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 Message From Our Pastor

Diana Wingeler-Rayo


Ver el mensaje de Diana aquí

What's Ahead at Hughes UMC

Hughes UMC will be closed for the next two Sundays (March 15 and 22). No in-person 10:00am service will be provided. Instead, please join us for a live stream at 10:00am for a time of prayer and brief message. The livestream will be available on our facebook page:


For the full announcement on church closures from the Baltimore-Washington conference, click here.

Information on a free daily call service for seniors living alone


Links to recordings of sermons:

March 15, 2020 - Do not be afraid.

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

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

           Hughes Community Outreach

Soccer Academy.  Our congregation is proud to announce the opening of Hughes UMC Soccer Academy. This is a new ministry for children ages 2-5. The academy is  accepting students for our March/April season that starts March 3. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thurdays 6-7 p.m. at Caroll Knolls Park (10500 Georgia Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902). Cost per child is $100 (includes the T-shirt). For more information call the church office at (301) 949-8383. (Final dates/times still need to be confirmed).

This short video provides an overview of our Prayer Shawl Ministry, which provides consecrated shawls to those who are ill or in need of comfort. To see videos of some of our other community initiatives, click here.

This Week at Hughes

Monday, December 30


Tuesday, December 31   


Wednesday, January 1

Happy New Year!


Thursday, January 2

Office Closed


Friday, January 3

Office Closed


Saturday, January 4


Sunday, January 5

Choir Practice- 9:15 a.m.

Hospitality Time- 9:30 a.m.- Garden Entrance

Traditional Service- 10 a.m.

Sunday School- 10 a.m.

Bilingual Service- Noon