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This Week's Events
FEB

07

SUN
Young Adults Connections (18-20 something), 6:30pm
Meeting each Sunday at the home of Mike & Terri Jones, Sykesville
Adult Connections Group 6:30pm
Fulton, Westminster, 410 259-0553
FEB

08

MON
Adult Connections Group 7pm
Vic & Ruth Brunner, Sykesville (410 795-3079)
Adult Connections Group 7pm
Sykesville home Vic & Ruth Brunner
Men's Connections Group
7:00 PM
Meets Off Campus
Contact Ken Simms 410 549-2231
Adult Connections Group
7:30 PM
Hargests, Sykesville, 410 795-0955
FEB

09

TUE
Adult Connections Group, 7pm
Miles, Marriottsville, 410 549-1087
FEB

10

WED
Wednesday Supper
6:30 PM
Cost $4. per person (Children 5 & under free)
Call Church Office 410-442-5506 by Mon. AM
Reservations need to be made by noon Monday before dinner.
Mid-week @ Friendship
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Classes & Activities for the Family

Contact Church Office 410-442-5506

FEB

11

THU
Adult Connections Group, 7:30pm
Stinchcomb, Thursdays, Sykesville, 410 552-3516
FEB

12

FRI
Student Fellowship, 7:00-9:30 pm
Meeting every Friday night @ church; games, fun, food!
Prayer Ministry Hosts Intercessory Prayer
Each Friday, 12:00 - 1:00 pm @ church
Words of Hope
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    February 5, 2016, 12:07 PM
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    February 5, 2016, 3:09 AM
  • Here's the world's most popular Bible verses of 2015, according to 200 million YouVersion users. Pretty cool! What is your favorite...
    February 4, 2016, 6:45 AM
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Sykesville, MD

Fair, 43 F

Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Pray for our 17 member mission team in Mexico... Jan 30 - Feb 6.

 

Thank You for Visiting Our Website !

Here you will find information concerning Friendship church and its ministries.
We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our Senior Pastor, Mark Masseychurch is a warm and loving congregation, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us when you have a question or a need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering relocating to our area, or you are looking for a new church home, we would be honored to have you worship with us. 

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring/welcoming congregation;
  • Bible-centered proclamation and teaching;
  • Ministries to meet the needs of people like you;
  • A community of believers excited about Jesus Christ. 

Jesus is Wonderful,
Mark Massey, Senior Pastor


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Contact Us  
Friendship Baptist Church
1391 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, Maryland 21784
Map  •   Directions
Phone 410-442-5506
Fax 410-489-5117
Regular Schedule  
Sunday
  • Sunday Worship Service
    8:30 AM
  • GROW Groups Bible Study (all ages)
    9:45 AM
  • Sunday Worship Service
    11:00 AM
  • Student Worship Service (gr. 6-12)
    11:00 AM
  • Children's Worship Service
    11:00 AM
Wednesday
  • Mid-Week @ Friendship
    6:45 PM
  • Band/Choir/Praise Team Rehearsals
    7:00 PM
Friday
  • Student Fellowship (gr. 6-12)
    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Announcements
MEN'S BREAKFAST RESCHEDULED TO Feb 6

Sign up at church on Sunday for the Men's Breakfast, @ church, on Saturday, Feb. 6, 8:00.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

The church will be closed and services cancelled when...

Howard County Schools are closed...or the Snow Emergency Plan is in effect.  A recording will be placed on the church phone line 410 442-5506, and on the web page. 

If Howard County Schools remain closed but the public roads are in good condition as well as the church parking lot, the pastoral staff may make an exception.  A recording will be placed on the church phone line 410 442-5506, and on the web page.

If Howard County Schools close early all evening activities will be cancelled.

Weddings and funerals will be at the decretion of the presiding pastor.

Please make safety a priority in your travel decisions.

 

ON-LINE GIVING OPTION NOW AVAILABLE

Check out the details on the foyer bulletin board.  Go to this web site and click on the link in the center of the Welcome page.  Questions? Call the office.

CHRISTIAN LIFE AND SERVICE SEMINAR 301

Join Pastor John Hevey for "Discovering My Ministry" 4 Sundays: February 14 - March 6, 9:45-10:45am.  Have you ever wondered what your purpose is?  Or, what talent/gift God has given you for ministry and where it can fit into the life of Friendship, or your community?  You want to be a part of this class.  Questions?  Give Pastor John a call at the church office.

ANGEL'S TOUCH ASSISTED LIVING HYMN SING

Bring your smile and a warm touch and lend your voice to praising God with the residents of Angel's Touch (Rt. 144, W. Friendship).  Meeting:  Feb. 21, Mar. 20, Apr 24 & May 15 from 2-3pm.  Then a summer break; beginninging again in the Fall. Call the church office for details.

