family ministries

Family Ministries primary focus is providing resources to bring families closer to God and
each other through a home-centered ministry and family participation in church services and activities.



CALVARY'S MILESTONE MINISTRY is a way of helping families pass on the Christian faith. It is a way to celebrate events in our everyday lives that shape our identity and give us a sense of belonging to the family of Jesus Christ.

2023-2024 Milestone Dates

September 13 - Kindergarten, Backpack Blessing
September 20 - 9th Grade, Starting High School
September 27 - 7th Grade, Beginning Confirmation
October 4 - 6th Grade, Image of God
November 1 - 3rd Grade, Bibles
* November 12 - Birth to 2, Baptism
November 15 - 2nd Grade, The Lord's Prayer

January 10 - 1st Grade, Favors for Neighbors
January 17 - Pre-school, Belonging*
(*Note: Pre-School Milestone was originally posted for Jan 31 but moved due to annual meeting)
January 24 - 4th Grade, Passing on the Faith

February 21 - 5th Grade, Holy Communion
March TBD - 8th Grade, Faith Statements
May TBD - 12th Grade - Graduation

* Sunday @ 9:30 Worship Service
The rest of the Milestones take place during the students Wednesday Night Class time and a blessing in Wednesday worship the following night.


Events Through The Year

Clothe-A-Kid: Monetary donations due by August 18, 2023

Trunk or Treat:
 Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Christmas Caroling: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 3-5:30 pm

Valentine Card Making Party: Saturday, February 3, 2024 1:00-3:00 pm

Lenten Prayer Room: February 14 - March 31, 2024
Interactive Prayer stations in the Dakota Room- can be done whenever.

Easter Stations: March 20, 2024 5:00-6:30 Upstairs 
(Last Night of Wednesday Night Programming)

Special Milestones

Misc. Milestones
At Time of Death Moment
Blessing of the Animals
Broken Bone
Class Reunion 
End of Life Conversations
Family Reunion
First Cell Phone
First Home
Medicare Card
Severe Weather Recovery
Transition to Assisted Living
Work Anniversary

New Year
Feast of the Epiphany (January 6th)
St. Patrick's Day
Strove Tuesday
Mother's Day
Father's Day
Remembering the Saints (November 1)
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Tree Blessing
Longest Night (December 21)
First Christmas

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