We are Spirit-filled and Spirit-led
He Leads and We Follow -
We believe discipleship is a kingdom priority
We Strive to Be Christ-Like -
We are a Bible teaching and believing church
All Scripture Is Inspired by God -
2 Timothy 3:16
We are a loving community
It’s About Loving God and Loving People -
We believe in servanthood
We Serve One Another and Our Communities -
We believe in developing Christ-like leaders
We Train to Influence and Change the World -
We believe in ethnic/cultural diversity
We Are All One in Christ -
We are a missional people
We Will Pray, Give and Send Until the Whole World Knows -
We honor Jesus's sacrifice through Communion
In Remembrance of Him -
Matthew 26:26-28, 1 Corinthians 11:23-32
We Believe in Water Baptism
Baptism of Repentance -
Acts 19:4, Acts 8:36-38
Living Word International Christian Church (LWICC) is a multi-ethnic, Intergenerational, interdenominational church located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Established in 1982 and incorporated in 1985, the church is a large, diverse congregation focused on fulfilling its mission of being an Apostolic Center in the North-East region of the United States.
Living Word International Christian Church was founded in 1982, rooted in the belief that Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, is our only hope for Salvation. The church was formally incorporated on October 30, 1985, in Montgomery County, Maryland, as a non-denominational, Christ-loving church.
In December 2018 the Lead Pastor Michael McDermott and LWICC Board of Trustees provided a separate service for the Deaf people by using American Sign Language (ASL).
LW - Deaf Ministry started our first ASL service on Jan 27, 2019.
Check LWICC's Bylaws, Article II, Tenets of Faith and Doctrine:
Jesus Is at the Center - It's All About Him.
Living Word is a multicultural, intergenerational, mission
minded, Spirit-filled community that is Jesus believing,
Bible teaching, people equipping and evangelizing.
We are a church focused on fulfilling its mission of being the Apostolic Center in our regional and to other parts of the world.
LW - Deaf Ministry is so much more than a church.