Ways to Get Involved

Reach Local: In the Community

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven."-Jesus in Matthew 5:16 

To learn more about ways to serve in our community, contact Reach Pastor Matt Doan at 714.550.2378 or  

Learn about how you can serve at Calvary


Orphan Care Gathering

1st Sunday of the month | 9:00am | W-209 
On the fist Sunday of each month we invite anyone who is interested in supporting or being involved in Orphan Care (foster, adoption, Safe Families, etc.) to gather to network, learn about resources, support, upcoming events and to pray together. Contact Matt at  for more info. 


Faith and Public Policy

Last Sunday of Each Month | 12:15-2:30pm | W-209 (Upstairs Worship Center)
The last Sunday of each month, the Faith and Public Policy Ministry meets to discuss ideas and plan ways to engage our Church family in the public square (register to vote, voter guides, how to pray, etc.) Free lunch provided. Contact Matt at  for more information. 


Volunteer with Obria (Birth Choice) Medical Clinics

Thursdays | 6:00 pm | Calvary Church North Nursery
Obria (BirthChoice) is a pro-life medical clinic specializing in well woman and prenatal care for woman at risk.  Each Thursday evening, Obria (Birth Choice) hosts a “Beginnings” class at Calvary designed to encourage and support pregnant moms and their families.  Volunteers are needed to help facilitate the course and donations of baby items are needed to provide tangible support to each mom. Contact Lauren at or 714.550.2356.


Join the Lake Dianne "Cares Team"

Monthly Events | Lake Dianne Apartments, Santa Ana 
Calvary Church, Apartment Life Ministries and Lake Dianne Apartments partner together to provide a “Cares Team” at Lake Dianne Apartments, one block to the southwest of the Calvary Church campus.  This team provides Biblical hospitality to the neighborhood and creates a culture of good neighbors through hosting 3-4 monthly events and weekly visits to welcome new residents.  The Cares team needs volunteers to help at the monthly events which often involve setting up tables and chairs, cooking or barbecuing and helping run games, crafts and fun activities for kids.  For more info or to volunteer, contact Victor at  or 714.550.2316.


Mary's Kitchen

4th Saturday of each month | 8 -11 am & 10- 2 pm | Orange
Join the Calvary volunteer team that makes breakfast and distributes lunches every 4th Saturday of the month at Mary's Kitchen in Orange (517 W. Struck Ave. Orange, 92867).  For info, contact Crystal at


Reach Retirement Home Ministry

2nd Saturday each month | 9:30 am | The Groves Senior Living (Tustin)
On the 2nd Saturday of every month, a team from Calvary Church visits the Groves Retirement Community in Tustin to sing songs, read the Bible and visit with residents with memory loss. It is a wonderful time of connection and a great family volunteer opportunity. For more info, contact Bob Browning at or 714.345.7435


Bring Pizza to the Next Teen Students with Special Needs Event

Two Fridays per month | YoungLife Capernaum | 7:00-9:00 pm 
Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships to build self-esteem. For more info, contact Megan at   


Sheepfold Nights

1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month | 6:30pm - 8:00pm 
"Sheepfold Nights" is a time when women who have experienced domestic violence from all of the Sheepfold locations in Orange County come together for fellowship and support.

This night also welcomes past residents to come and participate, keeping them connected and in community if they choose to be. Volunteers arrive at 6:30 pm for a briefing, and then from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The women go to their support group and the children stay with the volunteers. Fun games and creative crafts are scheduled for the children. Volunteers needed for childcare: infants, preschoolers, and crafts for children ages 6 to 12. This is a great opportunity for small youth groups and families to serve together and for high school and college students needing hours. To volunteer contact,  or  (714) 237-1444.


Sponsor a Birthday Party of a Person Recovering from Homelessness

The Orange County Rescue Mission ’s “Village of Hope” in Tustin, hosts monthly birthday parties for their residents, in which they celebrate all the residents (men and women) who have had a birthday that month.  This is a great group activity, and would involve bringing cakes, and a birthday card with a $15 Starbucks gift card for that month’s resident birthdays.  There are usually 8-12 adult birthdays per month.  (The overall cost is about $300.)  Your group can come and join our staff and the residents for dinner in our dining hall, and then celebrate the birthdays for dessert! Contact 714-247-4368 for more info.