Riverside united methodist church

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Go out into the world in peace, have courage, hold onto what is good. Return no one evil for evil. Strengthen the fainthearted, support the weak, help the suffering. Honor all people, because all people are God's people. Love and serve the Lord, rejoicing in the power of the Holy Spirit.


Coming this Advent Season:  The Angels of Christmas


All are invited to explore the four angelic visits surrounding the birth of Jesus.  Learn about God’s presence in history and in our lives today, through:


  • Listening to Pastor Bill’s messages during our weekly worship services November 27 through December 18. 


  • Reading The Angels of Christmas: Hearing God’s Voice in Advent, by Susan Robb.  Books are available in the Welcome Center or by calling the church office.      


  • Joining a 4-week small group for viewing of an accompanying video and discussion:   

  • Teen/Youth Group, on Sundays at 9:30 am, beginning Nov 27, Quad

  • In-Person Group, on Mondays at noon, beginning Nov 28, Rm 205

  • On-Line Group, on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, beginning Nov 29, via Zoom

 If you are interested in joining a group, please contact Chris Harper (  or 309-798-6538) or

call the church office at 309-764-6721.

Prayer Requests

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” 

[Philippians 4:6]

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