Past Events

Past Events

Jan 24, 2022

Music Mondays: Intro to Guitar with Andy Cohen

Here is your opportunity to experience beginner/intermediate guitar lessons from a master!  If you are an advanced player, there is still so much that can be learned from Andy.  Don’t have a guitar?  Just wanna listen to some great music on a Monday evening? You are welcome.  Join us for the lessons, laughter, music and fun!  This will be an amazing evening of story and song, as well.  Live on Zoom.
Jan 17, 2022

Music Mondays: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

As our nation threatens to slide back to the days of Jim Crow, it is important to remember that Martin Luther King Jr. died defending our right to vote, to earn a good living, and to educate our children. Join Sparky and Rhonda Rucker as they celebrate the birthday of MLK with songs and stories of that great struggle. Here is the Zoom link. Contact Lea Gilmore (lea@govanspres.org) for more info.
Jan 16, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Sunday Worship Service

Join us online as we celebrate the life and message of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special message from Keith Snipes and special music from Deletta Gillespie and Shelley Ensor. Worship with us via Zoom or Facebook Live. (Note: Due to the current COVID surge, this service will be online only.)
Jan 10, 2022

Music Mondays: Community Sing with Walt Michael

Live on Zoom Let’s usher in the new year – together – with song. Award winning performer, Walt Michael will be leading a virtual community sing. Considered to be a virtuoso of tremendous influence in the revival of the hammered dulcimer, Walt’s wide repertoire ranges from old-time Southern Appalachian, to Celtic, to breath-taking original compositions. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist and he has recorded fourteen albums and instructional videos, appeared at the Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and toured extensively…
Jan 9, 2022

Online Worship

With COVID-19 numbers rising, we are switching to a single online 10 a.m. combined Worship Service for January 2nd, 9th and 16th. Worship with us via Zoom or Facebook Live.
Jan 8, 2022

Young Families Ice Skating @ Inner Harbor

Let’s go skating! Enjoy the beautiful downtown holiday decorations while ice skating at the Inner Harbor Ice Rink with your Govans friends. Parking is available at 100 East Pratt Street. Adult tickets and rentals are $14 per person; children’s tickets and rentals are $13 per person. Scholarships are available, email billy@govanspres.org to request a scholarship. Families with kids ages 1 to 18 are welcome. 
Dec 26, 2021
Sanctuary Jesus stained glass

9 am Worship Service

This service is designed to be “child and family-friendly” but participants are from all ages and demographics. Music includes diverse musical genres and is upbeat and lively with piano, guitar, singers, and percussion playing. Congregational singing is encouraged and emphasized. There are multiple opportunities for children to engage and participate in the worship service including a Children’s Sermon with music, bringing forward the offering, monthly Communion where children of all ages are welcome, and activity packets. 
Dec 24, 2021

Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols – 8:00 pm Service

Join Govans at 8:00pm for our annual Christmas Lessons and Carols. Debby and the band will provide wonderful a variety of Christmas music interwoven with scripture passages that tell the story of Christmas from Genesis to Revelation! Join us in-person or live on Zoom.
Dec 24, 2021

Christmas Eve Pageant – 4:30 pm Service

Join us at 4:30 for our annual Christmas Pageant. It will be a hybrid pageant with participants on Zoom and in person. Minister Lea and the band will provide the music and Pastor Tom will offer a brief Christmas message. Email Pastor Billy (billy@govanspres.org) if your kids or family would like to play a role in the pageant! Join us in-person or live on Zoom.
Dec 19, 2021
Church Sign Soul Kitchen

Young Families Night @ Soul Kitchen

Families with children ages 1 to 18 are invited to volunteer at Soul Kitchen as we prepare and serve a meal for hungry neighbors. Email billy@govanspres.org for more information.
Dec 17, 2021
Family rock, paper, scissors, contest

December Youth Group

Youth grades 3 – 12 are invited to Govans’ monthly youth group in-person at the church from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Email billy@govanspres.org for more information.