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What Is Congregationalism?

Congregationalism speaks of a form of church government. “Episcopal” church government is rule by bishops, “Presbyterian” church government is rule by elders, and “Congregational” church government is rule by the congregation. Episcopal government usually includes a hierarchy over the local church, and Presbyterian government sometimes does as well. Congregational government nearly always avoids such hierarchy,…

Outdoor Service & Cookout July 23, 2017

We’re bringing our services outdoors on Sunday July 23rd, and turning our Coffee Hour into a cookout! Weather permitting, we’re going to have the sunshine on our backs, hear the birds chirping, and enjoy a beautiful service! Afterwards, enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs and some great fellowship! Starts at 10:30 am.

Easter 2017

The church for our Easter 2017 services was beautiful. The front doors were adorned with Forcythia wreaths, the planters in the front of the church filled with yellow tulips, and the daffodils that were planted in the front of the church a couple years ago, were starting to bloom. It was in the 80’s this…

Easter | unitedriversidechurch.org

Easter Service – April 16, 2017

Join us Sunday April 16, 2017 promptly at 10:30 a.m. for our Easter Service. Our Sanctuary will be loaded with Easter flowers from our Easter plant sale, and the music and Easter message promise to be inspirational! Need pastry to take home for Easter dinner? We’re having an Easter Bake Sale right after service, so…

Palm Sunday | unitedriversidechurch.org

Palm Sunday April 9, 2017

What is Palm Sunday? Palm Sunday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar after Christmas and Easter. Palm Sunday is the day we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, one week before His resurrection (Matthew 21:1–11). As Jesus entered the holy city, He neared the culmination of a long…

Rummage Sale | unitedriversidechurch.org

Rummage Sale April 22 – POSTPONED

Our Rummage Sale is POSTPONED until a later date! Check back for further details! Do your Spring cleaning, help the community get some great clothes and household items, and help your church at the same time! Great bargains! Snack Bar with beverages and desserts. Parking in rear. Join us Saturday April 22, 2017. 9:30 am…