Catonsville United Methodist Church


Catonsville United Methodist Church, Catonsville, Maryland, United States
The sanctuary
Christmas Eve 2019
Camp Hope 2019

Who we are

Catonsville United Methodist Church is a Church that accepts people of all ages and walks of life. We strive to be a Church that walks along Jesus’ path, and we hope that by our teachings and missions, we can help others to do the same. Our doors are open to anyone who is interested, regardless of your denomination. Whether you are interested in a traditional service, a laid-back worship service, or a place for your children or youth to get involved, Catonsville United Methodist Church has something to satisfy everyone’s thirst for Jesus. There is certainly a place for YOU at Catonsville United Methodist Church.

Church Address

6 Melvin Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
United States
Phone: (410) 747-1886

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Church Pastor

Rev. David Jacobson
Lead Pastor
6 Melvin Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
United States
Phone: (410) 747-1886

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Quote of the Day
Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.




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Rev. David Jacobson
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Pastor Jacobson received a Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC and a Graduate Certificate in Biblical studies from St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute in Baltimore.

Pastor Jacobson also holds degrees in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University. Before answering God’s call to the Ministry, he pursued an engineering career.

Pastor David has been with Catonsville UMC since July 2019
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Kathy Kluka
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Driving Directions to Catonsville United Methodist Church

Catonsville United Methodist Church - 6 Melvin Ave, Catonsville, MD
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Travel/Directions Tips

Catonsville United Methodist Church is located in downtown historic Catonsville on the corner of Melvin Avenue and Frederick Road. Ample parking is available in various lots located on the side and rear of the church as well as a lot across Melvin Avenue.


We have ample parking in two parking lots. The main lot is adjacent to the church building, between Melvin Ave. and Winters Lane. A smaller lot is across Melvin Ave. (across Frederick Rd. from the post office).

Catonsville United Methodist Church Catonsville Service Times

Sunday Worship services

Blended Casual Worship: 8:30AM
Traditional Worship: 9:30AM
Sunday School: 9:30AM
Traditional Worship: 11:00AM
Contemporary Worship: 7:00PM

8:30 a.m. Blended Service: This service is typically 45 minutes in length. Worship music is led on the piano, with words projected on a screen. Music selections range from traditional hymns, to modern gospel and praise and worship music.

9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Traditional Services: These services are typically 60 minutes in length. We make use of the United Methodist Hymnal and a variety of prayers printed in the paper bulletin that you will receive upon entering the sanctuary. Most of the year, our choir will sing several selections during these services. Many attendees have business casual dress, although some dress more casually and some dress more formally. We’re not fussy about it!

7 p.m. Contemporary Service: This service features a full worship band and contemporary/modern praise and worship music. It is our most casual service when it comes to dress. Jeans and shorts are common. The service runs between 60 and 75 minutes.

Children: We welcome children in all of our worship services. We do have a nursery available for children 3 and under during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. It is located in Room 210, which is one floor up the main parking lot in the center hallway.

Online Worship

We premiere videos on YouTube at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. Past videos can be found on our YouTube channel:

Service Times last updated on the 26th of September, 2020

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Children and Youth Activities

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Sunday School

We offer Sunday School for children ages two years old to fifth grade every Sunday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Nursery is offered in Room 210 for children up to two years every Sunday from 9:30-12:00 p.m.

Contact: Candi Ratliff 410-747-1886

Summer Bible School

Each year we offer an extensive bible school program for church and community.

In 2019, over 160 children were served.

The 2020 program was scheduled to highlight Cokesbury’s “Knights of North Castle” theme.

Due to the Coronavirus emergency, Bible School for 2020 has been cancelled.

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YOUTH Ministry

Loriann Hughes Director of Youth Ministries Catonsville UMC 443-794-0805

Senior High Sunday School
Sundays at 9:30 am in room 201

Middle School Sunday School Soul Cafe
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Contact: Loriann Hughes

Middle High Youth Group
Fridays 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Fun Fellowship & Faith
Contact: Loriann Hughes

Senior High Youth Group
Fridays 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Fun Fellowship & Faith
Contact: Loriann Hughes

Confirmation, Room 211
January – April
Contact: Pastor David

Youth News
CUMC is in need of acolytes.
Contact Brent Carroll 410-747-1886

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Catonsville United Methodist Church, Catonsville, Maryland, United States
The sanctuary
Christmas Eve 2019
Camp Hope 2019

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