Riverside United Methodist Church
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Where the Spirit runs deep.
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Location:  Highway 71 North
Park Rapids, MN
Phone:  218-732-5205
Sunday Morning Worship
  8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Children's Education
9:30 a.m., Sept. - April


At Riverside United Methodist Church we invite you to "come as you are," open to a relationship with Jesus Christ and growing in your faith journey. 



Join us Sunday mornings! Pastor Chip Nielsen and Pastor Lori Nielsen leads worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and they include traditional hymns, contemporary praise songs, responsive readings and a time of prayer. Communion is shared the first Sunday of each month and is open to everyone.

Children in Worship:  Children are always welcome in worship, and there is a special message for them during services.  A small table and chairs is placed at the back of the Sanctuary so children can do an activity while moms, dads, or others can remain a part of the service.  A staffed nursery is available at the back of the Sanctuary for infants and small children ages 6 and younger, and provides a child-friendly environment. 

Communion - Communion is shared the first Sunday of each month at both services.  All are invited to Christ's table to share in this sacrament.  You do not need to be a member of Riverside United Methodist Church, or a member of the Methodist church to participate.  Gluten-free wafers are available.

Music -  Music is an important part of our worship experience.  Groups participating in our services include our Chancel Choir, Adult Praise Band and Bell Choir.  Our organ and piano music are exemplary! 

Fellowship Sunday Mornings - A time of fellowship follows each worship service.  Join us in the Fellowship Hall, Lounge or Gathering Area for a cup of coffee, something for your sweet tooth, and good conversation. Equal Exchange organic coffee, teas and hot chocolate are available for purchase at a kiosk in the Fellowship Hall.

SUMMER WORSHIP AT  ITASCA STATE PARK - Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend - 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy the beauty of God's creation at one of Minnesota's most breathtaking parks - Itasca State Park. Outdoor worship services are held each Sunday during the summer at the Cathedral in the Pines.  Services begin at 10:30 a.m.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. In the event of rain, services are held in a nearby shelter. Pack a picnic lunch and after worship, enjoy the beauty of the park! 



Riverside United Methodist Church
"Casting the net of Christ's love to all
through faith, action and compassion."
Highway 71 North
P. O. Box 128
Park Rapids, MN   56470
Telephone:   218-732-5205
e-mail:   rumc@unitelc.com