Internationals from all over the world attend Calvary on a regular basis. We minister cross-culturally to bring the gospel to the international community in the greater Winston-Salem area.

English As A Second Language

As an outreach to internationals, English as a Second Language (ESL) is offered Wednesday evenings at Calvary Central from 6:00p–7:30p (September-May).

Registration for classes begin September 7 at 6:00p in the lobby of the B-building.

For information, contact the Missions office at 336.714.5455.

Bible Fellowship

Bible fellowship classes in Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese and English meet on a weekly basis. International family dinners and activities are held several times a year to foster fellowship. If you would like information on attending any of our classes or programs or would like to become a ministry volunteer, please call the Missions office at 336.714.5455.


What will you find when you visit with us? You will find lots of signs of life! Our Family is made up of a full range of ages from newborns to senior adults. We are Deaf, Oral, Hard of Hearing, Hearing, Interpreters, White, Black, Hispanic, Asian. All of our programs are done in sign and voiced for hearing attendees We have monthly fellowship meals and many opportunities to learn more about Jesus. English is not a problem for us, because most of our Bible study materials are especially designed and written for our ministry. We are a caring group of people who want to love, worship and follow Jesus Christ. We provide bus transporation to our deaf worship services. We teach several sign languages classes (with deaf and hearing teachers!). We desire to reach out to your entire family.


  • Deaf Worship 9:15a James B. Sechrist Building – Calvary Central
  • Deaf Adult Bible Study 10:45a James B. Sechrist Building – Calvary Central
  • Deaf Children’s Bible Fellowship 10:45a and childcare provided, contact Denise Oviatt.
  • Together Worship (interpreted) 5:30p Worship Center – Calvary Central
  • Children’s Choirs 5:30p


Weekly Bible studies, along with children’s programs during the school year, 6:00-7:30p. During the Summer, we’re on a twice-monthly schedule. For details, Denise Oviatt.

Each class lasts 1½ hours and childcare is provided. We are excited to tell you that people have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior at our Bible studies.

You may also join us at 4:45p for a delicious meal and fellowship time before the Bible studies. Just come to the Dining Room in the basement level of the “B” building at Calvary Central. Details updated weekly on Calvary calendar.