The Congregational Care Ministry provides care & support to those who attend HUMC in the following ways:


If members of the church family are hospitalized, confined to home, or in a nursing home, lay members of the church will visit on a regular basis. Communion is provided on at least a quarterly basis to those who are homebound for an extended period of time.
Point of Contact: Donald Downs 301.855.9576

Funeral Luncheons

Whenever a member of our congregation passes on to new life, we are blessed to host a reception for the family and friends in Celebration Hall, at no cost to the family.
Point of Contact: Donald Downs 301.855.9576 

Meals Ministry

We provide meals to those in need of short-term help while experiencing an illness or short-term crises.
Point of Contact:  Pat Miles 301.855.7706 or Violet Downs 301-855-9576


Volunteers are available to shuttle you to and from doctors’ appointment or other important meetings if you are in need of a ride. Point of Contact: Bob Trott

Prayer Chain

More than 200 prayer warriors are ready to pray for you and others in need of prayer. If requesting prayer for someone else, please be sure to have permission first as all requests are considered public information.
Points of Contact: Pat Miles 301-855-7706 or Phyllis Dowell 301.812.0010

Parish Nurses

The Parish Nurses are available every Sunday morning to:
  • Check blood pressures
  • Discuss medical concerns
  • Provide resource information
  • Offer words of prayer & encouragement.

Point of Contact: Marcia Monnett 410.414.7252