Hughes-El Buen Samaritano

A Reconciling Congregation
Reflecting the Face of Christ to All

You have connected with an active, friendly and dedicated group of Christians committed to ministry in our community and through the world. We are a reconciling congregation of the United Methodist Church.  We encourage you to explore our web site and discover for yourself what Hughes United Methodist Church is doing in the name of our Lord and Savior. 


Start with our Reconciling and Mission, Vision and Values Statements.

Welcome From Our Pastors

Ken Hawes

Senior Pastor

Evelyn Rivera

Associate Pastor

What's Ahead at Hughes UMC

* Learn English.  Registration for this Fall's English Life Skills classes will be in September.  Click here for details

* 2016 Church Retreat.  This year's retreat will be October 28-30 at the Penn National Inn.  Click here for more information.

* Small Group Studies.  Click here to learn about our small groups. 


Community Forum


We now host a community forum were members can discuss issues of faith.

Participants need a Disqus account (free) and password for the forum, which the church office can provide.




Prayer Requests

By faith we believe God hears and responds to all our prayers. Requests will be shared with the pastor and the prayer group who are bound in a covenant of confidentiality.







English Life Skills


Interested in Learning English?  Hughes Church gives classes, free of charge.  Download Registration Flyer.








2016 Youth Worship Service

This year our Methodist Youth Fellowship created and produce the video below, which our youth presented as the worship message during this year's Youth Service. 

           Hughes Community Outreach

This short video provides an overview of our work with Shepherd's Table, which provides meals to the needy in our community. To see videos of some of our other community initiatives, click here.

This Week at Hughes

Monday, September 19
Virginia Wilson Memorial Service- 11 a.m.
Blood Drive- 2-8 p.m.
Worship Committee- Meeting postponed to September 26

Tuesday, September 20
First Place- 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21
Life Skills Registration- 6 p.m.
UMM Meeting- 6 p.m.- Social Hall

Thursday, September 22
No Choir Rehearsals
Annual Charge Conference- 7:30 p.m.


Friday, September 23


Saturday, September 24


Sunday, September 25
Child Care- Nursery- 9 a.m.- noon
Contemporary Service- 9 a.m.
Hospitality Time- 9:45 a.m.- Garden Entrance
DVBS Service- 10:30 a.m.- Social Hall
Concert- 3 p.m.- Silver Spring UMC