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4001 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Contact Us: 505.344.0880

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Saturday: 6:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00, 9:30 & 11:15 am
Wednesday: 7:00 pm

The Latest News at Calvary Albuquerque

Jun 27

 

Believers Outwardly Express Their Faith in Christ at June Baptism

On Sunday, June 26, Calvary Albuquerque celebrated with those who decided to go public with their faith in Jesus Christ. Families and friends gathered in the amphitheater to show their love and support for those who were baptized. Pastors Cody Byrne and Nate Heitzig explained the significance of water baptism, and we rejoiced with those who took this important step in their Christian walk.

Jun 27

 

Calvary Begins New Series: Hashtag

Calvary Albuquerque launched our new series, Hashtag, June 25-26. Our choir joined Battledrums for uplifting worship, and Nate Heitzig read some of our social media posts containing #LOL from this past week. In his message "#LOL," Pastor Skip Heitzig taught that sometimes appearances can be deceptive and sorrow often hides behind a happy face. In the fast-paced, social media culture we live in, we rarely think of the choices we make until it's too late.

"The worst end and the worst and saddest grief is an eternity separated from God in hell," Skip said. "And yet that is exactly what people do not and will not deal with—and they should, because one day there will be an end."

He challenged us to take the hashtag LOL and reconstitute it into our own acronym: live on lastingly, and focus on the certainty of our eternal life. After the message, Skip invited those who were unsure about their eternity to accept Jesus' gift of salvation, and we rejoiced as many prayed to join the family of Christ.

Jun 23

 

Calvary Launches Summer Heat with Nate Heitzig

Calvary Albuquerque kicked off our new midweek series, Summer Heat, on June 22. Before the service, we enjoyed Summer Refresh in the amphitheater with tacos, burritos, and sweet potato fries from the Supper Truck. Spectrum Student Ministries served fresh-grilled burgers, and we had a chance to cool off with sweet treats like paletas and ice cream tacos from Pop Fizz. The kids had a blast on the soft toy obstacle course, and we had the opportunity to purchase custom Summer Heat t-shirts and hats.

Summer Heat began with high-energy worship from Battledrums, and Pastor Nate Heitzig taught that the heat of life can either melt us or make us. In his message "Summer Heat" from Psalm 23, he acknowledged that everyone experiences hardships, but the way in which we handle the heat of life is what defines our legacy.

"When the heat gets turned up in your life…what choice do you make?" he asked. "Do you melt under its force or do you rise to the occasion and be strengthened by it?"

Nate taught that even though it may feel like God will forsake us, He will never let us down. In the heat of life, we learn lessons of compassion that can only be learned there, and we can use them to help others who are going through the same thing.

After the message, Nate invited anyone who wanted to surrender their life to Jesus to come forward, and we rejoiced as many people made decisions to walk through the heat of life with Christ as their Savior.

Jun 21

 

Campus Closure

In preparation for our Freedom Celebration, the Calvary Albuquerque campus, including Parchments, Solomon’s Porch, and The Mix Skatepark, will be closed and all on-campus ministries canceled on Saturday, July 2. Be sure to join us starting at 4 pm at Isotopes Park for Freedom Celebration.

We will also be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Jun 21

 

Calvary Celebrates #dadlife During Father's Day Weekend

Calvary Albuquerque honored dads during our Father's Day weekend services, June 18-19. Battledrums opened the services with worship, and we enjoyed the hilarious "Dad Rap" and a touching video that featured fathers recalling their favorite dad moments.

In the message "#dadlife," Pastor Skip shared three simple observations about what it means to be a great dad. As we studied 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12, we learned that great dads live transparent lives, speak wholesome words, and see rewarding results.

"A great father's goal is always to see his children saved, walking with in the will of God, and serving the Lord," Skip said. "More than anything else, great dads want to see their kids in heaven. Above all else."

After services, dads enjoyed carnival-style fun at our Manival, including break-a-plate, a football toss, High Striker, and fun action-figure photo cutouts.

Jun 20

 

VBS Kids Have a Blast Learning from the Life of Joseph

Over 700 children gathered at Calvary Albuquerque for Bible Island's VBS 2016, Egypt: Joseph's Journey from Prison to Palace, June 13-17. Their weeklong adventure was filled with Bible teaching, exciting worship and drama performances, fun games and crafts, and yummy snacks. Each day began with worship and a skit where the kids learned that God gives them hope, gifts, wisdom, forgiveness, and family. They dived into the Bible lesson and studied Joseph's life in Egypt. The kids put Christ's love into action through the VBS mission projects: they collected nonperishable food items for those in need locally and collected over $3,000 for Reload Love to help kids impacted by terrorism globally. Some highlights from the week included a wacky hair day and a dress like an Egyptian day, water games, and a giant slip and slide. Over 300 volunteers helped Bible Island make this a fun week for the kids as they learned about God's love.

Jun 3

 

Serve the Lord at the Route 66 Summerfest

Calvary Nob Hill is pleased to once again join the city of Albuquerque for this year's Route 66 Summerfest on Saturday, July 16, from 2 to 10:30 pm. The event will span one mile of Central Avenue and will be filled with music, food, and fun. Join us as we hand out water and icy pops and share the love of Christ. Please contact Jason Mills at 505.344.0880 to serve.

Jun 3

 

Calvary Kindergarten 2016-2017 Registration Now Open

At Calvary Kindergarten, we desire to educate the whole student within a Christian context of intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social development. We exist to help students cultivate a relationship with God through Jesus Christ, to discover and encourage their gifts, and to inspire each student to realize their full potential in serving God in spirit and truth. Registration for the 2016-2017 school year is now open. For more information, visit calvaryabq.org/kindergarten.

Jun 1

 

June Connection Resource

Are you struggling to find happiness in your marriage? A happy marriage takes a lot of work and a lot of surrendering to Christ on a daily basis. Start building your marriage right with this month's Connection resource. You will receive Greg Laurie's book Married. Happily., which shows how husbands and wives can find oneness in their lives together while avoiding common pitfalls along the way. You will also receive the accompanying study guide Married. Happily. (Bible Study), which can be used for both individual and small-group use. Start strengthening your marriage today!

Order this special June resource from The Connection for a donation of any amount. Place your order online or when you call 800.922.1888.

May 27

 

Father's Day Package

Fathers play a vital role in the family structure. Show the dads in your life that you appreciate them with this special Father's Day package from The Connection. Encourage your dad to pursue Jesus unashamedly with Skip Heitzig's message "What Kids See in Their Dads," which urges dads to bring Jesus home and express his love for his children. In addition, you can gift your dad with Skip's Lifestyle booklet My Father's Footsteps, which shows the importance of godly father figures. You'll also receive an exclusive "Thanks, Dad" leather keychain and note card to share a special message of gratitude to your dad. This resource is the perfect Father's Day gift for your dad, father-in-law, or any father-figure who has impacted your life.

Order this special resource from The Connection for a donation of any amount. Place your order online or when you call 800.922.1888.

May 22

 

Apply for the School of Ministry 2016-2017 School Year

The Calvary Albuquerque School of Ministry provides a unique combination of academic study and practical ministry training for those who desire to grow in their knowledge of God’s Word. This ten-month, on-site program is intended to lay a strong academic and spiritual foundation that prepares the Christian for a lifetime of service. Application deadline is July 29. For more information or to apply, visit calvaryabq.org/som or call 505.344.0880.

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