My Home Church

Calvary Chapel Of York

The People and Facilities

Church Building

Calvary Chapel Of York is an inner city church located in a refurbished factory complex at 423 Norway Street in York, Pennsylvania and has several unique features and a church family that takes the concept of family in the body of Christ to new levels of commitment. I have personally experienced this family concept and the love it generates in action through the pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor and people of Calvary Chapel and my heart and life have been deeply touched as I seek to know and learn about life in a family.

One of the very unique features Calvary Chapel incorporates into the overall family worship experience is a cafe where the body of Christ can fellowship before and after the services. Free coffee, both decaf and regular, is available before, during and after the service and after the service a table, (pictured below), is set up and several kinds of baked goodies are also offered freely to those in attendance. The cafe area has the additional benefit of a sound system which allows those in the cafe area to hear the service live as it takes place in the Sanctuary. I have Parkinson's disease and because of my body shaking at times and because one of the medications I am taking causes me to cough at times intermittently, many times I will sit in the cafe area where I can lay out my bible and follow the sermon in a very relaxed and comfortable environment and enjoy a cup of coffee, which seems to help ease the intermittent coughing also.

Two sisters from the family of God preparing baked goods as the service comes to a close for free distribution to those in attendance at Calvary Chapel

Two sisters from the family of God preparing baked goods as the service comes to a close for free distribution
to those in attendance at Calvary Chapel

The Church Lending Library

The cafe provides a quiet environment during the week for study with access to the Lending Library, pictured above.

View of coffee bar and door leading to the Sanctuary

View of coffee bar and door leading to the Sanctuary



Seating area in the family viewing room.This room is right beside the cafe. The family viewing room has a closed circuit live video feed of the services and can be used in situations such as a member of the church family having 10 or more family and friends visiting from out of town who all wish to sit together in the same area which is not always possible in the Sanctuary or for a family with a newborn child to hear and see the service and not have to worry about the baby crying.



TV on which the live video feed appears in the family viewing area.



Partial view of the Sanctuary from the audio/video control area



Partial view of the Sanctuary from the audio/video control area



Partial view of the Sanctuary from the audio/video control area

Brother Tim from Calvary Chapel Of York clearing my driveway on 12/20/09.

Brother Tim from Calvary Chapel Of York clearing my driveway on 12/20/09. My snow blower broke down at the end of snow season last year and could not be fixed and since I know I must move from where I live now due to my new medical realities I gambled we would have no major storms for what is sure to be my last winter here and did not buy another snow blower. I lost that gamble big time on 12/19/09 when we got hit with a major snowstorm and Tim was kind enough to come to my rescue.



View 1 of the 50 and over group from Calvary Chapel as they dined and enjoyed fellowship at El Serrano,
a Peruvian restaurant in York, Pennsylvania on 12/12/09. 24 people attended.



View 2 of the 50 and over group from Calvary Chapel as they dined and enjoyed fellowship at El Serrano,
a Peruvian restaurant in York, Pennsylvania on 12/12/09.



View 3 of the 50 and over group from Calvary Chapel as they dined and enjoyed fellowship at El Serrano,
a Peruvian restaurant in York, Pennsylvania on 12/12/09.



Brother Jeff shares from the Word of God after dinner with the 50 and over group from Calvary Chapel
as they dined and enjoyed fellowship at El Serrano, a Peruvian restaurant in York, Pennsylvania on 12/12/09.

Harry And Youth From My Church

Harry, Alessandro, Nate, Tyler, Jake, Faith

Pictured above are Harry, an Elder and the Youth Pastor, and five of the members of the youth group at Calvary Chapel in York, Pennsylvania who came to my home, (they also went to at least two other homes that day), when I became too ill to keep up with things, to share God's love with me. They were an awesome witness to me and even more so to my neighbors who knew something was wrong when my yard work began to fall behind. They worked that day both inside and outside my home and even got into the basement. I cannot put into words how deeply they touched my heart that day and how profoundly they showed me the love of God in real time. By the time they left I felt alive, thankful, relieved and human again and most of all, loved! All I can do is say thank you to them with a few tears in my eyes.

Inner City Outreach

Calvary Chapel Inner City Outreach on 6/14/09 At Penn Park In York, Pennsylvania

Senior Pastor Tony  Associate Pastor Tim

My Pastor, Tony Montemurro, Pictured In His York City Police Chaplain's Uniform
After Doing Yard Work For Me That I had Become Too Ill To Keep Up With And
Associate Pastor Tim LaQuay Pictured At Inner City Park Outreach Who Did Yard Work With Tony

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