"The Church in the heart of the community with the community in its heart"

Worship with Us

10AM Live Worship in the Parking Lot or in the Sanctuary if it rains

and on Facebook and YouTube




Re-broadcast at 1PM Service


sermonbyphone: 301-279-0567    

Upcoming Events


Saturday, October 30, 2021
Cheverly UM Church Parking Lot

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Church Parking Lot

Halloween Costume

New Worship Series:
"Ghosts, Goblins and More, Oh My
10AM in the Parking Lot
(In event of rain, worship will be in sanctuary)

The paranormal is all around us. What's a Christian to do? In this worship series, Christ followers will learn strategies to let God's light shine in dark times.....

Here are some links to resources for Christian parents to consider before Halloween...

A Christian Parent's Guide to Halloween


A Christian Parent's Guide to Enjoying Halloween

Zoom Cooking with Cheverly Chef Neville Nugent, Owner of Mad Cow Grill and Unforgettable Flavors Catering

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 @ 6PM


Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Candy will be distributed in the church parking lot between 6-8PM

Cars decorated with positive messages are asked to be parked and ready in the lot by 5:30PM and have candy for about 300 children. 


Chef Neville Nugent teaches a cooking class from his back yard kitchen. Great Experience!!!!



Kids in Church

Below are photos from the last cooking class!  We have a whole new class of new chefs who have learned from one of the best. Thanks, Chef Katie. 

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Children's Sunday School from 9-9:45AM in First Floor Recreation Room

Fridays of Prayer and Fasting

Outside Dinner

We are all a part of God's multi-colored people. How do we live together?

Adult Sunday School 
Sunday @ 1PM 

Begins on Sunday, September 12, 2021

Anti Racism Sunday School

Topic - How Can Christians Discuss All Things Race, including CRT

The topic is not going away....

Here are two resources to use in order to further gain tools to use in the conversation about race. 

Podcast from Christianity Today


A video by Allen Parr is below this article. 

Zoom Link Information

Hi there, 

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
When: Sundays, 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

To see the additional videos that were  discussed in previous Zoom Adult Sunday School study classes on Racism, learn more specifics about Drive-In Worship or other activities, go to: www.cheverlyumc.org Conversations on Race page. 

1. Repentance for personal, congregational, corporate and national sins and God's forgiveness

2. For God to destroy this Coronavirus - God, we thank you that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord.  That includes this virus (plague) . A prayer: "Coronavirus, bow to the Christ and cease from your plan, in the name of Jesus. Heal our land Lord. Please heal our land."

3. Continued Healing for Michelle Harrison,  and (lift up others now). In the Name of Jesus, we arrest the spirit of infirmity attacking her body. We bind and rebuke all infirmity in the name of Jesus.  

4.Comfort for those who mourn 

5. Communities negatively affected by Hurricane Ida

6. Protection and salvation for family,

friends and loved ones. 

7. Strength and protection for all front line workers - Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, fire departments, police, etc. 

8. God to heal this land of violence, hatred, terrorism, racism, etc.  

9. Wisdom, Knowledgement and Discernment for all of our elected officials

10. Protection for this nation, our communities, our elected officials, our families

11. God's will be done in and through Cheverly UMC

12. God will be done in Afghanistan

13. Safety and strength for Christians in Afghanistan and other places where persecution exists. 


Closing Prayer: (by Dick Eastman, Pres. Evey Home for Christ.)


Father, I ask for open hands to minister the gospel. Father, I ask for open doors to spread the gospel. Father, I claim open minds to receive the gospel. Father, I claim open hearts to embrace the gospel. Father, I claim open heavens that the gospel may run swiftly. 

