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Serve the Children

September 1 - November 30

Is God calling you to serve our children in Riverside Kids Worship? This fall we will begin our next season of children’s programming. If you would like to apply to serve our children with your gifts and talents, email Amanda Meisenheimer. We are looking for musicians, teachers, actors, artists, and storytellers. What talents do you […]

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EXHIBIT: THE NANNY SERIES – A POSTCOLONIAL READING

October 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 15, 2019

This exhibition by artist Laura James combines the use of surrealist painting and postcolonial theory to address issues of gender, work, and motherhood in the lives of domestic workers living in New York City. In The Nanny Series: A Postcolonial Reading, painter, Laura James, and her sister/collaborator, Dr. Sonia James-Wilson explore how identity is constructed, […]

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Join the Riverside Youth String Ensemble

October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The Riverside Youth String Ensemble is open to violin, viola, cello, and bass players in grades 6-12. Ensemble members learn how to play classical chamber music in a nurturing Christian environment. They serve the community by performing in several Sunday morning worship and outreach services during the school year. Prospective members are invited to join […]

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Youth Ministry Fall Retreat

October 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

All youth in grades 7-12 are invited to join us on our annual fall retreat to Black Rock Retreat Center. We will gather for a weekend of worship, community, games, laser tag, team building, campfire and more. To register to reach out to Youth Ministry Associate Linda Cole.

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English Conversation Partners Program

October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

In this decades-old TRC Program, TRC volunteer Tutors meet weekly with foreign Partners, (international students, 18+, or visitors), to work together on conversational English. Time and place (usually at TRC) are arranged by the Partners. For more information, please e-mail Ruth Watson at ru6wat@yahoo.com or Jo Cameron at jo.c.cameron@gmail.com

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8:30 am

Morning Light Worship

October 20 @ 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

Jesus and Justice

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Facilitator: Rev. Kevin Van Hook and David Black This Bible Study is intended to root our justice work in faith and scriptural teachings while nourishing participants spiritually and giving them an opportunity for fellowship and solidarity.  In this series, we will be looking at five major touchstones in the life and teachings of Jesus, and […]

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New Member Joining Sunday

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Interested in joining The Riverside Church? Come check out our New Member Orientation Class and learn what it means to be a member of Riverside. We’ll look at Riverside’s theology, the history of Riverside, how to get connected with different ministries and more! Did you know that Riverside is a congregational church connected to the […]

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Youth Lets Talk Sunday School

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The Riverside Church values our youth and understands the importance of their contribution to the life of our church. They are an integral part of our community and our worship. On Sundays from 9-10 a.m. Middle and High School Youth will be involved in faith formation and strong community building with each other.

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9:30 am

Open Bible Study

October 20 @ 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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Cherub Choir

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Ms. Sharon Prichard leads our preschoolers through first graders in an age-appropriate choir experience. Our young friends learn to sing, to play bells, and to worship God through music. For more information, email Amanda Meisenheimer.

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Parent Connect

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

ParentConnect offers parents and guardians an opportunity to get to know each other and discuss parenting topics through a theological lens. All parents and guardians are welcome.

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10:30 am

Riverside Kids Worship

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The Riverside Church offers children’s programming through our Education Ministry. Preschoolers and kindergartners meet on the 6th floor of the MLK building. 1st through 6th graders will meet in the Chapel of the Cross on the MLK 3rd floor. Register your child at trcnyc.org/families and email Amanda Meisenheimer for more information about this innovative program.

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Children’s Sabbath

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every year The Riverside Church joins the Children’s Defense Fund and many other worshipping communities to celebrate Children’s Sabbath. On Oct 20th our children will worship with their families in the Nave, as we all celebrate the importance of children in the life of our community. The children’s choirs will also sing on Oct 20th.

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10:45 am

Sunday Morning Worship

October 20 @ 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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1:00 pm

Latino Ministry

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Men’s Class

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Artist Talk With Laura James

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us in conversation with artist Laura James as she provides context and history for her current exhibit The Nanny Series - A Postcolonial Reading, and learn more about the symbolic elements and personal narratives embedded in each image. Light refreshments will be served.

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From Passion to Compassion to the Presence of the Divine Love: How to heal your broken heart and Give Birth to Yourself

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Facilitator: Andrea King and Luvon Roberson  This small study group is designed to inspire every participant to heal a broken relationship so that he/she can paint a future without the pain and disappointment of the past and thrive by shining a light into others’ Voyage to Love. Three core questions the study group will explore: […]

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Sojourners ICE Detention Visitation Annual Training

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
20T

Are you interested in joining our team of individuals dedicated to hospitality for detained migrants and refugees? Sojourners has a long history of providing moral and material support to some of the most marginalized individuals in our nation. This training will orient you to the work of Sojourners and give you an inlet for deeper […]

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Forum on Women’s Health Sponsored by the Men’s Class

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Each year, millions of women and children die from preventable causes. On Sunday, October 20th, the Men’s Class will host a Forum on Women’s Health. This program is designed to help promote discussion on a variety of women’s health topics. Several healthcare professionals will be on-site to provide an in-depth look at pressing matters in […]

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Forum on Women’s Health Sponsored by the Men’s Class

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Each year, millions of women and children die from preventable causes. On Sunday, October 20th, the Men’s Class will host a Forum on Women’s Health. This program is designed to help promote discussion on a variety of women’s health topics. Several healthcare professionals will be on-site to provide an in-depth look at pressing matters in […]

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Latino Ministries Fellowship

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Latino Ministries brings together Latino/as and their allies in the congregation and community for education and activism around the political, cultural, and spiritual issues facing Latino/communities. We celebrate the diversity of Latino/a culture and life through spiritual fellowship, education, and the arts. Please contact Arelis Figueroa at afigueroa@trcnyc.org for more information.

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Theatre of the Oppressed

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

15T

This ministry uses theatre as a means of empowering participants to become actors in movements for social and political change. Originating in Brazil, this technique teaches participants about their power and agency within institutions and systems. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Drake at theatreoftheoppressedtrc@gmail.com.

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6:00 pm

Stolen Hands, Stolen Lands: From 1619 to a Just Future

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In partnership with Union Theological Seminary and The New School, we will host Stolen Hands, Stolen Lands: From 1619 to a Just Future as we mark the 400 year anniversary of the landing of Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.

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