Holiday Outreach Opportunities

November 1 – December 31

This holiday season as a church family we invite you to be a part of DELIVERING JOY IN JESUS NAME. Join us as we invest in others by meeting their needs and sharing the love of Jesus through various holiday outreaches. Pray about being a part of an outreach to bless others and to share the Gospel.

We will start off the holiday season with blessing needy families with a Thanksgiving Basket, followed by Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for children around the world, and lastly California Highway Patrol CHiPs for Kids toy drive for underprivileged kids in our local communities.

In addition, reach out and invite people to Family Movie Night and The Katinas Christmas Concert. If you have any questions, contact Pastor Dennis Mascardo at

To learn more click on the events below

To learn more tap on the events below


Saturday, November 19 (food basket packaging & delivery)

Pray about a needy family you would like to bless this Thanksgiving. Reach out to that family in need by personally packaging and delivering a Thanksgiving food basket to their home along with an invitation for them to join you for our upcoming Christmas services. CCSB will provide the turkey gift cards, and you can provide the sides.

Come out on Saturday, November 19th, from 11 AM – 12:30 PM to the Multipurpose Room to package your Thanksgiving food basket for that family in need and personally deliver it to their home as you pray over them and share the message of hope in Jesus.

November 1 – 18 (food donations accepted)

Church family, you can also get involved by simply donating Thanksgiving food items starting November 1 – 18. You can drop off food donations at the Welcome Center or Church office.

Below is list of acceptable food items needed. For more information, contact Pastor Dennis Mascardo at or call the Church Office at 310-352-3333.

Acceptable Food Items:

Turkey (gift cards only – no fresh or frozen turkeys)

Stuffing Mix

Gravy Mix

Instant Mashed Potatoes

Cranberries (canned)

Green Beans (canned)

Potatoes (whole)

Yams (whole)

Dinner Rolls

Pies (non-refrigerated)


November 14 – 21 (collection week)

Get involved with Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child and bless a needy child around the world with a Christmas shoebox filled with toys and the message of hope that JESUS loves them. Pray for the child that God has put on your heart as you package your shoebox.

You can drop off shoeboxes to our East parking lot starting November 14 – 21. See shoebox drop off hours below.

Stop by the Operation Christmas Child display table in the foyer for information on acceptable gift items and how to package and label your shoebox.

For more information, contact Pastor Lester Winge at or call the Church Office at (310) 352-3333. To learn more about Operation Christmas Child, visit

Shoebox Drop Off Location & Hours:

Calvary Chapel South Bay – East Parking Lot

19300 Vermont Avenue, Gardena

Collection Week: November 14 – 21

November 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & 21 from 10 AM – 5 PM

November 19 & 20 from 9 AM – 5 PM


Saturday, December 3, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Multi-Purpose Room

Enjoy a night at the movies. Reach out to family and friends and invite them to come join you for a special Christmas movie. This is a free event for the whole family.

Families are welcome to bring their own snacks. Coffee and water will be provided. 

For more information, contact Pastor Lester Winge at or call the Church Office at (310) 352-3333.


November 27 – December 25 (collection period)

Come partner with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for their annual CHiPs for Kids toy drive and bless a kid this Christmas.

Here’s how you can be a part of reaching kids for JESUS. Bring in a new unwrapped toy for an underprivileged kid in our local community. Pray that each kid who receives a toy will come to know how much JESUS loves them.

Toy donations can be dropped off in the CHiPs for Kids toy barrels located in the foyer, Kid LIFE Courtyard, and Church Office starting November 27 – December 25.

For more information, contact Lester Winge at or call the Church Office at (310) 352-3333.


Sunday, December 18, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Main Sanctuary

Come out and celebrate the birth of our Savior! Enjoy a festive evening of Christmas worship with The Katinas as they lead us in traditional and contemporary Christmas favorites. This is a special night that you don’t want to miss! Invite your family and friends to join you.

This is a free event! You can also watch The Katinas live at