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

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Sermon Series begins: "Core Values that Reform:  Faithfulness, Respect, Diversity, Generosity, Change, Interdependence." 
Sundays through November 12
Our Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation will focus on "Core Values that Reform."  This special sermon series will give us a chance to look back at scripture and Luther’s theology while reflecting on issues that can change our lives, our churches and our families today.
Confirmation Orientation
Sunday, October 15
For those in 8th and 9th grade, October 15th will kick off the new year for confirmation.
This is a must attend event for parents and students.
After the orientation, there will be a fire pit with s'mores in the courtyard. Parents are welcome to stay or come back to pick up their teen by 8:30pm.
Rick Steves' Luther and the Reformation
Thursday, October 18
As part of our Reformation 500 Celebration, you are invited to view this hour long documentary by well-known tour guide and Lutheran Rick Steves.
Filmed on location in Europe, Steves tells the story of a humble monk who lived a dramatic life. Rick visits key sites relating to the Reformation (including Erfurt, Wittenberg, and Rome) and explores the complicated political world of 16th-century Europe. It’s a story of power, rebellion, and faith that you’ll never forget.
Women's Bible Study
Friday, October 20
Join us for study and fellowship in the church narthex.  All ages welcome.
Men's Retreat
October 20-22
Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center
This weekend of renewal is the perfect time to get away and spend a spirit-filled weekend in prayer, study, and fellowship with other faithful men.  We will explore together the impact of the Reformation on understandings of marriage, sex, education and the roles of men and women.  For more information go to Cross Roads Camp.
Rick Steves' Luther and the Reformation
Sunday, October 22
As part of our Reformation 500 Celebration, you are invited to view this hour long documentary by well-known tour guide and Lutheran Rick Steves.
Crop Walk
Sunday, October 22
This walk to end hunger begins at Cranford United Methodist Church at 1:45p.m.  It ends 3 miles later at the Fall Street Fair in downtown Cranford.
How you can get involved-? Come walk with us, and collect sponsor money. Sponsor envelopes are available in the Narthex.  Each walker is also asked to bring a non-perishable food item for Cranford Family Care. 
Or you can sponsor a walker, or make a donation.
Along with fighting hunger globally, 25 % of collected money is shared with Cranford Family Care and the Osceola Food Pantry on Clark.
Union County Day of Prayer
Tuesday, October 24 
St Helen's Church,  1600 Rahway Ave, Westfield
The annual Day of Prayer is an interfaith gathering to unite people from throughout the county no matter their religion, race or disability. The 2017 Day of Prayer will feature prayers, songs and meditations of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and Sikh religious leaders from throughout Union County and neighboring counties.
Reformation Sunday
Sunday, October 29
Join us as we mark the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  Reformation Sunday commemorates Martin Luther's posting of ninety-five theses at the entrance to the Castle Church in the town of Wittenberg, Germany, in AD 1517.  This act set into motion the division of the Church.  By 1530, an official statement of faith, known as the Augsburg Confession, began the Protestant Church.
Cider & Donut Social
Sunday, October 29

Join us for a fall treat after service and enjoy some fellowship before you take on the rest of the day! If the weather is nice, we will set up in the courtyard and enjoy the sunshine. If not, we will be in the narthex so it will be easy to stop by! 
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