“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.”
Ephesians 6:10

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Pray for the health concerns of Carol Hagy.

Pray for the health concerns of Charles and Carol Clough.

Pray for the health concerns of Bud Hartman.

Pray for the health concerns of Nancy Verginakis. Thank the Lord as she has been able to return home.

Pray for the health concerns of Richard Kiser, one of the FC’s missionaries. Also pray for the health concerns of Barbara Knoppel, a former member of FC who now lives in PA.

Pray for the health concerns of Donna Furches. Please continue to pray for the health concerns of George Bachman’s mother, Margaret. Pray for the health concerns of Wendy Ditmore’s sister, Michelle Adams.

Pray for the health concerns of Marcia Wessel’s sister-in-law, Carol Clews. Marcia is a former member of FC who now lives in KY.

Pray for the health concerns of Toni Scrudato, friend of Lynette Barber. Pray Toni & her husband, Larry, will have comfort & confidence in whatever the Lord has for their future. 

Pray for the health concerns of Linda McAndrew, for Josh Williams, for John Heatwole, for Jeff Weinel’s father, for the health concerns of Buck Herhei, for Tom and Kaye Yarrison’s daughter, Brenda, for Kaye’s cousin, Carol, for Joan Derry’s nephew, Scott Rezer, and the health concerns of his family, his wife, Donna and his daughter and son-in-law. Pray for a former member of FC, Nelle Inabinet who is at home and doing well. If you would like to send her a note of encouragement, a card or a letter, please contact the Chapel Office by calling 410.557.8859 or via email: chapel3821@msn.com. Pray for Ron Powell and Jude Kelly as they recuperate. Pray for the health concerns of several in our church family who, due to physical conditions are homebound: Dorothy Dawson, Sherry Scheihing, Barbara Green, Charles Shew, Shirley McCann. Pray for their health and that they will ‘stand strong’ in the Lord during this time.

Continue to pray for the health concerns of Nina Galluzzo. If you would like to contribute toward her living expenses while she undergoes treatment, A GoFundMe account has been created for Nina at https://gf.me/u/y8avf9

Please note, there have been changes in addresses for former members of FC who have moved from the area: Jean DeFontes and Nelle Inabinet.

If you’d like to send a card or a letter or call those mentioned above, please contact the Chapel Office by calling 410.557.8859 or via email: chapel3821@msn.com for more information.

Continue to pray for protection for all of us from the Corona-19 Virus, especially first responders and those in the medical profession. Pray for those who are facing financial challenges because of job uncertainties as well as physical illness from COVID-19.

Pray for revival in our land and another Great Awakening which exalts Jesus, glorifies the Father, thru the Spirit!

Pray for the ministries of Fellowship Chapel: Discovery Time, Life Discipling Groups, Awana, Young Adult, Shepherding, Churchtime Ministry, VBS, Scripture Adventure, Family Life Fellowship Ministry, Caring for Others Ministry, Health Care Ministry.

Pray for our Elders and Deacons as they continue planning for our Fall ministries, and thank the Lord for each one as they care for us.

Pray for the missionaries and missionary organizations supported by the Chapel: Chris and Sandy Mikesh with Awana; Grace Mission to the World; Richard Kiser; Jimmy Davis; True Life; Iranian Church of Atonement; Larry and Di Mathews with Wycliffe; Birthright; John and Sharon Metzger with Ariel Ministries; World Hope (Honduras); Chafer Theological Seminary; Dan and Heidi Wright with World Team; Scott and Lynn Jackson with THRIVE Leadership Foundation; Evangelical Institute.

Pray for the young men and women in the armed forces and law enforcement from our own families and loved ones, who are serving our country: Daniel Lightfoot, Josh Lewis, Travis Lewis, Nicholas Soyk, Hugh Rich, Ryan Wainwright, Dan Russell, Sarah Russell, Austin Penman, Aaron and Tracey Penman, Paul Oswald, Johnny Lewis, Joey Kenley, Jeremy Skrzypiec.

