About Riverside

The Riverside Church is an interdenominational, interracial, international, open, welcoming, and affirming church and congregation.

Whoever you are: You are safe here. You are loved here. You are invited into full participation in our life together.

What We Believe & Affiliations

The Riverside Church in the City of New York seeks to be a community of faith. Our members are united in the worship of God known in Jesus, the Christ, through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.

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About Pastor Amy

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler is the seventh Senior Minister of The Riverside Church.

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Visiting Riverside

The Riverside Church is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, on Riverside Drive and 120th Street near Columbia University where Harlem and the Upper West Side meet. Visitors are welcome and tours are available

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Riverside History & Architecture

The Riverside Church is modeled after the 13th Century gothic cathedral in Chartres, France. Its gothic tower stands as a beacon to the world and continues to bring people with very different perspectives together.

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Welcome Center / Gift Shop

When you visit Riverside, be sure to stop by our Welcome Center / Gift Shop to learn more about our church, sign up for a tour, or find that special keepsake.

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Lay leadership

Interested in serving on one of Riverside’s commissions or committees? Riverside’s Nominating Committee welcomes you to answer God’s call.

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Weddings

Our open and affirming interdenominational Christian church offers extensive experience uniting interfaith, heterosexual, and same-sex couples.

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Let Riverside Host Your Event

Riverside offers a wide variety of event, meeting, classroom, and reception space to groups large and small.

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Senior Staff

You’re invited to learn more about our senior staff and clergy team.

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Human Resources

The Riverside Church provides a diverse, challenging, rewarding, and community-focused work environment.

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