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Core Classes

Whether you are a new believer or have been following Christ for years, these classes are foundational or your spiritual growth. In this set of four Core Classes, you'll learn things you didn't know before, meet new people, and discover your unique role in God's story. Core Classes may be taken in any order and will be repeated often throughout the year. 


Download the Core Class Guide: CoreClassGuide.pdf

Discover Class
Learn about the vision and values--the DNA--of Calvary Church. We'll talk about Calvary's rich history built upon the sacrifices of a handful of St. Charles families, Calvary's vision for 2020 and the strategies we'll use to get there. Discover Class Response Card

Grow Class
Learn how to grow spiritually and identify your next steps. Beginning with God's grace, the very foundation of the gospel, we'll discuss how God grows our faith. The class includes a self-assessment to determine where you are on your journey and what the next step for you might be. Grow Class Response Card

Serve Class
Learn how God created each of us to make a difference here, near, and far. This class will include information about a spiritual gifts assessment and other assessments to help identify areas of service for which God may have uniquely designed you. Serve Class Response Card

Commit Class
Learn about Calvary's core beliefs and the commitment of membership. During this class, we'll discuss what distinguishes the Evangelical Free Church of America from other denominations, how Calvary's governance works, and much more to help you take one step closer to membership. Commit Class Response Card




  • One-hour Discover Class | September 6
  • One-hour Grow Class | September 13
  • One-hour Serve Class | September 20
  • One-hour Commit Class | September 27

NOVEMBER 2020 CORE CLASSES: All four classes will be covered on November 8 from 4:00 to 7:30 pm (includes dinner)

PASTOR'S BBQ: We'll gather informally to meet the Pastor and enjoy BBQ together. It's a time to get to know the Big Creek team and meet other new people. We'll meet in the worship center from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. No registration required. Just show up!

  • July 26
  • August 23
  • September 27
  • November 22


AUGUST 2020 CORE CLASS OPTION: All four classes will be covered on August 30, from 10:45 to 2:00 pm (includes lunch)


  • Discover Class | September 6
  • Grow Class | September 13
  • Serve Class | September 20
  • Commit Class | September 27


  • Discover Class | November 1
  • Grow Class | November 8
  • Serve Class | November 15
  • Commit Class | November 22



  • OCTOBER 2020 CORE CLASSES: All four classes will be covered on October 25 from 5:00 to 8:30 pm


Baptism by water immersion symbolizes the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. Baptism is an outward expression of an inward commitment to Jesus. 

Fall 2020 Baptism will be celebrated during services at all campuses in November.