Calendar & Events

Download our *2018–2019 calendar for all holidays and key school dates. *newly updated (as of 9/28/18)

See below for upcoming CCDC and Calvary special events and highlights! It's going to be a great year, and we're so glad that you're a part of our CCDC community!

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    Holiday Organ Concert
    Elizabeth Hildebrand & Friends
    Sunday, November 25 at 6 PM

    Organist Elizabeth Hildebrand & Friends
    Sunday, November 25 at 6:00 PM

    Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with our annual holiday organ concert!

    Don't miss this fantastic evening of music as organist Elizabeth Hildebrand and friends from the Calvary Orchestra present a powerful program of instrumental hymns and carols.

    The concert is FREE and open to everyone. Finish your Thanksgiving leftovers and come enjoy this special night of worship and praise!

    Childcare available to age 3. Children ages 4 and older will be dismissed to children's choirs.


    "Praise Him with trumpet sound, praise Him with strings and pipe! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!" — Psalm 150:3–5,6


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 2, 6:00 PM

    Advent Service & Tree Lighting
    Sunday, December 2, 6:00 PM

    Begin the season with our special Advent service. It's a wonderful event for the whole family! After the service, we’ll light the Christmas tree in the Galleria and enjoy community and refreshments!

    Nursery available to age 3. Children ages 4 and older participating in children's choirs will be dismissed during the service.


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Annual Christmas Parades
    Wednesday & Thursday, December 5-6
    View the schedule

    One of the most special events of the school year is the annual CCDC Christmas parades, where the Christmas story is retold through costumes! See our beautiful floats and watch the precious children as our classes creatively share the message about the birth of the Messiah. Bring your cameras and invite family & friends. 

    Schedule of Christmas Parades

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    Christmas Pageants
    Age Levels: 3s–Kindergarten
    Starting Friday, December 7
    (see schedule)

    You are cordially invited to join us in the Calvary Chapel for a celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The sweet re-tellings of this Bible stories through drama and song will touch your spirit during the Christmas holidays! We want to truly worship the King of Kings and give thanks to God for His special gift of eternal salvation. So get your camera batteries charged, invite all your friends and family, and join us for your child's special class event!

    Schedule of Christmas Programs (Updated 11/1)
    Starting Friday, December 7

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    Luke 14 Banquets:
    Celebrating with Special Needs friends
    December 8 & 11

    "And the master said to the servant, 'Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.'" — Luke 14:23

    Each year Calvary invites friends in our community with Special Needs, plus their families and caregivers, to Luke 14 Banquets during the Christmas season. It's a highlight of our Christmas season! These special events include:

    • A festive meal, with a member of Calvary hosting each table
    • An interactive Christmas program with songs and brief special presentations
    • A gift for each guest including family members & caregivers 

    Calvary hosts TWO Luke 14 events to best serve the needs of our guests: 

    Luke 14 Family Banquet
    Saturday, December 8 | 5:30–8:00 PM, Crown Room

    This dinner is for families with Special Needs members. 

    Luke 14 Luncheon
    Tuesday, December 11 | 11:30 AM–1:30 PM, Crown Room

    This luncheon is for Special Needs friends in group homes in our community.


    GIFTS & SERVING AT LUKE 14

    It's an incredible blessing to serve at our annual Luke 14 events and to provide gifts for our guests. For more information about volunteering at Luke 14 or donating gifts, click here or visit calvarychurch.com/serveluke14.


    GUEST INVITATIONS

    Interested in coming or inviting someone to Luke 14? We ask that guests be registered and confirmed to attend to ensure available seats. Guests who have attended before or those who have been pre-registered will receive a mailed invitation. To register or invite a new guest or family, please contact Vince Eaton at 704.341.5322 or veaton@calvarychurch.com. We look forward to celebrating with all of our guests!


    SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY

    Did you know that Calvary has an active Special Needs ministry for all ages? We'd love for your child or student be a part! Learn more at calvarychurch.com/specialneeds or contact our Special Needs Coordinator, Rebekah Sanders at 704-341-5413 or rsanders@calvarychurch.com.

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    Christmas Concert
    "He Is Worthy"
    Sunday, December 9, 9:45 AM & 6:00 PM

    Sunday, December 9
    "He Is Worthy"
    9:45 AM & 6:00 PM, Sanctuary

    At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of our promised Savior. He brings joy and peace and eternal hope to a world in desperate need. Of all blessing and honor and glory, He is worthy!

    Join us for a powerful Christmas worship celebration for all ages as the Calvary adult, student and children's worship choirs, ensembles, band, and orchestra lead us in a concert of praise to our matchless King, featuring a message by Senior Pastor John H. Munro.

    The concert is FREE — so invite your friends and family, share with friends online, and bring a guest for this special Christmas event! Everyone is invited!

    Nursery provided to age 3.

    ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation will be provided at our 9:45 AM service. 


    Immediately following the evening concert, our international families and guests are invited to attend our annual International Reception, a special community tradition at Calvary. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of worship, fellowship, and new friends! If you do plan to attend the reception, please RSVP to srajappan@calvarychurch.com by December 5.


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com

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    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    "The Coming of the Savior"
    Monday, December 24
    4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 PM

    Candlelight Christmas Eve
    "The Coming of the Savior"
    Monday, December 24  |  4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 PM

    At Christmas, we are celebrating "The Coming of the Savior." In a world full of pain and darkness, Jesus comes not to judge but to forgive, to transform, and to save.

    This Christmas Eve, come worship with us and give thanks for this gracious gift of God that offers hope and peace to all.

    All services will include traditional carols, contemporary songs, our choirs, orchestra, and band.

    We invite families to worship together in the Sanctuary. Childcare is provided up to age 3 as needed just come to our first-floor Nursery across from the elevators — at the 4:00 and 6:00 PM services.

    Our 6:00 PM service will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL).


    "She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” — Matthew 1:21


    Contact: Christy Driscoll, 704.887.3687, cdriscoll@calvarychurch.com