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  • “Christmas in the Country” benefit concert

    We’re going to have another wonderful concert ! 🌲“Christmas in the Country” 🎸 🎶 🎻 will be held Sunday, December 16th, at 7:00 p.m., at the Loda UMC. Perfoming will be Bluegrass Demolition, Andy Kaufmann, and Mickey Matthews. And, maybe some surprise performers!  ✴ The free-will offering donations will go… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • Children’s Books

    We are collecting children’s books, for ages 10 and younger, for children in Cambodia. Emma Wright, from Danville, is a missionary with the “Remember Nu” program (see below) and will speak at our January 27th worship service about her task of teaching children English. Knowing English guarantees employment for these… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • “Blue Christmas”

    Christmas can be a painful time for some.  Grief, illness, depression, loneliness, and loss are magnified during the holiday season.  Perhaps you or someone you know may be suffering.  You know that they need space and time to acknowledge the sadness and concern, they need to know they are not… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • Advent at the Loda UMC

      Advent begins Sunday, December 2nd.  Please join us each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. as we celebrate this special time of the year.  Pastor Rachel will share lessons leading up the birth of Jesus, we will sing carols, and the choir will perform special selections.  Our choir will present a… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • Women’s Fellowship Christmas Party

    The Women’s Fellowship Christmas party has been re-scheduled for Monday, December 3rd, at 5:00 p.m.  at the home of Connie Ross.  If you’d like to participate in the optional gift exchange, please bring a $20 gift.  For more information, contact Deb Kennedy or Connie Ross.  All women of the church… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »

200 S. Locust (corner of Locust and Jackson) Street - Loda, Illinois

Sunday Worship Service at 9:15 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages at 11:00 a.m.

We welcome everyone to our services!


The Loda UMC is a satellite location for the Iroquois Mental Health Clinic. If you or you know of someone who seeks services from IMHC and are unable or reluctant to drive to Watseka, you may make appointments to receive services in Loda. Call 815.432.5241, extension 256, to speak to Amy for more information.


We are very blessed to have Annette Davis and Don Peterson as our musicians during Sunday Worship Service. You may enjoy their talents by going into the "Worship" tab on the top menu bar and click on "Recent Sermons". There you will find "Offertory Music" and "Special Music" for your listening pleasure.


A community service is being offered by the Loda UMC in collaboration with Christ Lutheran High School.

Lunch time meals can be delivered to the home bound of Loda Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week.

(Beginning in June this will change to Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.)

Meals are prepared by the Cissna Park Dairy Queen, the cost is $4.00 per meal, with deliveries after 11:30 a.m.  For more information and a monthly menu, please call 386.2237.

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