Friday, September 22, 2017

News & Updates

Join Us at Our Intimate Easter Celebrations

Join Us at Our Intimate Easter Celebrations

We hope you will join us for our Easter services this week. You will be glad you came. Our Easter celebration begins Palm Sunday, April 13, with a “Parade of the Palms” at 10:10 a.m. from historic Perkins Chapel to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church before our 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday worship service and Easter cantata, “He Lives.” It continues Thursday, April 17, with an Agape... [Read more]


Spring Flea Market Scheduled for April 26

Spring Flea Market Scheduled for April 26

Everyone is invited to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Spring Flea Market on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of exciting family activities and bargain hunting. In case of rain, the sale will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This spectacular sale will wow the whole family. It features household items, toys, plants, books, handmade crafts, knick-knacks,... [Read more]


Lenten ‘Soup & Devotion’ Luncheons Start March 5

Lenten ‘Soup & Devotion’ Luncheons Start March 5

Each Wednesday (March 5 through April 9) during Lent there will be a Lenten Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church. Homemade soup and dessert are served. The luncheon will feature homemade soup and dessert; singing; praying; and devotions, “Following Jesus.” A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board for those wishing to bring food for a particular... [Read more]


Looking for a Church Christmas Celebration?

Looking for a Church Christmas Celebration?

We hope you will join us for our Christmas services this week. You will be glad you came. Our Christmas celebration begins Christmas Eve with a family service at 7 p.m. in our main sanctuary followed by a warm and intimate candlelight service at 11:30 p.m. in historic Perkins Chapel (1861-1965), which is just past the main church up Springfield Road. Our Christmas Sunday service will take place at... [Read more]


Candlelight Advent Services Begin Dec. 4

Candlelight Advent Services Begin Dec. 4

Candlelight Advent services will start Wednesday, Dec. 4, and run through Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at historic Perkins Chapel (1861-1965) next to the parsonage. The half-hour candlelight services, with the theme “God’s Gift of Love,” will start at 7 p.m. A nursery will not be provided, but children are welcome. A candlelight Christmas Eve Service will also take place at Perkins Chapel... [Read more]


Join Us at Our Smorgasbord Saturday, Nov. 9

Join Us at Our Smorgasbord Saturday, Nov. 9

Tempt your taste buds and treat your pocketbook to a delicious home-cooked meal at bargain prices at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Annual Smorgasbord on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The low all-you-can-eat prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12, and free for children under six. Dine on delicious turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked ham, fried chicken,... [Read more]


Fall Flea Market Set for Saturday, Oct. 5

Fall Flea Market Set for Saturday, Oct. 5

Everyone is invited to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Flea Market Fun Fest on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a day of exciting family activities and bargain hunting. In case of rain, the sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This spectacular sale will wow the whole family.  It features household items, toys, plants, books, handmade crafts, knick-knacks,... [Read more]


Heritage Service & Luncheon Sunday, Sept. 15

Heritage Service & Luncheon Sunday, Sept. 15

Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s parishioners and our friends will celebrate our heritage on Sunday, Sept. 15, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Perkins Chapel, our historic Methodist chapel. The small, white nineteenth century church is located at 8606 Springfield Road, one-quarter mile north of Glenn Dale UMC at the intersection of Good Luck Road and Springfield Road in Glenn Dale, Md.... [Read more]


Chapel-in-the-Woods Services Begin July 7

Chapel-in-the-Woods Services Begin July 7

Chapel-in-the-Woods Services at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church will begin Sunday, July 7, and continue weekly through Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. This is a half-hour worship service beginning at 8:30 a.m. and is located in a shaded outdoor chapel behind the church. Parishioners will lead these informal services of singing, prayers, and a short homily. The theme this summer is “Sowing Seeds for... [Read more]


Flea Market Back by Popular Demand

Flea Market Back by Popular Demand

Back by popular demand is Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Flea Market to take place on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain Date: Saturday, May 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) This special sale has something for every member of the family. It features household items, toys, plants, books, handmade crafts, knick-knacks, and the amazing baked goods table. If you wish to peddle your... [Read more]


Join Us at Our Intimate Easter Services

Join Us at Our Intimate Easter Services

Glenn Dale United Methodist Church invites you to join us for our 2013 Easter services. Each service will feature an intimate time of worship, and a powerful message from Pastor Moses Sangha. You will be glad you came. Our Easter celebration begins Palm Sunday, March 24, with a “Parade of the Palms” at 10:10 a.m. from historic Perkins Chapel to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church before... [Read more]


Join Us at Our Lenten Luncheons & Devotions

Join Us at Our Lenten Luncheons & Devotions

Each Wednesday (Feb. 13 – March 20) during Lent there will be a Lenten Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church. Homemade soup and dessert are served. The luncheon will feature homemade soup and dessert; singing; praying; and devotions, “Journey to Calvary.”  A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board for those wishing to bring food for a particular... [Read more]


Candlelight Advent Services Begin Nov. 28

Candlelight Advent Services Begin Nov. 28

Candlelight Advent services will start Wednesday, Nov. 28, and run through Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2011, at historic Perkins Chapel next to the parsonage. The half-hour candlelight services will start at 7 p.m. They will include Christmas carrols and a short sermon by the Rev. Moses Sangha. A nursery will not be provided, but children are welcome. A candlelight Christmas Eve Service will also take place... [Read more]


