New Hope United Methodist Church Directions
7 S. Maryland Avenue
Brunswick, MD 21716
IT TAKES 1 HR. AND 15 MIN. TO GET TO NEW HOPE UMC. A QUICK AND EASY RIDE, BUT WE RECOMMEND THAT AS MANY OF YOU AS POSSIBLE CARPOOL DUE TO THE PARKING.
Take I-70 toward Frederick. Take exit 52 for US 340 West/US-15 just past Frederick. This exit forks off to the left, so be in the left lanes as you approach US 340. The fork is a hard bend left and requires some slowing down. Continue to follow US 340 West. When there is a split between US 340 and US 15, stay right and follow US 340 toward Charlestown. Take MD 180 exit toward Petersville.(on right). Then at the end of ramp turn left onto MD 180 (signs for Petersville), and go 1 1/2 miles. Turn left onto MD 79 West,onto Petersville Rd. (There is a white Lutheran Church to your right as you are turning left. Continue to follow Petersville Rd. for 3 miles. At the traffic circle, take the exit onto N. Maryland Ave. Exit the traffic circle onto N. Maryland Ave.
The church is on the right at 7 N. Maryland Ave., halfway down the hill. Continue past the church to the bottom of the hill and turn left into the Permit Only parking lot. Permits are NOT REQUIRED on Sunday. You will have to walk back up the hill to the church. Anyone who has trouble breathing, or walking, may want to be dropped off on the way down when you arrive. Be careful on the brick sidewalks.
Leaving the church walk down to the parking lot and exit the lot at the OPPOSITE end at the stop sign. Follow the road until it dead ends (about 2 blocks) and take a left, then a quick right and follow the signs on Petersville Rd. that take you back to Frederick. When you are on MD 180 going east there is a small green sign that tells you US 340 east is next. You go off to the right quickly, and then there is no merging space. Be prepared. You may have to stop. After that just follow the signs to Frederick, then I-70 south and you’ll be home before you know it.