Sunday Morning Service Times

Traditional Worship: 9:00 am

Praise Worship Service: 11:05 am

News & Updates


Pastor’s Pen – (August)

An Unexpected Answer Last month, I reflected on the lifecycle of the church and challenged you to reflect on the vision for River Hills UMC. One of the questions I asked, “Why does the community need RHUMC?”, was answered in a most unexpected way. It was midafternoon,...

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Oct. 8th, 40 year Handbell Celebration at River Hills UMC

Anyone and everyone who has ever participated in a River Hills bell choir is invited to join us on Oct. 8th at the 9 am traditional worship service for a historic celebration recognizing the River Hills UMC bell choirs directed by Marilyn Pyle.  We are asking parents...

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Tools for Schools

It’s that time of year again!  Beginning Sunday, July 16th River Hills will begin our annual school supply collection.  We are partnering again with the Simpson Family Housing program “Tools for Schools” helping provide a new backpack and school supplies for formerly...

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Pastor’s Pen (July)

Last month, I started reflecting on some lessons on church life by focusing on love.  It seemed like a great place to start.  After all, love is the business we are in.  What makes it easy for you to love? What makes it a challenge for you to love? Does...

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Vacation Bible School

River Hills was full of joyful music and noise and a messy craft room with over 70 kids for Vacation Bible School.  We explored “HERO” qualities; courage, integrity, responsibility, empathy, and patience through There will be drama, science, creative arts, music and...

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Messy Monday Sign Up

Bring a water bottle and dress to get messy! A snack will be provided. Class size limited to 8 per session. Designed for grades 2 and up. Cost $10. All classes are located at River Hills UMC in room 110. Cost: $10/Student—Scholarships available! Register for each...

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The Pastor’s Pen (June)

I learned this lesson in my recent weekend at the Coburn United Methodist Church in Zanesville, Ohio. I had the pleasure of being a part of a consulting team for their MCCI (Missional Church Consultation Initiative) weekend. Over three days, we literally sat down with...

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June Update from RHUMC Leadership

Facility Use: A letter was sent out last month asking for feedback from our congregation regarding the use of our facility by a new congregation from a different denomination. We received both encouragement and concerns from our membership. When we went back to the...

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Choir Spotlight on John Keller

If you have ever handled hissing cockroaches or worn a fluffy red suit in the weeks leading up to Christmas, then you may have something in common with John Keller. John was born in Philadelphia, where he attended elementary and junior high school. John then attended...

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