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Care Packages for our College Students

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God will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide a way out. 1 Corinthians 10:13. This is the verse that began Pastor Dave’s 2018 letter to our college-student members. Copies of the letter were included in boxes that contained snacks, novelty...

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Partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran

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All In with Gethsemane Lutheran Church What makes for a successful partnership? Cohesion? Mutual respect? Common goals? In Mount Calvary’s partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran, both churches look for ways to learn from each other, grow together, and work together as one body in Christ...

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Welcome Will Eisenberg

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Mount Calvary Academy of Music NewsIntroducing our new Brass Instructor, William Eisenberg, Specializing in French horn and trumpet. We’d love for you to meet our new brass instructor at the Mount Calvary Academy of Music! William Eisenberg recently joined our faculty, and has begun...

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Farewell to Diane Eidsmo

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If you have spent any time around the church office over the past sixteen years you probably have met our Director of Communications, Diane Eidsmo. If you haven’t met her in person, you have met her through her Mount Calvary ministries of word and design - in our Caller newsletter, our Web...

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Ben Abrahamson's Ukulele Ensemble

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Have you ever thought you wanted to try playing the ukulele? No? Well neither had I, but all that changed when I met and talked with Ben Abrahamson. Ben is the guitar and ukulele instructor at the Mount Calvary Academy of Music, and his enthusiasm for the ukulele is so contagious that now I am...

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Tags: academy, lessons, music

Preschool News for June

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June 5th was an exciting day at the Mount Calvary Preschool! Students dressed in their nicest outfits to show off their school to family and friends. First came graduation! The older students wore mortarboard graduation caps and received diplomas to show how much they have learned. We know all...

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Tags: preschool, youth

Volunteering with Families Moving Forward

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What is your favorite kind of volunteering? Do you like making things? Working with people? Beautifying the outdoors? There are so many options, and here at Mount Calvary, we have abundant gifts, a significant capacity to help others, and an amazing spirit for service. But, like most people...

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Youth Stock Sales

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We had a successful year with our Youth Mission Trip Stock Sales! The investment in Mount Calvary youth ensures that mission trips can be accessible to every youth that has a spirit for service. The sales drive culminated April 29 with our big pancake-breakfast, congregational thank you! 

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Families Moving Forward at Mount Calvary

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Families Moving Forward (FMF) has a lofty goal - to end homelessness, one family at a time. And, one family at a time, they are achieving that goal. They work to provide routines, computer access, childcare, transportation and financial education to assist homeless families in finding work and...

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CROSSPATHS BIBLE STUDY

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If you work in the business world, you are probably familiar with the term “best practices.” Many businesses use the best-practices format as part of their process-improvement planning. In other words, they look at what’s being done across the company, or even in other...

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