700 Krider's Cemetery Road, Westminster, Maryland 21158   (410) 848-3311

​Our Mission Statement


St. Benjamin’s Evangelical Lutheran church, is confessing Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, is called together through baptism, nourished by the Lord’s supper; anointed and sustained by the Holy Spirit; and guided by the power of the Holy Scriptures. We will strengthen and encourage growth in faith and Christ-like love to our church congregation, our community, and the world, through teaching, friendship, care, and compassion.

This Week in Our Parish

Sunday - August 8
 9:15 am - Worship Service
The worship service will be held in the sancturary.

Please RSVP, using one of the options listed below, prior to August 8th.  

  • Text Pastor David at 443-789-1271

  • Email Pastor David at stbenslutheran@gmail.com

  • Leave a message at the church office 410-848-3311

Or, register in person on Sunday morning before the service.

We will continue to live stream the service via YouTube.

Masks are no longer required.


Sunday School will be held for the children in the fellowship hall.

Please join us!  Thank you and stay safe!

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August 1 - Retro Drive-in Church - 2020 Style!
Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 8 to Thursday, August 12
6:00 to 8:30 pm

We are now registering applicants for this year's VBS,


Both participants and volunteers can visit this link to register and to find out more about it.

Thanks, and we'll see you there!

We're ready for you to ride the rails!!
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260th Anniversary

This year marks the 260th anniversary of St. Benjamins Lutheran Church - August 12, 1761.

In honor of this occasion, we will have special music on August 15, a church congregation photograph session and light refreshments at the pavilion after the 9:15 am service.

Please plan to join us!

PAVILION CHURCH at St. Benjamin's Lutheran!

August 29 - 6:00 pm


Please join us for a picnic supper followed by a brief worship time with communion.

Let's fill the pavilion!  We will have a couple easy-ups at the ready for overflow.

Kids can enjoy the playground!

St. Ben's Annual Golf Tournament - September 11 - 1:30 pm

Quail Valley - Littlestown, PA

Please mark your calendar and pass along to friends and family golfers.

Click here for more info.

Outreach Opportunities

Amazon Smile

Do you use Amazon.com for shopping?  If so, your use can help support St. Benjamin's.

Click here for more information.

St. Ben's is Home to......
Christian Hands Child Care, LLC
700 Kriders Cemetery Road
Westminster, MD 21158
Hours - 6:30 am to 6:00 pm
Monday through Friday
Please call for more information or to schedule a tour of our facility.

Christian Hands Child Care, LLC is a separate entity from St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church.

As you are able in these days and weeks, remember your church continues in its business – there are commitments to the greater church (synod and ELCA) and to church staff and pastor and facility needs that still need to be honored for the greater good and service to the world. Please mail your church offering by check, if that is your practice, to 700 Kriders Cemetery Road, Westminster, MD 21158. We offer online giving through Vanco for your convenience (see below). Another vehicle for giving is the “Giving Plus” app which can be installed on Android and Apple smartphones. Thanks so much!

St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church is a growing congregation dedicated to becoming more present in discipleship to its neighbors. A Fellowship Hall, open to the community for group meetings, picnics and events, sits on a three-acre grass lawn with a shaded pavilion, a tree-lined drive, meditation gardens, both toddler and big kid playgrounds, and plenty of parking. Please click on the image below to see more information about our event space.

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We matter to each other.
We matter to the community.
We're open to the neighborhood.
Come check us out!
Are you a Facebook Friend of St. Ben's? Visit us on Facebook at the St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church group and we'll be friends!