Events

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    Celebrate Easter at Mountain!
    April 19–22

    Be part of the story this Easter!

    Easter is a story for everyone, and you’re invited to be part of it. This experience at Mountain Christian Church is a unique celebration that’s about community, joy, peace, and hope!  

    Check out services happening at 4 campuses across Harford County and online. Be part of the come-as-you-are environment, plus there’s age-appropriate programming for kids during services.

    Find your service below...

    Easter Services

     

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    Welcome to Mountain
    Various dates

    If you're new to Mountain or simply want to learn more about what it means to be a Christian, "Welcome To Mountain" is your essential next step. Lead Pastor Ben Cachiaras or a Campus Pastor will help you discover the basics of the Christian faith, what kind of church we are and how you can be a part of this special place.

    We hope to see you there!

    Each Welcome to Mountain gathering provides either a meal and/or refreshments. Childcare is provided through age 10.

    Note: as your Welcome to Mountain date approaches, an email will be sent to confirm your attendance. Reply and let us know if you can make it and include the names of those attending with you. Also, confirm the number and ages of children needing childcare.

    Abingdon
    Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30-8:30 PM
    3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive

    Register

    Sunday, May 5 @ 1:30-3:30 PM
    3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive

    Register


    Bel Air
    Sunday, April 28 @ 6-8 PM
    The Arena Club

    Register

    Sunday, May 19 @ 6-8 PM
    The Arena Club

    Register


    Edgewood
    Sunday, April 7 @ 1-3 PM
    The EPICENTER

    Register

    Monday, May 6 @ 6:30-8:30 PM
    The EPICENTER

    Register


    Mountain Road
    Sunday, March 24 @ 1-4 PM
    New Life Center- Cafe

    Register

    Sunday, April 28 @ 1-4 PM
    New Life Center- Cafe

    Register

     

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    2019 GO Trips

    What are your expectations for the coming year, 2019? How is God going to lead you to go and serve WITH Him? Let’s work together to discern God’s calling regarding your participation on one of Mountain’s Glocal Outreach (GO) Trips. Our theme for the year is “expect & see.” We will put our expectations in God’s hands and watch Him do more than we could have possibly thought or imagined! Are YOU in?


    Destinations
    All costs, dates, and activities are subject to change. In rare cases, trips are canceled due to not reaching a minimum number of applicants.

     

    Kenya $3,500
    July 5–July 17
    Missions of Hope International — Africa
    Ministry with children with special needs; Vacation Bible School; community visits; time with sponsored kids; medical team in Narok

    Italy $3,600
    July 12–22
    Andrea and Heather Gentile
    Vacation Bible School; working with under-resourced children and teens; community outreach

    Arizona $1,300
    July 27-August 3
    Apache Youth Ministry
    Support the missionaries; remodeling work on the Youth Center;  painting; cleaning

    Mexico $1,300
    August 12–19
    Globalscope
    El Pozo Campus Ministry; college students; community outreach
    (This is a trip for College-Age people (18-24 year olds) as a part of College-Age Ministry)

    Ecuador $1,600
    November 4-11
    One trip to both Palora in Amazon Basin & Guaranda in the mountains
    Prayer walking; Vacation Bible School and outreach; visit sponsored kids

    Myanmar $3,200
    July 8–August 12
    Teach English


    Applications & Reference Form

     


    Disaster Relief
    Our Disaster Relief Trips will continue throughout the year. March trips are listed below. If interested in going on a trip, complete the application below. Email disasterrelief@mountaincc.org with any questions.

    Wilmington, NC, March 18-23 (Team Leader Tim Kick)  
    St Augustine, FL, March 24-30 (Team Leader Larry Priebe)  
    St Thomas, March 10-17 (Team Leader Rick Conniff

    Disaster Relief Application


    Locally
    July 5-7 and Aug 9-11 in Baltimore working with church plants and Somebody Cares Baltimore with Day of Hope. If interested, complete the application below.

    Local Trip Application

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    Lent Devotionals
    March 6–April 21

    This Lent Devotional is designed to be a daily companion that will lead you through every chapter of Mark during the 40 days of Lent, March 6 - April 21 excluding Sundays. Produced by the Milligan at Mountain “Preaching & Teaching for Discipleship” class, each entry will be from students or teachers in the class. May these reflections and the collective “good story” that Mark tells help you better hear what the Lord is saying to you and respond with obedience in this Lenten season.

