Dorchester’s Country Churches: St. John’s United Methodist dates to 1789

GOLDEN HILL — St. John’s United Methodist Church has observed regular service since 1789 in the Golden Hill area. The St. John’s United Methodist Church represents the smallest form of rural meeting houses erected in Dorchester County during the late nineteenth century, and it reflects the pervasive influence of the Gothic and Colonial revivals that […]

Vaughn M.E. Church was built in 1894

OLDFIELD — The Vaughn M. E. Church is similar to many rural chapels in Dorchester County erected for the region’s African-American congregations. Following the essential recommendations of the Methodist Episcopal denomination’s Board of Church Extension, the membership of Vaughn Chapel financed a straightforward Gothic Revival inspired church in 1894, information from the Maryland Historical Trust […]

Hosier’s is example of Gothic Revival

FISHING CREEK — Hosier’s M. E. Church South is a dominant architectural and historical landmark on Upper Hooper’s Island within the community of Fishing Creek. Similar to many rural congregations throughout the region, the members of this church financed a Gothic Revival inspired building when they were faced with replacing an 1896 building destroyed in […]

Church bulletin, Oct. 28, 2020

National Life Chain Sunday“Please Let Me Live Ministries” will hold a silent protest against abortion on Nov. 1, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Shoal Creek Mall on U.S. 50 in Cambridge. Pro-life Christians across the nation take part in the annual event.Signs will be held stating, “Abortion kills children,” “Adoption is the loving option,” and “Jesus […]

Church bulletin, Oct. 21, 2020

Faith Baptist FellowshipWednesday Bible Study/Prayer at 7 p.m. Sunday School for Adults – 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m. Join in-person and on Facebook LIVE at faithwalking.net. Listen from church parking lot on 88.9 FM.The church is at 1312 Race St. Call 410-221-5104. Old Trinity ChurchOld Trinity Church has regular Sunday services […]

Church bulletin, Oct. 14, 2020

Dorchester BannerFaith Baptist FellowshipWednesday Bible Study/Prayer at 7 p.m. Sunday School for Adults – 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m. Join in-person and on Facebook LIVE at faithwalking.net. Listen from church parking lot on 88.9 FM.The church is at 1312 Race St. Call 410-221-5104. Old Trinity ChurchOld Trinity Church has regular Sunday […]

Hoopersville church was built in 1886

HOOPERSVILLE — The Hooper’s Island Memorial Church Hall, historically the Bethel Methodist Church, is a single-story gable-front frame structure that stands on the east side of the Hooper’s Island Road north of the village of Hoopersville, on Middle Hoopers Island.Built in 1886, the rectangular frame church is supported by a synthetic brick on block foundation, […]

St. Thomas M.E. Church serves Bishops Head

BISHOPS HEAD — The St. Thomas Methodist Episcopal Church is one of the most prominent historic structures to remain standing in the community of Bishops Head in southwestern Dorchester County, information from the Maryland Historical Trust says. Built in1900-01, the large gable-front frame structure bas a three-story comer entrance and bell tower as well as […]

Church bulletin: Sept. 23, 2020

Dorchester BannerFaith Baptist FellowshipWednesday Bible Study/Prayer at 7 p.m. Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m. Join in-person and on Facebook LIVE at faithwalking.net. Listen from church parking lot on 88.9 FM.The church is at 1312 Race St. Call 410-221-5104.Old Trinity ChurchOld Trinity Church has regular Sunday services on Sunday at 11 a.m. St. Mary […]

Church bulletin, Sept. 16, 2020

Faith Baptist FellowshipWednesday Bible Study/Prayer at 7 p.m. Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m. Join in-person and on Facebook LIVE at faithwalking.net. Listen from church parking lot on 88.9 FM.The church is at 1312 Race St. Call 410-221-5104. Old Trinity ChurchOld Trinity Church has regular Sunday services on Sunday at 11 a.m.St. Mary Refuge […]