The Well Community Church will launch a new church plant, Peace City Church, in the Riverdale community in early 2018. Family for strangers. Refuge for the broken. Peace for our city....Keep Reading
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“Say the first word that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘contentment.’” That was the introductory task women were given at the recent Women’s Thrive taught by Courtney Klingler. Women’s responses ranged from “satisfaction” and “peace” to “churchy” and even “unattainable.”...
“...the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few,” Matthew 9:37 (NIV). This verse is one of the most memorable in the Bible for me, but what does it mean to you? Recently, our newly formed White Oak community got a chance to live out this verse by performing a simple act of kindness to a community in need in our very first scatter time....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? Check out the next part in our Meet the Elders series to get to know another leader in our church. This week… Meet Stephan. Stephan is an Elder on the Directional Team. We asked him a couple questions to help you get to know him a little better....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? Check out the next part in our Meet the Elders series to get to know another leader in our church. This week… Meet Blaise. Blaise is an Elder on the Directional Team. We asked him a couple questions to help you get to know him a little better....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? Check out part two in our Meet the Elders series to get to know another leader in our church. This week… Meet Michael. Michael is an Elder on the Directional Team. We asked Michael a couple questions to help you get to know him a little better....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? We’re kicking off a series called Meet the Elders to help you get to know these leaders in our church. First up… Meet Matt. As the Lead Pastor at The Well, he oversees the team of Elders. You might think you know him well, but check out this Q&A to learn a little bit more about a day in the life of Matt....
During the past two years, Lisa and I have spent a lot of time in the Riverdale neighborhood—engaging, serving, and sharing the gospel. We’ve battled bedbugs, loneliness, and discouragement, but by God’s grace we've gotten to know so many neighbors from many nations, have shared the gospel several times, which led to three salvations!...
In the early hours of Sunday morning, June 12, a horrific act of violence took place at a night club in Orlando, Florida. When tragedy strikes it is often difficult to have the right words and actions in response. It is in times like these, as Christians, we must hold tightly to the truth of Scripture....
During the past two years, Lisa and I have spent a lot of time in the Riverdale neighborhood—engaging, serving, and sharing the gospel. We’ve battled bedbugs, loneliness, and discouragement, but by God’s grace we've gotten to know so many neighbors from many nations, have shared the gospel several times, which led to three salvations!...Keep Reading
An unexpected battle with cancer made Andrew's need and appreciation for Jesus this Christmas realer than ever....Keep Reading
This past Wednesday, an explosion and fire devastated a Silver Spring apartment in the Piney Branch area. As of now, three people have been confirmed dead, 34 people hospitalized, ...Keep Reading
Here are several tangible ways you can take action to love refugees right where they are....Keep Reading
This one guy never showed up to Community Group gatherings. I didn’t get it because I’d talk to him on Sundays and he was always positive when talking about Community Group. But why was he always a no-show?...Keep Reading
Natalie found herself on a path moving away from God as she blamed Him for things, but God's great love pursued her with hope, healing, and new life....Keep Reading
For many years, Mark knew a lot about God but didn't actually know Him. This completely changed when Mark began to know God through relationship with Him in Christ....Keep Reading
Brittany found herself placing her identity in grades, her career path, and guys. These sources of identity and worth would ultimately betray her. By the grace of God, she was found by a Savior who gave her the greatest identity and worth....Keep Reading
We recently had the joy of hearing how David was compelled by scripture and his CG to joyfully embrace the command to be baptized after many years of putting it off. It's not too late to celebrate what God has done!...Keep Reading
Whether it’s chatting over coffee, happy hour, playtime at the park or dinner, one thing is almost certain when spending time with people: you talk about what you do. Here is one simple way to take a conversation on work and lead it towards the gospel....Keep Reading
The Well is passionate about moving toward and loving neighbors with the gospel right where we are. Check out this story from Juan, who did just that. It impacted his neighbor's life for eternity....Keep Reading
Recently, we had the joy of hearing how Justin received salvation within the Downtown Community. Check out his story and baptism! ...Keep Reading
On Sunday, we kicked off our summer series, One Story - Making Sense of the Old Testament. The Old Testament is often avoided or misinterpreted because it is difficult to understand. But Jesus purposefully gave us the key to understanding the Old Testament! All of scripture is one story that points to Jesus, is fulfilled in Jesus, and is understood through Jesus. That's t...Keep Reading
Have you ever tried reading the Old Testament (OT) and found yourself lost and confused? Perhaps, you wondered: Is the OT even relevant? What’s the point of all its strange stories, laws, and writings? What do we do with them? Do we even need the OT if we now have Jesus?...Keep Reading
