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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

The Finance Team will be presenting the proposed 2017 Budget for your review, questions and answers. 

December 7, 7pm Business Session & Proposed Budget

Vote on Proposed 2017 Budget Sunday, December 18, Secret Ballot, Both Services




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: December 17, 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.


Please return your filled boxes to the church on Sunday, November 27.


Sundays:  Nov. 27 and Dec. 4...Speak with a Pastor to participate.


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.


John and Sandy Kendrick will be leading this ministry to the elderly residents at Angel's Touch, W. Friendship.  It's a wonderful family outreach opportunity.  Meet at Angel's Touch.  Upcoming Sundays 2-3:00pm:  Oct. 16 . . . Nov. 20.   


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.


Progressive Christmas Dinner, December 17, Details forthcoming.

Kickoff 2017 with the Student Winter Retreat at Skycroft, Middletown MD, Jan. 6-8.

Then, it's not too early to register for X-FUGE, Eastern Univ., Philadelphia, PA, June 19-24.

Details are posted on the student worship area bulletin board.  Or, contact Pastor Neville Johnson.


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 FALL topics:

The Gospel Project: Prophets and Kings

Explore the Bible: 1, 2 Peter and Jude

The Book of Daniel

Bible Studies for Life

Spiritual Disiciplines for the Christian Life

The Heart Story of God

Jesus Continued: Why the Spirit inside you is better than Jesus beside you

Ready to Launch (child rearing)

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:  A Man and His Story (workbook donation $12)

Children:  PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 2

AWANA Clubs for age 3 - gr. 5

Students (gr. 6-12) Big Questions

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)


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.