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Riverside United Methodist Church

Riverside United Methodist Church

United Methodist Church
2701 Zollinger Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Riverside United Methodist Church is a large church located in the Columbus area in Upper Arlington, OH. Our church was founded in 1842 and is associated with the United Methodist Church (UMC).

What to Expect at Riverside United Methodist Church

Riverside United Methodist Church offers 2 weekend worship services.


David Cady, Pastor
Herman Dick, Associate Pastor
Jenna Link, Youth Pastor
Vicki Rich, Director of Choral Ministries, Bell Choir & VBS
Nate Moutoux, Director of Contemporary Worship at 10:30am

Service Times:

Sunday Traditional Service 9:00am
Sunday Contemporary Service 10:30am
Tuesday Traditional Service 7:15pm

Service Details

  • Informal or casual attire most common
  • Contemporary service and traditional service
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Location: Franklin County
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Nursery
  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Adult education
  • Missions
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir
  • Childcare or daycare
  • Weekday preschool
  • Community service
  • Food pantry
  • Singles ministry
  • Recovery group
  • Prison ministry
  • Other ministries and programs: AA meets here at RUMC. So do Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Community Sewing Groups, and sometimes Worthington Community Chorus. We offer many outreach programs, including NNEMAP food pantry, Rahab's Hideaway (ministry for human trafficking), Living Water Mission Trips (provides clean drinking water to South America and Africa), The Refuge (ministry for recovering alcoholics), Habitat for Humanity, and Appalachian Service Project, and Jr High Jackson County Mission Trips. We have a vibrant Kairos Prison Ministry. We offer many small group adult Bible Studies, such as Alpha, Discipleship Essentials, and Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace. We have a 3 star Daycare / Preschool (with pros who stay / no turnover), and the best VBS in Columbus (our best kept secret!). Our choir does a cantata every Christmas, and our new organist is fantastic! Check out RUMC - we have something for everyone!

Additional Info About Our Church

Riverside has been welcoming friends and visitors at its current Zollinger Road site since 1842 - oldest church in UA and still going strong!


To reach out to all with God's love to make lifelong, joyful, obedient disciples of Jesus Christ.


A welcoming community living and sharing the transforming love of Jesus Christ.

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2701 Zollinger Rd, Upper Arlington OH 43221
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