If we’re missing anyone please let the Chapel Office know. If you would like to send a note of encouragement, please contact the Chapel Office for their address(es).

Continue to pray for our Junior / Senior High young people who attended Camp Areté last year. Thank the Lord for this wonderful opportunity and for the impact it had on those who attended last year. Learn more here.

Pray for those devastated by recent hurricanes and floods. Thank the Lord for Samaritan’s Purse as this ministry goes into situations such as this to give help and hope. Pray for those who have been devastated by fires, floods and other disasters. Pray the Lord will comfort survivors, strengthen firefighters and other first responders, and draw many into a relationship with His Son in the midst of these tragedies.

Pray for our new Ministry year, for God’s direction and blessing.

Pray for the salvation of family and friends for whom you are concerned.

Pray for our community, State and Nation: its leaders and caregivers during this time for not only physical needs but most importantly for reliance on God thru Christ and renewal / revival in our land and the world. (Be ready to give account for the hope you have in Jesus Christ!)

Continue to pray for President Donald Trump, Governor Larry Hogan, and County Executive Barry Glassman for God’s wisdom and direction, that God will protect, strengthen, encourage, and guide them during this uncertain time in our country for the spiritual, physical, relational, financial benefit of our nation, state and community. Continue to pray for all who have authority over us, that we might lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

Pray for Christians all over the world who are being persecuted and are suffering for their faith in the Lord Jesus. Pray for God’s protection and encouragement for these dear ones, many of whom have lost everything except their faith in Jesus Christ.

Fellowship Chapel Prayer Chain: Contact Carol Clough with your prayer requests by calling 410.836.7784.

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘give us the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ, the eyes of our understanding being enlightened.’ Ephesians 1:17-18a

Pray that our Heavenly Father would ‘grant us (Fellowship Chapel) according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through the Holy Spirit in our inner man, that our love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment.’  (Ephesians 3:16; Philippians 1:9)


Thank the Lord for our new members who were recently affirmed: Joan Derry, Judy Ramsey, Laura Wade, and John & Carole Walkden.

Dear Fellowship Chapel,

Thank you for your faithful giving to the Lord Jesus Christ in the year 2020. Because of you, the Kingdom of God is being expanded here in the greater Washington-Baltimore area as well as across the nation and around the world.

We thank God for you and we declare His blessings over your life. May 2021 be the year that you become more than a conqueror through Him who loved us! Amen! (Romans 8:37)

On behalf of the Iranian Church of Washington DC:
Omid Fajiler

Dear Fellowship Chapel,

Thank you for your help in the Operation Christmas Child Drive for 2020. Together we have taken these gifts and better yet, the Good News of Jesus Christ to many thousands of children. Some of these live in places where very little light of the Gospel is allowed to shine.

May the Lord bless & keep you!
Joe & Linda Barnes
Operation Christmas Child Volunteers

Dear Fellowship Chapel,

Thank you so much for your generous gift of $500.00 to the training program of Chafer Theological Seminary.
We value your participation in this vital effort, and truly could not do this without your support! Your contribution will continue to promote the equipping of believers for the work of the ministry.

In the riches of His grace,
Dr. Andrew M. Woods, President

Hi Fellowship Chapel,
Thank you for your faithful support of Grace Mission for so many years. 
God Bless!
George Callister
For the latest news from Grace Mission, please visit:  Grace Mission News January 2021 Newsletter

Friends of Fellowship Chapel,

Thank you for your support and partnership with Birthright as we help women in an unplanned pregnancy choose life and hope!

Happy New Year!
Love, Stephanie (Atha)

Dear Friends,

We at Iranian Christian Church really appreciate your generosity and kindness! May peace, joy, hope, and happiness be yours this Christmas and through New Year!

In His love,
Javad & Nazy Pishghadamian

Thank the Lord for our Live Nativity, for our Christmas Eve Service, and for these opportunities to reach out to the community with the true meaning of Christmas.

