Prayer Rally at the Capitol

Prayer Rally at the State Capital

Sign up in the lobby the next couple Sunday mornings

Buses will leave from Autumn Ridge Church at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16th

Cost is $14 for the bus ride and $9 for a box lunch from Panera

Rally begins at 12:00 noon at the MN State Capitol,

Please contact Sue Peterson at 867-4676 if you need more information

Calvary Family Camp July 23-24

Calvary Family Camp

Calvary Family Camp Weekend July 23-24, at Camp Victory

Please mark your calendars for Family Camp this summer! Calvary families (and by family, we mean anyone who wants to attend whether you are married, single, single again) will enjoy a weekend at Camp Victory on July 23 & 24 (Saturday and Sunday). One night, two night, and Saturday only options will be available, making it affordable for just about any family. 

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Camp Victory is located only 20 minutes north of Rochester in Zumbro Falls, 58212 403rd Avenue, Zumbro Falls, MN 55991

Registration deadline for lodging, meals and rope course is Sunday, July 17.

All prices are per person.  Children 4 - 12 years of age on July 23 are half price, and children 0 - 3 years of age can come for free.

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Select what works best for you and your family:

Come for the Weekend

  • Stay in Oak Lodge or Cabin or at an RV/tent campsite.
  • Saturday Night Only Option available for the Oak Lodge rooms and A-Frame cabins.
  • Go to for more information about the Oak Lodge.
  • All Camp Victory activities are included!
  • Meals provided at the Camp Victory's dinning hall are available for an additional charge.
  • "Friday Night head start option" - Cabin check-in 7 pm Friday, July 22nd, and Check-out 11 pm Sunday, July 24.

Come on Saturday only

  • Spend the whole day at Camp Victory.
  • Day Use Pass is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 - 4 years of age.
  • All Camp Victory activities are included!
  • Meals provided at Camp Victory's dining hall are available for an additional charge or bring your own.


Friday Night Head Start Option

  • Camp Open - 6 pm
  • Check-in to cabins -7 pm
  • Campfire - 8 pm


  • Breakfast - 8:00 am
  • Free Time - non-staff supervised activities
  • Lunch - Noon
  • Activities - staff supervised activities - 1 - 5 pm
  • Dinner - 6 pm
  • Campfire - 8 pm


  • Breakfast - 8:00 am
  • Free Time - non-staff supervised activities
  • Check-out - 11 am

Camp Victory activities include:

All activities require adult supervision

  • Archery Range* - 6-year-olds and up. 10-15 people per 40-minute period
  • BB Gun Range* - 6-year-olds and up. 10-15 people per 40-minute period
  • River Canoeing* - Parent supervision required for children 12 and under.  12 canoes are available.
  • Mountian Boarding* 
  • Carpet Ball
  • Fishing, must bring own equipment
  • High Ropes Course* - Group of 25 people take about 3 hours to complete.
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Low Ropes Course* - Includes climbing wall and zipline. Group of 25 people takes about 3 hours to complete.
  • Miniature Golf
  • River Tubing* - Float to the bridge and get a ride back. May take 35 to 60 minutes, depending on how fast the water is flowing.
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Sports Field
  • Wagon Rides* - Parent supervision required for children 12 and under. Groups of about 20 people can ride at one time.
  • Disc golf
  • Basketball
  • Ping pong
  • Foosball
  • Gaga ball
  • 9 square in the air

* Activities that require Camp Victory staff supervision.  We may have a sign-up.  Space and time may be limited.


Who is invited to Family Camp?

Anyone who calls Calvary home or knows someone who calls Calvary home...really, we just want to spend time together!

What will we do at camp? And why go?

This is really an opportunity to connect with other people in our church family, to have fun, enjoy nature and your own family. It is taking a time out to refocus on family and God. Outside of a Saturday evening worship mini-service around the fire, it will be open free time for you to enjoy.

What are the time and Date Details?

July 23-24 (Saturday and Sunday). We will officially begin at 9:00am on Saturday morning and our last scheduled event will be Sunday morning breakfast at 8:00am. (Families who care to attend services at Calvary should have no challenge doing so!) “Check out” is 11:00am on Sunday.

*You can get a head start at camp on Friday night as well! However, camp is not available at all until after 6:00pm, and you won’t be able to “check in” to your cabins until 7:00pm. But if that suits you and your family, please come Friday. We’ll be there! (We = the Martins.)

Do I have to have a “family” to come?

Definitely not! You are part of our Calvary Family, and that is good enough. (Or even if you are just invited by someone who is in our Calvary family!) There’s really something for all ages and interests at camp.

Is there a bunch of scheduled events?

Nope, just some good old fashioned opportunities to spend time together. There may be a worship opportunity on Saturday night (still working on details on this end), but it would obviously be optional.

Will I meet new people? Or get to know someone better?

Gee, I hope so.

What if I want to go, but cost is a challenge?

Two opportunities are available: #1, Calvary is more than happy to help a family with a financial need. Simply let us know what you can contribute, and we’ll work on finding the rest. (Contact Brian Martin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..) Second, you can opt in to whichever housing options or food options you want or don’t want based on cost (see next page for details). That means you can bring your own food to save some money, sleep in a tent to save some money, or even stay at home (in your own bed!) and just join us for the day on Saturday where the majority of the fun stuff will occur.

Will baptisms occur during camp this year like last year? The picnic?

No, we will not be having the picnic and baptisms at camp this year. (The plan is to head back to Foster Arend Park for baptisms this summer, like in years past). But we’ll have our own fun!

Who do I contact with Questions, comments, or wise Cracks?

Please contact Brian Martin for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Family Ministry at Calvary