Christmas Eve Services:

4pm Service oriented toward children
7:30 Traditional service with choir, candlelight and communion
11pm Traditional service with candlelight and communion

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.


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Beware Advent Crowding

I wouldn’t share this in broad circles — but, y’all, my Christmas decorations are up. Shhhh…. I know the bold audacity of that statement is lost on our 21st century sensibilities, but my seminary professors (a couple of them, in particular, oh my) were deadly serious about not crowding out Advent with Christmas. Understandably so. …

Mashed Potatoes

It is one of my many privileges to get to meet with our GUMC Preschool children in chapel services once a month. This was the week they came. Obviously, the focus of the moment is on Thanksgiving and how we give thanks and for what we give thanks. The children, as always, are fabulous teachers …


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