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Sermon Series

Sermon Series

From the nightly news to social media, the world can feel overwhelming. If God designed us to live with joy, what can we do when life drags us down?

Beginning Aug. 18/19
Saturdays at 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Sundays at 9 & 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Join us for a two-part sermon series as we discover how to live positively in a negative world. Our prayer for this series comes from Romans 15:13: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

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Family Day at Six Flags
Aug
25

Family Day at Six Flags

  • Saturday, Aug 25

Feel like a kid again at Six Flags Great America! Join other Calvary Families as you spend the day outdoors enjoying rides, games and catching an entertainment show.  

Saturday, Aug. 25
Six Flags Great America
Admission Ticket = $44 each
Meal Voucher = $15 each

Meal vouchers may be redeemed for 1 of 8 meal options at the park. You can purchase tickets at our promotional booth or online, but physical park entry tickets and meal vouchers must be picked up at our lobby booth (before or after services) or in the church office. Tickets are non-refundable and can not be replaced if lost.

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Taste of Calvary
Aug
26

Taste of Calvary

  • Sunday, Aug 26, 6:00 pm

We're bringing back the Taste of Calvary! Taste the sights, sounds and (of course!) food from the many cultures around the world represented at Calvary Church. The evening will include entertainment, games, and music unique to the represented countries.

Sunday, Aug 26
6-8 p.m.
$10 for 10 tastes

This is a Taste of Calvary—not a meal—so, get started eating at home, then join us for 10 tastes of 10 cultures for $10. Still hungry? You're welcome to purchase another 10-tastes ticket or stop by our bistro! All participating, including children, will require a ticket. Proceeds from this event go toward Missions, so register today on our website or at our booth on the weekends!

Registration (ticket sales) ends Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11:59 p.m.

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Worship Celebration
Sep
02

Worship Celebration

  • Sunday, Sep 2

Our music department is taking us on a journey of worship styles! We’ll experience a wide array of worship expressions through the ages and enjoy some special music by TaRanda Greene.

Sunday, Sep. 2
9 & 11 a.m.
Sanctuary 

These services are for the whole family as we welcome students (grades 6–12) to join adults in the Sanctuary. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the many ways that we can encounter God through worship!

Saturday service (9/1) will take place in the Fellowship Hall and feature special music by Taranda green.

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Golf Outing
Sep
17

Golf Outing

  • Monday, Sep 17

Calling all golfers! If you love the game or simply love the fellowship that comes with it, we invite you to our Calvary Golf Outing: Chippin' in for CCS. The golf outing is a 4-person scramble with shotgun start. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as contest holes around the course. The day is completed with a delicious lunch and award ceremony. 

Monday, Sep. 17
8:00 a.m.
Bolingbrook Golf Club
2001 Rodeo Drive, Bolingbrook

All proceeds from this fun (and competitive) day will benefit Calvary Christian School. Come celebrate and fellowship for a great cause! Funds raised through the Calvary Golf Outing will go to promote and support all educational programs, to provide state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and to ensure access to tuition assistance for families in need.

Calvary Christian School has been partnering with families for nearly 40 years to equip students with knowledge, wisdom and integrity through a Biblical worldview education. It is our desire to send students to high school with an understanding of who God created them to be, while performing at high academic standards.  We want to inspire each child with a commitment to excellence and a desire to impact their world.  

Register by September 12, 2018.

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Aug 15, 2018

NXT Kids Summer Theme Nights!

  • Wednesday, Aug. 15

Summer Theme Nights! (Age 4 - Grade 5)
7—8:30 p.m.

4 y/o - 1st Grade: Meet in the School. Questions? Email us!
Grades 2-5: Meet in the Seminar Room. Questions? Email us!

Aug 15: Back to School Jam
Aug 22: KSG (Kids Small Groups) Begins

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Aug 17, 2018

Primetimer (55+) Annual Boat Trip

  • Friday, Aug. 17

Primetimers invites you to experience the stunning sights and history of the US Mailboat tour in beautiful Lake Geneva!

Friday, Aug. 17
7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Lake Geneva (Meet at Calvary)
$35/person

The cost includes transportation and two-and-a-half-hour boat cruise. We'll meet at 7 a.m. at the Calvary Atrium to board the bus and return by 5 p.m. You are "on your own" for lunch at Popeye's.

Tickets may be purchased from a committee member, at the church office or at a ticket booth following services on Aug. 4, 5, 11 & 12.

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Aug 18, 2018

Sermon Series

  • Saturday, Aug. 18

From the nightly news to social media, the world can feel overwhelming. If God designed us to live with joy, what can we do when life drags us down?

