Upcoming Events


  • Faithwalkers Lenten Study

    In a culture marked by workaholism, materialism, and social media-driven envy, join us in a study of the Ten Commandments to gain new insights into how God has given us a time-tested path that leads to gratitude, confidence, and peace. Our Lenten study will consider the meaning of each commandment, unpack how Jesus reinterpreted them, and explore how every thou-shalt-not was intended to point to a life-giving thou shalt. The study guide, Words of Life: Jesus and the Promise of the Ten Commandments Today (student edition) by Adam Hamilton, is available from your preferred vendor (Remember Amazon Smile!). Click here for Zoom information


  • New Bible Study – "The Holy Spirit"

    The Holy Spirit, or Spirit of God, plays an important role in both the OT and NT. It is common to think of the Spirt as the One who centers us for worship, the guide for right decisions, or the bringer of special closeness to God. It is also easy to think that the Spirit of God is a New Testament person, the Paraclete promised by Jesus during His last address to the disciples. As we look deeper into the scriptures and creeds, we will find that the Spirit is evident throughout the Old and New Testaments. As a Person of the Holy Trinity, He was present from the beginning and has been active throughout human history. In this study, we will view the Holy Spirit and His roles through scripture, creeds, and writings of biblical scholars. Bill Pailen, Facilitator

    The five sessions will be:
    o Session 1 – the Trinity
    o Session 2 - Holy Spirit in the Old Testament
    o Session 3 – Holy Spirit in the New Testament
    o Session 4 – Holy Spirit at work in our lives
    o Session 5 – Holy Spirit at work in the church

    To register leave name, email, and phone number at the church office. (301) 384-1941


  • Christian Education Classes

    Colesville United Methodist Church is blessed with gifted and anointed teachers and facilitators. We encourage all to take advantage of the virtual classes being offered in the comfort of your own home!

    Click here for all classes and Zoom information.




  • United Methodists Stand Against Racism


    Digital Witness Toolkit

    An exciting new resource for local churches, is now online. The toolkit is a guide for people of faith to lift their voices in support of creating Beloved Community. Explore it today and share it with others as we Rise United, for all to be free. Download the Toolkit.

    Other Racial Justice Resoures

    Bishop Easterling's Statement on Racism

    United Methodist Bishops: Act now to end racism and white supremacy

    Council of Bishops Statement on the Scourge of Racism.

    Racial Justice

    Ways United Methodists Can Stand Against Racism

    Five Ways for Addressing Racism with Children

    A Charter for Racial Justice



  • Support Our Mission with eGiving and Other Options

    Colesville United Methodist Church offers a number of giving options, including eGiving tools for use by its Members and Visitors. Click here to see the options that are available, in addition to the traditional method of sending checks by mail.

    Colesville United Methodist Church is registered as a charity on AmazonSmile.
    What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

    How you sign up?

    If you are new to Amazon, create your account on www.smile.amazon.com.  You will be prompted to select a charity from a list of eligible organizations.  Type in "Colesville Silver Spring United Methodist Church". If you already have an Amazon account, you can go to www.smile.Amazon.com.  You will prompted to select a charity. 


  • Sundays at 10:00 AM

    Colesville is blessed with a joyous and spiritual membership. We offer Adult Sunday School classes beginning at 9:00 am, a nursery, and a multitude of opportunities for all ages to become involved. Visitor parking is available in the back of the church and near the East entrance. Our facility features handicap accessiblity at the East entrance and ushers are available to assist with any special needs you may have. At Colesville, some of us dress up and others dress casual. We believe God is more concerned with a person's heart than with their clothes; and we welcome you, just as you are.

    First-time visitors are invited to contact us for more information. For new members and those considering joining us, we offer New Member Classes regularly. Informal Coffee Time is held after the morning service and is a perfect time to catch up with church members and make new friends. Please use this site to access the information you need about the church and as a resource for broadening your faith. We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you might have.

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