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Welcome to Reid Temple's DC Campus

Reid Temple Church is a growing community of faith with campuses in Glenn Dale and Silver Spring, Maryland, and a combined membership of well over 10,000 persons.  Reid Temple D.C. is an outgrowth of this expanding ministry intended to reach and minister to the needs of people in the Nation’s Capital.

I am New to DC Campus What to Expect

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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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  • 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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We want you to be involved with Reid Temple

Ministry is the way we show our love and dedication to God, and here at Reid Temple we have several ministries through which you can serve. The most important thing is to get involved!

Caring For You

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.

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