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

Highlights from the Live Nativity

The Live Nativity was a great event. To see a video, go to: 



Kids in Church

Children's Sunday School from 9-9:45AM in Fourth Floor

Crowd Clapping

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

Adult Sunday School 
Sunday @ 1PM 

Begins Again on Sunday, January 9, 2022

Anti Racism Sunday School

New Study: White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity  by  Robert P. Jones 

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


Zoom Link Information

Hi there, 

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
When: Jan 16, 2022 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. 

Wednesday Night Bible Study Resumes January 5 at 7PM. 
New Study
The Daniel Prayer Study Guide with DVD: Prayer That Moves Heaven and Changes Nations

by Anne Graham Lotz
Bible discussion group

"New King. New Kingdom...

Clear Expectations for the King"

Min. Beryl Thornton-Proctor, Preaches


Worship will be virtual on Sunday, January 23, 2022



Rebroadcast of the Livestream at 6PM on


sermonbyphone: 301-279-0567 


Fridays of Prayer and Fasting

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 H, Yolanda M., Harold B  and (lift up others now). In the Name of Jesus, we arrest any spirit of infirmity attacking their bodies. We bind and rebuke all infirmity in the name of Jesus.  

4.Comfort for those who mourn 

5. Communities negatively affected by extreme weather

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. 

2022 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

2022 Ministry and Ministry Committment Form - Please complete using this link


2022 Pledge Form

CUMC in Mission and Ministry Snapshots

Lillian Smith is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: The Daniel Prayer: Prayer that Moves Heaven and Changes Nations
Time: Jan 12, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
        Every week on Wed, until Feb 16, 2022, 6 occurrence(s)
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        Jan 19, 2022 07:00 PM
        Jan 26, 2022 07:00 PM
        Feb 2, 2022 07:00 PM
        Feb 9, 2022 07:00 PM
        Feb 16, 2022 07:00 PM
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Feeding God's People

In Need of Food


Help-By-Phone Food Pantry Number


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

Image by Paweł Czerwiński
Delicious Sandwich

Christmas Food Baskets for Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School Families 2021


Bro. Mason and Sis. Joyce Love and Pastor Lillian deliver food to Mrs Deborah Oshin, at GNS Elementary School on December 22, 2021

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
12,000+ Lunches 

Thanks to the Members and neighbors for generous donations of meat, cheese and snacks. Sincere appreciation goes to First UMC of Hyattsville for their weekly donation of 50 sandwiches. Thanks also for the many volunteers who have helped us make more than 12,000 lunches. Thanks also  to the CUMC  youth and their families  for preparing  peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for meals.  Thanks also to all of our great volunteer sandwich and lunch makers.  

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. 



Luke and Kent deliver quilts and Christmas care packages to Seniors in Cheverly on December 18, 2021 (Great T-Shirts)

Twenty-two individuals received special Christmas gifts. 

Delivering Gifts to Homebound Seniors in Cheverly

 Committed to addressing food insecurity, Cheverly UMC provided Christmas food bags 25 families.

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Community and Church Volunteers Who Made Sandwiches and Assembled Lunches in 2021

Volunteers roll quilts and fill boxes with Christmas gifts for church and community Senior Saints and homebound individuals. Special thanks to Danielle Giese and Cate Abbott for coordinating this project. 

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


The Giese and Jones families contributed 20 turkeys so that GNS families could have a good Thanksgiving


The Stewarts, Esther Woodworth and Mirna Castillo deliver turkeys to GNS

Dropping off food to Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary for the Thanksgiving Holiday


Nick and Mayumi provided 7 turkeys to make Thanksgiving special  for GNS families


More than 100 families received Thanksgiving Baskets which included holiday fixings and a fowl -  turkey, two chickens, duck, or Cornish hens. 

UMC in Mission 

 Coronavirus Crisis

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

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


Children Reading the Holy Bible