Welcome
 

A LETTER FROM PASTOR GORDON

We know that searching for a church can be a difficult process. There are many preferences that go into your decision-making, such as location, ministries for every age, ministry partnerships in the local community and around the world, content and style of preaching, style of music, and general warmth and receptivity. [No matter which is most important to you, they all play a part in your search and an explanation for many of them are found easily on our website.] Other issues go beyond preference. For some of you, our convictions (mission, beliefs, values) are what matter most to you. Let’s address those.

 

  • We believe the gospel has united us as a gathering of people. The way we relate to God (John 14:6) and the way we relate to others (John 15:12) have everything to do with the person of Jesus Christ and what we believe about Him. If this all sounds strange or unfamiliar to you, please consider the simple message of the gospel here.

  • We believe God has given us tasks to do until Jesus returns. In the Bible, Jesus gives two, important commands. They are known as the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:34-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). We summarize these in our church’s mission statement: The mission of FCF is to find, grow, and multiply those who love God and love others. You can find a more detailed explanation of our mission statement below.

  • We believe in certain doctrines to guide our instruction and practice, as well as the values that inspire us. You can find our statement of faith and core values here.

  • We know that sermon content is a helpful way to understand how a church presents its mission, beliefs, and values. Recent sermons are accessible here.

We hope you have received the information you were seeking, but never hesitate to seek us out personally. If you are interested in making a visit on an upcoming weekend, we have provided a simple guide below.

Sincerely, 
Gordon McDaniel 
Lead Pastor, FCF

 

MISSION OF FCF

The Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20)

Find

Leading  … someone behind you spiritually 

Jesus commissioned His followers to notice and act toward the  sinner  who  needs to hear of  His  love for pardoning, or the sufferer  (emotional, physical, relational, spiritual) who  needs to experience His love  for healing.

 

… baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit

Grow

Following … someone ahead of you spiritually

Jesus commissioned His followers to grow in grace and knowledge of Him, in salvation, in love toward and unity with one another, and in all aspects of spiritual maturity.

 

… teaching them to observe all that I commanded you

Multiply

Ongoing Leading AND Following

Jesus commissioned His followers to make disciples — His plan toestablish generation after generation of followers who are equally committed to ongoing “finding,” and “growing.”

 

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations …

 

OTHER COMMON QUESTIONS

What should I wear?


We are sure you will feel comfortable in any casual to semi-formal attire. The expectation is, "Come as you are."




What's a Sunday service like?


Our Sunday gatherings (9:15 and 10:45) are identical. Since the impact of COVID-19 and the benefit of increased spacing, we are able to offer the same music and adhere to the same biblical instruction at either one. When you are not able to join us in person, the second (10:45) gathering is available on live-stream.




Where do my kids go?


At the early hour (9:15), we have classes for children ("FaithKids," ages 3 years old to grade 5) and youth ("Switchback," grades 6-12; red barn at the north end of the parking lot). At the later hour (10:45), we have classes for children (nursery to grade 5). Youth attend the worship gathering. All children, 5th grade and younger check-in with a secure system at our check-in station, found to the right of the inside foyer, beyond the kitchen.




Where are you located?


Faith Christian Fellowship is located at 16726 Lappans Road, in Williamsport, Maryland. The church is on the north side of Lappans Road, just east of the Jellystone campground.




Do you live stream your sermons?


Our later gathering, at 10:45, is available on live-stream. You can find us from this website, or on our YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/fcfmd). You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel for new content alerts.





OUR TEAM

About

Gordon McDaniel

Lead Pastor

David Glaze

Missions Pastor

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Amelia Rowland

Faith Kids Director

Tony & Sarah Lehman

Worship Directors

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Erin Croteau

Community Life Coordinator

Lewis Rudy

Student Ministry Director

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Christy Hixon

Office Manager