Showing posts from January, 2011

Closed Captioning At Calvary Church

Hi, my name is David Brace. My wife and I have been members of Calvary Church for more than 25 years. I have had a life long history of hearing impairment, but in 2002, following surgery to correct a problem with a cochlear implant, I ended up losing the last of what hearing I had. I must admit that I was a bit frightened when I found out that I
would not regain any hearing, but it did not take long for God to move in and reassure me that all would be okay. Romans 8:28-30 kept going through my mind. We decided to try learning American Sign Language and attend a church where there was an interpreter for the deaf. A long story made short, after
five years of trying, although I had made many friends among
the deaf, we just could not receive the level of preaching we
had received under Ed Dobson.
Finally my wife took my frustration in hand and called Pastor
Samra to ask if there was some way I could get his notes ahead
of the service time. That started the ball rolling for o…

Dining and Dancing in the Dark with MCBVI

You are invited to a fun and sensory challenging event to wake up your winter! Dining and Dancing in the Dark will give patrons an awareness of visual impairment, raise some funds for MCBVI, and offer a great evening of fun and challenge! After a little training on techniques, a wonderful dinner will be served in darkness with entertainment and dancing after dinner in the dark as well! Here are the details:

Grand Haven Waterfront Holiday Inn

Spring Lake, Michigan

Proudly announces:



January 22, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Reserve your seats today!

Call (616) 846-1000

Tickets: $60per person

Dinner will include: Spinach Salad, Your choice of Chicken

Marsala, London Broil, or Veggie Stir-Fry and Mint White

Chocolate Chip ice cream for dessert.

Ask about special room rates if you would like to stay the night as well!

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired (MCBVI) the Michigan affiliate of the American Council of th…