Eliberto and Molly are endorsed to serve as global servants in El Salvador with IM partner Mision Vida y Paz (MVP), or Mission Life and Peace. They share a strong commitment to peace building and social transformation through the power of the gospel. MVP is an educational program based on biblical values to be used in public schools in El Salvador. The couple will build the MVP program by educating and training Christian volunteers who are committed to serve as agents of transformation in their communities. These volunteers will work with Eliberto and Molly to deploy the MVP curriculum. They seek to see churches living out their calling to bring God's peace to children, families and communities.
December 1 - Isaiah 2:1-5 - Pastor Gareth Murray
December 8 - Isaiah 11:1-10 - Reverend Gil Gulick
December 15 - Isaiah 35:1-10 - Pastor Eric Walters
December 22 - Isaiah 7:10-16 - Reverend Gil Gulick
December 22 - Longest Night Service (7 pm) - Reverend Gil Gulick
December 24 - Isaiah 9:2-7; Isaiah 52:7-10 - Reverend Gil Gulick
December 29 - Isaiah 63:7-9 - Ann Marie
Tuesday, November 19
The Wired Word Bible Study: Get ready for a new way to dive into God's Word. The Wired Word, led by Pastor Gil, takes place on Tuesdays from 12:15pm to 1pm. Bring your lunch and join in a study that examines the Christian response to current events taking place in our world today.
Zoom Online Bible Study: 7pm to 8:15pm with Dr. Walters. Contact the church office for more information at 301-754-1100.
Wednesday, November 20
Bible Study: 130pm to 330pm at the Main Church Building.
Handbell Rehersal: 6pm at the Main Church Building.
Choir Rehearsal: 7pm at the Main Church Building.
Saturday, November 23
Thanksgiving Parade: March in the annual Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade with the First Baptist Church of Silver Spring or watch us on WJLA 24-7 News channel. 10am in Downtown Silver Spring is the place to be!
Food Closet: open at 10am to 12n at the Main Church Building. Enter from the Bonifant Street entrance.
Sunday, November 24
Bible Study-Sunday Service: Adult and Child Bible Study begin at 10am at our main church building. Sunday Worship Service begins at 11am. Church services also in Spanish and French/Haitian Creole
Help represent First Baptist Church of Silver Spring as we march in the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Come out from 10am to 12n to support and cheer us on as we take to the streets of Downtown Silver Spring. FYI - the parade is also televised on WJLA 24-7 cable news.
A Called Business Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 24th to present the 2020 FBC Budget. Mark your calendar!
Tour the beautiful Brookside Gardens and their annual Christmas lights display. Contact the church office for more information and to sign up.
Children's Christmas Party December 14 - 2pm to 4pm
Christmas Concert December 15
Get ready for a new way to dive into God's Word. The Wired Word, led by Pastor Gil, takes place on Tuesdays from 12:15pm to 1pm. Bring your lunch and join in on a study that examines the Christian response to current events taking place in our world today.
We will begin our new online study on September 10th, 2019: “Jesus as Prophet, Priest, and King: Theology and Anthropology of the Hebrews Epistle.” Our first class will discuss the format of our study, which will involve topical, exegetical (i.e. line-by-line analysis of the text), socio-cultural, and theological-anthropological platforms that are localized within the Hebrews epistle, and we can mine important correlations that resonate with many challenges confronting today’s faith communities.
In 1924 Silver Spring was a tiny little village made up mostly of apple orchards and dirt paths. It was in this setting that 14 people met on October 22, 1924 to establish the Silver Spring Baptist Church. Since that time the First Baptist Church of Silver Spring has had a presence in downtown helping people in the community to make their lives better through ministry and fellowship. Our commitment to be a shining presence in today's urban environment is stronger than ever with a brand new building in that same location - the heart of Silver Spring.
You can still join us every Sunday at 11am for the weekly Sunday Service. And we hold Adult Bible Study and Bible Study for children through High School every Sunday at 10 am, and another adult Bible Study every Wednesday at 1:30 at the church. Additionally, we offer a study at your own pace Bible Study called the Essential 100, which you can read more about below.
We are also affiliated with two other churches who offer Sunday Service at our downtown Silver Spring facility in French/Haitian Creole and Spanish. For information on the French/Haitian Creole Church please visit: https://eglisebaptistedelafoi.org and for Spanish language service visit Iglesia Baptista Immanuel or call them at (301) 879-5155.
On March 31, 2019, Reverend Gil Gulick took the congregation out of the worship service and to the lobby of our Wayne Avenue entrance. From here you can look out the glass exterior walls and see the downtown Silver Spring skyline. With this view Reverend Gulick articulated "The Church Downtown" vision. See his comments in the video below:
The Essential 100 is an online Bible Study designed for those with busy lives. Pastor Gil will post one passage a week for you to read and discuss at your convenience. The study will take us through the Bible with 50 Old Testament and 50 New Testament passages. You can get the list of scriptures
If you need help making ends meet please take advantage of our Food Closet.
The Food Closet is open every Saturday from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
You can come once a month to get food.
The entrance is off of Bonifant St at the rear of the church.
If you would like to help with the food closet, either with your time or with a contribution please contact the church office at email@example.com
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Stop by and say hello. The best time is Sunday mornings at 11am
828 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910
10:00 am – 12:30 pm