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Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age.


Contact Information  
Back River United Methodist Church
544 Back River Neck Rd.
Essex, Maryland 21221
Phone (410) 686-4195

Sunday Live Streamed Worship

In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Back River UMC will offer a Live Streamed Worship Service on our Facebook Page, Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM.  Please Join Us!

To Access the Live Streamed Service on Sunday Morning, Click Here:


Heritage Candle Fundraiser

Our church has kicked off our Heritage Candle Fundraiser. This year we have 3 Collections for you to make your selections. The Holiday Collection, Journey of Faith Collection and The Earth Collection. These candles have between 55+ - 75+ hours of burn time, Lead-Free Wicks, and come packaged in a gift box, making this a great gift for a special occasion or holiday giving. Click on one of the buttons below to open an Order Form for each Collection and print it out if you wish. Orders must be placed no later than Wednesday November 25th. Please make checks payable to BRUMC. To place an order please contact Frank or Betty at (410) 682-5092 or Joyce at (410) 477-3679.


Girl Scout Cookies


Cookies are $5 a Box, Except Caramel Chocolate Chip which are $6 a Box.

Cookies will arrive November 10th

Money is due at the time of order or at delivery

For those that are not local, GSCM is covering 50% of the shipping cost for customers who choose to have their cookies shipped directly to them.

🍪 Let's meet the cookies! 🍪

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