Children & Families



-Families worship together in the Nave.

-Nursery is closed.

-Our preschool and kindergarten members meet for choir (10:30am) and worship (11am) on the 7th floor, room 717. During the summer, our preschool and kindergarten program extends an invitation to our 1st-6th graders to join them if interested. The 7th floor requires a security code that you can request from the security desk or our Welcome Desk on the 3rd floor of the MLK building.

-Parents/parent guardians meet at 9:30am for ParentConnect in MLK 318 and Online. During the summer, our ParentConnect program extends an invitation to our Kindergarten-6th graders to join them for fun family activities.

After worship:

-Our Kindergarten-6th graders meet at 1:00pm for Harmony in Motion where we unleash creativity and learn to play the piano and drums. At Riverside we practice Sabbath on the first Sunday of each month and there will be no Harmony in Motion on the first Sunday.


Please contact Min. Heelee Velez ( for infants to 6th graders) and Rev. Jabe Ziino ( 7th to 12th graders) if you have any questions. Or call the Education and Faith Formation Ministry Office at 212-870-6810.

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