Mid-week Studies

Catechism Instruction: Students in their second and third year of Catechesis gather each Wednesday night from 7:00-8:15 (during Advent & Lent: 5:45-6:40) to study basic Christian doctrine, as taught in the Lutheran church. Upon completion of this class, students are assessed for their preparedness to enter into communicant membership.


Book of Concord study groups - Both Men and Women have respective Book of Concord study groups, that all might study our Lutheran Confessions with Pastor Bestul. Join us, each class being held every third Saturday throughout the year.


Quarterly Book Club - Join us in the read of our current selection, "Connected to Christ" (Why Membership Matters) by Peter Speckhard.  Participants are invited to a book review discussion for each book.


Lifelight Study Group: On periodic Tuesdays throughout the year, members of this group gather in each other's homes to study Biblical topics. Please contact the church office for more information about joining this group.


Annual Theological Conference: Each October, a guest lecturer is welcomed to Calvary for a Saturday presentation on Lutheran doctrine and practice. Guest speakers are usually seminary professors or parish pastors well-known throughout the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.


Annual Pastors' Continuing Education: In conjunction with Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (ctsfw.edu), Calvary attempts each summer to serve as the host congregation for pastors' continuing education courses. Laity are also invited to register. Contact CTS for more information or to register for this year's class.