Beginning Aug. 18/19
Saturdays at 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Sundays at 9 & 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Join us for a two-part sermon series as we discover how to live positively in a negative world. Our prayer for this series comes from Romans 15:13: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

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Aug 19, 2018

Guatemala Mission Trip Meeting

  • Sunday, Aug. 19, 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

October 21-29, we will be going to Guatemala. If you would like to learn more about this trip, you can attend an information meeting in August.

Sunday, Aug. 19
12:15 p.m.
Guest Welcome Center

Lead by Pastor Robbie Gonzalez & Elizabeth Thill, a Calvary team will work with Planet Kids, a Church for Children and their families. Projects will include children and youth outreaches in schools and public venues, and outreach to families living on or near the garbage dump—these are the most underserved in the area. Opportunities for building renovation and light construction will also be included. The cost of this trip is $1500.

For more information, email us or call 630-585-3240

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Aug 22, 2018

KSG (Kids Small Groups)

  • Wednesday, Aug. 22, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

KSG is a great chance for kids to get to know their peers and learn more about God. Our keyword for KSG is "deeper". We desire to help kids grow deeper in three ways: Deeper in worship, deeper in relationship with God and deeper in relationship with peers.

KSG (Kids Small Groups)
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Beginning Aug. 22

Students in Kindergarten-Grade 5 can choose to participate in any one of these small groups we offer:

Royal Rangers is a discipleship class for boys in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Classes meet every Wednesday evening during the school year from 7-8:30 pm. Royal Rangers focuses on Christ-like character formation and servant leadership development for boys in a relational and fun environment! The mission is to evangelize, equip and empower the next generation of Christ-like men into becoming life-long servant leaders. Classes begin again August 22, 2018 and end May 29, 2019. REGISTER NOW! Questions? Please email us.

Missionettes is a discipleship class for girls in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Classes meet every Wednesday evening during the school year from 7-8:30 pm. Missionettes provides grade-level activities to challenge girls in their relationship with God, participation in church and missions, the Bible, friends, family and more! Each week, girls participate in Bible stories, role-playing, fun, fellowship and spiritual growth. Classes begin again August 22, 2018 and end May 29, 2019. REGISTER NOW! Questions? Please email us.

Blast is a discipleship program for both boys and girls in grades 2-5. Wednesday night Blast services during the school year offer a unique opportunity for leaders to personally impact kids. The curriculum is focused on intense discipleship. When leaders share personal experiences, wisdom and their love for Jesus, we find that kids grow in their own faith, as well. Students enjoy large group games, biblical teaching, small group discussion, classroom projects and occasional opportunities to serve. Classes begin again August 22, 2018 and end May 29, 2019. No registration fee or pre-registration required. Questions? Please email us

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Aug 22, 2018

NXT Kids Summer Theme Nights!

  • Wednesday, Aug. 22

Summer Theme Nights! (Age 4 - Grade 5)
7—8:30 p.m.

4 y/o - 1st Grade: Meet in the School. Questions? Email us!
Grades 2-5: Meet in the Seminar Room. Questions? Email us!

Aug 15: Back to School Jam
Aug 22: KSG (Kids Small Groups) Begins

Visit the Children's page

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Aug 25, 2018

Family Day at Six Flags

  • Saturday, Aug. 25

Feel like a kid again at Six Flags Great America! Join other Calvary Families as you spend the day outdoors enjoying rides, games and catching an entertainment show.  

Saturday, Aug. 25
Six Flags Great America
Admission Ticket = $44 each
Meal Voucher = $15 each

Meal vouchers may be redeemed for 1 of 8 meal options at the park. You can purchase tickets at our promotional booth or online, but physical park entry tickets and meal vouchers must be picked up at our lobby booth (before or after services) or in the church office. Tickets are non-refundable and can not be replaced if lost.

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Aug 26, 2018

Taste of Calvary

  • Sunday, Aug. 26, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We're bringing back the Taste of Calvary! Taste the sights, sounds and (of course!) food from the many cultures around the world represented at Calvary Church. The evening will include entertainment, games, and music unique to the represented countries.

Sunday, Aug 26
6-8 p.m.
$10 for 10 tastes

This is a Taste of Calvary—not a meal—so, get started eating at home, then join us for 10 tastes of 10 cultures for $10. Still hungry? You're welcome to purchase another 10-tastes ticket or stop by our bistro! All participating, including children, will require a ticket. Proceeds from this event go toward Missions, so register today on our website or at our booth on the weekends!

Registration (ticket sales) ends Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11:59 p.m.

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Sep 02, 2018

Worship Celebration

  • Sunday, Sep. 2

Our music department is taking us on a journey of worship styles! We’ll experience a wide array of worship expressions through the ages and enjoy some special music by TaRanda Greene.

