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
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.
Mark your calendar for the 3rd Saturday each month: Gathering at church 9:30 am and leaving at 10:00 am. Providing lunch and spiritual encouragement each visit to Baltimore. Questions? Contact Pastor John Hevey.
Dates: December 21, January 18, 2014, February 15, 2014, and lastly, March 15, 2014.
"A Cowboy Christmas" part of Merry Christmas Main St., Sykesville. "A Cowboy Christmas" will be at Cooper Park, Sat., 12/7, 2-6pm.
And, again, at church, Sun., 12/15, 4-6pm.
What a treat! Want to be part of the new Puppet Ministry? Contact Pastor Mark or Cathy Klimovitz for details.
Details in the Sunday bulletins throughout November. Payment is due with reservation. Deadline: 12/1. Reservations received after 12/1 will be $2 more for adult seating. Quesitons, please call the church office.
Here are important dates for the church body:
Presentations/Questions & Answers Sessions: Wed., Nov. 20, 8pm and Wed., Dec. 18, 6:45pm and Business Session.
Vote by Church Members: Sun., Dec. 22, both a.m. worship services.
A copy of the Proposed Budget will be available. Please review it. November 20 is a Question & Answer session. December 18 will also be a Q&A, but an important 2013 Business Session is being held which will include a proposal to change the church By-Laws. Your pariticpation is vital to reach a quorum to enact new business. Thank you.
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.
Learning is for everyone! Every 12-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.
The Book of Isaiah
Explore the bible - John's Gospel: One Word, One Life, One Way
Young Adult (18-20 somethings) Weekly Topical Studies
Bible Studies for Life: How your faith impacts your family, career, and struggles
The Gospel Project: The entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation
Explore the Letters of the Apostle John: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
How to Give Away Your Faith.
Questions? Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz
GROUPS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY: Wednesday, 6:45- 8:00 PM
Adults: Ladies Study Group with Lynnis Todd "This Isn't the Life I Signed Up For." Cost $8 and Adult "The Gospel Project" with Pastor Mark Klimovitz
Children: PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 4
Student Ministry contemporary topics for Grades 6-12
AWANA Clubs for Preschool 3 - Grade 6
Yes, My Kid support for parents of teens with addictions 6:45-8:00 pm
A very special start to the new year will be a visit by about 30 men from the Helping Up Mission of Baltimore. They will be leading the worship services Sunday, January 5. Afterward, all the men of the church are invited to fellowship with them over lunch.
Quesitons? Speak with Pastor Mark Klimovitz
Sunday, January 12, 2014: FBC Women's Miistry Appreciation Luncheon to thank all the volunteers that have helped with Women's Ministry events and programs in 2013. Details forthcoming in Sunday bulletins.
January 10: Skyzone Trampoline Park (6:15 - 9:30 pm)
March 22: Paintball
May 16: TBA
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
A 13-week program of hope & help through DivorceCare for adults (DC) $20, Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K) $30 and Single & Parenting $20. Contact: Cheryl Clymer firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Is God Speaking to you about ministry and where to serve? Join the Friendship Worship Arts Ministry to share the message of Hope that is Jesus. Be a part of our Worship Leading Choir.
Choir 7:00 to 8:15
Band 7:00 to 8:30
Inquiries email@example.com OR call the church 410-442-5506.
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:
Mike & Terri Jones (Eldersburg - 410 292-2104) For 18-20 Somethings
Bill & Sharon Hargest (Sykesville - 410 795-0955)
Ken Simms Men's Group (Marriottsville - 410 549-2231)
Nelson & Barbara Miles (Marriottsville 410 549-1087)
Ed & Debbie Fulton (Westminster - 410 259-0553)
Dan & Eloise Stinchcomb (Sykesville - 410 552-3516)
Friendship Small Groups purpose to reach people and help them become fully devoted followers of Jesus through community relationships. In a Small Group, no one stands alone.