2021 Commitment to Mission and Ministry

Now is the time to sign up for ministry and mission. Please click on the links below to volunteer for ministry and pledge financial support for God's ministry. For more information, email pastor@cheverlyumc.org

Wednesday Night Bible Study Returns September 15, 2021 at 7PM. 
Bible discussion group

Video Bible Study - Spiritual Warfare is Real - Study Gateway - featuring Jim Cymbala

Additional Resource: Pray the Word for Your Church by Tiece L. King 

Books available for purchase from Pastor Lillian

To participate in the class go to: 


2021 Ministry and Ministry Committment Form - Please complete using this link


2021 Pledge Form


 Book featuring a chapter written by Pastor Lillian, available on Amazon

Whether on-site or virtual, church is still open, alive and serving Christ and the Community

Stop Asian Hate Vigil in 

Legion Park

March 27, 2021


Above: Town Councilmember Amy Fry welcomes everyone to the vigil she organized. Below: PG County State's Attorney, Aisha Braveboy encourages those present to Stop Asian Hate. CUMC Member Dottie Li, County Council Rep. Jolene Ivey and Pastor Lillian also participated. 

CUMC in Mission and Ministry Snapshots

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Cheverly UMC in Mission in Mexico

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Cheverly UMC in Mission Outside the Church Walls through Financial Support of Missionaries Miguel Mairena and Nan McCurdy who serve in Mexico. 

CERT Chairperson, Marvely Nettles, being surprised by the Channel 7 recognition for her efforts and leadership. 

Feeding God's People

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CERT & Friends celebrate the $2,000 check from Eastern's Automative Group to aid the CUMC/CERT food on-going outreach 

County Rep. & Pastor Lillian taking a break from passing out information. The Representative from the Office of Community Outreach distributed Census and Voter Registration information. 

Food for a Give-Away at Cheverly Village Apartments

December 2020

Delicious Sandwich

CERT & Cheverly UMC Community
Food Give-Away
To Date:
More than 903 Bags of Groceries  Given to Families In Need 

Sandwiches/Meals Prepared for Distribution to Homeless Neighbors and DC Ministry Partners as Part of Coronavirus Outreach 
5,306 Sandwiches
5,141 Lunches
9,500+ Lunches 

Thanks to the United Methodist Men for their generous donation of meat, cheese and snacks to last a few weeks. Thanks to the CUMC  youth and their families  for preparing  peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for meals.  Thanks also to Ruth, Janet, Marvely,  and SachaJane 

To give to this effort, hit the donate button at the top of the page and designate Coronavirus Outreach
Each week, donations of meat, cheese, chips are always needed and appreciated.  To donate, please contact pastor@cheverlyumc.org to coordinate drop off of supplies or leave the items in the refrigerator. 


Chris, Nigel and Pastor Lillian taking a photo after picking up 53 boxes of produce and multiple crates of milk from Community UMC in NE, DC. The three packed cars of food were distributed to the Cheverly Community on July 18, 2020 in the Church parking lot and at Cheverly Station. 

Songbird and Author, Doreen Vail leading worship in the parking lot on July 19, 2020

In Need of Food


Help-By-Phone Food Pantry Number


Hours: M, T, W, F from Noon-2PM

Image by Paweł Czerwiński

In Case You Missed Last Sunday's Worship Celebration.  Videos from previous Sundays can be found on the Chevery UMC YouTube and Facebook Pages

Cheverly UM Women feeding families at Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School

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Sandwich Making Fall 2020
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Summer Worship Series with Doreen Vail

July 19, 2020

UMC in Mission 

 Coronavirus Crisis

For more info visit the "Opportunities to Serve Page." 

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Cheverly UMC United Methodist Women, worked with Mirna Castillo to help feed Glady Noon Spellman Elementary families on July 22, 2020 

Mr. Donald Whitehead, Program Manager of Outreach, PG County Department of Social Services, picking up lunches and hygiene bags for 50 homeless persons on Friday, April 17, 2020. Lunches were also packed and provided on April 24, 2020 and May 1, 2020.  CUMC continues to make more than 100 lunches each week for this effort. 


Volunteers from the Cheverly Emergency Response Team Collecting Items Donated from Community Members on March 28, 2020.  Donated items will go to people in need. 

Faith is a Lifetime Journey

Children are invited to grow as Christ followers each Sunday. Young and old alike, praise the name of the Lord. 


Worship with us



Pastor Lillian Smith

2801 Cheverly Avenue

Cheverly, MD 20785