the latest news & events at Calvary Baptist Church.
In this issue:
Family Potluck & Discussion Time
New Coffee Bar Fundraiser
New Babies to Celebrate
Outreach Planning Meeting
Calvary Lenten Blogs
Money Matters: Putting it into Practice
Alberta Band of Brothers Men's Retreat
The City Harmonic in Concert

Family Potluck & Discussion Time
Sunday, March 5 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Calvary
You are invited to come and share a potluck meal and conversation regarding the key initiatives that were presented at the AGM.  Each family is asked to bring a main course to be shared, and singles and young couples are asked to bring a salad or dessert.  We will eat together as families, after which children will be entertained with special child care. 
New Coffee Bar Fundraiser
Calvary’s coffee bar proceeds from March will be used to support Andrew Schroeder as he participates in a Robotic Submarine Competition on behalf of the U. of A.  To see more details regarding this competition and to see the video that Andrew produced, click here.

Teaching Topic This Sunday at Calvary
Sunday, March 5 • 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. @ Calvary
This will be the first Sunday of our new teaching series, "Signposts: On the Road to the Cross." Join us as we begin the Lenten journey.
New Babies to Celebrate
Congratulations to Dan & Amelia Van Hoffen on the birth of their baby, Morley Margaret Van Hoffen.  She was born on Thursday, February 23 at a weight of 6 lbs. and 6 oz.  Morley is a baby sister to Dorian.  Blessings on your growing family, Dan & Amelia!

Congratulations to Stephen & Angie Lieberman on the birth of their baby, Caleb Michael Lieberman.  He was born on Saturday, February 25 at a weight of 8 lbs. and 5 oz.  Caleb is a brother to Silas.  Blessings to Stephen & Angie and their young family!
Outreach Planning Meeting
Tuesday, March 7 • 7:00 p.m. @ Calvary
Over the past 15 years, Calvary has engaged in numerous cross-cultural and local mission trips.  If you have interest in helping to determine our next outreach destination for Calvary, please join us for this time of prayer and discussion.
Calvary Lenten Blogs
We hope you’re aware that a team of writers is posting blogs to our Calvary website each week during Lent!  Take some time to read these reflections regularly, and pass them along to others who might also benefit from them.  You can find them at:
Money Matters: Putting it into Practice
Saturday, March 18 • 9:30 – 12:30 p.m. @ Calvary
Caitlin Beaton and Neil Kaarsemaker will be facilitating a seminar on financial management.  The course will cover topics such as: budgeting, debt management, saving, and investing.  We are looking to arrange child care for those interested in attending.  The cost of the course is $10 per person.  If you have any questions, email Caitlin Beaton.  To register for the course, please fill out this form.

Alberta Band of Brothers Men's Retreat
April 7 - 9 @ Frontier Lodge
This quality weekend retreat for men is coming back to Alberta for the 3rd time!  In a refreshing mountain setting west of Rocky Mountain House, this weekend will include outdoor activities, such as cliff rappelling and hiking, as well as inspiring and challenging sessions designed to move men into a deeper relationship with God.  Early bird cost is $199.  For more retreat info or to register click here.

The City Harmonic in Concert
Friday, April 21 • 7 p.m. @ ChristCity Church
The City Harmonic is a Juno Award winning Canadian Christian rock band formed in 2009.  Their final tour, which will include both new and old songs, will be compiled into a live worship album.  For tickets, click here.

Pray that this season of Lent would be for you a walking toward something, a renewed experience of grace!  “O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.”  (Psalm 63:1)
Anger Management from a Christian Perspective
Mar. 2
@ St. Michael and All Angels Anglican

Potluck Discussion
Mar. 5
@ Calvary

Outreach Planning Meeting
Mar. 7
@ Calvary

Money Matters Seminar
Mar. 18
@ Calvary

Intro to the Enneagram
Thru Apr. 6
@ Urban Sanctuary

Band of Brothers Retreat
Apr. 7-9
@ Frontier Lodge

City Harmonic Concert
Apr. 21
@ ChristCity Church

THIS WEEK: Friday, March 3
Home Group Supper Night
Drop off: 6pm @ Walker's
Pick up: 9pm @ Walker's

NEXT WEEK: Friday, March 10
Gym Night
Drop off: 7pm @ Calvary
Pick up: 10pm @ Calvary

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