Fun Gifts for Northeastern Elementary

Sunday, November 3, 2013   A carload full of balls, bats, jump ropes, and sidewalk chalk were collected by the Calvary Bible Church East church family and delivered to Kalamazoo’s Northeastern Elementary School last week. The church, located just a mile and a half east of the school, launched the

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Bible Classes for Local Elementary Schools

Sunday, September 17, 2013 In October, release-time Bible classes will begin for our local public elementary schools throughout the Kalamazoo area. These classes are taught by Paul Spotts of RBM Ministries. With permission from students’ parents, Paul is able to bus children to a nearby church once a month during

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Thank you, Calvary East!

Monday, April 9, 2012 Dear Calvary East Church Family, Jared Ransom and I had the great privilege of representing all of you this afternoon. We delivered to Comstock North Elementary all of your donations to our last minute playground supplies drive for Easter Sunday. The principal was thrilled. You donated 8 basketballs, 11

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An Easter Surprise

Friday, April 6, 2012 Sometimes you have to take hold of unexpected opportunities. For the past few years, we’ve been looking for meaningful ways for Calvary East to serve the Comstock community. We’ve helped out at Comstock Daze, a community fundraiser for the Great Lakes Burn Camp. We’ve hosted a

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Cleaning Supplies Drive

There are many low income Senior Citizens connected with the Comstock Community Center. The Center would like to make laundry soap and other cleaning items available, and we have the opportunity to help meet this need. If you would like to help, bring in laundry soap, dryer sheets, and dish

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Bible Classes for Public Schools

Sunday, September 25, 2011 Calvary East has the privilege of partnering with RBM Ministries again this year in hosting a Released Time Bible Class for children from Comstock North Elementary. We will also host a new class for Kalamazoo’s Northeastern Elementary. These hour-long classes take place once a month during

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Serving Our Community

August 14, 2011 Currently about 1 in 4 families in our congregation lives in Comstock township. That’s not a particularly high percentage. But having our building located adjacent to Comstock High School gives our congregation a certain level of visibility in Comstock. With that visibility comes a responsibility to, “Let

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The Competition?

Sunday, March 13, 2011 A few weeks ago, in our first ministry teams meeting, we discussed the implications of viewing the church as a business versus viewing it as a family. Though the church must carryout some business tasks, several New Testament passages teach us to think of one another

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Angel Tree

Sunday, November 14, 2010 Christmas is fast approaching. For most kids it’s an exciting time, but others will be missing a parent who has been incarcerated. We have the opportunity to bring a message of love from parents that are in prison and a message of hope from a God

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Christians in a Political World

Sunday, October 31, 2010 As we begin our new series, Lights in the World, one of the key questions we need to consider is how we as Christians relate to our government. We’ll explore this subject in a few weeks when we study Romans 13, but since Election Day is

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