Community Outreach

Second Sunday Breakfast

From 8:45-10am at the church

Sews & Sews Group

Second Thursday of the month at the church

Book Club

Fourth Thursday of the month at Riverbank Lodge in Petersburg

Servant Saturday

Participate in a mission project on the second Saturday of each month. Previous Projects include:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Contact Ministries
  • Kumler Outreach
  • Mid-West Mission Distribution Center
  • Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery
  • Mercy Communities
  • Mary Bryant Home for the Blind
  • Breast Cancer Walk
  • Helping around Petersburg

Youth Programs

  • Jr. High Youth Fellowship – 2nd and 4th Sundays
  • Sr. High Methodist Young Fellowship – 1st and 3rd Sundays

United Methodist Women

  • 2nd Thursday of the Month
  • Sponsors Mother/Daughter/Friend Banquet, Rummage Sales, and other activities throughout the year

Jazz Group

Operation Christmas Child

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Sunday Worship

8:00 am - Traditional Service
10:30 am - Trad./Contemporary
9:30 am - Summer Worship Only (through Sept. 2)



Thurs., Jan. 3 -- Trustees meet to hear Visionary Committee report, 6:30 p.m.

Sun., Jan. 6 -- Epiphany Sunday! Holy Communion served in both worship services, 8 & 10:30 a.m.

Tues., Jan. 8 -- Women's Bible Fellowship, 6:30 p.m.

Thurs., Jan. 10 -- Sew & Sew's meet in sewing room, 9 a.m. UMW meets, 6:30 p.m.

Sun., Jan. 13 -- Second Sunday breakfast between worship services. Ad Board meets after late worship service. 

Thurs., Jan. 15 -- Women's Bible Fellowship, 7 p.m.

Sun., Jan. 30 -- Bucket Sunday!

Sun., Jan. 27 -- Fellowship following late service. Grand Oaks Subdivision meets in Fellowship Hall, 2 p.m.

Sun., Feb 3 -- Holy Communion served in both worship services, 8 & 10:30 a.m. Our district superintendent, the Rev. Sylvester Weatherall, preaches at the 10:30 service. Meal after late service, then congregational meeting. 


Sunday School - 9:30 am

Pre-K through 6th Grade - Lower Level
Jr.-Sr. High - Upper Level
Adult Class - Main Level

Contact Us

221 W. Jackson St., Petersburg, IL 62675
217-632-7689[email protected]