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 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.
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.
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, on October 12, 1-3pm. A family fall outing complete with corn maze, petting zoo, hayride to pumpkin patch, and lunch Sign up at the PromiseLand desk.
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.
Held at church ... Appointments 8am - 1pm ... Call the office for details ... Go to www.redcross.org to make your appointment.
The FBC Men's Ministry will be hosting this exciting and fun COMMUNITY event! 32 Team slots for men, women, children (18 yrs & older). 2 people make a team. Register: email@example.com. Questions? Contact the church office.
CLASS 101 "Discovering God's Family" for visitors, regular attendees, and those interested in membership. Meeting 2 Sundays, Nov. 2 & 9. All about Friendship Church.
CLASS 201 "Discovering Spiritual Maturity" for 101 graduates, Nov. 23,30, Dec 7 & 14.
Always well attended! A great evening to begin your holidays. Held in the church Fellowship Hall. Light Supper and Craft Supplies will cost only $12. Sign up and Payment at the Welcome Desk in the foyer on 10/26 & 11/2. Questions? Call the church office.
This dedication service is a commitment by Friendship Church parents to raise their children (infants - age 4) in the nurture and admotion of Jesus Christ. Contact the church office to participate.
The Finance Team has scheduled two presentations of the 2015 proposed budget:
Wed., Nov. 19, 8pm and Wed., Dec. 3, 6:45pm in conjunction with the Business Session.
Church members will vote Sunday, Dec. 21 at both worship services.
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
Oct. 17 Guest Speaker from CentrePointe Counselling (for parents and students) "Dealing with Depression"
Nov 7: Camp Out at TJ's local farm
Twice a year, boys and girls separate events in local homes: Volunteer for April 4 or October 3
Questions? Contact TJ, Student Minister
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
GROUPS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY: Wednesday, 6:45- 8:00 PM
Adults: "The Gospel Project" with Pastor John Hevey
Ladies: "Follow Me"
Children: PromiseLand Nursery for infants through age 4
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
AWANA Clubs for children age 3 - Grade 6 and
AWANA TREK for students grades 7-12
Looking for a community Bible study? Look no further. There will be 7 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
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.