Events & Serving

Here you will find a wide variety of meaningful events and unique opportunities both internal and external to Calvary. These are great ways to get more involved in both our church and our community. Registration is now being facilitated through Realm, our new church software. If you have any questions regarding sign up please contact us. We hope you find something that you are interested in joining us for and are moved deeply as a result.





safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

October 3 | 1-4:30pm


This half-day training prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don't truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive, safeTALK-trained helpers can recognize these invitations and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST.


REGISTER HERE


Contact: LIFE Ministry





International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

November 20 | 6-9:30pm


You are not alone. Join a community of suicide loss survivors to find comfort and gain understanding as we share stories of healing and hope. This is a LIFE (Living in Finite Experiences) event.


REGISTER HERE


Contact: LIFE Ministry





Linked Together Podcast


Virtual

1st & 3rd Thursday Each Month


Pastor Bob Hegdal recently launched the 'Linked Together: Connecting Faith and Daily Life' podcast. Going forward, new episodes will be available on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Our podcast ministry will focus on making the connection between our faith and how we live it out in our daily lives. Each episode will be less than thirty minutes, perfect for listening to while exercising, commuting, or during breaks in your day. Click on the link below to listen and please remember to subscribe!


LISTEN HERE





God's Work Our Hands


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

1st & 3rd Thursday Each Month


God's Work Our Hands is open to all those who share a love for crafting and fellowship. All levels of experience are welcomed and we hope you invite friends and fellow crafters as well! We will be meeting on the 1st Thursday Morning of each month and the 3rd Thursday Evening of each month. For more information please contact Pastor Kate Zywicki with the link below.


Contact: Pastor Kate Zywicki





Lighthouse Food Distribution


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

Wednesdays | 8am-12pm


We continue our partnership with Lighthouse of Oakland County to distribute boxes with 35 pounds of non & perishable items to our neighbors and local agencies Wednesday mornings at our Clarkston Campus. At 8am, the food boxes are removed from a semi and stacked on pallets. The boxes will then be distributed between 9am-12pm to individual families and local organizations that drive through for curbside pick upIf you would like to be a part of this amazing serving opportunity, please email us with the link below.


Contact: Hunger Initiative





Sandwich Making


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

Thursdays | 10am


As part of our ongoing partnership with the Baldwin Center in Pontiac, Calvary has a fresh, new way for us to continue this very important and impactful work in the Pontiac area. Thursdays at 10am, Calvary will be assembling 200-300 sandwiches each week at our Clarkston Campus. Serving opportunities include: shoppers, sandwich makers/packers, and drivers. We are also looking for sponsors to support this new program. One week of sandwiches costs $250, that's about $1 per sandwich.


REGISTER HERE


Contact: Hunger Initiative





White Lake Community Garden


9101 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI

Various Days/Times


Sign up now to help harvest/weed or to deliver food to our neighbors in need! Our White Lake Community Garden produces thousands of pounds of fresh produce each year and is a great way for you to get outside and give back this summer. All produce goes to the hungry in our community. If you think you might have a passion for sharing radical love with the White Lake community through gardening and produce donation sign up with the link below.


REGISTER HERE


Contact: Bruce Britt





Pontiac Orchard & Playground


573 S Jessie St, Pontiac, MI

Saturdays | 8am-12pm


This summer (May 1 - Nov 6) we will again ask that individuals/groups/families choose a bed at our Pontiac Community Orchard to weed, mulch, and spruce up. Each flower, vegetable, and fruit bed has been named using the Books of the New Testament. The beds have a specific verse designated from that Book as a reminder of God's goodness and love. You are invited to visit the orchard beds, adopt a specific one for a day or even the summer, and maybe even share the joy you experience with your friends/family and continue to grow in/with this important ministry. Be sure to bring gloves, shovels, trowels, lawn bags, and bags of brown dyed mulch. Please plan to take the lawn bags home with you when you have finished for the day. For more information please email Pastor Bob Hegdal with the link below.


Contact: Pastor Bob Hegdal





Beyond Broken Hearted


6805 Bluegrass Dr, Clarkston, MI

2nd & 4th Tuesdays Each Month


Beyond Broken Hearted will meet twice a month offering emotional, spiritual, and practical support for those grieving a loss. We will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information please contact Pastor Kate Zywicki below. You will grieve but your grief will turn to joy (John 16:20).


Contact: Pastor Kate Zywicki





Community Impact Weekend


Clarkston, MI

November 6 & 7


Community Impact Weekend occurs each year during the last weekend in April and the first weekend in November. It is a My Habitat Clarkston event that helps serve our community one weekend at a time. This is your chance to get involved, make a difference, and make our community a better place. We serve low-income families, senior citizens, those with special needs, non-profit organizations, food pantries, our local schools, and many others in the greater Clarkston area. Volunteers are always needed!