Ash Wednesday at Riverside 2024

Ash Wednesday

Embrace the solemnity and significance of Ash Wednesday at The Riverside Church. You are invited to join us on Ash Wednesday where we will mark the beginning of the Lenten season with the imposition of ashes.

Wednesday, February 14 at 7AM – 9:00 AM ET • 116th Street/Columbia University Subway Stop
Imposition of Ashes
Receive ashes at this subway stop from Riverside clergy.

Wednesday, February 14 at Noon – 2:00 PM ET • Nave
Imposition of Ashes

Receive the ashes as a symbol of repentance, humility, and renewal in our Nave (sanctuary). Start your Lenten journey with a sense of purpose and spiritual commitment.

Wednesday, February 14 at 7:00 PM ET • Nave & Online
Ash Wednesday Evening Worship 

Join us in person or online for an evening worship service and the imposition of ashes in person or on Zoom.

Watch Ash Wednesday 7PM Worship


For more information about all of our activities during Lent at Riverside, please visit our Lenten webpage.