POWER PUPPET MINISTRY

Join the gang as they plan and prepare for Spring Break in Cooper Park (4/17)!  No experience needed to be a puppeteer, however, you must be age 15 or older.  Rehearsals will be each Thursday beginning Feb. 25, 6:30pm, at church.  At the first meeting we'll brainstorm musical themes, explore large & small puppetry parts.  If you don't want to be a puppeteer, there are other postions to be filled.  COME ON OUT and have some FUN!  Questions? Contact the church office.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY "MOVIE MATINEE" 3/6

Ladies, set aside your Sunday afternoon for a fun gathering from 12:30-4:00pm @ church.  Lunch, a Movie & Popcorn on the playbill.  Details soon!

NEW GROUPS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Beginning Wednesday January 20, 2016, 6:45-8:00pm:

Join Pastor Mark Klimovitz in this intriquing look at prayer as explored and discussed by the authors, the Kendrick brothers, creators of the War Room.  Discussions will include types of prayer, hindrances to prayer, keys to effective prayer, praying stategically for the lost and for believers, alike.  Church history and personal sharing about real life encounters with God will peak your interest, too.  Mark your calendar for Jan. 20.  Donation of $7 for study guide.

Men, join Carter Stinchcomb for a 13-week DVD led study, "A Man and HIs Story".  Insightful teaching, inspiring testimonies, expert interviews and multiple creative features will help you look at your manhood and model it after Jesus Christ.  Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz for more information.

STUDENT MINISTRY

Friday Night Fellowship each week: Come on out 7:00-9:30pm for games, food, discussion.  And, the Student Ministry has some FUN on the calendar: ; Laser Tag, 2/26--Student Silent Auction @ EW Becks, Sykesville, 3/7--Area Student event, 4/29-30--M-Fuge Trip 6/27-7/2 (registration deadline 2/28).  For details, call the office and speak with Pastor TJ.

AWANA Clubs Wednesdays, 6:45 - 8:00pm

Register your child for this wonderful interactive experience each Wed. night during the school year, beginning Sept. 9.  A detailed brochure is available; give the office call, or pick up one from the Welcome Desk.

COMMUNITY INVITED TO PRAY on FRIDAYS

The Prayer Ministry invites the fellowship and community to join them for intercessory prayer.  Meet at church each Friday afternoon, 12:00 - 1:00.  Pray for our nation, communities, churches, family & friends; wherever God leads you.  Questions? Contact the church office.

SUNDAY ADULT GROW GROUPS

Learning is for everyone!  Every 13-weeks, new adult topical studies are introduced, affording people the opportunity to meet new people and explore a topic of interest.  Studies are designed so you can join the group at any time during the semester.  A details brochure is available at the Welcome Desk, or by calling the church office.  Here are the WINTER topics:

The Gospel Project: God Delivers

Explore the Bible: The Book of Matthew, Chapters 1-13

Bible Studies for Life:  Priceless: Finding Your Value in God and Distinct: Living Above the Norm

The Gospel of Luke

Gospel Revolution: Recovering the Power of Christianity (donation of $8/student guide)

Questions? Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz at the church office

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

GROUPS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY: Wednesday, 6:45- 8:00 PM

Adults: The Battle Plan for Prayer (workbook donation $7) 

Ladies Group:  Special discussion topics

Men's Group:  A Man and His Story (workbook donation $12)

Children:  PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 2

AWANA Clubs for children PS 3 - Grade 5 and AWANA Trek for Grades 6-12

Yes, My Kid support for parents of teens with addictions 6:45-8:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

CONNECTIONS GROUPS STUDIES

Looking for a community Bible study?  Look no further.  There will be 7 groups meeting not only for interesting topical studies & dicussions, but to make friends and cultivate new relationships.  Contact one of the Group Organizers for details:

Gathering SUNDAYS:

Mike & Terri Jones (Eldersburg - 410 292-2104) For 18-20 Somethings

Ed & Debbie Fulton (Westminster - 410 259-0553)

Gathering MONDAYS:

Bill & Sharon Hargest (Sykesville - 410 795-0955)

Ken Simms Men's Group (Marriottsville - 410 549-2231)

Vic & Ruth Brunner (Sykesville - 410 795-3079)

Gathering TUESDAYS:

Nelson & Barbara Miles (Marriottsville 410 549-1087)

Gathering THURSDAYS

Dan & Eloise Stinchcomb (Sykesville - 410 552-3516)

Friendship Connectionsl Groups purpose to reach people and help them become fully devoted followers of Jesus through community relationships. In a small group setting, no one stands alone.

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