About Upper Shore District

  Office Location:

St. Luke's UMC, 100 S. 5th Ave., Denton, MD 21629.
Our office is located on the second floor, Room #23.
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 547, Denton, MD 21629
Phone number:
Office Hours: 
Monday thru Thursday, 9am - 4pm; and we are closed on Friday

 Snapshot of the Upper Shore District

(Updated 7/2018)

Geographical Boundaries:

5 counties (Kent, Queen Anne, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester)

North to Cecil County, West to Chesapeake Bay, South to the Vienna River, East to the Delaware State Line


Membership:  16,620 Full Members (2017)

                                    75 Charges

                                                African American Charges:  26

                                                Euro American Charges:  49

                                    122 Churches

                                                African American Churches:  41

                                                Euro American Churches:  81


Clergy:  75 Pastors

                        African American:  25            (Male:  14, Female:  11)

                        Euro American:  47                  (Male:  34, Female:  13)

                        Native American:  2                 (Male:  2)

                        Filipino: 1                                       (Female: 1)


Colleges:  Washington College (Chestertown)

                  Chesapeake College (Wye Mills)


Airports:  Cambridge, Kent Island, Easton


Medical Facilities:  Easton Memorial (Easton), Dorchester General (Cambridge), Chester Valley Medical (Chestertown)


County Seats:  Chestertown (Kent), Centreville (Queen Anne), Easton (Talbot), Denton (Caroline), Cambridge (Dorchester)


Occupations:  farming, water related, health care, financial management/banking, food services, recreation