    Mountain Lent Devotionals

     

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    Mountain Hoops Camp
    Saturdays, March 23-April 13

    Mountain Hoops is a fun-filled basketball camp for girls and boys in grades 1–8. It challenges players to learn the fundamentals of basketball, practice their skills, participate in competitions and games, and discover important truths from the Bible and how they apply to life and basketball. Every player receives a camp Tshirt, and light snacks are served at each session.

    Dates: Saturdays, March 23-April 13
    Cost: $10 per player/$5 for each additional player

    Edgewood Boys & Girls Club
    1st–2nd Grade @ 9–11 AM
    3rd–4th Grade @ 11 AM–1 PM
    5th–8th Grade @ 1–3 PM

    Aberdeen Boys & Girls Club
    1st–4th Grade @ 9–11 AM
    5th–8th Grade @ 11 AM–1 PM

    Register Printable Form Volunteer

     

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    Prayer + Worship Night

    Easter is coming and in preparation, let’s join together for a night of prayer and worship in which we will focus in on the beautiful and important mission that Easter represents.

    Light snacks will be provided, along with childcare for ages up to 4 years old.

    Abingdon
    Wednesday, April 3 @ 6:30-8 PM
    3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive

    Childcare

     

    Bel Air
    Saturday, April 6 @ 7-8:30 PM
    The Arena Club

    Childcare

     

    Edgewood
    Monday, April 1 @ 6:45-8 PM
    The EPICENTER

    Childcare

     

    Mountain Road
    Saturday, April 6 @ 6:15-7:45 PM
    New Life Center

    Childcare

     

     

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    Celebrate Recovery
    Fridays @ 6 PM

    We all struggle with things. If you, a family member, or someone you know is struggling with depression, codependency, or addictive behavior, join us for this hope filled program and celebrate recovery. In this program we follow "8 Recovery Principles" that can free us from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors. If this isn't your struggle but you know someone who needs to break the grip of addictive behaviors, please invite them to this group.

    Mountain Road
    Fridays @ 6–9 PM
    New Life Center — Cafe
    (Shuttle service provided to and from CR for the following locations: The EPICENTER at Edgewood at 5:45 PM and Riverside Shelter at 5:30 PM.) 

    Schedule
    6–7 PM..............Food/meal together
    7–8 PM..............Large group with musical worship, testimonies, & teaching
    8–9 PM..............Confidential "open share" small groups for people struggling with specific issues
    9–9:30 PM........Coffee & dessert

    Small Groups

    • Men’s Substance Abuse
    • Men's Depression
    • Men's Purity
    • Men's Food Addiction
    • Men's Recovery for those affected by addiction
    • Women's Codependency
    • Women’s Substance Abuse
    • Women’s Depression
    • Women's Food Addiction
    • Women's Recovery for those affected by addiction

    *Childcare is provided for children from infant to 4 years old. 

    Celebration Place
    Children ages 5-13 years old may attend Celebration Place. Celebration Place is the uplifting, hope-filled, children’s companion to Celebrate Recovery. The lessons mirror those in Celebrate Recovery, so that while adults explore topics that bring healing and wholeness, their kids are discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways!

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    Second Saturday Serve
    2nd Saturday of each month

    Second Saturday Serve is a great way to meet new people, build friendships and be a part of Mountain culture! On the second Saturday of each month, we gather together to serve in various ways throughout our community. And, the best part is, you don't have to be skilled to participate. In fact, we have projects for all ages, interests and skill levels. 

    Projects

    Some projects support the ministry of local organizations while others are aimed at meeting more specific needs in the community. We provide manual, unskilled labor and include at least one project appropriate for younger children with their parents. Projects may include:

    • Neighborhood Cleanups
    • Painting
    • Clearing Brush & Debris
    • Planting Flowers
    • Weeding

     

    At Abingdon | 8:30 AM - 12 PM

    • Meet at the Abingdon Campus, then head out to different locations.
    • Wear clothes that you can work in, both indoor and outdoor.
    • Bring gloves if you have them.

