RIO RANCHO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
1652 Abrazo Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124, Phone (505) 892-0404 Fax (505) 892-5371
Rio Rancho United Methodist Church is a body of Christ
led and empowered by the Holy Spirit,
meeting the needs of God's people through open hearts, open minds, and open arms.
RIO RANCHO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH!
Getting to the Church
RRUMC is located on Abrazo Road just west of Unser Boulevard between Southern Boulevard and Northern Boulevard. Enter through the glass doors at the center. The sanctuary is straight ahead. The nursery and children’s classrooms are down the corridor to your right. The fellowship hall and adult class rooms are down the corridor to your left. See ‘Contact Us’ link for map.
How should I dress?
While some folks like to wear their "Sunday Best" to worship on Sunday mornings, many wear comfortable and casual clothes. Everyone wears comfortable and casual clothes to our Wednesday night activities.
When should I get there?
Our Sunday morning worship services are at 8:30 a.m. (traditional) and 11:00 a.m. (contemporary). Please stay after the first service or come early for the second service to enjoy coffee and snacks in the Fellowship Hall, beginning at 9:30 a.m. It is best to arrive about 5 to 10 minutes ahead of time to allow for parking. Sunday school classes for all ages are held from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To get to know our church family better, join us for an evening meal in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for the meal but donations are appreciated. The meal is followed by Bible studies, fellowship activities and chancel choir and praise team practices.
What about my children?
Rio Rancho UMC has fabulous preschool, children, and youth ministry programming. Children aged 5 and under are welcome in our professionally staffed nursery during the worship services and Sunday school time. Children are welcome in all worship services. Children’s Sunday school classes are available for children in Kindergarten through High School from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Our youth group meets from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday evenings for a snack supper, games, fellowship, and Bible studies. Everyone who works in our preschool, children, and youth ministries has received United Methodist Safe Sanctuaries training. Our Sonshine choir, for children in preschool though elementary school, practices at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Wednesday Night Out
July 4th Picnic in the Parking Lot
Saturday, July 4, starting about 8:00 pm with fireworks at 9:00 pm. Bring desserts or munchies to share. The youth will be selling cold drinks. Children can enjoy the enclosed playground. Due to fire restrictions, no fireworks on church property.
Performing Arts Camp
July 6 - 17 from 9:00 am to noon. To register print this form.
Friday, July 17, at 7:00 pm.
Isotopes All Faith's Night
Baseball Sunday, July 19! Tickets are $8 per person. Ticket requests and money are due to Kim Peterson Wednesday, July 8. For order form, click here.
United Methodist Grace Park
Saturday, July 25, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Everyone is invited to come and bring a potluck dish to share. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. There is a shelter with a fire place, grill, and electricity for crock pots. We will have games, a devotional, fellowship time and lots of fun. We have had a blast in the past, and hope that you will join us this year! If you are interested in carpooling, or riding in the Church van, please call Kim at 892-0404 by Wednesday, July 22nd.
Maps to Grace Park are located on the welcome table.
**Please remember to check the calendar, Our Vision, and this website for up to date information regarding church events.
We proudly offer KIDFIT! A preschool physical education program designed to instill healthy lifestyle habits in young children. For more informatoin and an enrollment form click here.
What we believe
The United Methodist Church proclaims faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. We worship God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and believe that God created us to be holy and happy. However, we and the world are fallen from that created purpose. There is pain, evil, sin, and suffering in the world. God came in the person of Jesus Christ and walked among us to free us from all of this and show us the way to the life that God intended for us from the beginning. By the power of the Holy Spirit, we are strengthened and healed for that journey. We believe that no one can make this journey alone.
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