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     Welcome! We're glad you are visiting our Web site. Here you can find information about the Friends in Christ ministry.

     We have a local ministry building Christian small groups and providing other Christian opportunities primarily in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC and Baltimore. We provide, and work through larger faith communities to provide, opportunities to nurture your growth in Christ through groups which meet in different places. Each group chooses its own format and focus. It is our hope that groups will reflect ethnic and cultural diversity.

Worship and Fellowship

     Friends in Christ does not have a regular worship gathering under its own name at this time. In conjunction with Friends of Jesus - Metro DC Area (formerly known as Capitol Hill Friends), we started a small group in Maryland in September 2013 meeting most Sunday evenings 5-6:30 PM. Group meetings have generally included fellowship, Bible reflection, open (waiting) worship, and prayer. The Friends in Christ Coordinator leads this small group, and others who have been active in Friends in Christ are involved. If interested, contact Bill Samuel.

The Maryland small group has met in a couple of different locations. In the fall of 2014, we expect to resume weekly small group meetings, probably in Rockville. We are expecting once a month to participate in a metropolitan area wide worship gathering in a central location readily accessible by metro.

In the summer of 2014, Friends of Jesus - DC Metro Area will not be holding weekly small group meetings. There will be gatherings of different types from time to time at different locations.

For more information about Friends of Jesus DC Metro Area, see this brochure (PDF).

Bible Study Group

     The Bible study group which met twice monthly for 12½ years, considering all four Gospels and the Book of Acts, was laid down on September 16, 2013. Some active members of that group became part of the Friends of Jesus Maryland group described above.

     This not the Friends in Christ you were looking for? See the list of other Friends in Christ groups and ministries.

Friends in Christ, Inc.
701 King Farm Blvd. #134
Rockville, MD 20850-6168

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