......... .. .. . .. 2015 Theme: “Seasons of Renewal"

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"To everything there is a season..." Ecclesiastes 3:1

     For the past 10 years I have had the honor and privilege of serving as the Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville. On Sunday, April 26, at both of our worship services we announced that Bishop Marcus Matthews and the Cabinet of the Baltimore-Washington Conference are appointing me to serve as the Lead Pastor at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Highland,in Howard County, Maryland  effective  July 1, 2015. 
    We have journeyed together for 10 years; growing, worshipping, learning, witnessing, praying, living out our purpose and mission, serving God and God's people. Now our season of ministry together will come to and end  on June 30, 2015. I am a better pastor and person because of the time that we have had together.  
     Bishop Matthews will be announcing the new Senior Pastor to First Church within the next few weeks. Let us be in prayer for Bishop Matthews, Rev Joe Daniels, our District Superintendent, our Staff Parish Relations Team and for one another during this time of new beginnings. Over these next few weeks we will continue to be in ministry together, serving hand in hand as we celebrate, reflect and give Thanks to God for our journey.  My prayer is, that for the time that was ours, we have Glorified God!
Pastor Joan

Special Announcement

On July 1st, 2015 The First United Methodist Hyattsville Maryland will welcome Rev. Dr. Yvonne Wallace Penn as the new Senior Pastor.

Rev. Dr. Yvonne Wallace Penn, a native of Philadelphia, PA is a graduate of William Penn High School in Philadelphia, Pa with a BA degree from Virginia Union University (VUU) in Richmond, VA. Throughout her formative years, Yvonne was actively involved at Mt. Zion United Methodist church in Philadelphia, Pa.  Currently, she serves as Senior Pastor of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Cambridge Maryland on the Eastern District, for the Peninsula-Delaware Conference.  As an Elder she has served the Conference for over 20 years.  Dr. Penn has chaired numerous boards and agencies within the Conference and is presently Co-Chairperson for the Christian Service Team, GCSRW and BUMP. Click to read more.


Our Mission: To make disciples of Christ in the multicultural community by reaching out to all.

Our Vision: To nurture, equip and transform people for Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose: To inspire people to be like Jesus Christ.
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