    At Bel Air | 8:30 AM - 12 PM

    • Meet at the Bel Air Campus. Park at the outdoor soccer field next to The Arena Club, then head out to different locations.
    • Wear clothes that you can work in, both indoor and outdoor.
    • Bring gloves if you have them.

    At Edgewood | 9 AM - 12 PM

    • Meet at the The EPICENTER, then head out to different locations.
    • Wear clothes that you can work in, both indoor and outdoor.
    • Bring gloves if you have them.

    At Mountain Road | 8:30 AM - 12 PM

    • Meet at the Mountain Road Campus (New Life Center), then head out to different locations.
    • Wear clothes that you can work in, both indoor and outdoor.
    • Bring gloves if you have them.

    Here to Serve You 

    If your organization is in need of some help from our team, please fill out the form below.

    Project Request

     

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    Edgewood Campus Friday Night Prayer
    Last Friday of each month @ 7 PM

    We want to be people who don’t just talk about prayer, but who actually pray. So let’s gather together for a time of prayer, asking God to move in us and through us so that our community would flourish. Anthony Wanjogu leads a prayer time on the last Friday of each month. Come and intercede on behalf of our church and our community and ask that God would continue to be present here, transforming us and the place where we live.
     
    Edgewood
    Last Friday of each month @ 7-10 PM
    The EPICENTER
     
     
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    Health Fair & Food Giveaway
    Once a month

    The Health Fair and Food Giveaway serves two main purposes - to provide fresh and nutritious food for community members in need and to connect all community members to a broad spectrum of information and service providers for a fuller quality of life, to include free health screenings, employment counseling, financial literacy, educational opportunities, mental health support, insurance programs, and more! 

    Abingdon
    4th Saturday of each month @ 9 AM-12 PM (rain or shine)
    3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive

    Want to help?
    Sign up to help! Anyone can serve. There are plenty of things to do from set-up, food distribution, guest registration, and tear-down. 

    Sign up

     

    Edgewood
    2nd Friday of each month* @ 2-5 PM
    The EPICENTER

    *Except for July & August, when it is the 2nd Saturday

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    DivorceCare

    DivorceCare for Adults

    We know how difficult it can be to go through a separation or divorce. That's why we offer this seminar to provide you with ways to heal and a supportive group full of those of us experiencing the same things. Because each week is self-contained, you can start at any time.

    Mountain Road
    Sundays, January 20 - April 28 @ 11:30 AM–1:30 PM
    Mountain Center — Room 25

    Register


    DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K)

    Separation and divorce can be difficult times for kids as well. This session runs at the same time as DivorceCare for adults so your children are learning at the same time as you. We'll help your kids understand their feelings, express their emotions appropriately, and develop coping skills. DC4K is for kids 5–12 years of age.

    Mountain Road
    Sundays, January 20 - April 28 @ 11:30 AM–1:30 PM
    Mountain Center — Room 19

    Register

     

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    Welcome One Emergency Shelter
    23rd & 24th of each month @ 4:30 PM

    The Welcome One Emergency Shelter is the only full-service emergency homeless shelter in Harford County. Welcome One is a night-shelter with 33 beds: 27 for men, 6 for women.

    Opportunities Include

    • Preparing and serving dinner for 40 people
    • Packing bagged lunch for the residents
    • Socializing and encouraging the residents
    • Planning social activities such as bingo, games or Bible studies

    Details
    23rd & 24th of each month @ 4:30–9 PM
    1221-C Brass Mill Road, Belcamp, Maryland 21017

    Volunteer 
    For more info and detailed guidelines, or to schedule your small group to serve at Welcome One, please call Dan or Carol Bennett at 410-612-1042.

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    Tea Ministry Team
    1st Friday of each month @ 2 PM

    Looking to make a difference and have fun? The Tea Ministry Team may just be your cup of Tea. The Tea Ministry was created to share the love of Christ with the aged, the lonely, and the afflicted residing in nursing facilities.

    What We Do

    • Serve tea
    • Sing hymns
    • Read scripture
    • Pray with and encourage the residents
    • Spend time with them, showing love and care
    • Listen to their stories and wisdom

    Forest Hill Health and Rehab
    1st Friday of each month @ 2–3:30 PM

    Join Our Team
    If you would like to join our team or get more info, contact Millie Slayton at 410-803-1797.