Lent at Riverside

Lent is the season between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. It is a season of repentance and reflection as we move towards Holy Week to follow Jesus on his journey to the cross and resurrection.

Click here to download the 2021 Lent Devotional.

Lent Worship Schedule

Click here to join Virtual Coffee Hour on Sundays at 12:00 pm ET.

The First Sunday in Lent

Sunday, February 21 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Rev. Hsien-Yu Wang, preaching
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Sunday, February 21 at 10:45 am ET
Sunday Morning Worship with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, preaching

Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Rev. Michael Livingston, hosting
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The Second Sunday in Lent

Sunday, February 28 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Rev. Michael Livingston, preaching
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Sunday, February 28 at 10:45 am ET
Sunday Morning Worship with Rev. Jim Keat, preaching

Wednesday, March 3 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Minister Charlene Wingate, hosting
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The Third Sunday in Lent

Sunday, March 7 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Rev. Jim Keat, preaching
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Sunday, March 7 at 10:45 am ET
Sunday Morning Worship with Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, preaching
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Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Rev. Hsien-Yu Wang, hosting
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The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Sunday, March 14 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper, preaching
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Sunday, March 14 at 10:45 am ET
Sunday Morning Worship with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, preaching
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Wednesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Rev. Michael Livingston, hosting
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The Fifth Sunday in Lent

Sunday, March 21 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Rev. Kevin VanHook, preaching
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Sunday, March 21 at 10:45 am ET
Sunday Morning Worship with V (Formerly Eve Ensler), preaching
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Wednesday, March 24 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Rev. Kevin VanHook, hosting
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Holy Week

Sunday, March 28 at 8:30 am ET
Fresh Start with Amanda Meisenheimer, preaching
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Sunday, March 28 at 10:45 am ET
Palm Sunday Worship with Rev. Debra Northern, preaching
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Wednesday, March 31 at 7:00 pm ET
Grace Notes with Rev. Michael Livingston, hosting
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Thursday, April 1 (time TBD)
Maundy Thursday Worship
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Friday, April 2 (time TBD)
Good Friday Worship: Seven Last Words
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Sunday, April 4 at 10:45 am ET
Easter Sunday Worship with Rev. Michael Livingston, preaching
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What is Lent?

Be Still and Go: Meditations for the Movement

Lent 2021

Listen to a new episode of Be Still and Go during the season of Lent. Push play to start listening, subscribe to Be Still and Go wherever you listen to podcasts, or sign up to receive each new episode directly via email.

*new episodes will be published daily beginning Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Virtual Lent Retreat

Join the Riverside Church’s Virtual Lenten Retreat looking at Centering Prayer. We will be led by Leslee Anne Terpay, a Contemplative Outreach, Ltd, Commissioned Presenter of Centering Prayer, and Lectio Divina. Our day will begin learning the method of Centering Prayer including time exploring the kinds of thoughts that may arise during the prayer time. Each retreat session will include an experience of the prayer and time to address questions.

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Lent Devotional

Fill out the form below to receive your copy of the 2021 Riverside Lent Devotional in the mail. This devotional will allow us all to experience the season of Lent together, even if we are unable to gather in person.

Click here to download a digital copy.