About Cheltenham


Contact Info
11111 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623
Mailing Address: PO Box 146, Cheltenham, MD 20623
Office Phone: 301-782-4260
Email Address: cheltenhamumc@comcast.net
Pastor’s Email Address:


Cheltenham UMC is a member of the Washington East District of the Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. 
  • Rev. Johnsie Cogman  serves as our District Superintendent. 410-309-3472
  • Rev. Mark Schaefer is currently serving as our pastor.
  • Chiara Selby is serving as our musical coordinator.
You are invited to become a part of our ever growing family. Feel free to contact the church and/or Pastor Mark if you have any questions.
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There is a lot going on at Cheltenham:
  • AA and Al-anon meetings every Tuesday evening
  • SLOGGS (Slightly Older Guys and Gals) meets monthly on Wednesday;
  • Choir and Band rehearse every Wednesday
  • Cheltenham Academy (Home School Group Classes) meet every Tuesday
  • special learning, worship and outreach programs are ongoing
There is a lot going on outside of our walls as well
  • Homeless Runs in DC where we bring food, clothing, Bibles and more
  • Christmas in April where we rehabilitate a home for a family in need
  • Missionary support in parts of the world we are unable to reach and beyond.