Annual Smorgasbord Set for Saturday, Nov. 10

Annual Smorgasbord Set for Saturday, Nov. 10

Tempt your taste buds and treat your pocketbook to a delicious home-cooked meal at bargain prices at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Annual Smorgasbord on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The low all-you-can-eat prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12, and free for children under six. Dine on delicious turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked ham, fried chicken,... [Read more]


Join Us at Our Flea Market Fun Fest Oct. 20

Join Us at Our Flea Market Fun Fest Oct. 20

Everyone is invited to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Flea Market Fun Fest on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of exciting family activities and bargain hunting. In case of rain, the sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This popular sale features household items, toys, plants, books, handmade crafts, knick-knacks, homemade baked goods, and many... [Read more]


Heritage Service & Luncheon Sunday, Sept. 16

Heritage Service & Luncheon Sunday, Sept. 16

Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s parishioners and our friends will celebrate our heritage on Sunday, Sept. 16, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Perkins Chapel, our historic Methodist chapel. The small, white nineteenth century church is located at 8606 Springfield Road, one-quarter mile north of Glenn Dale UMC at the intersection of Good Luck Road and Springfield Road in Glenn Dale,... [Read more]


Chapel-in-the-Woods Services Begin July 8

Chapel-in-the-Woods Services Begin July 8

Chapel-in-the-Woods Services at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church will begin Sunday, July 8, and continue weekly through Sunday, Aug. 26, 2010. This is a half-hour worship service beginning at 8:30 a.m. and is located in a shaded outdoor chapel behind the church. Parishioners will lead these informal services of singing, prayers, and a short homily.  The theme this summer is “Praise the Lord.” In... [Read more]


Looking for an Intimate Easter Celebration?

Looking for an Intimate Easter Celebration?

We hope you will join us for our Easter services this week. You will be glad you came. Our Easter celebration begins Palm Sunday, April 1, with a “Parade of the Palms” at 10:10 a.m. from historic Perkins Chapel to Glenn Dale United Methodist Church before our 10:30 a.m. service. It continues Thursday, April 5, with an Agape meal, service, and communion at 6 p.m. On Friday, we will observe... [Read more]


Join Us at Our Lenten Luncheons & Devotions

Join Us at Our Lenten Luncheons & Devotions

Each Wednesday (Feb. 22 – April 4) during Lent there will be a Lenten Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church. Homemade soup and dessert are served. After each lunch the Rev. John M. Blanchard, Jr. will preach a brief devotional. A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board for those wishing to bring food for a particular Wednesday. Bring a neighbor, a friend,... [Read more]


Looking for a Church Christmas Celebration?

Looking for a Church Christmas Celebration?

We hope you will join us for our Christmas services this week. You will be glad you came. Our Christmas celebration begins Christmas Eve with a family service at 7 p.m. in our main sanctuary followed by a warm and intimate candlelight service at 11:30 p.m. in historic Perkins Chapel, which is just past the main church up Springfield Road. Our Christmas  Sunday service will take place at 10:30 a.m.... [Read more]


All Children Welcome at Free Holiday Fest

All Children Welcome at Free Holiday Fest

The scent of sugar cookies, hot cocoa, and plenty of holiday glee will fill the air at our free 5th Annual Children’s Holiday Fest on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day will begin with music and movement where children and brave adults will participate in high energy exercises and games. After our “workout,” the children will transition to activities like holiday ornament design,... [Read more]


Candlelight Advent Services Begin Nov. 30

Candlelight Advent Services Begin Nov. 30

Candlelight Advent services will start Wednesday, Nov. 30, and run through Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at historic Perkins Chapel next to the parsonage. The half-hour candlelight services will start at 7 p.m. They will include Christmas carrols and a short sermon by the Rev. John M. Blanchard, Jr. A nursery will not be provided, but children are welcome. A candlelight Christmas Eve Service will also... [Read more]


Annual Smorgasbord Set for Saturday, Nov. 12

Annual Smorgasbord Set for Saturday, Nov. 12

Tempt your taste buds and treat your pocketbook to a delicious home-cooked meal at bargain prices at Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s Annual Smorgasbord on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The low all-you-can-eat prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12, and free for children under six. Dine on delicious turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked ham, fried chicken,... [Read more]


Come Celebrate Glenn Dale’s Methodist Heritage

Come Celebrate Glenn Dale’s Methodist Heritage

Do you enjoy intimate worship settings? Would you like to better understand Glenn Dale’s connection to the early Methodist church? If so, consider joining Glenn Dale United Methodist Church’s parishioners and friends in celebrating the church’s heritage on Sunday, Sept. 18, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at historic Perkins Chapel, located a quarter mile north of the church. Glenn... [Read more]


Join Us at Family Picnic & Father’s Day Service

Join Us at Family Picnic & Father’s Day Service

We hope you will join Glenn Dale United Methodist Church for two important happenings over the Father’s Day weekend. We are putting on a Family Picnic on Sunday, June 19, after our 10:30 a.m. worship service and will also be recognizing fathers at the Father’s Day service. One great thing about the Family Picnic is that everyone is relaxed, and it is a great time just to enjoy one another.... [Read more]