Calvary Wallingford community groups gather for three semesters throughout the year - fall, spring, and summer. We desire everybody to join in because it is such an important part of church. Each semester an offering of groups is carefully planned to meet the specific needs of our church. During our fall semester all the community groups will study the same curriculum together, which will build off of the Sunday gathering. During the spring and summer semesters additional issues and topics will be addressed in specific community groups in addition to groups who use the Sunday gathering curriculum. The rhythm of a semester brings appropriate breaks throughout the year, as we understand that certain seasons demand more from our schedules.
Sunday and Community Group together constitute "church"
Therefore we set aside time to spend with one another during our community groups semesters. But that doesn't mean it comes easy. Through working at fellowship we remember we are in Christ together.
When Jesus said "by this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another" (John 13:35), he knew that his death and resurrection would eliminate animosity and open up fellowship in an unprecedented way. Because of this new relationship all boundaries that separate people are now removed in Christ (Ephesians 2:13-16). We join together to participate in Christ's mission, and one of the highest forms of fellowship is providing for one another's needs.
Reasons we gather: