Weekly Service Times:   Sunday @ 9:00 & 11:00 am   Wednesday @ 7:00 pm (Childcare Is Available During All Services)

Outreach Opportunities

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”
I Peter 4:10

Local Missions & Outreach Opportunities

Calvary Chapel Lexington is actively involved in supporting various local ministries and outreaches in Lexington and Columbia in addition to our Weekly Food Pantry and Skate Park.  Below is a complete list with details on how to get involved. They are listed in order for calendar dates, ie Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual:

WEEKLY

CALVARY CHAPEL FOOD PANTRY

The Calvary Chapel Food Pantry provides food assistance and Thrift Store vouchers to those in need in our community. We feed approximately 100 families per month in the Lexington area.

HOURS OF OPERATION

WEEKLY: TUESDAY & THURSDAY
9-10AM – OPEN
10-10:30AM – CLOSED FOR BREAK AND BIBLE STUDY
10:30-NOON – OPEN
NOON-1PM – CLOSED FOR LUNCH
1-4PM – OPEN

Our food comes from three sources:

1) Food donations from church members (Bring non-perishable items to the Welcome Center/ 2020 Vision table on Sunday mornings)
2) Financial donations
3) Harvest Hope Food Bank

CALVARY CHAPEL THRIFT STORE

PHONE: 803-808-0513
ADDRESS: 1110 Barr Road, Lexington, SC 29072

The Calvary Chapel Thrift Store is a fundraising ministry of U-Turn for Christ.  It also serves those in need in our community through clothing vouchers received from the Food Pantry. We receive material donations from the church congregation as well as the community at large.  To schedule a donation pick up or get further details about the store call 803-808-0513.

HOURS OF OPERATION

WEEKLY: MONDAY TO SATURDAY
9AM – 4:30PM

CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP

Weekly during the school year on Monday’s| Reaching out to kids in public schools with the Child Evangelism Fellowship after school program.  Commitment is 1.5 hours.
Contact: Laurie Bragdon | 803-719-3419 | bragdon@bellsouth.net

VETERANS OUTREACH MINISTRY

Weekly opportunity to serve and disciple homeless veterans at the Central Midlands Transitional Retreat center in Lexington, SC.
Contact: Al Kulp | 803-221-2823| allankulp@gmail.com

MONTHLY

PRISON SOFTBALL

Monthly during the Spring and Summer teams go to various prisons in the South and play softball with the inmates.
Contact: Mike Gilly | 215-355-7280

DOOR TO DOOR EVANGELISM

1st Saturday of each month | 9:30am | We take prayer requests, share Christ and give out church informaiton. We meet at the church and carpool together.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

OLIVER GOSPEL MISSION

1st Saturday of each month | 9am | Serve at their Thrift Store.
Contact: Suzy Straka | 803-354-3073 | spankysu150@gmail.com

HOSANNA HOUSE MINISTRY

1st Saturday of each month | 9am – 2pm | Serve at property renovation, garden planting, fundraising yard sales. If available to renovate during the week, please contact Kim to gain access to work.
Contact: Kim Fidler | 803-846-4026 | kim@hosannasc.org or Catharine Clark | 803-800-0835 | development@hosannasc.org

FRIEND SUNDAY

1st Sunday of each month | 9am & 11am Services | Invite a friend to the service by giving invitation cards. Both you and your friend will receive a Dunkin Donuts $5 gift card.  The gospel will be presented at the service.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

NURSING HOME OUTREACH (3 LOCATIONS)
OAK LEAF VILLAGE ASSISTED LIVING HOME , DEEPWOOD ESTATES SENIOR LIVING & LAKESIDE PLACE SENIOR LIVING

2nd Saturday of each month | 10am | Groups go to 3 different locations to serve, encourage, love, and teach the elderly.
Contact: Suzy Straka | 803-354-3073 | spankysu150@gmail.com

SPECIAL NEEDS OUTREACHES

3rd Saturday of each month | 10am – 11am | Go to the Burton Center in Lexington and minister to, fellowship with and serve the disabled and those with special needs.
Contact: Suzy Straka | 803-354-3073 | spankysu150@gmail.com

