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Stinchcomb, Thursdays, Sykesville, 410 552-3516
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our NOVEMBER 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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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  
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.

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.

 

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY Begins Again 10/19, 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.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE 10/25

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

COLOSSAL CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT Sat. 10/25, Cooper Park, Sykesville

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: fbc-cornhole@googlegroups.com.  Questions? Contact 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.  Meeting 2 Sundays, Nov. 2 & 9.  All about Friendship Church.

CLASS 201 "Discovering Spiritual Maturity" for 101 graduates, Nov. 23,30, Dec 7 & 14.

LADIES CRAFT NIGHT, 11/7, 6:30

Always well attended!  A great evening to begin your holidays.  Held in the church Fellowship Hall. Light Supper and Craft Supplies will cost only $5.  Sign up and Payment at the Welcome Desk in the foyer on 10/26 & 11/2.  Questions? Call the church office.

PARENT/CHILD DEDICATION SERVICE, 11/9, 11AM

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.

2015 BUDGET PROPOSAL

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.

2014 SPECIAL STUDENT MINISTRY EVENTS

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

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 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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

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 Wed Nights 6:45-8:00

AWANA Clubs for children age 3 - Grade 6 and 

AWANA TREK for students grades 7-12

 

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.

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