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  • John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you

  • This week’s sermon

    Friends, Because I was not able to upload this week’s sermon to this web page, I have created a church YouTube channel. The channel name is: Loda United Methodist Church. The link to this week’s sermon is: If you copy and paste the address into your browser, it will… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • From Pastor Rachel – March 18, 2020

    Blest be the dear uniting love That will not let us part: Our bodies may far off remove We still are one in heart. Charles Wesley If you are participating in the Lenten Study this year, you may have already noticed that the focus for this week is “Presence.” Included… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • Closing Notice

    Due to the current Covid-19 virus pandemic, we have canceled all worship services and all other activities through March 31st. We will assess having future services and programs at that time. If you have a need, please call or text Pastor Rachel at 217.710.2899 or email at The “Sunday… Continue reading  Click Here to Read More »
  • A Change of Plans

    Friends, After conversations with several of our church leaders, we have decided that Loda UMC will not hold worship services this Sunday, March 15. We do not take this step lightly. Looking at who are most at risk for Covid-19 (those over 60 and those with underlying medical conditions), we… 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 Campbell 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 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week.


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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