Category: Special Event



Saturday, March 4 – 6:00 pm
15 W Church St Frederick, MD

Crossing Over — a Program of Spirituals and Art Exhibit is a multi-art experience to increase awareness in and beyond Frederick County of the history of slavery in Frederick, Maryland. The program includes newly arranged and improvised spirituals.

Crossing Over is a journey to wholeness through art (baritone Vincent Stringer) and a uniquely crafted and improvised connection of spirituals with voice (Shana Oshiro), piano (Edmond Charles) and cello (Jodi Beder). Some prints and original paintings will also be for sale.

Learn more on Facebook.

Donations Appreciated, Admission is Free. All are welcome!

Street parking is available on Church Street and surrounding streets. The Church Street garage is located one block from ERUCC at 17 E. Church St., on the left after the intersection of North Market and Church Streets.



Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship – 26 December

Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship – 26 December

Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship

Monday, December 26

4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The beloved Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship returns this holiday season in Downtown Frederick. This special open house celebrates Frederick’s tradition of religious diversity, local history, and the holiday season.

TRINITY CHAPEL, 10 W. Church Street

Experience bell chime demonstrations in the historic Trinity Chapel steeple tower and see the beautiful 1898 stained glass window depicting “Christ in the Temple.”


Enjoy music and the Christmas Putz in the Main Sanctuary.  A putz is a nativity scene, or creche, which tells the Christmas story with groups of figurines on a miniature landscape. A narration of the Christmas story accompanies the Putz.

Musician schedule:

  • 4:00-5:30p.m.  –  Alison E. Shafer, organ
  • 5:30-6:30p.m.  –  Jenna Duranko, marimba
  • 6:30-7:45p.m.  –  John Widmann, organ
  • 7:45-9:00p.m.  –  Bill Powell, organ

In our Community Room, enjoy hospitality and refreshments.

We hope you visit Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ during the Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship in Downtown Frederick! We invite you to read more about our congregation, and the places, sights, and scenes highlighted during the tour including our sanctuary, Trinity Chapel, and the Christmas Putz.

Read more!

Watch our virtual tour videos.

December 24, 2022 – 7:30 pm Candlelight and Carols Service

December 24, 2022 – 7:30 pm Candlelight and Carols Service

Join Evangelical Reformed UCC’s 7:30 9m Candlelight and Carols Service in our Main Sanctuary or online.

Click here to WATCH the 7:30 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight and Carols Worship Service Live or On-Demand

Click here to to VIEW the Christmas Eve Candlelight and Carols Worship Bulletin

ERUCC also holds a Children’s Christmas Eve service at 5:30 pm in the Main Sanctuary and a Christmas Eve Communion Service in historic Trinity Chapel, 10 W Church Street. All are welcome!

We Say Gay Rally – Sunday, April 3

We Say Gay Rally – Sunday, April 3

This Sunday, April 3rd, join us outside of Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ at 15 W Church Street, as we protest and rally against the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill that was recently passed in Florida, and the many similar bills that are being proposed across the country.

5:00 p.m. – Making posters for the rally!

6:00 p.m. – Rally begins!

Email with any questions or concerns.


This event has been organized by The Frederick Center, which exists to support and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people and our families so we thrive, accepted and affirmed, in the broader Frederick community. Visit for more  information.

How to Let Your Light Really Shine!

How to Let Your Light Really Shine!


Zoom Discussions – Sunday, May 2 and May 9 – 7 p.m.
Led by Jeanellen Kallevang  
Meeting ID: 884 2317 5369      Passcode: 473395

How to Let Your Light Really Shine!   Have you Seen the announcement about the two Sunday night Zoom sessions on May 2nd and 9th at 7 p.m. called, “Exploring Your Spiritual Gifts?”  Have you wondered what the discussions will really be about and how the topic pertains to you?

If you want to know now what your spiritual gifts are, take the 10 minute assessment to find out at:  You will receive your results immediately.  Please note that the assessment is part of a 6-week course that may be offered after the two May sessions if there is sufficient interest.

For additional information, contact Jeanellen Kallevang at or (301)919-2057, of Julie Clark at or (301)305-8181.

ERUCC Announces Prayer Vigil

ERUCC Announces Prayer Vigil

PRAYER VIGIL ON THE EVE OF THE USA ELECTIONS on Monday, November 2 ,  7– 7:30pm

ERUCC will hold a prayer vigil on the eve of our election day on the front steps of the main sanctuary.  The vigil will include time for silence as we hear the beating of one another’s hearts for peace.  The only words spoken will be a brief welcome and an invitation to share in the prayer of St. Francis, “Let me be an instrument of thy peace.”  Those gathered will be invited to sing, “Let There Be Peace on Earth.”


Candles will be provided.  Masks are required and participants will be asked to maintain physically distancing.


The vigil will also be live streamed on the ERUCC Facebook page – Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ.