River's Edge UMC
PO Box 287

10 North Main St.

Portville, NY   14770

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • Somewhere to call if you need anything

Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.  If you have any questions, please call the church office 716-933-6397.

We are one of the 70 churches in the Cornerstone District of the Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church.  The Cornerstone District of the United Methodist Church is located in the Southwest corner of New York State. The District takes in all of Chautauqua County, Cattaraugus County and part of Allegany County.

The Cornerstone District is one of the twelve Districts in the Upper New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our resident Bishop is Mark J. Webb. 

Thank you for visiting our website!  

Please stop in any Sunday morning and worship with us!!

Peace and Grace to you and yours!



Ash Wednesday Service

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

6:00 p.m.

Updating Church records

We are currently updating our records from the last 10 years.  If you or someone you love has been baptized, married, confirmed, joined the church or had a funeral performed at River's Edge UMC, please call the church office at 716-933-6397 and leave a message with the pertinent information.  We appreciate your help as we strive to check the accuracy of our records.

Boy Scout Sunday

We were honored to have the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts and their leaders join us today, February 9th for Boy Scout Sunday.  See more pictures on our pictures tab.


Worship - Sunday at 9:15 am






Our TRUSTEES and AD COUNCIL committees will be meeting on the second Thursday of opposite months at 6:30 pm. If necessary, an emergency meeting can and will be held. The schedule is as follows:

TRUSTEES - January, March, May, July, September, November

AD COUNCIL - February, April, June, August, October, December

meeting quarterly on the first Tuesdays of the month beginning on March 5th at 6:30 pm.

committee will meet on the first Tuesdays of the month beginning on April 2nd at 10 am.

Finance and Worship committees
will meet as needed.

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