108 Eastman Street
Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Calvary Lutheran Church invites you to GROW, CONNECT and SERVE with us
in the name of Jesus

Join us for Worship with Holy Communion
Sundays @ 9:30am
Thursdays @ 1:15pm

"Breakfast Bunch" Sunday School @ 8:30am

ELCA/NJ Synod News


Calvary Lutheran Church is a member of both the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and the New Jersey Synod of the ELCA.

You can find more information about the NJ Synod HERE.

Read the latest letter from our NJ Synod Bishop, The Reverend Tracie Bartholomew HERE.

Information on the ELCA can be found at ELCA.org.

And disaster relief donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey and others suffering around the world can be made at ELCA.org/disaster-response.

Core Values of the NJ Synod

Core values are guiding principles that are essential and enduring, and provide guidance for all aspects of this expression of the church. Core values express what the organization stands for and how it will conduct itself. The following core values describe what we are deeply passionate about as a Synod:

Rooted and nurtured in relationship with God through Word and Sacrament, we follow Jesus for the sake of the world. Daily prayerful discernment and striving for excellence in discipleship move us forward into God’s future.

This is about justice: justice for each child of God, honor especially for the least, and respect in all relationships so that they are life-giving, grace-filled, safe, and create peace, as the Creator intended.

All of God’s children together express the wonder and majesty of creation. Life in community, fully and richly inclusive and marked by unfailing hospitality, is a sign of God’s Kingdom.

To live is to give. Giving beyond expectation or reason can reflect the grace and compassion of the One in whose image we are made.

The Gospel is about transformation, stirred by the power of life over death. Hope-filled people can change; hopeless people cannot.

Synod literally means to walk together. Our journey together is experienced as accompaniment, committed to collaboration, marked by multiplication, and blessed with synergy as we engage in God’s mission.
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