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Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church

             Our Mission is to Know, Share and Serve the Living Christ!

Welcome, and thanks for your interest in Pleasant Grove United Methodist church. We believe that we are called to be the hands and feet of Christ in Reisterstown, MD. We have been here since 1867 and during this time, our church has been a haven for God's blessings. Come and see for yourself.

1 open hearts 2 open minds 3 open doors

Latest Happenings

Thanksgiving Breakfast
PGUMC is inviting everyone to kickoff Thanksgiving with a delicious breakfast on Thanksgiving morning, November 26th 8:30 to 9:45. Breakfast will be enjoyed from 8:30— 9:15. We will have eggs, bacon, pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for everyone. From 9:15—9:45, there will be an opportunity to worship and sing some of the traditional hymns as we remember again the bounty that we have in this country. Please place your reservation with Jennifer, 410-429-5440. RSVP Invitation

Christmas Eve Eve Service
On the evening before Christmas Eve – December 23rd we are inviting families with children, grandparents with their children and grandchildren, and all others to come to a casual service. The RUMC Christian Clown Troup will present a child friendly Christmas story, we will sing the old favorite Christmas hymns along with some new hymns. Of course, Christmas cookies and cider will be available after the service. Please invite your friends and neighbors to come to the Sanctuary at 7PM on the EVE BEFORE CHRISTMAS EVE. For more information contact Jennifer, 410-429-5080.

Christmas Eve Service
Our traditional Christmas Eve service – with candlelight, the traditional hymns and familiar music will be at 7:00PM on December 24th. This year we are blessed to have Kelly Deaver as a guest soloist. Kelly is a singer and songwriter from Maryland and lead vocalist for the Christian southern rock group; Glorify. She has been sharing her talent since the age of 14 and released God's Grace; a 15-song CD of Christian contemporary and country songs, in 2012, Information for Kelly, her band and music can be found at We want to celebrate Christmas as a special holy day of the Incarnation – God in human form—Jesus Christ. So join us at 7:00PM on December 24th – Christmas Eve.

Hands Helping Neighbors!
This is a helping ministry by the members of Pleasant Grove UMC. We help our neighbors by extending the love of Christ through our gifts and talents.
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Mission Projects
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Worship In Our Church

We are a congregation of Methodists that loves to welcome all who will come to experience and worship that life giving grace of the Risen Christ.

Sundays 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Sunday School
Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study
Sundays 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM

Sunday Morning Children's Education
Sundays 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

What We Offer

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How We Support Our Community

• Sunday Services usually last a little over an hour. We describe our worship style at Pleasant Grove UMC as “blended.” We sing both traditional hymns and contemporary praise songs.
• Come As You Are
• Dress however you like. At Pleasant Grove UMC you’ll see blue jeans and three-piece suits alike.
• Bring the Kids
• We provide an relevant children's education time that runs concurrent with worship after the children and youth are dismissed from the main worship. A children’s sermon is incorporated into the main worship service.
• Fellowship
• Coffee and snacks are part of our Hospitality Hour provided in the Tracey Building immediately after Worship and Sunday School hour.