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


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Meeting every Friday night @ church; games, fun, food!
Prayer Ministry Hosts Intercessory Prayer
Each Friday, 12:00 - 1:00 pm @ church
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our SEPTEMBER, 2014 Newsletter
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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
Telephone: 410-442-5506
Fax: 410-489-5117
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Regular Schedule  
  • Sunday Worship Services
    8:30 AM
  • Sunday Worship Services
    11:00 AM
  • Youth Worship Service
    11:00 AM
  • Children's Worship Service
    11:00 AM
  • Small Group Bible Study (all ages)
    9:45 AM
  • Mid-Week @ Friendship
    6:45 PM
  • Band/Choir/Praise Team Rehearsals
    7:00 PM
  • Youth Fellowship
    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
CORNHOLE CHAOS Sat. 10/25, Cooper Park, Sykesville

The FBC Men's Ministry will be hosting this exciting and fun event!  Contact the church office for details.


Held at church ... Appointments 8am - 1pm ... Call the office for details ... Go to www.redcross.org to make your appointment.

AWANA Clubs Begin Anew Wed., 9/3, 6:45-8:00 pm

Need more information about AWANA Clubs for children age 3 - Grade 6?  Call the office for a brochure.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY Begins Again 9/14, 2:30pm

Meeting at Devra Rivera's Sykesville home to construct blankets, shawl's, etc. to be prayed over and given to a person experiencing an extended illness, or loss, or hospitalization.  Questions?  Call the church office.


LOVE ... JOY ... PEACE ... Have them?  Then you have the SON (Jesus Christ)!  Sign up for a wonderful afternoon on Sunday, Sept. 21, 12:30 - 3:30, at church.  Lunch and a Program will cost only $5.  Sign up and Payment at the Welcome Desk in the foyer on 9/7 & 14.  Questions? Call the church office.


February 7     Family Night

March 22:      Paintball

May 16:        Family Night

August:          White Water Rafting (mid-wk during 8/18-22)

Sept 19:         Laser Tag

Nov 7:           TBA

Twice a year, boys and girls separate events in local homes: Volunteer for April 4 or October 3

Questions? Contact TJ, Student Minister


The Prayer Ministry is coordinating this new outreach event.  Meet at the church the first Saturday each month, 10am.  Teams will be formed to walk through local communities and school lots.  Sign up at the church to participate.  Participate as your schedule allows.  Questions? Contact Cindy Pressman.



The Prayer Ministry invites the fellowship and community to jointhem 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.

PROMISELAND (for infants thru age 4)

VOLUNTEERS . . . Consider joining a rotating team. There are several volunteers who will be taking breaks in their service.  PromiseLand is looking for helping hands.  Contact Laura Gulley for details 410 442-5506.

PromiseLand Family Events are scheduled several times throughout the year.  The last one for 2014 is to the Gaver Farm, Mt. Airy.  A family fall outing complete with corn maze, petting zoo, hayride to pumpkin patch, and lunch  Sign up at the PromiseLand desk.   


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.

Authentic: Developing the Disciplines of a Sincere Faith (18-20 Somethings) Spiritual disciplines

Connected: My Life in the Church & also Overcome: Living Beyond Your Circumstances

The Gospel Project:  The Story of God's Kingdom

Bible Studies for Life:  The Old Testament Book of Isaiah

Explore the Bible: The New Testament Book of Hebrews

Portraits of Eternity & Heaven

Follow Me: What did Jesus really mean?

Christian Life And Services Seminars:  101 Discovering God's Family (all about Friendship Church) Sept. 14 & 21

and 301 Discovering My Ministry Sept 14, 28, Oct 5 & 12

Questions? Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz at the church office


Looking for a community Bible study?  Look no further.  There will be 6 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)


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.


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

Adults: "The Gospel Project" with Pastor John Hevey

Children:  PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 4

Student Ministry contemporary topics for Grades 6-12

AWANA Clubs for children PS 3 - Grade 6

AWANA TREK for students Grade 6  12

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





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