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Pastor Harden

Welcome to Pleasant Grove UMC

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.

Pastor Dick Harden

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.

  • Worship
    • 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
Worship Schedule


November 11, 2018 Image for Sermon

A Farewell Message

Mark 13:1-8 As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!” 2 “Do you see all these great buildings?” replied Jesus. “Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.” 3 As Jesus was ...
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Important Dates


November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Morning Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:45 am

One of the traditions of Pleasant Grove UMC is to hold a Thanksgiving morning breakfast and worship service. Interested? Call 410-429-5080.

Christmas Eve Eve

December 23, 2018

Christmas Eve-Eve Service

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We sing Christmas carols and many Christmas songs and videos. Our children participate in the telling of the Christmas story. This year, The Grannies of Carroll Vista will be presenting their Christmas puppet show. Christmas punch and cookies afterwards.

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2018

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our traditional Christmas Eve Service where you will hear the prophecies about the coming of the Messiah. Closing is the lighting of candles as we sing “Silent Night”. Christmas punch and cookies afterwards.

Mission and Repair Ministry

Mission and Repair Ministry

Throughout the Gospels, Jesus emphasizes that his disciples have to care for the poor and disadvantaged. We have embraced this mission! Utilizing the skills of members of the congregation and friends of PGUMC, we have embarked on a multi-faceted mission and repair ministry. Hopefully you will find a mission project that will fit your desires and skills to serve Jesus through Pleasant Grove UMC.