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Black Lives Matter: Total Equity Now Book Drive

December 1 - December 19

Our Black Lives Matter Committee is partnering with Total Equity Now (TEN) for the 8th Annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive from December 1 through December 19. Each year, in partnership with small businesses, local organizations, and students and faculty at Harlem-based institutions of higher education, this Holiday Book Drive collects thousands of new […]

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Sojourners Ministry Request for Volunteers

December 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

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. For more information and to join our team of Sojourners, please contact Frances Connell at frances.connell@gmail.com.

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8:30 am

Morning Light Worship

December 1 @ 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

New Member Orientation Class

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Become a new member of The Riverside Church

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9:30 am

Open Bible Study

December 1 @ 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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Parent Connect Small Group

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Parents of children through 12th grade are invited to join Amanda Meisenheimer for a weekly Parents small group where we discuss faith and parenting topics. 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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Pageant Rehearsal

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

In collaboration with the Riverside Music Ministry, the children will be rehearsing for the annual Christmas pageant on Sunday mornings.  An extended rehearsal of the script will take place on Nov 17th after church in 311MLK.  

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Cherub Choir

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 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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Advent Small Group: Renewing the Spirit of Advent through Jesus

December 1 @ 9:30 am - December 15 @ 10:30 am

Through small group discussions, this three-week series seeks to help us renew the spirit of Advent. Through interrogating the Scriptures, music, paintings and other forms of art centered upon Advent, we seek to reimagine the anticipation of the birth of Jesus in the first century. We explore how the Holy Spirit working through us in […]

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Black Lives Matter

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Black Lives Matter committee will meet for discussion and fellowship, and to strategize about Homecoming and the upcoming year. For more information and to get involved in this ministry, please contact Ruby Sprott at rubysprott@gmail.com.

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10:00 am

Join The New Riverside Youth Choir

December 1 @ 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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10:45 am

Sunday Morning Worship

December 1 @ 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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12:00 pm

Grateful Gift Markets

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Love the season of Advent and the gift market from last year? Well, good news! The Grateful Gift Markets are back! Come out and wander through the gift market in support of the different ministries powered by The Riverside Church through an interactive gift market every Sunday during the Advent season. All proceeds from every […]

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12:30 pm

Advent Fest

December 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Start the Advent season with some holiday spirit! The Education Ministry invites you to join us in South Hall immediately following the service on December 1 for advent wreath making, cookie decorating, holiday crafts for children, and joyful fellowship. The event is open to everyone.

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1:00 pm

Social Services Committee Meeting

December 1 @ 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

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

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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Business & Professional Women’s Group Monthly Planning Meeting

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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