Bel Air Campus

Bel Air Campus
At The Arena Club*
2304 Churchville Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
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Service Times
Sundays @ 9:15 & 11 AM

Mountain can be described as a “multi-site” church—one church meeting in multiple locations. Mountain — Bel Air is a satellite location that meets at The Arena Club on Sunday mornings. Like our campus on Mountain Road, Mountain – Bel Air provides a “come as you are” environment, a fun and exciting place for kids, and an inviting place for anyone and everyone to experience God in real ways. Join us at 9:15 & 11 AM as we seek answers to life’s most important questions, connect in meaningful relationships, and walk together on the journey back to God.

Join us as we seek answers to life’s most important questions, connect in meaningful relationships, and walk together on the journey back to God.

Nathan McDade Nathan McDade
Campus Pastor

 

What to Expect

We strive to make every guest a part of our family. We want you to feel at home the moment you walk in the door. Our greeters will offer you a warm and friendly welcome the moment you arrive.

We offer a contemporary style of worship at all services. We won’t ask you to wear a name tag or stand up in front of the congregation to announce your visit, we just want you to feel at home.

Service Times
Sundays @ 9:15 & 11 AM

Got questions?
MI-5: Join us immediately after the service for a five minute overview of Mountain. This is a great place for you to meet someone on our team, ask your questions and pick up a gift just for you.

Dress
What do I wear? The answer is, “whatever makes you comfortable.” You are welcome to leave the tie and uncomfortable shoes at home. Come as you are.

Communion
At Mountain we offer communion to all who have professed their faith in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. We celebrate communion on a weekly basis. Membership is not a requirement. We remain seated while communion is served. So, participation is at your discretion.

Giving
We offer a time of giving during each service. As a guest, please do not feel obligated to give. This time of giving is for those who consider Mountain their church home.

“I totally get why people drive an hour to go to that church!” 

~ A recent first-time guest

 

Kid's Programs 
We love kids, in fact, some of us are just big kids ourselves. Kids are the next generation of the church and we want to partner with you and see that they get the best of what we can offer.

We strive to provide an environment that is safe, welcoming and educational — giving them age-specific lessons to keep them engaged and wanting to come back each week. Whether weekend only or throughout the week, we have something for kids of any age.

“Multi-Site”
Mountain Christian Church – Bel Air which meets at The Arena Club could be described as a “satellite” location. A community of people began meeting at The John Carroll School on March 28, 2010, creating an additional worship venue to our campus on Mountain Road in Joppa. As that community grew, we needed more space to meet, so we moved to The Arena Club on April 30, 2017. We are one church in multiple locations. The Sunday services at The Arena Club will often incorporate the Bible teaching from Mountain Road via video as a way to maintain continuity with the Mountain Road campus.

Bel Air Directions & Parking

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2304 Churchville Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015

From 95, take exit 80 for MD-543 toward Belcamp and turn left to merge onto MD-543. Turn right onto MD-136 N, Calvary Rd. Turn left onto Asbury Rd. Turn left onto MD-22, Churchville Rd, and the Arena Club will be on your right behind the WaWa.

As you drive in from Rt. 22, you’ll be directed by our parking team to park on the left side of the central drive. Staff and leaders up for a slightly longer walk from the car are encouraged to park on the sides of the roadway alongside the ball fields, heading toward the shopping center, in order to free up prime spaces for guests. 

Enter through the main door of the Club and head down the stairs to the left or use the elevator to the right.

 

Bel Air Where We Meet

As you drive in from Rt. 22, you’ll be directed by our parking team to park on the left side of the central drive. Staff and leaders up for a slightly longer walk from the car are encouraged to park on the sides of the roadway alongside the ball fields, heading toward the shopping center, in order to free up prime spaces for guests. 

Enter through the main door of the Club and head down the stairs to the left or use the elevator to the right. 

Once on the lower level, you’ll find a few different spaces: 

  • Service: The large, multi-use room will be divided by a curtain into the service area and the commons area. When the weather is nice, we’ll also have the ability to enjoy the poolside space out back. 
  • Kids: for children ages birth–5th grade, there will be sign-in kiosks from where our Mountain Kids leaders will guide you to the different areas set aside for age-appropriate children’s activities. Currently, nursery, toddlers, and two-year-olds are set up in one of the large studio rooms, with elementary using the other studio.  
  • Additional Space: There are some other, multi-purpose spaces that will be used differently week-to-week, depending on the needs. There’s also a room for our growing special needs ministry.

Note: The Sports Factory building, workout equipment, third studio room, and locker rooms will still be in use by Arena Club members — so we will always strive to be good sharers of space. 

 

Bel Air Campus
at The Arena Club
2304 Churchville Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015

Service Times
Sundays @ 9:15 & 11 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAQs

Announcement:
We are so excited to announce a BIG MOVE for our church – the RE-LAUNCH of our Bel Air Campus in its new home … The Arena Club! As part of an innovative new partnership, our Bel Air Campus will soon begin to gather in a newly renovated Arena Club space. Continue reading here...

Why does Mountain – Bel Air meet in different places sometimes?
More information about the different locations for Sunday worship services is available here.

What does it mean that Mountain is a “multi-site” church?
Mountain Christian Church – Bel Air could be described as a “satellite” location of Mountain. Its launch on March 28, 2010 made Mountain a “multi-site” church—one church meeting in multiple locations. The same culture and DNA was taken from Mountain Road and reproduced in Bel Air, thus the experience on a Sunday morning is much the same at either Mountain location. Other Mountain programs and events, such as Welcome to Mountain, Student Ministries, Men’s & Women’s Ministries, etc. are designed to incorporate people from both locations, drawing us together as One church.

Why multi-site?
Because people matter to God. Jesus said, “Go into all the world and make disciples of all people.” Mountain – Bel Air was launched with that in mind—it’s about reaching people. Since 1824 God has been using Mountain to draw people to himself with the good news of Jesus, helping them grow and serve in a special community of faith. The Bel Air community has developed as an extension of that mission, welcoming those who may never have driven to Mountain Road or made their way to any other church.

Why is the sermon on the video screen, and where did it come from?
The main Bible teaching, called the “sermon,” is often preached on our Mountain Road Campus in Joppa. A member of the Teaching Team, which is led by Lead Pastor Ben Cachiaras, preaches at the New Life Center on Mountain Road. The message is recorded and then played at the Bel Air Campus. Sharing the same message across all campuses maintains continuity of vision and direction for the whole church. Additionally, there are times throughout the year when a “live” message is preached in multiple locations on the same Sunday.

Is there stuff for my kids at Bel Air?
Yes. Fun, exciting, Christ-centered programming is available for children 0-5th grade. Our portable equipment allows us to create safe and welcoming environments in which kids can experience God in settings that are tailored for them. Just look for the signs to get them to the right place.