This Weekend:  

Saturday, December 16

6:30 PM – Informal (Sanctuary)


Sunday, December 17

8:00 AM (Fellowship Hall)
This Is My Story, This Is My Song
Isaiah 61:1–3, 10–11 and Luke 1:46–55   |  Rev. Mary Beth Lawrence

9:30 AM  & 11:00 AM (Sanctuary)
Selections from Handel’s Messiah  |  The Chancel Choir and Slingo SDA Choir

FourthNight: Our Wednesday Night Ministry, 6:15–8:00 PM

Wednesday, December 13  |  Dinner: Beef stroganoff with egg noodles, glazed carrots, green salad, and fruit

       • Outreach Event:  Neighborhood Caroling (last FourthNight of 2017)

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Sunday, December 24

Fourth Sunday of Advent
9:00 AM – Traditional Worship  |  11:00 AM – Children’s Pageant

Christmas Eve Services
7:00 PM – Lessons & Carols  |  9:00 PM – Candlelight Communion

Monday, December 25

Christmas Day
11:00 AM – Family Service


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Come Visit. You’re at Home.

At Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church (GPC), we are united by faith in God’s promise, commitment to God’s purpose, and love in God’s presence. We experience the word of our Lord each Sunday through praise, prayer, and insightful preaching. GPC belongs to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Our congregation is multi-cultural and diverse in ethnicity, socio-economics, and politics. We engage in local service and are supportive of worldwide missions. Please join us for worship and community outreach. You will love being part of the GPC family!

Ministries for Teens & Children

Come and discover God’s path for you in a fun setting of prayer and service. Several youth groups and events designed for your age group are offered at GPC. And our Preschool & Kindergarten program at GPP&K is exceptional. Let us help you explore your spiritual journey with other children and teens.

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Ministries for Young Adults

Let’s gather together to study God’s word through small group meetings, worship, education, and service. At GPC, we are excited about working with our Young Adults on their changing roles in family and with service to God and their community.

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Ministries for Families

Fitting in our faith with everyday life can be challenging. At GPC we are working with our families during the different stages of their lives to easily incorporate faith, prayer, and service into hectic schedules. We meet in groups and at different events inside and outside the church to connect with one another and learn from others’ experiences.

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Opportunities to Serve

Involvement in our local community and with our partners around the world is an important part of our worship to God. A core principle of GPC is to give back and get involved. We have many volunteer opportunities at GPC locally and through mission work abroad.

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Music Program

Praising God in song is at the foundation of GPC. We have several musical avenues for you to choose from in order to worship through song or with instruments. We invite all of you to get involved!

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Ministries for Seniors

At GPC, our Very Important Presbyterians Seniors (VIPS) program is designed for those 50 years of age or older. Our VIPS group offers discussions, lunches, and special events with prayer and service to honor and worship God.

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Gaithersburg Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten

GPP&K is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Private Educational Institution and has been nurturing children for over 39 years! We offer 3- and 4-year-old Pre-Kindergarten classes and also offer a Maryland State Department of Education-approved Kindergarten class. We invite prospective parents to schedule an appointment to visit the school by emailing from our website or calling us at 301-977-5787.

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New Opportunities To Serve Your Church and Community!

To learn more about our job opportunities, please visit our Careers page.

Take a look at our newsletters!

Give Here for 2018!

It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” Mother Teresa

God says, “Call to me, and I will answer you – and will show you great and hidden things which you have not known.”

― Jeremiah 33:3