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Events for October 27, 2019

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Serve the Children

September 1, 2019 - November 30, 2019

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 27, 2019
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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 27, 2019
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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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English Conversation Partners Program

October 27, 2019
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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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9:00 am

Jesus and Justice

October 27, 2019 @ 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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Baptism At The Riverside Church: Orientation Baptism Class

October 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

At The Riverside Church, we love to celebrate a new life! Baptism is an outward and visible sign of God’s grace and the abundant life that Christ offers. God’s promise of new life extends to both children and adults. Baptism ushers us into the care of Christ’s church, affirms us, regardless of age, as children […]

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Youth Lets Talk Sunday School

October 27, 2019 @ 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

Cherub Choir

October 27, 2019 @ 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 27, 2019 @ 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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10:00 am

Join The New Riverside Youth Choir

October 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Calling all 7th-12th graders to join the launch of our new Riverside Youth Choir under the direction of Mr. Josh Elson. The choir will perform in Sunday worship, Space For Grace and perform an annual concert. Rehearsals are Sundays at 10 am in 323 MLK after youth Let’s Talk Sunday School. Register for the youth […]

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10:30 am

Riverside Kids Worship

October 27, 2019 @ 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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12:30 pm

YOUNG ADULT FELLOWSHIP BRUNCH

October 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All Riverside young adults are invited to join together after worship for our monthly fellowship brunch. Get to know new young adults and catch up with old friends over some yummy bacon and eggs and don’t forget the avocado toast. This event is free and open to young adults ages 18-35.

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Movies at Riverside: The Pieces I Am

October 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a screening of the movie The Pieces I Am, a critically acclaimed documentary and a retrospective of the life and work of Toni Morrison: “This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads […]

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1:00 pm

Poetry Group

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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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 27, 2019 @ 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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Theatre of the Oppressed

October 27, 2019 @ 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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Prison Ministry

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Riverside Church Prison Ministry conducts advocacy and outreach programs on behalf of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, their families, and their communities. One of the most compelling needs of the grossly underserved population we serve is the need to be heard, which our volunteers from a range of backgrounds address through advocating on their […]

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2:00 pm

Ecclesia Ministry

October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Often called “the church without walls,” Ecclesia is a radically open and affirming fellowship of individuals who desire to be in community with the poor and marginalized of our society. We share in worship and lunch every month. All are welcome to visit and join us. For more information, please contact Doug Miller at mil42944@aol.com

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3:30 pm

Food of the Diaspora

October 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9T

Please join the African Fellowship Ministry of The Riverside Church for an evening of Fun, Fellowship and Food of the Diaspora as we seek to raise awareness around issues directly impacting the continent of Africa and highlight the ongoing work of the African Fellowship. Among the topics of discussion will be the current Anglophonic and […]

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6:00 pm

Court Watch for Faith Communities

October 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In partnership with CourtWatchNYC and the Brooklyn Bail Fund, building upon our previous work advocating for criminal justice reform in New York, we are co-sponsoring Court Watch for Faith Communities where people of all faiths can join a community-driven movement to hold key individuals in the criminal justice system accountable. By attending this event, you […]

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