Thank you for visiting our website! 

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

Worship Service is at 9:30 am.

Sunday School is at 10:45 am. There is a class for EVERYONE!!

Youth Group (grades 5 - 12) meets every Sunday from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm.

Our Youth are very active in our church and in our community.  Please check the updated acolyte schedule under the INFO CENTER tab.

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.  Contact Pastor Clara if you have any questions.

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. 

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

Peace and Grace to you and yours!


Pastor Clara Wilder

Contact Us

River's Edge UMC
10 N. Main St.
P. O. Box 287
Portville, New York 14770
Phone 716-933-6397

Regular Schedule

    – 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
    – 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
  • YOUTH GROUP - 5th grade and up
    – 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Boy Scouts
    – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Cub Scouts
  • SENIOR CITIZEN LUNCHEON - 2nd Tuesdays - CANCELLED until April, 2016
    – 12:00 AM to 1:30 AM
  • Jonah's Attic
    – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Jonah's Attic
    – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


  • New Year - New Bible Study

    Beginning January 24, 2016 at 6:30 pm, we will begin a study on the Book of Revelation.  The class will be approximately 1 1/2 hours long for 12 weeks.  We will be using the book - Know the Bible, Revelation by Stephen Witmer.  The cost of the book is approximately $10 through Amazon.com.  You may purchase the book yourself or through the church.  Please call the office and leave a message if you would like to join us in the fascinating study of a perplexing Book of the Bible. and if you will need a copy of the book.

    Hope to see you there!

    Pastor Clara

  • A Study for ALL

    In late January or early February, we will begin the series titled:  Journey 101.  The date, time and place of this study still needs to be determined.  This study consists of three books:  Knowing God, Loving God and Serving God.  Each book is 6 seesions.  Please call the office if you are interested in this class.

    Please check back for more details about this class.


    Pastor Clara

   February 2016   

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