We are all busy, but it often feels like there should be more to life than just busy-ness. Although I didn’t get to touch on it in the sermon, we heard Exodus...