Thank you church,

Excited about what God will do this year through your gifts and prayers!

Ron (Powell) and True Life Staff

Thank the Lord for the wonderful tent services we had in 2020! Pray that those who attended will have been impacted not only for eternity, but for the hope they have in Jesus Christ right here, right now; and we thank everyone who worked so hard to make this event possible!

Again, in a special way, please thank the Knauers, Matt Settle, and Jason Eyler who have made our Online Streaming possible!

We would like to thank everyone here at Fellowship Chapel for all your support and prayers for Camp Areté 2019. The theme of camp this year was Saved to Serve. We all received powerful teachings and the kids experienced a LOT of fun. Please visit the Camp Areté Blog and tap each picture for more fun photos. Looking forward to Areté 2020, if it’s the will of our gracious and kind Father God.

Thank you Jesus!
Buck & Chris
Matt & Ethan Lewis, Ben Williams
Harrison Trimble & Cara Dyke

Thank the Lord for our Harford County ‘first responders’ – pray for their safety. Pray for everyone affected by the tragic events of recent weeks.

Thank the Lord for our Discovery Time teachers; for their faithfulness in teaching the truth of God’s Word each Sunday.

Thank the Lord for our 2020 Drive-In Easter Sunday Service, our 2020 Live Nativity, for our Christmas Eve Service, for our wonderful Community Christmas Tree Lighting. Pray our seasonal community outreach blessed all who attended. Give thanks for all who have been involved!

Thank the Lord for the 40 years the Lord has been faithful in His care over and blessing of Fellowship Chapel in the Jarrettsville community.


Congratulations to Seth and Stephanie Furches on the birth of their son, Jeremy Michael, on Saturday, January23, 2021.


Congratulations to, and thank the Lord for these who were baptized in 2019’s Believer Baptism Celebration Sunday:

Frankie Lynn Barber

Alexis Bosiaki

Don & Diane Burk

Alia Lewis

Joe Lewis

Ella Holbrook

Frankie Reynolds


If you are thinking about church membership with Fellowship Chapel, an Inquirer’s Seminar is being planned; date TBD. If you are interested in attending, there is a sign-up sheet on the table in front of the sound booth or call the Chapel Office: 410-557-8859, or email chapel3821@msn.com

If you have items such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs, you no longer need and would like to get rid of them, please contact Carol Clough, 410.836.7784, or Psalm145@gmail.com. These items will go to Joni Eareckson Tada’s ministry ‘Joni and Friends’.

We’re putting together a new Church Directory. If you have made any changes in phone number(s), addresses, etc., or if you would like to be included in the new Church Directory, there is a form on the Information Table. Please fill it out and leave it in the provided basket.

If you have any special need at this time, please contact us at the church office (410.557.8859, chapel3821@msn.com), and we will do all we can to assist you in this historical season.

We thought many of you might be interested in the following information that was originally sent to us by Paul McAndrew: 

Open Early For Shopping Hours for those over 60 and with compromised immune systems:

GIANT: 6–7 AM Daily 
SAFEWAY: 5–9 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
WALMART: 7-9 AM Tuesday and Thursdays
TARGET: 8–9 AM Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Please call ahead of your visit to be sure the information provided here is up to date!

If we do not have your updated email or phone, please provide it to us and if you know anyone who we may not have, please contact them and have them reach out to us with that information. It is vital for this season for our communication and continued connection.

As a reminder, if you are able, and we understand the difficulty of this season, please mail in any financial gifts you can! We continue to function and support our Missions Team 2020 in this season! I received this personal note to ‘US‘ from one of them this week:  “Hey Mike, wanted to thank you and your leadership team for FC’s recent donation . . .

We understand how financially challenging these times are and appreciate your continued support! Your investment is . . . impacting many! Thank you again . . .!” Beloved, we can only continue with your investment @ FC. If you are able, please mail to: Fellowship Chapel P.O. Box 113, Jarrettsville, MD 21084. Thank you!

