Covid-19 Church Update

Dear Calvary Community:
Please join with our ministry team in praying that May will be the last month that we will be unable to meet as a congregation. Also, if you have not already done so, plan to familiarize yourself with the many services available on our website at There you can watch the livestream broadcast of our regular Sunday morning worship at 10:30, catch up on past services that you might have missed,  give an offering and share your prayer requests.
You can also help us out by sharing this letter with any members for whom we do not have email addresses and encouraging them to stay in touch with us regarding their needs. Our pastors can be reached as needed at their individual telephone numbers - David Petty: 815-985-9729, Ed Tinsley: 815-540-4824, Dave Symonds: 815-668-3815. In addition, you can feel free to mail donations or other correspondence to us at 2715 North Alpine Road ~ Rockford, IL ~ 61114.
I am so grateful for those who have helped out with our Sunday morning presentations.  Special thanks to Pastor Ed Tinsley whom God has used in a remarkable way to make this all come together, and  to others who have provided their support by singing, playing an instrument or working on the sound board: Russ Bolthouse, Andrew & Vilma Burris, John Hazlewood, Bob Kartheiser, Denise Sieber, Dave Symonds, Logan Taylor and Ted Tinsley.
Throughout May I (David) will be preaching a series of lessons entitled “Better Together” and based on the words of Ecclesiastes 4:7-11. This will, by faith, help us prepare for that glorious day when we will all be back together and stir hope in our hearts for the amazing things that God has in store for His family at Calvary. Until then, may God’s peace be yours in abundance.
On behalf of the entire Calvary Ministry Team,
Pastor David Petty
Philippians 1:3-6