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ARCHIVAL EXHIBIT: THE BLACK MANIFESTO AT RIVERSIDE

May 5

Accompanying our remembrance of the Black Manifesto will be an archival exhibit that will feature audio from May 1969, videotaped interviews with Riversiders who were at the church the day the Black Manifesto was read, and other documentation including photos and news clippings. A takeaway publication will be available that includes key documents, historical context, […]

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8:30 am

Morning Light Worship

May 5 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

An intimate early Sunday morning service incorporating meditation, Scripture reading, and weekly communion.

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9:00 am

James Cone: Black Theology & Black Power

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 19, 2019 at 9:00am

Join Dr. Andrea White, Riverside member, and Union Theological Seminary professor, for a three-week small group exploring James Cone's first book, Black Theology, and Black Power. Black Theology & Black Power is James H. Cone's initial attempt to identify liberation as the heart of the Christian gospel and blackness as the primary mode of God's […]

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New Member Orientation

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 9:00am

Contact Clent Jones at cjones@trcnyc.org to register Orientation Class and for more information

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9:30 am

Open Bible Study

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Bible Study Classes

A weekly group that studies the lectionary Scripture passaged used in worship each week. Get a head start on the sermon by studying the Bible together in a relaxed and conversational atmosphere.

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Riverside Youth: Let’s Talk

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

Riverside Youth meet at 9:30 am in 323 MLK for classes taught by the Youth Ministry Teaching Team.

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Transforming: The Bible and The Lives Of Transgender Christians

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until June 2, 2019

Join Ethan Roberts, a student at Union Theological Seminary and a member of The Riverside Church, for a six-week book discussion on Transforming: The Bible & Lives of Transgender Christians by Austen Hartke. This small group will explore the relationship between the church and transgender folks and how we can reimagine queer identities into our […]

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Black Manifesto Class

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 28, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 5, 2019 at 9:30am

15T

May 4, 2019, will mark the 50th anniversary of civil rights activist James Forman’s interruption of worship at The Riverside Church for the inaugural read-out of the “Black Manifesto,” a demand for reparations for African Americans. This class will recall the Black Manifesto’s context, demands, and impact at Riverside and well beyond, and address such […]

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10:45 am

Sunday Morning Worship

May 5 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Our traditional Sunday service, held in the beautiful Nave, follows the lectionary and liturgical calendar and is centered around Scripture, preaching, music, and prayer. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month.

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Riverside Family Worship

May 5 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:45am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2019

Families are invited to an intentional intergenerational gathering that includes a liturgy of worship and communion. Contact Amanda Meisenheimer at mmeisenheimer@trcnyc.org for more information.

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11:00 am

KNITTERS & CROCHETERS AT RIVERSIDE

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

This group discusses issues impacting the community, country, and world while knitting/crocheting together and donating what we create to those in need

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12:30 pm

OUR WHOLE LIVES (OWL): FAITH AND SEXUALITY

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 19, 2019

The Riverside Children and Families ministry are excited to launch Our Whole Lives (OWL) this Spring. This course will be offered for students in 4th-6th grade this spring.  Visit http://bit.ly/trc-owl for more information or contact Amanda Meisenheimer to register.  

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1:00 pm

Social Services Committee Meeting

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Always contact the Commission/Committee in advance to confirm meeting dates, times, and room locations, especially for meetings that fall on holidays and during the summer. All dates, times, and locations are subject to change without notice.

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Theatre of the Oppressed

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

15T

In the Theatre of the Oppressed, "spectator" is a bad word. Be a spectator who acts (spect-actor) and become fluent in the human language of theatre. Contact Jeremiah Kyle Drake at theatreoftheoppressedtrc@gmail.com.

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The Rising Voices Spring Concert

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
9T

Celebrate the talents of our gifted young singers in an afternoon of music and fellowship. This year’s program will feature spirituals, gospel music, and contemporary compositions from around the world. The members of the RIsing Voices will also perform musical solos and share special poems. $10 suggested donation at the door.

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2:00 pm

THE BLACK MANIFESTO: REMEMBERING THE CHURCH’S CALL 1969-2019

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a forum on the enduring importance of the Black Manifesto’s demands upon our church and society. Half a century after James Forman’s famous interruption at Riverside, there are persistent injustices and inequalities in the lives of African Americans. Are reparations all or part of the solution? If not, what is? Dr. Keri […]

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6:00 pm

TRC SUNDAY SUPPERS

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

Riverside Sunday Suppers are an opportunity to sit across the table from people whose faces you may only recognize from the passing of the peace, share a meal, and make our church feel just a bit smaller, a little more tightly knit together. Dinners will be offered every other week, rotating between Rev. Rachel Johnson’s […]

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6:30 pm

YOUNG ADULT CINCO DE MAYO DINNER PARTY & LAY LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a Cinco De Mayo Dinner Party at Matthieu Rollack's apartment. We'll gather for food and fellowship and some of our young adult lay leaders will talk about the upcoming lay leadership elections and answer any questions you might have. We want you to be informed.  We'll provide the food and please bring […]

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