HOMELESS OUTREACHES

3rd Saturday of each month | 11:30am| Prepare and serve sandwiches, chips and lemonade to the homeless at a facility downtown Columbia.
Leader: Dave Eger | 803-223-4414 | deger52@aol.com

3rd Saturday every Quarter at FINLAY PARK, COLUMBIA  | 9am | Engage with the homeless at Finlay Park. Meet at the church and carpool together.
Leader: Dave Eger | 803-223-4414 | deger52@aol.com

PROVIDENCE HOME OUTREACH

4th Saturday of each month | 11am to 2pm | Reach out to and serve homeless men/veterans through fellowship, games, food and Christ centered conversations.
Contact: Tim Schneider | 843-991-2491 | timothy.schneider9@yahoo.com

CONSUMER EVANGELISM

4th Friday of each month | 6:30pm | Go to convenient stores and pay for people’s coffee/donuts and hand out church literature.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

SEMI-ANNUAL

GAS BUY DOWN

Every Spring and Fall | We partner with a gas station by lowering and pumping the gas for people in our community, while handing out church information and bottled water.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

COIN LAUNDRY

A Semi-Annual Outreach | We visit several coin laundries and pay for an individual’s laundry and hand out church information. Sign up on the clipboard at the Missions Table to join the outreach team.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

ANNUAL

LaVIE PREGNANCY CENTER

January | We help by volunteering and providing financial resources through the Baby Campaign in January, as well as other volunteer opportunities such as counseling.
Contact: Heidi Hoppe | 803-730-6775 | csc@lexington.org

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE

Easter Sunday | Each year we have a sunrise service with special guests and invite the community to the Lexington Icehouse Amphitheatre.
Contact: Church Office | 803-951-2273 | info@cclexington.org

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

June | Through the Calvary Chapel Children’s Ministry we reach kids and parents in our community through VBS. We need servers and teachers for the Polar Blast!
Contact: Crystal Scott, Children’s Director | 803-931-6537 | crystalscott@cclexington.org

4th OF JULY FIREWORKS

July 4 | We have a professional fireworks show for the community in the evening along with free food to reach those that would normally not come to church.
Contact: Church Office | 803-951-2273 | info@cclexington.org

FALL FESTIVAL

Fall | Each year we engage in a fall festival on campus and invite the community as a safe alternative to Halloween.
Contact: Crystal Scott, Children’s Director | 803-931-6537 | crystalscott@cclexington.org

TURKEY BOWL

Thanksgiving Morning | 8-10am | We play tag football at the Calvary Chapel campus. We encourage you to invite non-believers and in-between games the gospel will be presented, along with a devotional.
Contact: Pastor Mike Nimer | 856-430-4976 | pastormike@cclexington.org

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

November to December | Engaging with Samaritan’s Purse in the collection of Christmas Shoe Boxes to bring the Good News and great joy to children in need.
Contact: Youth Pastors; Greg Burroughs | 803-422-5665 | greg@cclexington.org or Austin Cox | 803-318-7234 | austin@cclexington.org

U.S. & INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS

Calvary Chapel Lexington is actively involved in supporting our sister churches located in Costa Rica and Trinidad. In addition, we also support full-time missionaries in different parts of the world.  Each year we travel to a city in the US and overseas to share the gospel with the lost and disciple those who are found.  Our goal is to partner with anther church in the area and we will go and engage in reciprocal ministries.
Contact: Steve Cromer | 803-467-9518 | sgcromer@bellsouth.net

AS OPPORTUNITIES ARISE

DISASTER RELIEF

SAMARITAN’S PURSE

As needed | Engaging in relief trips due to natural disasters. Trips are based on disasters and availability.  Currently a trips is being planned to Whiteville, NC June 16 – 21, 2019. There is a 10-person cap.  We are taking sign ups now and accepting up to 5 alternates should there be a cancellation.
Contact: John & Angie Snow| 803-480-7791 | johnsnow932@gmail.com

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

As needed | We will partner with Habitat to help build houses for the underpriviledged.
Contact: Laurie Bragdon | 803-719-3419 | bragdon@bellsouth.net

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,
baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 28:19