This summer, we have a wonderful opportunity to join Chris and Emily Moreland, missionaries in Moscow, with international missions work. Please read the following letter and invitation from them below. Read, pray and consider. Let us know ASAP if you are interested (even if you aren't 100% sure). Email firstname.lastname@example.org. -------------------------------------...Keep Reading
In Luke 10, a lawyer responds to the commandment to love God and love neighbors as yourself by asking Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus responds with a parable that strikingly reframes the question. Who will be a neighbor?...Keep Reading
This past Sunday, 12/7, we had the joy of ordaining Eric So and commissioning his family as local missionaries in a refugee community in Riverdale, MD. Eric got to share their story and the church prayed for his family as they were sent out. It was a powerful time for our church family....Keep Reading
Ayush talks about how his heart was transformed from generally beleiving in God to directly trusting Jesus. ...Keep Reading
As Brady and his dad walked through the scriptures together, Brady came to understand that Jesus died for him. ...Keep Reading
For the third consecutive year, volunteers from The Well have had the privilege of serving the teachers, students, and families at Georgian Forest Elementary School's Thanksgiving celebration....Keep Reading
Listen to Zach's story of how Jesus freed him from the life he thought he was supposed to live to a joyful life for Christ. ...Keep Reading
Listen to Sam's story of being crushed by pressures to be perfect but finding life-giving freedom in Christ's perfection for her. Sam's Baptism- October 26, 2014 from The Well Community Church on Vimeo....Keep Reading
Olivia shares about calling herself a Christian her whole life and how she just recently understood the truth of the Gospel. ...Keep Reading
Haley shares about how Jesus has filled the void that she always felt, despite her happy life. Hear how she is being transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. ...Keep Reading
This is a three part blog series in response to Ferguson that will be posted throughout this week. Each part will be written by a different leader of The Well and offer next steps to guide our church family. Part 1 | After Ferguson: "What do we do?" by Eric So Whether you consume the news through print, television, or internet and especially if you engage in social m...Keep Reading
Within one of The Wellâ€™s Communities you can expect to find groups of people eating together, sharing stories, serving their neighbors, and building solid friendships. Recently, one of our communities noticed a disturbing trend of failing marriages in their neighborhood. Several families decided to take a step forward and invest in their neighborsâ€™ marriages....Keep Reading
From hating God to now faithfully following Jesus, hear how God has drawn Sue to Himself for her joy. Sue | Story & Baptism from The Well Community Church on Vimeo....Keep Reading
From seeking blessings to now seeking the One who blesses. From idle disobedience to active, faithful obedience. Hear how Christ has been transforming Becky. Becky | Story & Baptism from The Well Community Church on Vimeo....Keep Reading
She lost her husband in a tragic accident. Listen to Ginger's moving story of how the God who was broken met her in her brokenness and mourning. Ginger | Story from The Well Community Church on Vimeo....Keep Reading
The Well Community Church was planted two years ago. Starting with 15 people in a basement, God has been gracious in our aim to proclaim the gospel, multiply disciples, love our neighbors, and bless our city. Following Jesus together for the good of the world. We recently celebrated our two year mark, but it was really about celebrating Jesus. It's all to Jesus. Watch o...Keep Reading
Kenny's self-sufficiency failed him & led him to brokenness, despair. But God rescues & redeems. Now, Kenny's complete dependence upon Christ gives him new life, hope and joy. ...Keep Reading
Hear how Julie realized her good works would never be enough to save her but that Christ's finished work was, is, and will always be sufficient. Powerful. Julie | Story & Baptism from The Well Community Church on Vimeo....Keep Reading
Hear how Christ transformed her identity, defeated her fear of death, and gave her new desires and purpose in her new life in Christ. ...Keep Reading
This Sunday will be The Wellâ€™s 2 Year Celebration! Wow. Praise God for planting this church, transforming lives, growing the body, and empowering us as we take the gospel out on mission here in Silver Spring. All because of Jesus. All to Jesus. We want to give you a heads up on several things so youâ€™ll be ready to celebrate Sunday morning....Keep Reading
Brian, a UMD graduate who is now a part of The Well, shares about how God used CRU to bring the gospel to him and how he is now being used to bring the gospel to others. ...Keep Reading
Jessie - Saved From & Saved To from The Well Community Church on Vimeo. Jessie Manning, a member of The Well, shares on God's pursuit of her, new identity in Christ, experiences with CRU, and the gospel shaping her relationships....Keep Reading
AwarenessIt wasnâ€™t until I started my first job in Baltimore that I realized the magnitude of sex trafficking & how evident it is here. Here in the United States. Here in our neighborhoods. In our schools & local shopping centers. It is rooted in our culture like cancer cells. Itâ€™s multiplying & taking lives. Sure, I learned about the subject in college & how...Keep Reading
Amy's Message to The Well from The Well Community Church on Vimeo. Amy Butler, one of our early members who moved to Ohio, updates us on her life along with a special message and blessing for The Well!...Keep Reading
Baptism - Joanna Grabau (5/27/12) from The Well Community Church on Vimeo. Joanna Grabau is baptized by Pastor Matt Klingler on May 27, 2012. The first baptism of The Well Community Church. Pastor Matt was the guest preacher at Grace Community Church and the baptism was held during the sermon....Keep Reading