Calvary UMC is blessed to share our space with a number of other ministries and organizations. On any given day, here’s who you might find in the building:
- Durham Community Preschool
Durham Community Preschool is happily situated in the educational building of Calvary United Methodist Church. Our program offers part-time child care for the academic year, September to May, for children ages 6 months to 5 years. During the summer, we offer an optional seven week summer session. To learn more about them, check out their webpage at http://durhamcommunitypreschool.org/
- Hispanic Ministries – Food Distribution
Packaging: Pallets of food are dropped off at Calvary UMC the first Monday of each month around 3:00pm. Volunteers are always needed to help re-package the food for distribution the following day.
Distribution: Boxes of food are distributed beginning at 3:00pm on the 1st Tuesday of each month to individuals who have called in advance to receive food. Please be sure to call the church office (919) 688-7138 prior to the last week of the month if you need the phone number to call to get your name on the distribution list.
** Some months the food distribution may be a week off, due to Holidays**
- Families Moving Forward
Families Moving Forward is a non-profit based in Durham, N.C., that works to end homelessness for families with children by providing housing and supportive services to foster independence. Learn more about them at familiesmovingforwardnc.org
iNSIDEoUT is a youth-led organization that connects LGBTQ+ youth, Gay-Straight Alliances, and Queer-Straight Alliances in NC, by bringing them together. We organize collective projects and activism, provide a safe, supportive space, and run workshops and social events.
- G.O.D. NA Group
- Meditation Group (Conscious Contact AA Group)
Meets every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30am in the Parlor of Calvary’s Education Building. This is an open (AA) meeting to anyone and everyone. The 11th step of AA is practiced which deals with meditation and spirituality, hoping and striving for serenity.
- Unfailing Love Christian Church