Riverside United Methodist Church

About Us

Where the Spirit runs deep

A United Methodist church that has been a part of the local community for 127 years. We serve a multi-generational congregation with both traditional and contemporary styles of worship. Services include Scripture readings, music, children's messages, and relevant sermons. Communion is served the first Sunday of each month, and is open to everyone. There is a time of coffee, fellowship and education between services. Involved in community outreach.

Our Services

Traditional Worship Service
Contemporary Worship Service

What to Expect

What are services like?
Traditional service at 8:30 a.m. includes Scripture readings, prayers and prayer requests, traditional liturgy and hymns, children's message, and sermon with relevant message. Special music is provided by Chancel Choir and Bell Choir. Service also includes accompaniment by organ and piano. Contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. includes Scripture readings, prayers and prayer requests, children's message, and sermons with relevant message. Music is led by a Praise and Worship team that includes vocalists, keyboard, drums, bass and electric guitar. Both services include Powerpoint.

What is the community like?
Multi-generational community that includes infants to retirees. Our members come from many faith backgrounds and many different walks of life.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Please join us! Everyone is welcome. We are all in community to learn about the love of Jesus Christ, the grace and forgiveness he offers, and how to live our lives to better serve Him.


1005 Park Avenue N
P. O. Box 128
Park Rapids, MN 56470

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