Calvary Adoption Ministry – helping to connect waiting children with godly parents.

Calvary Adoption Ministry

We are launching a new ministry designed to help waiting children find loving families.

Every year couples consider growing their family through adoption, but only a small percentage move forward. One of the main reasons is the financial barrier.

We want to help. Our grants can help with some of the administrative and legal costs of adoption.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP.

WHAT YOU WILL FIND:

Pastoral Support

The journey through adoption can be a challenging one. You are not meant to go about it alone. God is with you – and our pastoral team is as well. Our pastors would be honored to meet with you, pray with you, and encourage you throughout your journey.

Financial Support

One of the biggest barriers to families being able to adopt is the cost. Our hope is to be able to help as many Calvary Assembly families adopt as possible. We would encourage you to learn more about the process and once you are planning to adopt to apply for financial resources. We’re in this together!

THE PROCESS:

1. APPLY

Apply for financial resources at this link here.

2. REVIEW

Upon completion, our Adoption Ministry Leadership Team will review your application. Expect some follow up conversations upon submission. In our ministry’s beta form, please allow a few months for us to review your application.

3. RESPONSE

Our leadership team will be in touch to let you know if your application has been approved or not.

Ministry

Focus

Adoption can be one of the most daunting and overwhelming decisions that a family can make. Our church, through Calvary Adoption Ministry, exists to help serve and support families who are looking to adopt, but don’t have all of the financial, emotional, or spiritual resources to make that happen. Our ministry is passionate about supporting, equipping and encouraging families through all stages of adoption. Our hope is to share the goodness of Jesus with children, families and the world through the beautiful picture of adoption.

James 1:27 “Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress.”

FILL OUT OUR

APPLICATION

Are you interested in applying for funds? Are you wondering what the process looks like for the application? Find out at the appropriate button below.

SUPPORT THE

 MISSION

Would you be interested in financially supporting this ministry? Click the link below to join the mission.

 Allocated funds donated to this ministry will be tax deductible. Calvary Assembly reserves the right to direct the funds at its discretion to qualified applicants seeking adoption.

TALK TO

PASTOR BOB

Do you have several questions you’d like to talk to someone? Pastor Bob, our lead pastor, is available to chat. Sign up for a 25-minute pastoral appointment via Zoom or in person at the link.

WE’RE HERE TO ANSWER

YOUR QUESTIONS

Let us know how we can help you. Send us any questions you might have or request more information, and we will be in touch soon. We can’t wait to hear from you!

INTERESTED?

CONTACT US HERE

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SUNDAYS @Second!

 

Sundays are about growing in faith in Jesus. Students begin in the auditorium for worship and are released after about 20 minutes to head to our lower level. Here we connect with new friends and have a non-pressured faith conversation. The experience all together lasts about 65 minutes and we hope you leave encouraged and challenged in your spiritual journey.

 

The first Sunday of each month, students will stay in the auditorium for the message.

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WEDNESDAYS @Second!

 

Wednesdays are the most exciting night of the week! Every week a powerful and relevant message from scripture is preached, and students are given a chance to respond to the nights message.  Wednesdays alternate between small group nights (where students and volunteers connect by playing, learning and praying together) and worship nights (where our student led band, EMBERS, lead songs of worship and praise to Jesus).

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Our messages are based out of the Bible, which we believe to be God-breathed and useful for our lives today. On Wednesday nights, we learn from engaging teaching, worship with our student team, take time to pray together or individually, and reflect on how we can become closer with our God. If you have never come, we encourage you to check it out!

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OUR NAME REPRESENTS OUR IDENTITY

Second is our POSITION...
         After God, I am second
         After others, I am second

Second is what we OFFER through Jesus Christ...
         by Grace we all have a second chance in life
         you have a second chance to be who God created you to be

Every Second Counts...
         we use our time to serve and honor GOD
         we use our time to show people that they are valuable

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My name is Steven Nichols and I am the Youth Director at Calvary Assembly! I am absolutely thrilled to be in this position and to be given the chance to work with your children and help lead them to all that God has planned for them.

I live in a neighborhood in Gates where my wife, Moriah, and I purchased our first home. When I am not actively involved in our youth  ministry, I throughly enjoy reading and training in martial arts. Moriah is an extremely gifted vocalist and piano player and can make any song sound like a billboard hit. I cannot. When we go out on dates together we both enjoy exploring the surrounding area looking for a restaurant we have not tried yet, searching for the best food our city has to offer. But for us, the best day is a simple and quiet one.

Although I am still working full time as an electrician for my father’s company, I want you to know I am available for you, for your son or daughter, and to help encourage our students towards the unique calling God has for their life! Don’t hesitate to email, call, or text me. I am looking forward to getting to know you! 

 

Email me - steven@rcalvary.org

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Come as you are. You don’t have to dress up or pretend like you have it all together. We will meet for 65 minutes and in that time we will sing some songs about God’s love, have an engaging teaching that will encourage and challenge you, and participate in prayer that inspires you.

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A lot of our lives is spent doing the SAME things. After all, we have reoccurring responsibilities. Faithfulness is the term the Bible uses for this.

There comes a time when we are called to do the NEXT thing. This
is not a call to stop doing the regular things. Rather, it is a reminder that we don’t have to be limited by them. In fact, the 
NEXT thing is possible because of faithfulness. You have faithfully prayed, served, and given generously. As a result our current facility is used three times on Sunday (and throughout the week) to connect people to - and help people grow in - God’s grace.

Every week we hear stories of people daring to hope again, finding freedom, and feeling loved and accepted. And if this was all God accomplished through us, we would be glad and grateful.

But with God there is always a NEXT. There are still individuals and families who have not been exposed to the grace of God. There are still people who have disconnected from faith and have not yet found their way back home. Since God is not done with them, He is not done with us.

Our mission is to provide a safe place for people to find authentic faith, risk real relationships and discover the future God has planned for them.

Our problem - we can’t provide a safe place if we are out of space.

Beginning on the first Sunday in October our church family will begin to take the NEXT step. We cannot do this alone. The faith and finances necessary for a project of this size will require each and every person to dare to pray bold prayers and boldly respond to God’s direction.

NEXT reminds us of God’s unfailing love and unwavering effort to reach each and every one.

NEXT reminds us that our dreams can be brighter than our memories.NEXT reminds us that the best is yet to come.

Pastor Bob

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