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We will live out the Gospel by connecting people to Christ,

What is ONE by ONE? The One by One Initiative is a journey of growing our faith and generosity. For two years, many at Calvary have committed to give sacrificially in order to put our mission into action – living out the Gospel by connecting people to Christ, community and their calling. All giving is now credited to the ONE Fund (no more separate designations except for personal sponsorships). Specific goals and more details about the Initiative can be found at onefund.calvarysc.org. Total Commitments

If this is your first time here (or if your information has changed), please fill out this card and drop it in the offering plate or bring it to the Connection Center. We’d love to meet you - we’re so glad you came!

$6,804,041

Date

$3,300,884

Pray for the One by One

Initiative. Commit to a day: CalvarySC.org/prayer

Fulfilled Commitments

$3,503,157

Address Give online. It’s easy to

set up electronic giving! CalvarySC.org/give-online Phone

toward goal

$169,841

Saturday (pm)

Out of Town Guest

6:00

The Table | Calvary 1250 (meal at 5:00pm)

Sunday (am)

College Student

8:00

Traditions | Calvary 1250

Grad Student / 20-30-something

9:30

Classic | Calvary 1250

I am interested in a Life Group.

9:30

Midtown | The State Theatre

10:00 Gray’s Woods | Gray’s Woods Elementary School

I would like to serve.

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I made a commitment to Christ today. Please contact me.

51.5%

One Church: Many Locations

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Giving Last Month

10:30

Warriors Mark | Camp Kanesatake

11:15

Midtown | The State Theatre *No services 4/25-26: CITYSERVE

10:00

** ONE service 5/3 at Eisenhower Auditorium.

APRIL 2015

God-stories There are weeks when the needs that surround us feel overwhelming. As the Outreach Team makes calls to recruit CityServe projects, I’m reminded of that incredible need. With the sound of desperation, a dear older man left me this tear-filled message:

Outstanding Commitments Name

Community and their Calling.

Church Office: Harvest Fields 201 Harvest Fields Dr., P. O. Box 775 Boalsburg, PA 16827 Church Building: Calvary 1250 1250 University Dr. State College, PA 16801 Downtown “Living Room”: CommonPlace 115 S. Fraser St. commonplacesc.com

“Can you do some yard work for me? I’m disabled with a bad back and I can’t do a lot of work because of my neck. I could also use some painting and fixing inside. If you could call me back, I’d sure appreciate it. If you could let me know, that’d be great. My wife is in a rehab/elderly care facility because she has dementia. It’s getting to the place where her health could go either way. I’d love to get my wife home for a little while so she could get a little bit of happiness before she passes away. But my home needs fixed up. Please help me.” This man heard of CityServe through a promotional card in his Meals on Wheels bag. I’m thankful that he reached out. I’m thankful that a team of Jesus-loving people will enter his home. I’m thankful that his home will be repaired. And, I’m thankful he’ll see living proof of a loving God! During CityServe weekend, April 25 and 26, Calvary will cancel our gatherings

and go into the community to serve – to be the church. During previous years, we’ve completed approximately 120 projects with 850 volunteers. All types of projects have been requested this year – yard work, visiting with folks, minor construction, baking, painting, cleaning and more. More than a project, though, we want to bless people. We want our practical acts of kindness to point people toward Jesus. We want Jesus to be made famous in our community through CityServe! ~ Kendra Gettig, Calvary Outreach Director and a Calvary Midtown family member seeking to live a life without walls. Join us! Check out the list of projects and register to volunteer at sc-cityserve.org. Questions? Contact Kendra at [email protected] calvarysc.org or 814.238.0822 ext. 20.

God-Stories are places where we see God at work around us. Do you have a God-Story to share? Send to: [email protected] Twitter: @CalvarySC or message us on Facebook. Read what God is doing: CalvarySC.org/god-stories

CalvarySC.org | 814.238.0822 | [email protected]

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Up Next

Go to www.CalvarySC.org for more info!

