Featured Events

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Celebrate Recovery (CR) meets EVERY Wednesday, no exceptions. We do not cancel for holidays or inclement weather.

You and you're family are encouraged to be part of this life changing ministry. All of us have some hurt, habit, or hang up that is preventing us from experiencing the full and abundant life (John 10:10) Jesus offers us.


VOLUNTEER FOR CR HERE or email the Celebrate Recovery team at CelebrateRecovery@the-river.church or reach out to Pastor Tim for more information on how you can assist.

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Did you know that we serve a full meal at Celebrate Recovery every Wednesday night? Each week, a different family or group of friends prepare and serve a meal to the amazing CR leadership and participants in this growing and life changing (and life saving) ministry. This is an incredible opportunity to serve! For more information and/or to register, please open the link below:


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Save The Date!

We will be partnering with dozens of other churches to pack nearly one million meals for children in need all over the world. These meals change and save lives! Our Guatemala mission teams have seen children eating these nutritious meals! 

The weekend food packing event will occur October 16th -20th, 2019 at Good Shephard Lutheran Church in Manchester. Our shifts are listed below.

The River at Eureka assigned slots:          
Sat Oct 19th @ 12:15-2:30pm:  40 slots
Sat Oct 19th @ 7:00-9:30pm:  20 slots

 SIGN UP HERE for Saturday packing!

If you can’t make it on Saturday, other times are available– register directly through Good Shephard Lutheran Church website:


More information here!

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October 19th, 10am-noon, Fenton UMC

The charge conference is the basic governing body of each United Methodist local church and is composed of all members of the Leadership Team. All members of the charge conference must be members of the local church. The charge conference must meet at least once per year. The charge conference directs the work of the church and gives general oversight to the Leadership Team, reviews and evaluates the vision, mission, and ministry of the church, sets salaries for the pastor and staff, elects the members of Leadership Team (based on nominations for the Nominations and Leadership Development Team), and recommends candidates for ordained ministry.

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Annual Trunk or Treat

Save the DATE - Oct 27th

Join us on Sunday, Oct 27, from 1-3, for our annual Trunk or Treat! There will be games, crafts, a hayride, and more! Snacks and drinks will be available in our new Family Room Worship space. This event is free and all are welcome!

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Dust off those soup recipes! The soup event is fast approaching.

WoW (Women of Worship) is having their annual soup luncheon on November 10th. 

Questions? Please contact Renee Smola or Karen Hughes.

Sign up sheet HERE!


Golden opportunity!!

Holy Land Tour, December 2-11, 2019 plus optional tour to Petra, Jordan December 11-14.

Want to walk where Jesus walked? Want to see historical places of the Bible? Now is the time. EUMC is joining the Conference of United Methodist on a tour of Israel with an optional extension to Jordan. Join Pastor Tim and Sue Engsberg on this marvelous Holy Land Tour.

This trip is filling up quickly! If you are interested in securing your spot or if you have any questions, please contact Sue Engsberg at sue.engsberg@gmail.com or 314/707-8733.