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JAN

25

SUN
Young Adults Connections (18-20 something), 6:30pm
Meeting each Sunday at the home of Mike & Terri Jones, Sykesville
Adult Connections Group 6:30pm
Fulton, Westminster, 410 259-0553
JAN

26

MON
Adult Connections Group 7pm
Vic & Ruth Brunner, Sykesville (410 795-3079)
Adult Connections Group 7pm
Sykesville home Vic & Ruth Brunner
Men's Connections Group
7:00 PM
Meets Off Campus
Contact Ken Simms 410 549-2231
Adult Connections Group
7:30 PM
Hargests, Sykesville, 410 795-0955
JAN

27

TUE
Adult Connections Group, 7pm
Miles, Marriottsville, 410 549-1087
Adult Connections Group, 7pm
Kirk, Woodbine 410 549-7678
JAN

28

WED
AWANA Clubs
Clubs for children age 3 - Grade 6
TREK for students Grades 6-12
Mid-week @ Friendship
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Classes & Activities for the Family

Contact Church Office 410-442-5506

JAN

29

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

30

FRI
Student Fellowship, 7:00-9:30 pm
Meeting every Friday night @ church; games, fun, food!
Prayer Ministry Hosts Intercessory Prayer
Each Friday, 12:00 - 1:00 pm @ church
SCCK Homeschool Co-op
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Words of Hope
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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
Telephone: 410-442-5506
Fax: 410-489-5117
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Regular Schedule  
Sunday
  • 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
Wednesday
  • Mid-Week @ Friendship
    6:45 PM
  • Band/Choir/Praise Team Rehearsals
    7:00 PM
Friday
  • Student Fellowship (gr. 6-12)
    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Announcements  
MEN'S MINISTRY EVENTS

Here are a couple events for the men at Friendship, and your friends:  February 20 Men's Chili Cookoff; April 25 & Sept 19  Men's Breakfast @ church; June 20 Kyaking; August Frederick Keys Picnic and Ballgame (TBA); and another CornHole Tournament October 24.  Men, there's a place for you in 2015, give the office a call for more information about the Friendship Men's Ministry.

STUDENT MINISTRY EVENTS (Gr 6-12)

Friday Night Fellowship is a blast; so, on February 6 blast your way through Laser Tag!  Then, March 27 students will go to a Toby Mac Concert.  Details from Pastor TJ, or on the Student Ministry bulletin board.  Also, parents, look for the information and registration documents for this year's "X-FUGE" summer trip, June 22-27.

OASIS HOMELESS MINISTRY

The Ministry will prepare lunch for 250 men, women & children in a Baltimore shelter on the 3rd Saturday each month January 17, Februay 21 and March 21.  Help provide baked goodies to be taken, or join a team to take the meal.  Questions? Call the church office, or speak with Pastor John Hevey. 

Love Loud TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHES

The teachers of Carroll County have an in-service day on Tues., Jan. 20.  Join the Love Loud team to deliver Chik-Fil-A sandwiches, beverages, and home made cookies to teachers at different local schools between 8am-1pm.  Sign up on the foyer bulletin board to join a delivery team or to join the Cookie Brigade and help bake & individually wrap 500 cookies.  Questions? Call Pastor Mark Klimovitz in the church office.

CLASS Series Offered Sundays, 9:45-10:45 am

CLASS 101 "Discovering God's Family" for visitors, regular attendees, and those interested in membership.  Led by Senior Pastor Mark Massey, Jan. 18 & 25.

AWANA Wed Nights 6:45-8:00

AWANA Clubs for children age 3 - Grade 6 and 

AWANA TREK for students grades 7-12

 

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

Meeting at Devra Rivera's Sykesville home the 3rd Sunday each month to construct blankets, shawl's, etc. to be prayed over and given to a person experiencing an extended illness, or loss, or hospitalization.  Ladies, bring whatever you are working on and fellowship.  NEXT MEETING:  January 18, 2:30-4:30pm.  Questions? Call the church office.

MONTHLY PRAYER WALKING, 10AM

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.

 

COMMUNITY INVITED TO PRAY on FRIDAYS

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.

SUNDAY ADULT GROW GROUPS

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 Winter Semester.

The Gospel Project:  The God Who Saves

Explore the Bible: The Books of Esther, Ezra and Nehemiah

The Old Testament Book of Isaiah

Young Adults (18-20 Something):  When Life is Hard

Bible Studies for Life:  Storm Shelters: Psalms of God's Embrace and Ready: Ministering to Those in Crisis

The Gospel According to Jonah

Experiencing God (a 26-week study)

Hope Again; when Life Hurts and Dreams Fade

The Daniel Plan (learn biblical principles for living a fuller, healthier life)

Questions? Contact Pastor Mark Klimovitz at the church office

CONNECTIONS GROUPS STUDIES

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:

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)

Gathering THURSDAYS

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.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

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

Adults: "The Gospel Project" with Pastor Mark Klimovitz 

Ladies Group:   "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

ALTERED WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE IN DECEMBER:

12/3    Business Session & Final discussion of proposed 2015 budget ... No adult groups ... AWANA will meet

12/10  Christmas Dinner at church (no program of activities)

12/17  Regular program of activities during Mid-Week @ Friendship, 6:45 - 8:00 pm

12/24  Christmas Eve Services, 5 & 7 pm and the Lord's Supper (no program of activities)

12/31  New Year's Eve:  No program of activities

 

 

 

 

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