Inquirer’s Seminar (New Members Class)

If you are interested in attending an Inquirer’s Seminar (New Members Class), date TBD, please sign up @ the Information Table or contact the Chapel Office 410.557.8859, or email (chapel3821@msn.com).

Sunday May 5, Melissa Eyler gave a short testimony of her family being miraculously rescued from the ocean. Her original 2010 testimony was recorded and is available on CD. If you would like a copy, put your request in the basket on the Information Table.

There is a need for a Discovery Time Teacher for ages 2-5. If you are interested in helping with this ministry, please contact the Chapel Office.

Some of our members are unable to attend services on a regular basis. If you would like to encourage them with a card, letter, etc., to let them know you’re thinking of them, please call the Chapel Office: 410.557.8859, or email (chapel3821@msn.com) for details.

Copies of ‘Names of Jesus – Portraits of Christ’ and ‘Who Am I In Christ’ plus ‘Scripture Prayers’ are available on the Information Table. Pastor Mike spoke about these resources / topics just recently.

During our 2018 Baptism Service, Pastor Mike read ‘A Disciple of Christ’, that had been read at the funeral for Paul Erspamer. Copies of it are available on the Information Table.

Charles Clough has alerted us about two great reports on recent discoveries concerning ‘digital addiction’ among young people that parents need to check on. Digital addiction can be as dangerous to mental and physical health as drug and alcohol addictions. Find the reports here:

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies, and

Dr. Marc Siegel: Smartphones really are dangerous for our kids (they put them at risk for suicide and more)

Chafer Seminary sends us this reminder:
As a supporting partner church, we just want to remind you that members of your congregation can take classes with us TUITION-FREE! The only expense is any required textbooks, and a $30 registration fee per term. All tuition costs are waived, because of your faithful support of Chafer and our school / ministry. Please note there is a limit of 2 classes at a time, per student. We encourage anyone interested in taking classes to visit our website, www.chafer.edu for more info, and get registered!

Extra copies of the handout, ‘Jesus, Name Above All Names‘, are available on the Information Table. Take one for yourself or for anyone you would like to give it to.

Extra copies of the handout, ‘Making r12 a Way of Living‘ are available on the Information Table. Take one for yourself or for anyone you would like to give it to.

The following ministries have a need for help:

Discovery Time Teachers – If you feel the Lord leading you to help, contact Dave or Dawn Cornwell. 410.357.4563 or dawndave@netzero.com.

Churchtime Nursery Workers – If you feel the Lord leading you to help in this area, contact Jen Trimble. 443.299.9765 or jentrimble1@gmail.com.

Fellowship Chapel has a ROBO CALL implantation to facilitate getting important info out to the Chapel family. If you have not been receiving those calls but would like to, please let the Chapel office know.

January 22, 2021, ‘Sanctity of Human Life‘ Tuesday, marked 48 years since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion. Pray for reversal of this decision as we have a new administration.

Please note: Lyrics to songs that are displayed overhead during Praise time will no longer be in the ‘Family Connector’. If you would like to have a copy, they are available in the foyer.

The ‘Lost and Found’ container has been moved downstairs. It is in the main room near the stairs.

FYI – If needed, we have hearing devices available for use during services. They can be picked up at the sound booth.

Under normal circumstances, during our Family Worship, as a ministry to our parents with small children, child care is available for infants-age 4. Additionally we have closed circuit, audio / visual capability downstairs for anyone who wishes to utilize that. Stay tuned for updates! 

Stay tuned!

A Plan and Protocol for “Re-Assembling”

(In accordance with the Guidelines, Suggestions, and Recommendations of the Harford County Government, Maryland Department of Health, Governor’s Executive Order, and the Center for Disease Control)

Please refer to our ‘Announcements’ Menu for complete details about all other events at the Chapel.