“No matter who you are or where you’ve been, you are welcome here”
are words that exemplify the spirit at Glendale!
What to Expect…
What are services like?
Glendale welcomes visitors every week. We believe God in Christ uses worship to change lives. Be on the journey with us each Sunday @ 11am. The music is upbeat and lively, the people friendly and the message relevant for your life today.What is the community like?
Glendale is comprised of a diverse community and it is something that we love because it shows that Jesus’ love has no bounds. We have families that have been attending the church for generations as well as those who are new to church.What if I'm not a Christian?
Not a problem. We welcome everyone. Our faith is a journey – each person at their own place as we grow in this life together. Come as you are to Glendale.
Some of the Faces You’ll See…
The Fukuda Family"Glendale UMC reached out to my family in a time of need before I ever became a member. It is a lovely church that makes such an impact in the community and in my life." - Neva
Burton & Julie F.We started attending Glendale UMC in late 2012 at the urging of our son and after the church held a beautiful celebration of remembrance service for our daughter, Kimberly. The people were especially nice and helpful. We have continued to attend Glendale ever since. - Burton & Julie
Ciciley L."I have been looking for my home church for a good while. I was intrigued by the sayings on the church sign whenever I passed by Glendale. I felt that Glendale would be the kind of church I was looking for and indeed it has become the place where I belong." - Ciciley
The Garbett Family"I am a native of Bulgaria. Left all of my blood relatives there, but found a new spiritual family at Glendale. Glendale UMC is a place where even the black sheep feel welcomed and valuable." - Krassi
Tom F."Glendale UMC is a gem nestled in the city of Oak Hill. Having attended larger churches, I appreciate the intimacy and tightly-knit community Glendale provides. I immediately felt welcome, valued, and continue to be greeted with open arms." - Tom
The Oliver Family"After returning from two years of mission in Malawi, Africa, we have found Glendale UMC to be the perfect place for worship, fellowship and renewal. Sound theology, inspiring music and a warm community create a welcoming place for our family." - Kara
Steven A.“I grew up in Nashville and have always called Glendale home. Glendale UMC is a place for all people to come and grow together in a common love for God and for one another.” – Steven
Rev. Gabe HortonPastorRev. Gabe Horton comes to Glendale by way of Vanderbilt Divinity School (MDiv '15), where he has been studying for the past three years. During that time he has also served as the Turner Scholar for Belle Meade UMC in West Nashville.