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We’re a growing family of believers in Montgomery County, Maryland. Our church is located in Derwood, in the center of the county, and we have members coming from all over, including Rockville, Germantown, Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac, Bethesda, Kensington, Silver Spring, Wheaton, Aspen Hill, Olney, Brookeville, Ashton, Frederick, and beyond.


Winter Family Fun Event!

FamilyFunOuting WinterJoin us for a Family Snow Tubing Trip at AvalancheXpress on January 19, 2015! Plan to meet at the location at 1:30pm. We will Snow Tube until 4:45/5ish when we will break for dinner and have a few more hours of snow tubing before leaving for home. You can stay for as long as is appropriate for your family. We look forward to a fun day together. more…

Come Celebrate Christmas with Us!

Come enjoy the music of the season at A Night of Carols on December 21 at 4pm.  More info here.

AdventThen join us for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service on December 24 at 6pm.  This is a family friendly service celebrating the birth of Jesus!

The Church Office will close at noon on December 24 and be closed December 25-26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.  The Church Office will also be closed New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Volunteer Opportunities in Rec. Ministry

Recreation Ministry has added a web page called “Volunteer Opportunities” for you to search all of the ways you can serve in Recreation Ministry.  Opportunities include Drop-In Basketball, Upward Sports, and special events. We need your friendly face and helping hands!


Sign Up for the e-Sower!

The SowerYou may have heard us promoting the e-Sower (or electronic Sower) recently and wondered how to sign up to receive it.  To get our church newsletter via e-mail, just follow this link.  This link will also give you the opportunity to select which ministries you would like to receive special updates on; like the weekly RYM (Youth Ministry) update or the monthly Marriage Moments newsletter.   more…

GRACE at Home Coffeehouse

Grace at Home

Join us once a month for our GRACE at Home Coffeehouse!

GraceatHome Coffeehouse3 croppedOnce a month on Sunday evenings, 5:00-6:30pm we create a coffeehouse environment in the church foyer!  Parents, join us for coffee and a time to share life together.  Pastor Bobby shares resources to help equip and empower families along the journey of life, using our parent ministry resources and the “R.O.P.E.” path for celebrating intentional faith milestones in your family.

We hope to see you there!

2014-2015 Coffeehouse Schedule:


Sermon Library

Did you know we have over 500 sermons in our Sermon Library, dating back to 1997? We are in the process of updating how these sermons are indexed to make the library even more useful to the nearly 10,000 users who visit our site each month. Suggestions? Please contact our webmaster.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, December 21, 2014
ROC Closed for Floor Refinishing/Cleaning
Monday, December 22, 2014
7:00 pm AA Meeting
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
7:00 pm Ignition Youth Leadership Meeting
7:00 pm Kairos Prayer ‘n Share
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Christmas Eve
6:00 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Christmas – Church Office Closed
Friday, December 26, 2014
Church Office Closed
12:30 pm Al-Anon Meeting
Saturday, December 27, 2014
9:00 am Manna Volunteer Opportunity
Sunday, December 28, 2014
8:30 am Contemporary Worship
9:40 am Sunday School
11:00 am Traditional Worship
Monday, December 29, 2014
6:30 pm Tang Soo Do Martial Arts
7:00 pm AA Meeting
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
6:30 pm Crew College/Young Adults
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Happy New Year! – Church Office Closed
7:30 pm Worship Team Praise Band Rehearsal
Friday, January 2, 2015
12:30 pm Al-Anon Meeting
5:30 pm CBA Youth Basketball
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Dominican Republic Mission Trip
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Dominican Republic Mission Trip
8:30 am Contemporary Worship
9:40 am Sunday School
11:00 am Traditional Worship
12:30 pm Gospel Choir Rehearsal
12:30 pm Tang Soo Do Black Belt Meeting
4:00 pm Youth Praise Band Rehearsal
5:00 pm AWANA
5:00 pm Grace at Home Coffeehouse
5:00 pm Youth Fuel
Monday, January 5, 2015
Dominican Republic Mission Trip
9:30 am Adult Exercise Time
9:30 am Body and Soul Exercise
5:00 pm Upwards Sports Practice
6:30 pm Tang Soo Do Martial Arts
7:00 pm AA Meeting
7:00 pm ESL Classes

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