July and August Worship
From July 3 through September 4, Sunday worship will be held in the sanctuary at 9:30 AM. There is no Christian Education and no coffee hour.
On September 11, Christian Education resumes at 9:30 AM with Rally Day in the Fellowship Hall, and worship will be at 10:30.
Presentation by Dr. Belinda Forbes – 9/12
On Monday, September 12th we welcome Dr. Belinda Forbes to Calvary. We will share a potluck dinner at 6 PM in the Fellowship Hall and Dr. Forbes will speak at 7 PM. If you would like to attend, please sign up on the bulletin board outside the church office, or contact the office.
Dr. Forbes is a missionary with the Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving in Managua, Nicaragua. She is assigned to Acción Médica Cristiana (Christian Medical Action or AMC), a Nicaraguan Christian ecumenical organization specializing in community health and development in impoverished rural communities, many of which are home to indigenous and afro-descendent populations. As AMC’s International Liaison for Community Health, Dr. Forbes serves God and the Church by contributing to a community-based primary dental health program, mentoring to volunteers, and interfacing with AMC’s international partner organizations.
Born in Northern Ireland, U.K., Dr. Forbes was raised in Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. in biology and Spanish from American International College in Springfield, MA, and a D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Before her ministry in Nicaragua, Dr. Forbes was in private dental practice in Boston and participated in volunteer dental service. Originally an active member of her local UMC in Winthrop, MA, she is currently a member of Uncasville UMC in CT. Dr. Forbes is married to Gerardo Gutierrez, M.D., MPH, and Director of AMC’s Community Health Program. They live in Managua and have two daughters.
Read more about Dr. Forbes’s ministry on her blog www.belindagbgm.blogspot.com or be her friend on Facebook -Belinda Forbes Gbgm
Black Lives Matter Banner
On Sunday, November 29th, 2015, Calvary joined with members from First Parish UU, Church of Our Saviour, and Park Ave Congregational UCC, as well as community supporters, for a blessing of the churches’ Black Lives Matter banners. Calvary’s banner is displayed outside the church.
For more information about our banner, please read our statement.