Pastor’s Ponderings

Pastor’s Pondering May 1

The Cyprus Friendship Program (CFP) is an all-volunteer, people-to-people, program focused on developing trust and understanding through relationships between Turkish and Greek-speaking residents of Cyprus.  In a land deeply divided by politics and culture, CFP works...

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Pastors Pondering Jan 23

Pastor Ponderings The Trustees have started a renovation project on the ladies' restroom on the main level.  The pick tile and flowered wallpaper have been removed and permanently retired.  After the dust settles and the caulk dries, there will be a new, fresh and...

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Pastor’s Pondering January 17

January 17 For a long time, one of the items on my bucket list was to run a marathon. A buddy from high school days was a lifelong runner. Bruce was always lean and exercised regularly. I figured that if I was ever going to run a marathon, I would need to transform...

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Pastor Pondering January 9

Pastor Pondering~ January 9 This week we start a new sermon Series at Calvary called "Pathways to Discipleship."  God invites to come to Christ and grow to maturity in Christ.  The Apostle Paul writes to the believers, In light of all this, here's what I want you to...

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Pastor’s Ponderings Jan. 2 2018

January 2, 2018 “Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old.  I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.  (Isaiah 43:18-19) As we begin a new year,...

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Pastor’s Ponderings Dec 5

Pastor Ponderings We have just begun the holy season of ADVENT. We’ve been through ADVENT before, but we come this year aware of the frightening currents in the world around us: North Korea tests yet another missile and this time shows it may well have the technical...

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Pastor’s Ponderings

Advent begins a little later than usual this year.  It always starts four Sundays prior to Christmas day.  This year, Christmas day falls on a Monday, which means that Christmas Eve is also the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  In the morning, we will have one worship service...

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Pastor’s Ponderings

Life and Faith Groups Would you like the chance to get to know new people at Calvary Church? Would you enjoy the chance to share something you enjoy with others? What's a Life and Faith Group?  It's a small group that forms around a common topic or interest and plans...

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November 7 Pastor Ponderings

Dear members and friends of Calvary Church, Each November we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.  In the midst of food and football, family and the fall colors, we stop to give thanks for the blessings we have received.  We can give thanks for the many ways that God...

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Pastor’s Pondering

October 24, Pastor's Pondering What I've been reading On the way through the airport this summer, I realized I didn't have a book to read for the trip.  I picked up On Trails  by Robert Moor, (2016) another NY Times bestseller.  It starts out as a sort of travelogue...

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Verse of the Day

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.” — Galatians 4:4-5 Listen to chapter The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (ESV® Text Edition: 2016) Copyright ©2016 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Powered by BibleGateway.com.