• Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church
  • Monocacy Valley Church

Who We Are

Living out God's love and passion for people!

Real, Relevant, Relational...a contemporary church

American Sign Language is available at our 10:00am Service

Casual, Down to Earth, Lively

Community Service, Addiction/Recovery, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Missions, Nursery, Preschool

Passionate Reverent, Contemporary, Praise and Worship

Reformed (RCA)




Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:00am - ASL available

What to Expect

What are services like?
we're a come-as-you-are church come in jeans or business casual. Bring your own coffee or have a cup on us when you get here. Come if you've been a Christ follower all your life; come if you barely heard of him. Come if you know where you're going; come if you're feeling lost. Wherever you're coming from, we've been there too. Come as you are!

What is the community like?
Our focus will always be beyond the walls of our church. That calls everyone at MVC to be involved in ministry to the community. Our building buzzes Monday through Friday with parent groups, non profit workshops, county events, blood drives, color guards, basketball, indoor soccer, and a coffee house on the last Friday of each month.

What if I'm not a Christian?
welcome to Monocacy Valley Church a place where you can meet some real people and start to make sense out of what God has to do with real life. Monocacy Valley Church is as real as your morning commute and a whole lot friendlier.


Mark Vander Meer

Mark Vander Meer

Mark came here in 1990 to begin a new ministry that would touch the lives of unchurched people in Frederick County . Monocacy Valley Church held its first worship service one year later. Prior to MVC, Mark began and was pastor of another RCA congregation, Ocean Reformed Church, in Manahawkin , NJ . (1980-1990). During his ministry, he has served as president of the Synod of the Mid-Atlantics, leading the synod to adopt evangelism as its focus for the 90's. Earlier he served as president of the Classis of New Brunswick and on numerous commissions and committees of the RCA. Mark received his B.A. in religion and communications from Northwestern College and his Master of Divinity, summa cum laude, from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He was ordained to ministry in the Reformed Church of America in 1980 and celebrated his 25th anniversary of ordination in 2005. Mark and his wife, Evie, have two sons, Josh and Aaron.


9861 Old National Pike
Ijamsville, MD 21754-9709

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