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About us

At The River, we strive to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can worship and experience God on a more personal level. There are many opportunities for you to connect with others through the various ministries we offer. We love God and we love His people no matter your background or circumstances. We hope you will be with us in one of our services very soon.

The River Church is located at 2000 Evangel Circle in Guntersville, Alabama.

Guntersville is located approximately 35 miles south of Huntsville, 35 miles north of Gadsden and

75 miles northeast of Birmingham. From US Highway 431 into Guntersville, turn across the street from the Waffle House (next door to Wyndham Hotel) onto Evangel Circle and go up the hill.

You will see signs directing you to The River. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What should I wear at The River?

Dress comfortably. Some people dress up, but most wear casual and comfortable clothes on Sunday mornings. Don't worry about what you wear, as you'll never feel out of place when you come casual.

When should I arrive?

Due to parking and traffic considerations, plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of Worship or Bible study. Worship Services begin at 10 AM every Sunday morning. 

Where do I park?

As our guest, we ask that you please turn your flashers on when approaching the parking lot, and we have parking staff looking for you who will direct you to a parking spot designated for visitors at the front of the building.  Handicap parking spaces are available in the front, next to the door.  Plenty of additional parking space is available to the left side of the building.

What about childcare?

Quality nursery care and children's classes are available in a safe and secure environment. We take the safety and security of your child very seriously. Nursery is available for children ages 0-3 at our 10 AM service, and Children's Ministries are available for ages 3-12 during the 10 AM Sunday morning worship and Wednesday evenings.

our pastors:
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Keith & Terrie Stanford

Lead Pastor

Jonathan Floyd

Worship Pastor

Melissa Corbin

Business Administrator

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