Welcome to Refuge Calvary Chapel

November 26, 2023

Weekly Announcements


Upcoming Events:

Wednesday Evenings in the Old Testament – We will be studying the book of Daniel as we follow the next phase of their journey in captivity to the Babylonian empire. Join us on Wednesday nights 7-8:30pm as we delve into this amazing prophetic book followed by discussion.

Men’s Bible Study First and third Monday evenings of the month, 7-8:30pm. The men will be studying the book of Jonah. Join the men as they delve into this book that brings out many principles which lend themselves to living out the Christian faith as the Lord intended as men.


Youth Apologetics Course – 1st and 3rd Sunday evenings 6:30-8:30pm starting October 1st. If you are a youth, this is a great opportunity to sharpen your ability to defend the faith while tackling topics such as: Evidence for God, Evidence for the Bible, Answers to Atheists’ Attacks on Jesus, Archeological Evidence for the Bible, and more.                                         


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Today's Service

Prayer: 9:30-9:50 in the prayer room | All are welcome

Nursery: Ages birth-3 years 

Worship: 10:00 | Elijah Swangren

Missions Moment: Brazil - Hudzina Update

Announcements: Chris Bucklin

Children's Sunday School Dismissal: BLAST (ages 4-5) Quest (ages 6-8) Fuse (Ages 9-13)  

Message: Matthew 7:1-6 - Marc Hamer

Ministries & Contact Info


Wednesday Evening Service: 7:00-8:30 (children's ministry leaders needed)

Men’s Ministry: Dave Shoup (shoupdm118@gmail.com)

Women’s Ministry and Bible Studies: Julie Hamer (marcandjulie@hotmail.com)

Church Security (Assistant to the Regional Pastor): David McKechnie (freerunningfire7@aol.com)

Sunday School Teachers: Alicia Meck (aliciammeck@gmail.com) and Sarah Martel (smartel037@gmail.com)

Nursery: Katrina Swangren (kswangren@gmail.com)

Kitchen/Hospitality: Kim Trusty (krranch@gmail.com)

A/V Tech: Jennifer Myer (jennifer@rcc-newholland.com)

Library: Jodi Riehl (mervnjodi@gmail.com)

Custodial: Kathleen Dempsey (kdempsey1962@gmail.com


Interested in serving in any of these areas of ministry? Contact the appropriate leader above or Pastor Marc Hamer or request a volunteer application today.

Our Missionaries

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." -Matthew 28:17


Please continue to lift our missionaries up in prayer.


Raja and Padma Undurthi and Family: Orphanage and evangelism, India

Peter and Elaina Judge and Family: Scotland (mssjudge@gmail.com)

Veronica Ocha Corado: Guatemala (verowarrior@yahoo.com)

Tom and Ruth Hudzina: Brazil (ruthhudz@gmail.com)

Nelson and Meghan Horst and Family: Eswatini (horstmeg@gmail.com)

Katie Weber: Navigators, Penn State University (katie.weber1@navigators.org)

Eric and Sasha  (eric@reachkstan.com)



Steve Schluter (schluter8@yahoo.com)

David Shoup (shoupdm118@gmail.com)


Elijah Swangren (eswangren@gmail.com)

Merv Riehl (mervr@weaverco.com)


Jennifer Myer (jennifer@rcc-newholland.com)


Marc Hamer

Inclement Weather Delays & Closings

We typically hold services during winter weather. However, in cases of bad weather, we may cancel. Updates will be posted on the website home page, our Facebook page, and the church answering machine by 7:00 am Sunday and 5:00 pm Wednesday.


We also email delays and closings to our ever-growing church family (another great reason to fill out a connection card).