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Mission and Social Justice
Our work locally and around the world
Govans Preschool
We care for your kids

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
We actively aid those affected by hurricanes, earthquakes, hunger, and more

Senior Network of North Baltimore
Serving seniors in the community


Want more happiness for yourself and others?
Consider joining the Govans choir! No prior experience is needed.
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Weddings at Govans
Govans Presbyterian is happy to offer wedding services to gay and straight couples alike.
Learn more about weddings at Govans

Soul Kitchen - a Free Community Meal
Govans Presbyterian Church in partnership with Gimme Shelter Productions holds a once monthly free community meal called Soul Kitchen. The meal is served on the fourth Sunday each month, 6:30-7:30pm. We are looking for volunteers!
Learn more about Soul Kitchen

Yoga and Meditation Classes
Join us for Yoga on Sundays!
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Holiday Happenings at Govans

November 26th @ 6:30pm
Harford House Dinner - church members are encouraged to attend. It is a time to meet the people who are helped by our donations and a time for us to be inspired by them.

November 30th 1st Sunday of Advent
Decorating Party between the services.

December 7th - 2nd Sunday of Advent
Alternative Gift Fair 9:45 AM to 12:30 PM in Sharp Hall.
Looking for unusual gifts? Want to support organizations that help others?  Need a gift for loved ones who “have everything”?  Come to the fair and find baskets from Swaziland, posters from Peace Study Center, cards made by Hatian children and much more. All gifts support local and global missions and ministries. Please contact Cindy Woodruff if you would like to sell alternative gifts to support a good cause.

December 14th - 3rd Sunday of Advent
Carol Sing in the Gallery between the services.

December 20th from 4:30-7:00pm
All Church Christmas Party at Pastor Tom's House. Everyone is invited. All ages welcome. Everyone is asked to bring an hors d'oeuvre or dessert to share. There will be a White Elephant Gift Exchange for the adults. Participation in the Gift Exchange is optional. If you would like to participate please bring a wrapped, unmarked gift. The gift should be less that $15 (new or used). Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to

December 21st - 4th Sunday of Advent
Children's Christmas party between the services.

Also on this date in the second service the choir and the handbells will be presenting a special Christmas program including selections from Bach's Christmas Cantata and traditional carols.

December 24th - Christmas Eve
We will have our 5:30pm Children and Family Pageant and our 8:00pm Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols. There will also be a pizza party at 7pm in the gallery for all those stranded at church between the services or for anybody who wants to hang out and eat pizza.

Worship with us Sunday morning, get involved in mission, or contribute in another way. Govans Presbyterian Church is a More Light Congregation, and believes all people are welcome at God’s table, as Christ teaches us. We provide an open and affirming worship experience for the LGBT community.

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Mission in Haiti
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9:15 AM - Family and Children Service
10:00 AM - Sunday School and Adult Options
11 AM - Traditional Service

NOTE: Occasionally this schedule changes when we come together for a combined 10 AM worship service. Check the homepage for updates.

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Govans Presbyterian Chruch
5828 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: (410) 435-9188
Fax: (410) 323-4409

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