Hagerstown Church of the Brethren

    15 South Mulberry Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-733-3565 * FAX: 301-733-3598

  "Church in the Heart of the City with the City at Heart"
     Continuing the work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.

Free Summer Meal Sites

Free breakfast and lunch for anyone 18 and under

From Audrey's Desk - August 2016

I love gardening. Pastor Tim and I are very excited that we were able to get our own personal plot at the community garden this year and spend a lot of our downtime in this space. We have already enjoyed harvesting a variety of greens and peppers, yellow zucchini, and green beans and we are looking forward to the tomatoes, carrots, squash, and eggplant to come. The growth of spring and the harvest of summer and fall feel to me like Gospel because they speak to new life and slow growth and God’s grace.

From Tim's Desk - July 2016

When I was taking philosophy classes at Bridgewater College, I was fascinated by the power of language. When the brain orchestrates an original thought, is it limited to understanding this  thought  by the words it already knows?  Or do human minds grasp for ideas and concepts beyond those our words can express? I thought about these questions for a good year of my study.

Next Sunday

August 28
  • Preacher: Tim Hollenberg-Duffey
  • Message: “Carry the Light”
  • Worship Leader: Dennis Browne
  • Special: Teacher Appreciation;
    Annual Conference reporting


Sunday's Sermon

Aug 14: "#1 Amazing Grace"

Daily Reading

Sunday Services

Casual Worship, 9 am
Sunday School, 9:45 am
Traditional Worship, 11 am


The Hagerstown Church of the Brethren:
A caring community gathered round the Risen Christ that
…Welcomes the stranger
…Empowers our neighbors
…Embraces the diversity among all people as we continue the work of Jesus,
peacefully, simply, together.


The mission of the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren is to celebrate the love of Jesus Christ and glorify the Lord by striving to live as Christ lived, experiencing the power of God's healing in our lives. We seek to nurture our faith community through prayer, music and the proclaimed Word, while enthusiastically reaching out to others with compassion, respect and love for everyone so that we may grow in faith and commitment together.