- Rethink Service – Coming October 14th
On Sunday, October 14, Montgomery Church will do just that – with our first-ever Sunday of Service.
We will meet in the parking lot at 8 a.m. for prayer and sending forth. Then, teams from the church will be going forth to serve in a variety of settings. It may be serving meals at a shelter; it may be home repairs, landscaping, or visiting with a home-bound member of our congregation. The possibilities are endless – and the only limit is our imagination.
We foresee families working together, and persons of all ages utilizing their gifts to bless others in our community.
There will be no Sunday morning worship, and no Sunday School on that day. We will, however, come back together on Sunday evening, for a covered dish dinner, and a celebration of our day.
This is a unique opportunity – so set aside that time, and begin to think about what you might be willing to contribute. More details will be coming as we get closer to the date. This will be a very exciting time, so make sure that you do not miss it!Continue reading →
- HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS THANK YOU
Thank you to everyone that contributed to the Holiday Food baskets this year Fall 2017 to Summer 2018. The families appreciated your loyalty to the mission. When we delivered the last baskets Saturday, June 30th there were many hugs to go around. The Lifeboat Men’s group went even further and provided a small refrigerator to a family in need. Thank you Lifeboat men for your generosity. The committee will receive a new group of families in October. God bless you all for your devotion to this mission.Continue reading →
- Samaritan Women Projects
The Samaritan Women (TSW) is a Christian rehab home for victims of human trafficking. Their mission is to glorify GOD by seeking justice, reconciliation, and healing for these women. They help the women rebuild their lives and their spirits so that they can hopefully re-enter society. It takes a lot of volunteers and funds to support these ladies. Montgomery Church has come along side TSW to help with two different projects. One is the biscotti project. The ladies are learning about making biscotti and learning about running a business at the same time. During the month of April, Montgomery will be selling the TSW biscotti Sunday mornings. The cost is $3/$4 depending on the flavor for a bag of 3 biscotti.
The 2nd project is to help the ladies learn to help others. They will be helping a youth group of a Baltimore church to make blankets. Each youth will make one for themselves and one for a homeless person. Montgomery Church will be collecting either fabric (2yds of fleece) or a $10 donation. Our goal is to collect enough for 50 blankets by April 29.Continue reading →
- Used Bicycle Collection
The Missions Team will be doing a bicycle collection during the month of April. The box truck will be in the church parking lot accepting bikes of any size, condition, or age. You may drop them off at Jeff & Tina Bruland’s residence if that’s easier for you. Or, if you need someone to pick one up, please contact Jeff Bruland, Gib Warnick, or Tom Rhinehart. Repairs and preparation for shipping will be done at the Brulands’ home. If you wish to help with that, please let them know.Continue reading →
- Holiday Food Baskets
It is Fall! Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. It is so exciting that due to the excellent response from the congregation last year the committee will be provide for more families this year. Thank you all. We are already starting to collect non-perishable food and monetary donations for the Thanksgiving Holiday Food Baskets. Food can be placed in the Coat room or Classroom “B”. Monetary donations can be placed in Rosa Mandich’s mailbox in the Coat room, please mark that it is for the baskets. Please see insert for requested items and to sign up to help.Continue reading →
- Christmas Shoeboxes
Fearless YG is asking for your help. Look for us collecting donations for Operation Christmas Child. We as a Youth Group have a goal of doing 100 shoe boxes. We don’t want to interfere with what you are doing as a family. However, we’d appreciate both your monetary donations as well as items for our shoe boxes. We are focusing on Boys 10-14 and Boys 2-4. Did you know these two age groups get the least shoe boxes of all? Let’s send a message with a 100 boxes to the boys. Look for us in the Connecting place between services. We’ll have a list of items for these two groups. We’ll have a special surprise for the church on October 22! Get your taste buds ready!!!!Continue reading →
Outreach Ministries that we support:
Damascus HELP provides assistance to needy persons and families in the upper portion of Montgomery County and adjacent areas in the form of emergency food, holiday food baskets and gifts. Transportation, furniture and emergency financial assistance are also available.
Faith Connections with the help of a part-time community social worker and partnering with Damascus HELP, area churches, organizations and individuals, is providing assistance to area families facing homelessness by helping to prevent evictions and foreclosures. Faith Connections also provides mentoring and life skills training to single mothers and after school programs for at-risk youth in the community.
Youth for Christ as a part of the body of Christ, vision is to see every young person in every people group in every nation have the opportunity to make an informed decision to be a follower of Jesus Christ and become a part of the local church. In the Frederick area, YFC engages with Middle and High School youth in addressing the problems and concerns facing today’s teens.
Good News Jail and Prison Ministry attempts to meet the spiritual needs of both inmates and staff through ministry that includes evangelism, discipleship, and pastoral attention, while facilitating other religious faiths within the guidelines established by law and the individual correctional facility.
Chinese Outreach Ministries is giving Christ to China’s future leaders through committed staff and volunteers sharing Christ’s love and truth with Chinese scholars and researchers at universities in North America.
Grace Covenant International Ministries with Ken and Cathie Metz, are partnering with local churches in Peru and are helping towns and villages gripped by drug and violent cultures transform into healthy and productive societies.
Compassion International exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults. This program is supported by the offerings received in the children’s Sunday school program.