Join our community of love and fellowship as we gather together for worship on the lawn or online! No trials nor tribulations shall defeat us in our love for one another and our love for God.

You are welcome, wanted and beloved!

2020 Advent and Christmas Calendar 

December 6      Advent 2

  • Worship @ 9:30 ONLINE ONLY 
  • Virtual Movie Event:    Join us for the movie The Star via Zoom

December 13       Advent 3

  • Worship @ 9:30  ONLINE / In Person TBD
  • Youth Christmas Party!!  Details TBA

December 20      Advent 4

  • Worship @ 9:30  ONLINE / In Person TBD
  • Car Caroling and Christmas Details TBA

December 24      Christmas Eve

  • 4:00 pm  Family Service  via ZOOM  – Everyone Welcome!
  • 5:30 pm. OUTDOOR Service with Fire-pit, Carols and Candlelight
  • 7:30 pm. Traditional Candlelight Service ONLINE / In Person TBD

Please continue to check back here for updates and the most current information.                              

Please click below to view or print a copy of this coming week’s worship bulletin & song lyrics:

Weekly Announcements

Sunday GUMC Kids Gathering and Chat 8:30 am


Youth Group:  

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/3729627449    (use our zipcode for the password)

We ask you to remember your gifts of generosity in the form of your pledge or tithe as we continue the ministry of the body of Christ as Glenelg UMC.


Pledge Card 2021

Please submit your pledge card as soon as possible in one of the following ways:

  1. Mail your completed pledge card to us at: 13900 Burntwoods Rd Glenelg MD 21737
  2. Drop off your completed pledge card in the church mailbox out front by our traffic circle.
  3. Email your completed pledge card to our Financial Secretary at admin@glenelgumc.org. The email may consist of a photo or scanned copy of your completed card or you may just type in the body of your email the contents of what you wrote on your pledge card.

Read the letter from Financial Secretary and Stewardship Chair, Mr. Bruce Benner Stewardship Letter 2020

If you missed Sunday’s service you can watch it online here:
Sunday, November 29: “All You Really Need for Christmas Is…” -Rev. David Deans

Evening prayer, every evening at 8pm:

the password is the church zip code

By phone +16468769923 Meeting ID: 781 89020949

Always Children Friendly

All are Always Welcome

Click here for your personal invitation…

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name….

Glenelg United Methodist Church is located on a quiet, serene campus in Western Howard County just down the road from Glenelg High School. The congregation is large enough to be able to provide some of the finest music and program offerings of any church in a traditional style, yet small enough for everyone to be involved and needed.

In short, it is a wonderful church home waiting for you.



Rev. David Deans, Pastor

Dr. Doug Burian, Director of Music Ministries

Ms. Amanda Dusman, Pianist / Organist

Ms. Denise Martin, Director of Youth and Family Ministries

Ms. LaTishia Matthews, Nursery Care Provider

Ms. Gale Stanford, Administrative Assistant

Ms. Kim Wissman, Director of GUMC Preschool

— and all of our incredible Preschool teachers and staff!


Glenelg UMC Welcomes Rev. David Deans Dear Friends, It is my joy to share with you that Bishop LaTrelle Easterling has appointed Rev. David Deans as the new pastor of our congregation. Pastor David will begin his new responsibilities at Glenelg UMC on September 1st. Our congregation’s staff parish relations committee has met Pastor David …


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