Community invited to National Adoption Month worship service

Calvary's Adoption Ministry hosts special event on Saturday, Nov. 19

GOLDEN VALLEY, MINN. - November is National Adoption Month, an annual initiative to raise awareness of adoption and foster-care opportunities and resources. In recognition of National Adoption Month, a special worship service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, Minn. Everyone is welcome.

Sponsored by Calvary’s Adoption Ministry, the service will celebrate adoptive and foster-care families through prayer, song and messages, including a children’s sermon. All parents, children, grandparents, other family members and friends are invited to participate in this service of gratitude and healing.  

Calvary’s Adoption Ministry was founded in 2008 to offer relevant education and support to adoptive and foster-care families. Through regular meetings and other events, the group addresses such issues as adoption-sensitive schools and the integration of culture and heritage into adoptive families. To learn more and/or to get involved, write to or call 763-545-5659.

The mission of Calvary Lutheran Church is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Established in 1946, Calvary offers seven weekly worship services and a wide variety of programs for children, youth and adults. For more information, call 763-545-5659 or visit