Do you offer a children’s program?

From toddlers to teens, the youth at Son of David Congregation are being nurtured in the Word of God. Each Shabbat, at the beginning of our Torah Service, our children (ages 3-12) are dismissed for class, to a caring teacher who engages them in a curriculum which is both Bible-centered and Messianic. Nursery is also provided for children up to age 2.

Does SODC celebrate the Jewish festivals?

SODC celebrates the Biblical festivals of the Lord prescribed in the Bible.

Is Son of David a church or a synagogue?

We are a synagogue that emphasizes the Jewish context of the good news of Yeshua the Messiah.

Is there a teen program?

Teen class is available after our service at 12:30pm.

What does a Shabbat (Sabbath) service look like?

Our Shabbat service incorporates the liturgical traditions of our Jewish people; some of which are in Hebrew, and translated into English. You are invited to join us in these Hebrew praises which are transliterated for this very purpose!

What happens after the service?

After the service we provide an opportunity for people to schmooze and nosh together.

What is a Torah service?

Toward the middle of our service, the sefer torah (book of the law) – a beautiful, century-old scroll meticulously handwritten on animal parchment – will be removed from the ark and a prescribed portion read in Hebrew and English.

What is Davidic praise dance?

The Psalms invite us to “praise the Lord in the dance” …so we do! Many congregants find the medium of dance a joyful and fulfilling way of expressing their worship of God. We invite you to attend one of our regular dance workshops – which are geared especially for beginners – to try your hand (and feet) at this ancient form of praise.

What is Messianic Judaism?

Messianic congregations are faith communities that stress the Jewish context of the Good News of Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah.

Who is welcome to worship at SODC?

Everyone is welcome, both Jew and Gentile! We worship Yeshua together as His bride, made one in Messiah.


Son of David Congregation requests that you prayerfully consider to continue supporting us as you are able during this time. Click the Tzedakah box to be taken to our support page or you can send in a check to our office.

19100 Muncaster Rd,
Derwood, MD 20855, USA