NEWS & Notes

NEWS & Notes

News & Notes

Written by Barb Kilbourne - Office Manager

News and Notes for May 27, 2018

Summer Hours
Unless there is a scheduled activity, the church will be closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (after services) from May 25 until September 2.  We will also be closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, July 4, and Labor Day, September 3.  Office hours will remain the same: Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  Please remember these hours when you have "business" to do at the church.  Thank you!
June 10 – August 12
One Service @ 10:00 a.m.

June 13 – August 15
Community Meal @ 5:30 p.m.
The Gathering @ 7:00 p.m.
Music by the Worship Team
Shay Batte, preaching
Altar Flowers
The flowers on the altar today are in loving memory of Paul Wegeman (March 1, 1927—May 30, 2015). 

“The Message” Available Today
Stop by the usher tables to pick up your copy of the June issue of “The Message”.  Email  July news articles to David Erickson at by June  15.

June Prime Timers
The June Prime Timers meeting will be going out to lunch. We will be going to Mimi’s Café, 3005 New Center Point, on June 13 at 11:30 AM.  We have reservations and they will do separate checks for us. If you do not receive a phone call or email, please call the church office to RSVP by June 11. New members are always welcome! Hope to see all of you as we celebrate our summer break.

Water Off in the Church May 30
The church will not have any running water on Wednesday, May 30.  Please plan accordingly if you are planning to be in the church for any length of time.

Munch & Mission
This is a five-session event beginning June 6 and meeting every other week through August 8.   Munch & Mission will include games, lunch, and then an on-site mission project. Starting at 11 am and ending at 1 pm, ANYONE can join us for any part of this day.  Mission projects will be things that everyone can do. We will provide all the supplies for the projects, games, AND lunch.  We hope you’ll consider joining us for this fun summer gathering!  Questions?  Contact Dione Russell, Faith Formation Director, at 719-440-2898 or at

Mission Outreach Offering
Today the Mission Outreach Offering will be dedicated to The Bridge of Love offering that will support rural community projects in the Rocky Mountain Conference and Yellowstone Conferences. The selected rural areas are the Polson United Methodist Church in Polson, Montana and the Arkansas Valley Circuit in southeast Colorado.  This offering is a tradition of the Rocky Mountain Conference that will be collected on June 9 at the Annual Conference.  Thank you for your contribution to benefit people on the margins of the Mountain Sky Area and the Arkansas Valley Circuit. 

June OWLS Outings
On June 3rd the OWLS will have lunch at La Tartine after church at 12:30 pm. La Tartine is located at 1420 Kelly Johnson Blvd. Gather at the front door of the church after the 2nd service if you would like to carpool. Please call Marge Parrott at 417-350-6654 or email Lenee’ Erickson at by May 29th if you would like to join the outing or have questions. We will be making reservations, so we appreciate your RSVP.

On June 21st (Thursday) they will be visiting the Botanic Gardens in Denver at 11:00am. If you would like to carpool, they will leave Calvary at 9:30am. The Denver Botanic Gardens are located at 1007 York Street  (not S. York Street). Denver Botanic Gardens has a wide range of gardens and collections on 24 acres. The gardens reflect an ever widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. The cost for admission for seniors (65+) is $9.50. The group is planning on eating lunch at the café before touring the exhibits. Please contact Stu Mertz by June 18th if you would like to go or need more info. He can be reached at 919-602-8568 or

Donations for Eastern Plains Community Pantry
For the summer months we would like to continue collecting summer clothing (for all ages), blankets, bed linens, dishes, pots and pans, and baby clothes.  Please bring any donations (labeled EPCP) to the church and put them in the donation area by the SW doors.  Any support we can provide is very much appreciated.
Sunday, May 27
8:30    Contemporary Service
9:45    Sunday School for all Ages
11:00  Traditional Service
*Church Closed after Service*
Monday,  May 28
Church Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 29
9:30    Crafty Ladies
7:00    Boy Scouts
7:00    Al-Anon
Wednesday, May 30
6:00    Praise Team Rehearsal
Thursday, May 31
1:00    Moana Wig Making
5:30    Bible Journaling
6:00    Chicago Mission Team Send-off Service
6:30    First Place 4 Health                  
Friday, June 1
*Church Closed*
No Scheduled Activities
Saturday, June 2
7:30    Calvary Men’s Breakfast
*Church Closed Afterwards*
Sunday, June 3
8:30    Contemporary Service
9:45    Sunday School for all Ages
11:00  Traditional Service
12:15  Calvary Prayer Shawls Group
*Church Closed after Service*