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    Welcome to Reid Temple

  • Welcome to Reid Temple

One Church - Three Locations

Glenn Dale

We are blessed to serve such a vibrant community. Located in Prince Georges County Maryland, we represent different views, backgrounds, and life experiences. It is the Word of God that unites us as ONE!

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Join us for worship and ministry at our North Campus, located in Silver Spring Maryland. Click the button below to find out more about the ministers and worship opportunities here.

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Join us for worship and ministry at our DC Campus, located in the Shaw community of NW Washington DC. Click the button below to find out more about the ministries and worship opportunities here.

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  • Rev. Dr. Lee P. Washington
    Senior Pastor

    Rev. Dr. Lee P. Washington

    It was Pastor Washington who, in 1989, led Reid Temple from its Northeast Washington, D. C., location to Lanham, Maryland. At that time, the church membership numbered only 300 worshipers.

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  • Rev. Matthew Lawrence Watley
    Executive Minister

    Rev. Matthew Lawrence Watley

    Rev. Matthew Lawrence Watley serves as the Executive Minister of Reid Temple AME Church under the dynamic leadership of Rev. Dr. Lee P. Washington, Senior Pastor.

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What We Believe

As we continue to change lives by His Spirit and fulfill God’s plan, Reid Temple holds fast to a simple yet profound passage from the Holy Bible - HAVE FAITH IN GOD. We strive to demonstrate unshakeable faith moving our church to ever-greater heights and more meaningful involvement in the communities we serve through Almighty God.

  • Aiming to Please through the 5E's

    With Faith - Our God We Aim to Please as We Serve through the 5E's ...

    II Corinthians 5:9: So whether at home or away, we make our aim to please Him. (RSV)

  • Evangelism


    Sowing the seed of God's Word in the hearts of all people.

  • Empowerment


    Bestowing love and guidance on believers to disciple them in fulfilling their purpose.

  • Education


    Knowing the will of God through study and obedience of His Word.

  • Economics


    Flowing in financial prosperity according God's wealth principles.

  • Expansion


    Growing in all ministry areas to reach the growing harvest of souls.