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Calvary Baptist Church has a rich history with a strong love for our schools and our public school teachers. This relationship has been so strong that over the years many have come to know that Calvary Cares.

Teacher Appreciation - We LOVE Our Teachers

Welcome Back Teachers - #CalvaryCares4TeachersWelcome Back Teachers - #CalvaryCares4Teachers
August 16, 2018 - August 17, 2018
Email us your pictures from August 16 & 17 Teacher's Luncheons or Post on Facebook #CalvaryCares4Teachers and we will make sure they get included in both our NEW TEACHER VIDEO and our NEW PICTURE COLLAGE for this page. Alton ... more

July 9, 2018 - August 12, 2018
As Calvary's annual collection of "School Supplies 4 Teachers" continued to grow, we invited our Alton/Godfrey communities to join Calvary Cares in this great work. A local Yellow School Bus was secured and a call out ... more

School Supplies 4 TeachersSchool Supplies 4 Teachers
July 11, 2016 - August 31, 2016
Our efforts to reach others with the message that "We LOVE Our Teachers" runs year round. As part of our summer outreach, our Calvary Cares children enrolled in a weeklong Vacation Bible School directed their daily offerings to ... more

East - Lovejoy - Eunice Smith Third DayEast - Lovejoy - Eunice Smith Third Day
August 20, 2018 - May 31, 2019
Meeting the needs of our children for those extra long holiday weekends.

Outdoor ClassroomOutdoor Classroom
July 11, 2016 - September 15, 2016
“To have a facility like this for our students and an endorsement for our faculty that the community cares is going to put a spring in all of our steps this fall,” Utgaard said. “This is just a dream come true ... more

Outdoor Classroom - Tables & SeatingOutdoor Classroom - Tables & Seating
March 2, 2017 - March 30, 2017
Calvary Cares "Sawdust gang" returns to build four octagon tables with seating for 32 children. Embellishing the pavilion and it's surroundings is underway as we make ready for yet another phase in our reclaiming of ... more

Sawdust & CatsSawdust & Cats
April 3, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Thank you again Alton Middle School Drama Club for giving our Calvary Cares - "Sawdust gang" the opportunity to drill, hammer, saw, nail and all the other building words that goes with the construction of a small city we know ... more