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

* October 22, 2017 Concert by the Advent Project. Hughes is proud to host the Advent Project's next "Conversation Concert" starting at 4 p.m., Sunday, 22 October, 2017. This All-Mozart program will feature the "Coronation" Mass, KV 317. The concert will include guest artist Diana Saez, founder and conductor of the latino choral group, "Cantigas." Admission is free. For more information visit the Advent Project web site.

* 2017 Church Retreat. This year's retreat will be October 27-29, 2017 at Penn National Inn, Fayetteville, PA. Rev. Carletta Allen will lead us in the study by William H. Willimon, Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love. This study invites readers to consider the Gospel command to love (and not merely tolerate) those considered to be “Other” or outside mainstream Christian culture. Click here to download more details and a Registration Form.

* Trunk or Treat. Connect other families in the community while “trick or treating” from trunk to trunk in a safe, fun environment.  Break out those costumes a little early and enjoy games, prizes, popcorn, bounce house, and CANDY! From 3-5 p.m., Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the church  Click here for more information about ow to register for this fun event. 

* 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.








           Hughes Community Outreach

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

This Week at Hughes

Monday, October 16
Worship Committee- 7 p.m.
Staff Parish Meeting- 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, October 17


Wednesday, October 18
Coffee Klatch- 1 p.m.
Rummage Sale Set-up/Dinner- 4:30 p.m.
Life Skills Classes- 7 p.m.


Thursday, October 19
Bell Choir- 6:30 p.m. - Chancel Choir- 7:30 p.m.
Rummage Sale Set-up


Friday, October 20
Rummage Sale Set-up


Saturday, October 21
Rummage Sale- 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Sunday, October 22
Child Care- Nursery- 9 a.m.- noon
Contemporary Service- 9 a.m.
Hospitality Time- 9:45 a.m.- Garden Entrance
Traditional Service- 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School- 10:30 a.m.
El Buen Samaritano- noon