LIFESTAGE STAGE LIFE AAKids. Safe, engaging children’s programming available during most Calvary services. AAYouth (Middle and High School Students): XStream. > Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30pm at Calvary 1250, [email protected] > Warriors Mark Youth: Sundays, 6:00pm at Bald Eagle United Methodist Church AACollege: Calvary Elements. [email protected] | CalvarySC.org/college > Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, Room 126 > Thursdays, 7:30-9:30pm, CommonPlace Senior EXIT (Graduating college students). seniorexit.com | [email protected] AAGrad Students/20-30somethings: ThirdPlace. thirdplacesc.org > Campus Lunch: Noon-1pm, First Friday of the month, see website for location. AAWomen: a variety of Bible studies and events, see CalvarySC.org/women

GROUPS & CLASSES

Prayer Request

Go to www.CalvarySC.org/events

First Sun.* of the month, 6:00pm–7:30pm: FLOOD the Valley | Calvary 1250 | childcare *April FLOOD moved to 4/12. Happy Easter! He is Risen! APRIL Monday, April 6, 7:00pm at Calvary 1250:

6 Women’s Bible Study (evening) session | A 5-week Priscilla Shirer study beings on “Breathe: Making Room for the Sabbath”. No childcare. Q’s: Beth Petrilli: [email protected]

How can we pray for you?

Saturday, April 11, 6:00pm at co.space (244 E. Nittany Ave.):

11 ThirdPlace Themed Potluck and Game Night | Bring a dish that describes your personality

Do you have a God-story you’d like to share?

or tells us more about you! Q’s: thirdplacesc.org RSVP: [email protected] Sunday, April 12, 6:00pm at Calvary 1250:

12 *FLOOD the Valley and Baptism Service | Calvary-wide prayer gathering and baptism service. Childcare available. Interested in learning more about baptism or being batptized? See CalvarySC.org/baptism Q’s: [email protected] Saturday, April 18, 7:00pm at Calvary 1250 Fellowship Hall:

18 XStream Girls Night | A night of laughter, food, teachings & worship! Q’s: [email protected] Monday, April 20:

AALife Groups (LG): a group of four or more people who meet regularly for food, fun, a study of practical and Biblical topics, prayer and serving others. CalvarySC.org/lifegroups AALife Recovery. Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm at Calvary 1250 (Room 4 and 16-18).

Featured Events BAPTISM CalvarySC.org/baptism Baptism is a celebration of your new life in Christ! Listen to Pastor Dan share what baptism means at Calvary online. FLOOD the Valley (our monthly prayer gathering) on April 12 will include a baptism service. If you’re interested in being baptized, fill out the form online or talk with your gathering pastor. We’d love to celebrate with you! CITYSERVE 2015: April 25-26 sc-cityserve.com Be the hands and feet of Christ by serving our community! The CityServe team organizes a variety of requested projects such as visiting nursing homes, cleaning, yard work, construction and more! A variety of skills are needed. You can sign up as an individual, family or life group. Volunteer registration is open until Monday, 4/20. Register at sc-cityserve.com. Q’s: [email protected]

the year! Sign up at sc-cityserve.com Creative Video Contest Deadline | Win $200 cash and more! CalvarySC.org/media

25-26 Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26:

CityServe | No Calvary gatherings will meet, instead we will serve our community.

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XStream CityServe | Service with a smile, youth style! CalvarySC.org/students Q’s: [email protected] Sunday, April 26, 4:00pm at Calvary 1250 Fellowship Hall: Quarterly Congregational Meeting | Our quarterly business meeting with updates on the One by One Initiative. You don’t have to be a member to attend. Q’s: [email protected] Sunday, April 26, 6:00pm at Harvest Fields:

26 Senior EXIT Celebration and Commissioning | A special time to look back on

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your EXIT experience this past year as well as look ahead to what God has in store for your next chapter. RSVP/Q’s: seniorexit.com Wednesday, April 29, 7:00pm at Calvary 1250: XStream Parents Meeting | Meeting in Room 16/18 for parents of middle and high school students with Kim and Stacy Sublett. Q’s: [email protected]

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Saturday, May 2, 9:00am at various locations: Saturday of Service | Serve a couple of hours in our community. [email protected]

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Sunday, May 3, 10:00am at Eisenhower Auditorium (Penn State): Calvary on Campus | See details on opposite page. calvarySC.org/CalvaryOnCampus

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Friday, May 15, 7:00pm at Calvary 1250: ThirdPlace Celebration | Celebrating those who are transitioning with gourmet appetizers, desserts, a time of sharing and worship. Q’s/RSVP: [email protected]

June 22-25. Kids Sports Camp. CalvarySC.org/SportsCamp

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CALVARY on CAMPUS: May 3 CalvarySC.org/CalvaryOnCampus All Calvary gatherings come together for ONE worship service at 10:00am, Eisenhower Auditorium (Penn State). No charge for parking. Coffee is served at 9:30am in front of Eisenhower. Calvary on Campus Kids: Children (infant - 5th grade) have a special program at Calvary 1250. Doors open at 9:15am. Please register your kids online. Q’s: [email protected]

20 CityServe Volunteer Registration Deadline | The don’t-miss service weekend of