Welcome to Baptist Collegiate Ministries at University of Maryland, College Park!

Weekly Schedule

Connection

Every week during the academic year we gather as a community for a time of worship, teaching, and prayer on Thursday nights from 7:00PM-8:30PM in the Garden Chapel of Memorial Chapel (the building where the bells ring!) Come join us!!!

Or if you interested in playing or singing in the band, let us know at umdbcm@gmail.com

Bible Studies

In these small groups we meet to study the Bible together, pray, discuss tough questions, and become friends. We encourage you to find ONE group that fits your schedule well and stick with it!

  • MONDAYS at 11:00am in Stamp

  • MONDAYS at 9:00pm on North Campus (Freshmen only!)

  • TUESDAYS at 2:00pm in Stamp

  • WEDNESDAYS at 2:00pm in Stamp

    For more information on where to find us, contact Jess at umdbcm@gmail.com

Our Beliefs

What we believe about God and His Word

Go to The gospel

The gospel

The Gospel means “Good news” and we believe it is a good news that changes all of life. The Bible tell us that in the beginning God created everything and it all existed in perfect harmony. But this harmony was shattered when man decided to follow his own ways instead of God’s. When man made this decision our relationship with God was broken. But God sent a rescuer. That rescuer was Jesus, who lived the life we could never live and died the death that we should have died. He paid the debt that was owed on our behalf. Now, through Jesus, all who believe through faith and repentance can have a restored relationship with God.

Go to The Trinity

The Trinity

We believe that God is one God that exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and that each member of the Triune Godhead is distinct in personhood and are not simply different expressions of God. We believe Jesus Christ is the second person of the triune Godhead who existed eternally with God the Father and the God the Spirit and that in the fullness of time, Jesus entered this earth and existed simultaneously as fully man and fully God.

the church

We believe the church is the community of believers in Jesus Christ for all time. The local church is made up of regenerate believers who have a relationship with Jesus Christ through faith and repentance. BCM is not a church, and we encourage every believer to find a local church that they can commit to and serve in.

Go to The Scriptures

The Scriptures

We believe the Scriptures are God’s revelation of Himself to man. The Scriptures are not a collection of stories about morality but rather a grand narrative of God’s story of creation, fall redemption, and restoration. The Bible is to be read as a narrative and not as some sort of reference book for morality. Scripture should always be read through a Christological lens, understanding that all of Scripture points to the cross. We believe the Scriptures are divinely inspired and without error and therefore is sufficient for every aspect of our lives.

More About BCM

BCM is a Faith-Based Student Group at UMD

Baptist Collegiate Ministries is a Gospel-centered community united with ONE HEART and ONE WAY. Our desire is to see THE WORLD changed THROUGH JESUS. We do this by making disciples who love sacrificially and serve passionately while growing deeper in their relationship with Christ. Look around to find out when we worship, host Bible studies, serve the community, and have fun!!

  • Each semester we do a variety of service projects to help out our local churches and community. For details, shoot us an email at umdbcm@gmail.com

  • Each year we do various mission trips over winter and spring breaks, and also provide you opportunities to serve during the summer. Stay tuned for more info on where we will be going this year!

Our TEAM

We trust first in the ultimate leadership of Jesus. In order to carry out His mission to the world, we strive to work together as both full time staff and student leaders of BCM. Our goal is to help others grow as we ourselves grow in our relationship with Christ through leading Bible studies, sharing the gospel, discipling other students, and participating in our large group.

Savannah Williams

Prayer Ministry

Marie Buschman

Recruitment and Fellowship

Josh Haverstick

Evangelism

Bryan Zeug

Worship

Jess Senasack

BCM Director