• Comfort Dog Ministry
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  • Fellowship
  • AWANA Grand Prix
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  • Homeless Shelter Ministry
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  • Disaster Relief
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  • Fun!
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  • Believer's Baptism
  • Mexico Missions
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  • Baptism!
  • VBW 2012
  • Second unit building: Easter 2000
  • Thank you deacons!
  • Have Your Read "The Story"? Scroll down and "click" the picture
  • Adult VBW Class.... Largest Ever!
  • Howard County Fair Ministry 2012
  • Church Picnic 2012
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  • Pastor Mark and Cheri
  • Worship
  • Mexico 2012
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  • A younger version of Pastor Mark
  • LOVE!
  • Dan S. : The man who never ages
  • Ministry at Baltimore Homeless Shelter
  • Medical Ministry in Mexico
  • Rwanda missions
  • Mexico Missions
  • Anything for VBW!
  • Charter Members: Mack Wilder, Dave Riley
  • Leadership! Thanks Deb!
  • In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
  • Worship!
  • Separated from God by sin
  • Jesus is the way to God
  • Jesus died for your sins and arose from the grave
  • Surrender to Him as Lord and know salvation from sin
  • God offers a relationship thru Jesus Christ




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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 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
  • Mid-Week @ Friendship
    – 6:45 PM
  • Band/Choir/Praise Team Rehearsals
    – 7:00 PM
  • Student Fellowship (gr. 6-12)
    – 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM



    Several ministries would love to have you join them:

    Ushers are shorthanded at the 8:30 service...Contact Keith Schneider, Usher/Greeter Coordinator

    Children's Ministry:  PromiseLand is shorthanded at both services due to extended illnesses of volunteers and also Children's Worship is growing in number @ 11am...Contact Laura Gulley, Children's Coordinator

    Worship Arts Ministry is shouting out to the Lord of Hosts each week, & they'd love to add you to a platform team or behind the scenes...Contact Julie Snyder, Worship Leader

    Friendship Fellowship Team serves everyone a scrumptious meal once a month; the 2nd Wed. Lots of different roles to be filled in preparation for the hungry crowd...Contact Debbie Pickett

    If you'd like to call the office for a short synopsis of each of the above, or for information on any number of the many ministry opportunites afforded at Friendship, give us a call @ 410 442-5506.


    REFUGE Student Worship Event @ Gethsemane Baptist Church, Glenelg.  Sunday, Feb. 12, 6:30-8:00pm.  Exciting evening of food, games, and music filled worship.  Let Pastor Neville know you will be going by Wed., Feb. 8.  Leaving and returning to Friendship.

    PARENTS' MEETING with Pastor Neville...Parents, plan to come and stay for Friday Night Fellowship on 2/24, 7:00-9:30.  Pastor Neville will have a parent's meeting during the evening.


  • WORSHIP ARTS OPEN HOUSE 2/26 12:30pm

    Choir-Praise Team-Band-Audio-Sound Teams:  Each of the team members invite you to this special gathering.  Get to know the folk who work together each week to prepare and present a glorious Sunday worship experience.  You can be a part of a team too!  Questions? Contact Julie Snyder, Worship Leader.

  • MEN'S Events

    BREAKFAST:  Never disappointing!  A great time of fellowship, hot breakfast, and good conversation...Sat., March 29, 8a.m.

    RETREAT:  Another opportunity to enjoy the company of other men at the Skycroft Conference Center Friday, April 28-29.  A program and meals/lodging.  Details soon.



    The CLASS schedule of seminars 9:45-10:45am on Sundays, follows:

    CLASS 101 "Discovering God's Family" for visitors and regular attendees...All about Friendship Church...If you're interested in membership this seminar is a must...Next 101 is March 19 & 26.

    CLASS 201 "Discovering Spiritual Maturity" explores 5 healthy spiritual habits to cultivate throughout your life...Next 201 is April 2&9, 23&30.

    CLASS 301 "Discovering My Ministry" explores how God has uniquely designed you for service in His Kingdom...Next 301 is May 7-28.

    Questions? Contact any pastor.


    This ministry is held October 2016 thru March 2017; 3rd Saturday each month.  Plan to sign up to go to the shelter with a group (20 folk limit), or donate baked goodies, or help prepare a hot lunch for up to 200 homeless men, women, and children.  Questions?  Speak with Pastor John. Next Oasis Visits: January 21; February 18; March 18 is final visit.  Meet at church 9:30am. Back by 3:30pm.

  • AWANA CLUBS 6:45-8:00pm

    Another fun-filled, spiritual adventure each Wed. during the school yearfor PK 3-5 (Cubbies); 2nd Grade (Sparks); 3rd & 4th Grades (Ultimate Adventure); and, 5th Grade Ultimate Challenge.  Pickup a brochure at the Welcome Desk.  NEW this year...ON-LINE REGISTRATION is available!  You're already on the web page so click the "Event Registration" tab and proceed to register each child.  Commander Tracy Kent is returning to lead the Clubs.  AWANA GRAND PRIX Friday, March 10, 6:30pm @ church--Purchase your race car on Sunday morning or Wednesday night--Questions? Contact the office.


    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.


    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 Prayer Ministry Leader, Connie Blair, or the church office.

    MONTHLY PRAYER WALKING:  Meeting the 1st Saturday each month April - September.  Questions? Call the church office.  Coordinator: Carol Reed.


    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.  Donations are requested, but not required, to help offset work book costs.  A detailed brochure is available at the Welcome Desk, or by calling the church office.  Here are the WINTER topics:

    The Gospel Project: Exile and Return

    Explore the Bible: Joshua, Judges, Ruth

    Know What You Believe and Live What You Know

    Bible Studies for Life: Spoken: The Rhythm of God's Word

    Disciples Path--The Journey

    The Insanity of God and the Insanity of Obedience

    Focus on the Family's Your Child -- Essentials of Discipline, What's OK, What's Not, What Works

    Exile and Return

    Questions? Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz at the church office


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

    Adults: Read the Bible for Life (donation $9)

    Ladies Group:  Entrusted, A Study of 2 Timothy (donation $9)

    Men's Group:  Various Topics

    Eliminating Debt/Creating a Spending Plan

    Children:  PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 2

    AWANA Clubs for age 3 - gr. 5

    Students (gr. 6-12) The Red Sea Rules

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







    Looking for a community Bible study?  Look no further.  There are 7 groups meeting not only for interesting topical studies & dicussions, but to make friends and cultivate new relationships.  This FALL all groups will be discussing "The Battle Plan for Prayer".  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.

This Week's Events



Mid-week @ Friendship
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Classes & Activities for the Family

Contact Church Office 410-442-5506



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


Student Ministry Parent's Meeting 2/24
Pastor Neville will be meeting with parents during the Friday Night Fellowship 7:00-9:30pm.
Prayer Ministry Hosts Intercessory Prayer
Each Friday, 12:00 - 1:00 pm @ church