• BEGINS FEB. 10, 2016! SIGN-UP TODAY...
  • New Youth Step Team Formed with Step Afrika! Grant - See Jennifer Putney for more information.
  • Dreams Come True With Fair Housing Contest Deadline: Feb. 22, 2016
  • Click to Watch the Trailer!
  • Spring Soccer Registrations, Contact Bro. Dexter Watts to Sign-up!
  • A New Way to Give Electronically. Click the photo to give today!
  • Living as People of the Resurrection! Join us in our Weekly Celebrations!
  • The Outreach Ministries of Good Hope Union! Contact Sis. Delores Holland for more information.
  • Sunday Infant and Toddler Nursery is Open! Contact Grace Stewart to Register your child.
  • Click on the Image and Take the Test
  • College Packages are being prepared now! Contact Ellen Aubee for more information.
  • Looking forward to ROCK 2016!
  • God's Word for Every Woman at Every Stage of Life!
  • Join Today! Go to Ministries/ Small Groups and Click the Icon
  • Fitness Ministry of GHUUMC, Bro. Dexter Watts (Organizer)
  • Our Newest Dance Troop- Faith in Motion! Every 1st Sunday
  • Young-Adult Gathering on the 2nd Friday Night of the Month!


We are so glad that you are here!

From our ministries to our blogs, there is much to be explored. Have fun exploring our site.  We invite you to submit a prayer, learn more about who we are and why we are here; and, simply to enjoy the journey!

Join us for one of our powerful worship services, interactive bible studies and or missional outreach opportunities. God has a word just for you and  is working wonders in our midst!  God is making all things NEW!

So beloved, know that God sees you, God loves you and that God has caused you to exist for such a time as this. We love you with the love of Christ and hope to meet you soon.



Contact Us

Good Hope Union
14680 Good Hope Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20905
Phone 301-879-8100
Fax 301-879-7301

Regular Schedule

  • Breakfast and Fellowship
    – 9:00 AM
  • Sunday School Bible Institute
    – 9:30 AM
  • Morning Prayer
    – 10:30 AM
  • Praise and Worship Begins!
    – 10:45 AM
  • Celebratory Service
    – 11:00 AM
  • Exercise Group
    – 6:00 PM
  • Daughters of the King Bible Study
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Hear Our Prayers- Corporate Prayer
    – 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
  • Morning Prayer
    – 7:00 AM
  • Agape Bible Study
    – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday in the Word Bible Study
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Bible Study with Pastor Stacey
    – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Exercise Group
    – 6:00 PM
Recent Tweets
  • Join us THIS WEEK for our 145th HOMECOMING REVIVAL!!!!! Dinner nightly at 6 PM and services at 7 PM! http://t.co/3Huf3dWwai
    October 6, 2015, 2:03 AM
  • Join us for Africa University in concert tonight at 7:00 PM! 14680 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
    June 3, 2014, 8:00 AM
  • Join us for our Women's Empowerment Conference (Sat. 4/26/14, 10-1 PM) and Sunday Morning for Women's Day! See you there!
    April 22, 2014, 1:23 AM
  • Join us for our Easter Celebrations! Palm Sunday through April 20, 2014. Don't miss it! http://t.co/2Am5RCOtkr
    April 4, 2014, 12:43 PM
  • Join us for our new sermon series: Removing the Masks! Sundays in March at 10:30 am! http://t.co/N09WPjuwFM
    March 21, 2014, 10:01 AM


  • JOIN US FOR 40 DAYS OF PRAYER (FEB. 10 - MAR. 26, 6-6:15 AM, 8-8:15 AM)

    Join us on the prayer line as we observe a holy Lent: by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's Holy Word. For 40 days (except Sundays), we will unite in prayer from 6-6:15 AM and 8-8:15 PM to meditate on God's WORDS to us and our words of praise and thanksgiving to God. Join us, listen in and be led in prayer by various persons of various ages who beleive that God's promises are REAL and shall come to pass! Dial 1-712-432-1500, Access code: 621470# and we look forward to connecting with you soon!

    • Feb. 5-7: ROCK Middle and High School Retreat in Ocean City, MD
    • Feb. 9: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner! (6-8 PM in the Fellowship Hall)
    • Feb. 10: ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary and the Beginning of Lent.
    • Feb. 10: Lenten Bible Study Begins - Book Resource "Follow Me" by David Platt. Please purchase your books in the Narthex pre or post service.
    • Feb. 14: Focus Sermon Series -  Unconverted Believers
    • Feb. 21: Focus Sermon Series - The Great Invitation
    • Feb. 23: Greater Washington District Racial Reconcilation Forum (7-9 PM) in the Fellowship Hall
    • Feb. 28: Focus Sermon Series - Superficial Religion and Supernatural Regeneration

    This year’s theme:
    “Dreams Come True With Fair Housing”
    Deadline for entries is: Monday, February 22, 2016
    Sponsored by: GCAAR
    Applications are available in the school office along with 
    contest rules and deadlines. Open to children between 
    kindergarten and 8th grade.
    Winning student’s posters will be featured in a Fair Housing Calendar distributed statewide. Winners will also be 
    honored at a reception at the State House in Annapolis 
    during Fair Housing Month in April 2016.​ Click here to apply: ​ http://files.ctctcdn.com/4965beab001/4daf614c-392a-426e-9ba8-9195c17ee01e.pdf


    Help us to support this noble initiative - Eliminating Health Disparities in America. The Skin You're In Initiative and movie is a game changer. Our featured Health Awareness Speaker, Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Director of the Center for Health Disparities at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg (Baltimore, MD) is one of the directors of this project and is on a mission to empower persons to live longer and healthier lives. Click the ICON and watch the video. Visit his website (http://www.theskinyouarein.org) and consider partnering with the foundation today. 1 Corinthians 6:19 reminds us that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in us, whom we have received from God! We are not your own. Live Stronger. Live Healthier. We have One Body. Thanks be to God. 

  • 24-Hr Prayer Line!

    The Baltimore-Washington Conference prayer line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800-936-6893. Sponsored by the United Methodist Men of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.

  • Get Plugged In: I Want to Join this Church!

     If you are interested in joining Good Hope Union United Methodist Church, please visit our "Get Plugged In Now" table located in the Narthex to sign-up for our next New Members Introductory Class or contact our New Members Coordinator, Bro. David Marston at secretaryghu@goodhopeunion.org for more information. Blessings!

  • Celebrating the Gift of Salvation!

    Beloved, we want to celebrate the gift of God's salvific love (salvation) with you! If you have professed Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior for the first time this year, please let us know. We are excited about God at work in You! If you are uncertain, we are here for you as well. God loves all people and desires for all to live in the abundance of God's life-giving power. As people of faith, we want to stand with you, to encourage you, and to equip you for the journey ahead. Please send us an e-mail at secretaryghu@goodhopunion.org with your name and contact information or call the church office so that we can share the next steps with you. We praise God for your decision and look forward to our time together!

  • Youth

    Can you sing? Do you want to learn to sing? Come join the youth or children’s choir. See Ruth Boyd or Jennifer Putney. There is a place for you!

  • Meals On Wheels

    Colesville Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver meals in the North-Eastern Silver Spring area to those who, due to an ailment are unable to cook. Anyone who has some spare time and would like to help our fellow citizens, please call Mrs. Day at 301-384-5735. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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