Gallery

1953- Mount Zion Baptist Church launches a Sunday afternoon children’s Bible study intended to minister to children living at Blandy’s Trailer Court. Shortly after, an adult outreach is started.
 
1954- Purchase of abandoned Church building with parsonage and shed. Building is dedicated on August 15, 1954.
 
1955- The Montrose mission church is incorporated on July 7th as Montrose Baptist Church.
 
1956- Rev. Robert D. Crowley called as pastor.
 
1958- Montrose begins construction of a new church building at 5100 Randolph Road in Rockville, Maryland.
The first worship service is held on December 21st.
 
1968- Montrose opens a part-time nursery school.
 
1969- Work begun on present sanctuary. The first service was held on Easter Sunday 1970.
 
1971- Montrose Day Care opened.
 
1977- Montrose Christian School launched with two kindergarten classes.
 
1996- Dr. Otis Ray Hope called as pastor.
 
2007- Dr. Ken Fentress called as Senior Pastor.