Community Outreach

Calvary Art Fair

Held in conjunction with the Lombard Christmas Mart in November, the Calvary Art Fair features creative works crafted by local artists. 

Cookie Walk

Got a sweet tooth? Need homemade cookies for your holiday party? Calvary bakers showcase holiday treats for purchase by the pound. Held on the first Saturday evening in December during Lombard’s Jinglebell Jubilee, and the following Sunday morning from 9am to noon. Local residents come by the carful to choose their favorites. 

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People pack shoebox gifts each year to bless children in need around the world. Parents often use the project to teach their kids about giving. For more information about this ministry, visit The Journey of A Shoebox. 


The Christmas Basket Program provides Christmas gifts to families and senior citizens who cannot afford to buy presents. Calvary congregants has supported multiple families each year through this ministry. 

The Lenten Project

Each year, during the season of Lent, Calvary one or more charities, local or global to raise money for.  In 2023 donations were given to Epsicopal charities for relief efforts in Turkey, Syria and the Ukraine.  In 2022, funds were split between local charities.