Here you will find information concerning Friendship church and its ministries.
We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church 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:
Jesus is Wonderful,
Mark Massey, Senior Pastor
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.
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.
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.
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:
Mike & Terri Jones (Eldersburg - 410 292-2104) For 18-20 Somethings
Ed & Debbie Fulton (Westminster - 410 259-0553)
Bill & Sharon Hargest (Sykesville - 410 795-0955)
Ken Simms Men's Group (Marriottsville - 410 549-2231)
Vic & Ruth Brunner (Sykesville - 410 795-3079)
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.