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His House - June

Posted by Martha Brannon on

We usually write in this space about your wonderful donations or items that we need. Today I’m writing about how your wonderful donations make an impact in the lives of our neighbors. We are working with Carver County in a food rescue program. Food that would be thrown out is recovered...

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Quilting News

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IT’S BEEN A VERY LONG WINTERThank goodness for our quilt group that meets three times a month to give us a wonderful opportunity for fellowship while we make warm quilts for the homeless folks in the metro area. If you know of any women who have time on their hands, are a bit lonely, or...

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Volunteering with Families Moving Forward

Posted by Kara Paulson on

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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Time to Plan for the Mud Run!

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Save the Date! Grab your phone or daily planner and flip to July. The Tonka Mud Run, which benefits Many Hands Many Meals, is July 14 at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park. Whether you want to tackle a fun, family-friendly athletic challenge, or would like to volunteer on the course, there are ways...

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His House Volunteer Teresa Fuller

Posted by Martha Brannon on

It has been Serve to the Max at Mount Calvary and it always reminds me of the volunteers at His House who always Serve to the Max. I wanted to share the story of one volunteer that serves beyond the max —at His House that person is Teresa Fuller.When my husband had a temporary job transfer...

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'tis better to give than to receive

Posted by Sharon Roos on

This is never more true than for the Mount Calvary Quilting Ministry. In November, 75 of our quilts went to two Wayside homeless groups for women to become a Christmas gift for their patients. It may well be the only Christmas gift they receive. We did this last year also, and it gives us much...

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Many Meals Reach Sierra Leone

Posted by Renee Whisnant on

Your hands scooped that rice. Sealed the bags. Taped the boxes. And now, our shipment of food to Sierra Leone has successfully arrived!In the spring, Many Hands Many Meals sent approximately 70,000 meals to Sierra Leone, which is one of the poorest countries in the world. About 75 percent of...

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QUILTING MINISTRY

Posted by Sharon Roos on

If you were in church Oct. 21/22, you noticed a lot of quilts displayed over the pews. This output is from October only and will go to Simpson House, along with warm knit scarves, mittens and stocking caps, toiletries, and beautiful tote bags for female homeless to carry in lieu of a black...

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THANKSGIVING

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

This morning as I write, a couple I married and their two children are living in a rental home outside San Francisco while wildfires consume their neighborhood in Santa Rosa. Friends and colleagues are in the middle of rebuilding or restoring homes in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean or grieving...

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WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

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Sure, it’s a good song title (for both Joe Cocker and the Beatles), but it’s also the message at the core of one of our four Pillars … namely, Service. I’ve accumulated many quotes and sayings over the years which I take great pleasure in sharing with my kids at...

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