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Prayer Shawl Knitters

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA is in need of Comfort Shawls for their patients with cancer. The Beth Israel comfort shawls initiative is part of the chaplains’ “comfort carts,” where chaplains bring a cart of fresh food, tissues, mints and a knitted shawl to patients and families during the dying process. Families can…

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…

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…

St Patricks Day Luncheon | unitedriversidechurch.org

St Patrick’s Day Luncheon March 19

Join us after services for our St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon on March 19. Tickets are $ 8.00 each. Enjoy an Irish dinner of ham, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, along with Irish desserts. Come join us for a great service and then a delicious lunch. Don’t forget to wear something green! Even if you’re not Irish, everyone’s…

Epiphany Sunday

Glad to see those that made it out to church today! What a glorious day today turned out to be! Sunny, clear skies…yes it was a bit chilly, but it’s Winter! The sun and the clear skies definitely made up for the chilly temps. The numbers were a lot lower than we usually have, but…

Christmas Services December 18

Join us this December 18 when the Nottingham Brass Quintet joins us for our Holiday Service. It just isn’t Christmas without hearing the beautiful sounds of their brass instruments, along with Brian on the piano or organ. This is a tradition here at United Riverside, and we hope you join us and make it a…

Renovations of the Upstairs Parish Hall are Underway!

The renovations are finally underway of the upstairs Parish Hall! The upstairs hasn’t been used in quite a while and has been pretty neglected for quite some time. The room features very high tin ceilings and a stage area. The walls need a little tender loving care, the ceiling a little patching and paint. We’ve…

Easter Plant Sale

EASTER PLANT SALE $ 13.00 We are pre-selling Tulips, Easter Lilies, Hyacinths & Daffodils for $13.00 each this Easter season. These are nursery grown stock plants which are much bigger, healthier, and last longer than plants purchased at a grocery store or pharmacy, because the bulbs are bigger to begin with. The bigger the bulb,…

Here We Grow Again!

HERE WE GROW AGAIN! Within the last month we have added  3 new members to our roster! Our Spaghetti & Meatball luncheon was a HUGE hit! We made some money for the church, had a great meal, and most importantly, had some great fellowship with our members. Jean brought some raffles, so we had a…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Join us this morning at 10:30 am! We’ll warm your soul with our Valentine’s service, and your belly with our steaming hot Spaghetti & Meatball Luncheon afterwards! All welcome. United Riverside Congregational Church 290 Water Street Lawrence, MA 01841