“The Spirit of the Lord is on me,

    because he has anointed me
    to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
    and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
    to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”

(Luke 4:18-19 NIV)




The Marengo United Methodist church has a long history in Marengo. It truly is a church in the heart of the community. As the community has changed, the church has remained its mirror. The people, events and even the building have told an enduring story of love for God and one another. The church is currently averaging 125 adults in two worship services. It has over 60 children and students participating in its weekday and weekend services. It also serves an additional 100 families in its preschool, daycare and after-school programming. The church and most of its programming is currently situated in the heart of the city square with a renovated building, growing ministries and eye towards being a catalyst for hope in the community.


We are a group with a heart for our neighbor and community. If you are interested in deepening your faith and living it out in your daily life, we share your passion. To learn more about us, you can visit us at any time.