Mount Zion United Methodist Church

A people passionate about touching lives for Jesus Christ Highland, MD
Mount Zion United Methodist Church

Who We Are

Mount Zion has served the Highland community for over 150 years. It is a community of faith that is first and foremost about serving. Looking for a community that is interested in mission, this is the place to be! We worship God through two different styles: traditional at 8:30 and 9:45 and contemporary at 11am.

About Us

Traditional Liturgy, Spirit-filled, Friendly, Young families, Lively, Hand-clapping

Community Service, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Dance, Nursery, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Preschool, Seniors Ministry

Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Jazz, A capella, Psalms a capella, Praise and Worship

Methodist (UMC)




Plan Your Visit


12430 Scaggsville Rd
Highland, MD 20777

301 854-2324


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Our Services

What are services like?
8:30 and 9:45 Services are traditional in format. the 11 am service is contemporary.

What is the community like?
Mount Zion sits in a beautiful setting with farms on one side and single family homes on the other. Just down the road from a the planned community Maplelawn, Mount Zion has been an essential presence for over 150 years.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Here you will find a welcoming community of faith that is intent on sharing the love of Jesus in a non judgmental manner. Here you will be welcomed to join us on a journey of faith.

Leadership View all

Malcolm Stranathan

Pastor Malcolm sees his primary mission in life to draw people closer to Jesus Christ. A graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary, Pastor Malcolm has served at three other communities of faith throughout the Baltimore Washington Conference of United Methodist Churches.

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