Church in Summer
26012 Frederick Rd., Hyattstown, MD 20871 (301) 831-8184



Meet Rev. Jeff Stinehelfer


On July 30,2017, we welcomed Rev. Jeff Stinehelfer as our Interim Pastor! Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Philosophy and Religion, from Heidelberg University (Ohio), and his Bachelor of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School (Connecticut).  Ministry in his home denomination, the United Church of Christ, has included service as pastor, associate pastor, Associate Conference Minister, and Conference Minister in the Midwest and East Coast.  Ministry in the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ for the past seven years has included service as Interim Pastor at Heritage DOC (Silver Spring) and the Palisades Community Church (Washington, DC).  From 1997 to 2010, Jeff was a professional Development Director/Major Gifts Officer for various faith-based non-profits.  He has five adult children and six grandchildren, and lives in Olney with his wife Chris.  Their son Danny is a student at the University of Maryland.

Rev. Jeff can be reached at 240-988-5996 or