About Us

The Two Rivers United Methodist Church is located at 1820, 5th Avenue in downtown Rock Island.

Church History:

  • 1833: Organized as a mission church, renamed in 1836 as First Methodist Episcopal Church at Spencer cabin
  • 1844: Built first church
  • 1856: Built second church
  • 1889: Built present stone church, dedicating it 1890
  • 1939: Changed name to First Methodist Church
  • 1964: Bought Camp Milan from Central Illinois Conference for $1
  • 2008:┬áMerged with New Heights UMC and became Two Rivers United Methodist Church.
  • 2013: Two Rivers United Methodist Church Celebrated 180 years!