Sunday, Sep. 2
9 & 11 a.m.
Sanctuary 

These services are for the whole family as we welcome students (grades 6–12) to join adults in the Sanctuary. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the many ways that we can encounter God through worship!

Saturday service (9/1) will take place in the Fellowship Hall and feature special music by Taranda green.

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Sep 08, 2018

Primetimers’ September Birthday Breakfast

  • Saturday, Sep. 8, 8:30 am – 10:15 am

Primetimers (age 55+) invites you for breakfast and a time of fun, food and fellowship.

Saturday, September 8,
8:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary lobby,
Cost is $10/person

. If you have a birthday in September, or this is your first time with us, your breakfast is free!

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Sep 09, 2018

Financial Peace University

  • Sunday, Sep. 9

Financial Peace University (FPU) is the plan you need for your money because it teaches God's ways of handling money. Choose from two different course options:

Sundays, beginning Sep. 9
9 a.m., Rm. 126
(Register here)

Wednesdays beginning Sep. 12
7 p.m., Rm 233/234
(Register here)

Through videos, discussions and interactive group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get you from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! This is a 9-week course. The cost is $100 per household.

For any questions, please reach out to Karina Negron at knegron@calvarynaperville.org.

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Sep 09, 2018

Preparing for Marriage Class

  • Sunday, Sep. 9

Preparing for Marriage is the pre-marital ministry of Calvary Church. It is designed to encourage deeper conversation and discovery for couples who are considering marriage or are currently engaged.

Sundays at 9 a.m.
Sep. 9-Oct. 28

$100/couple

Designed around interaction, this class features great facilitators, video and group discussion, as well as strong, biblical perspectives. Most couples are paired with a mentor couple during the class to help round out the experience. The class is eight weeks long and is required for couples who want to get married at Calvary Church, but it is recommended for all who are considering marriage. Cost includes study guides for both the bride and groom-to-be, coffee or lunch with a mentor couple, SYMBIS assessment.

Upon completion of the registration, you will receive an email with a survey attached that the bride-to-be and groom-to-be must each complete and return within 48 hours.

Please contact Karina Negron for more information. If you are interested in getting married at Calvary Church, please visit our wedding page.

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Sep 12, 2018

Tough Topics Class

  • Wednesday, Sep. 12, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We have developed a class this fall to help us better understand and respond to the following topics: mental illness, domestic violence and the impact of incarceration. If you are facing one of these situations—or if you simply want to understand them better in order to help others in your life—join us in this important class.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Beginning Sep. 12
Room 232

Our topics include:

  • September 12: Understanding Mental Illness
  • September 19: Our response to Mental Illness
  • September 26: Understanding Domestic Violence
  • October 3: Our response to Domestic Violence
  • October 10: Understanding the impact of Incarceration
  • October 17: Our response to Incarceration

 

For more information, stop by our display in the Lobby today.

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Sep 13, 2018

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League

  • Thursday, Sep. 13

Fall will be here before you know it and so will our Fall Volleyball League! This fun-filled Co-Ed league is open to ages 15+ and up.

Sep. 13 - Nov. 15
Thursdays, 6-9:30 p.m.

This league hosts both Intermediate (recreational) and Advanced (competitive) teams on separate courts. Whether you are just looking for fun fellowship or want to play using your God-given talent, we have a place for you! Set yourself up for a fun Fall, and register today!

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Sep 17, 2018

Golf Outing

  • Monday, Sep. 17

Calling all golfers! If you love the game or simply love the fellowship that comes with it, we invite you to our Calvary Golf Outing: Chippin' in for CCS. The golf outing is a 4-person scramble with shotgun start. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as contest holes around the course. The day is completed with a delicious lunch and award ceremony. 

Monday, Sep. 17
8:00 a.m.
Bolingbrook Golf Club
2001 Rodeo Drive, Bolingbrook

All proceeds from this fun (and competitive) day will benefit Calvary Christian School. Come celebrate and fellowship for a great cause! Funds raised through the Calvary Golf Outing will go to promote and support all educational programs, to provide state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and to ensure access to tuition assistance for families in need.

Calvary Christian School has been partnering with families for nearly 40 years to equip students with knowledge, wisdom and integrity through a Biblical worldview education. It is our desire to send students to high school with an understanding of who God created them to be, while performing at high academic standards.  We want to inspire each child with a commitment to excellence and a desire to impact their world.  

Register by September 12, 2018.

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Sep 23, 2018

Water Baptism Orientation

  • Sunday, Sep. 23

Our next water baptisms will be held during the Sunday services on September 30. If you would like to be baptized, you will need to attend a 20-minute orientation.

Sunday, September 23
After either service
Guest Welcome Room

Adults and children (grade 3 and older) are welcome. For more information, call 630-585-3279 or email us.

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