Engage in the Community with Washington Street UMC

Mar 19, 2018

Welcome to River Oaks Church - Your Home for Community Engagement

River Oaks Church, also known as Washington Street United Methodist Church (UMC), offers a vibrant and faith-centered community dedicated to engaging and making a positive difference in our local community. As a leading church in the category of Community and Society - Faith and Beliefs, we are committed to fostering meaningful connections, spiritual growth, and community outreach.

Our Involvement in Local Initiatives

At Washington Street UMC, we believe in actively participating in local initiatives that address the pressing needs of our community. Through our various programs and partnerships, we strive to support and uplift vulnerable individuals and families, promote social justice, and contribute to the overall well-being of our community.

Community Outreach Programs

Our church actively organizes and supports a wide range of community outreach programs. These initiatives aim to provide assistance, resources, and support to those who need it most. From food drives and clothing distribution to educational workshops and financial literacy programs, we are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of our neighbors.

Partnerships for Community Development

We understand the power of collaboration, which is why we actively seek partnerships with local organizations, businesses, and government agencies to address broader community development issues. By working together, we can create sustainable and impactful change. Through these partnerships, we develop and implement initiatives focused on areas such as affordable housing, healthcare accessibility, and environmental sustainability.

How We Engage with the Community

Youth Programs and Education

Investing in the future generation is essential for the continued growth and prosperity of our community. Washington Street UMC offers various youth programs that promote education, personal development, and leadership skills. We strive to create a nurturing environment where young individuals can thrive academically and emotionally.

Support for Families

We recognize the importance of strong family units and actively provide support systems to help families in times of need. Our parenting workshops, counseling services, and mentorship programs aim to guide and empower families, fostering healthy relationships and personal growth.

Spiritual Development and Worship

As a faith-centered community, worship and spiritual development lie at the core of what we do. We offer engaging worship services, bible studies, and spiritual retreats that provide opportunities for individuals to connect with their faith, find solace, and seek guidance. Our aim is to create a welcoming and inclusive space where everyone can explore their spiritual journey.

Make a Difference with Washington Street UMC

Whether you are seeking a community that shares your beliefs or looking for ways to give back to the community, joining us at Washington Street UMC opens doors to unique opportunities. We believe that together, we can make a lasting impact on our community, fostering compassion, understanding, and positive change. We invite you to engage with us and be part of something meaningful.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, would like to get involved, or want to learn more about our community engagement initiatives, please don't hesitate to reach out. You can find our contact information on our website or visit us in person at our convenient location. We look forward to connecting with you!

Phil Witkowski
Washington Street UMC truly embodies the spirit of compassion and service. I'm grateful to be a part of such a caring and giving community.
Nov 20, 2023
Barry Fenwick
The programs and initiatives organized by Washington Street UMC are making a real impact in our local community. Keep up the great work!
Mar 9, 2023
Cristina Torres
Washington Street UMC has been an integral part of our community for years. Their commitment to community engagement is truly inspiring!
Oct 21, 2022
Cameron Kane
As a member of Washington Street UMC, I've witnessed firsthand the genuine care and dedication our community has for making a difference. It's an honor to be a part of it.
May 22, 2022
Analia Mendez
I love the sense of belonging and purpose that comes with being part of the Washington Street UMC community. It's a place where everyone feels welcomed and valued.
Dec 18, 2021
Charles Sampson
What a wonderful article about the community engagement efforts of Washington Street UMC. It's heartwarming to see the positive influence they have in our local area.
Sep 19, 2021
Pedro Valdez
I've found a supportive and caring community at Washington Street UMC. It's wonderful to see a church so dedicated to making a positive difference.
Jun 22, 2020
Trevor McPhee
Attending events at Washington Street UMC always leaves me feeling uplifted and inspired. It's a great place to connect with others and contribute to the community.
Apr 9, 2020
Eleanor Langston
The warm and welcoming atmosphere at Washington Street UMC creates a sense of togetherness that is truly special. It's a place where people come together to support one another and the community.
Jul 24, 2019
Jon Diment
The commitment of Washington Street UMC to community engagement sets a fantastic example for other organizations. Their impact is truly commendable.
Jan 19, 2019