Bethesda Presbyterian Church 7611 Clarendon Rd, Bethesda, MD20814 Leaders at the Bethesda Presbyterian Church use three words to sum up the church's mission -- personal,…More passionate and progressive. While the church has been located on Clarendon Road, in the heart of Bethesda since 1926, the church community itself has roots that date back to 1723, making it one of the oldest church communities in the area. The church promotes social justice and outreach activities in the community, including supporting organizations like Bethesda Cares, Rebuilding Together Montgomery County and Interfaith Works that support homeless and low-income residents. Bethesda Presbyterian Church also actively reaches out to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered population. Free parking is available at next-door Bethesda Elementary School when school functions aren't being held.