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SUNDAYS at Merriman Road Baptist Church

Merriman Road Baptist Church is an exciting place to be. Come join us this Sunday as we grow together in Faith, Love and Joy. When you walk through the doors, you will discover a loving group of new friends. You will also find a wide range of worship, fellowship, ministry and missions opportunities. We believe that you will experience the loving presence of God here.

It is our purpose to develop believers and reach people for Christ. With that in mind, we have ministries for everyone from Bible Studies, worship in music, children and preschool programs, as well as vibrant student and young adult ministries. Please take a few minutes to browse through the ministry pages at this site. We hope that you will come and worship with us this week! 

During the Week at Merriman Road

We have something for everyone during the week!

Sunday
11:00 AM Worship Service and Bible Study 
6:00 PM TeamKID 
6:00 PM Evening Service 
7:00 PM Orchestra Rehearsal 
7:00 PM Open Gym 

Monday
6:00-9:00 PM Ladies Volleyball League Play

Tuesday
10:00 AM Men’s Winter Bible Study 
10:30 AM Crocheting with Shirley 
6:00 PM F.A.I.T.H. Riders – Bike nights
7:00 PM Pick-up Volleyball 

Wednesday
5:15 PM Fellowship Meal: Please sign up in the main hallway 
6:00 PM Prayer Meeting 
6:00 PM Mission Friends 
6:00 PM Girls in Action (GAs) - Grades 1-6 
6:00 PM Royal Ambassadors (RAs) - Grades 1-6 
6:00 PM Acteens - Girls, Grades 7-12 
6:00 PM Challengers - Guys, Grades 7-12 
7:00 PM Children’s Choir 
7:00 PM Preschool Choir 
7:00 PM Student Worship – Teens  
7:00 PM Women On Mission 
7:00 PM Teachers’ Meeting 
8:00 PM Adult Choir Rehearsal 

Thursday
6:30 PM College Bible Study 
7:00 PM Women’s Bible study
7:00 PM Divorce Care 
7:00 PM Safe Place – Alcohol – Drug Recovery Groups 
7:30 PM Men’s Bible Study 

Saturday 
8:30 AM – 3rd Saturday - Men’s Breakfast 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few frequently asked questions concerning Merriman Road Baptist Church. If you don't find your question here, feel free to contact us at any time.

Where are you located?
Merriman Road Baptist Church is on Merriman Road just South of Ford Road in Garden City. Our address is 2055 Merriman Road. For details on service time and location, click here.

How should I dress to fit in?
Come comfortable! At Merriman Road, you'll find some people dressed up, but many others will dress casually. Come as you are...we have no "expectations" for how you should dress.  

What about my kids?
Your kids are welcomed and wanted at Merriman Road! They are welcome in our worship area, or they may prefer to be part of the Kids Worship and Bible study time.  In both the children’s and preschool departments parents or guardians will need to register the children into the secure ministry areas.  Merriman Road also has a variety of worship and fellowship opportunities for Students and Collegiates. Check out Children’s Ministry here, Youth Ministry here or Collegiates Ministry here

What is your worship service like?
On Sunday mornings our worship services are designed to be powerful and meaningful to your everyday life.  We will offer a variety of music styles from contemporary praise and worship to the great hymns of our faith. The teaching will be biblically based and gospel centered. You can view or listen to messages here.

How can I get involved in Merriman Road Baptist Church?
There are many opportunities for you and your family to be involved at Merriman Road Church. Bible study groups are the best way to get started. we have groups meeting Sunday mornings as well as numerous opportunities throughout the week.  There are many mission engagement opportunities and service projects that go on during the week. We are helping with four new church plants in Metro Detroit, as well is in poor urban areas. We will love to have you pitch in and help.

Do I have to be a member to attend?
No, we welcome everyone to our worship services. We want to make sure that everyone has a relevant and meaningful worship experience with us regardless of whether they are a member or not.

How do I learn more about MRBC?
On a regular basis, the pastor teaches a class called “Foundations” it is a class were you can learn about our ministries and beliefs. In this class you will discover how we are organized around discipleship, ministry and missions.

What denomination is the church? 
Merriman Road Baptist Church is an autonomous local church. We are in fellowship with the Southern Baptist Convention, which works differently than most denominations. Most denominations have authority over local churches, but the Southern Baptist Convention is a group of 40,000 churches who partner together to spread the good news of Jesus and plant churches around the world. We believe that we can do more together than we can separately.

What exactly do you believe?
Click here to view our statement of beliefs.