Life of the Community

Stay up to date with the latest info on all your favorite Riverside ministries and activities with our online monthly newsletter:  The Life of the Community.

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Visiting Riverside? Masks Still Required

Coming to Riverside? Masks are required to enter the church.

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May: Teach Us to Count Our Days

Throughout May—Older Americans Month—culminating in Pentecost Sunday, Riverside’s worship will lift up the faith, courage, and ...

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The Nine O’Clock Whistle: Film Screening & Discussion

May 24: Part of our Teach Us to Count Our Days series, join co-director Willa Cofield ...

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June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30: The Insight and Continuing Relevance of Howard Thurman

Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was a minister, chaplain, activist and author, unknown to some Americans, but a ...

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Spring 2022 Clothing Sale

Jun 4-9: Come shop at the annual Spring Clothing Sale, benefitting Riverside's social services.

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Shall the Fundamentalists Win?
100 Years Later

Join us as we celebrate and commemorate the 100th anniversary of Rev. Harry Emerson Fosdick’s historic ...

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Poor People’s Campaign Art Build / Sign Making Session

May 29 & Jun 5: Support MSJ and the Poor People's Campaign in this sign making ...

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End of the Year Picnic

June 12:Join us for a picnic immediately after worship as we celebrate the end of the ...

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Call to Action: Riversiders’ Participation in the Poor People’s Moral March on Washington DC on June 18, 2022

Join us! Riverside is organizing travel to the Poor People's Moral March on Washington DC...

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The Annual Riverside Choir Benefit Tea: Together: A Little Help From My Friends

Jun 5: Join the Riverside Church Choir for our annual Fundraising Tea, exploring what it means ...

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The Annual Riverside Pride Sunday Breakfast hosted by Maranatha

Jun 26: Join Maranatha, Riverside's LGBTQ+ ministry, for its annual Pride Sunday Breakfast.

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Alan Montgomery Organ Recital

Jun 28: Help us welcome new associate organist Alan Montgomery.

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Explore Small Group Classes

Join an online small group class to engage in theological reflection and deepen your faith.

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2021-22 Music at Riverside Season at a Glance

Explore the Music at Riverside 2021-22 season.

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Celebrating Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day is celebrated by billions around the globe every April 22 to promote awareness for ...

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Riversiders in the News & World

A selection of articles and mentions of Riversiders living their faith and justice in the world.

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Senior Minister Search Committee

News and updates on the search for Riverside’s next Senior Minister from the Senior Minister Search ...

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Monthly Notes from Rev. Livingston

Read weekly reflections from our interim senior minister, Rev. Michael Livingston.

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Worship, Music & The Arts

Worship of God is at the center of our life at The Riverside Church and our services reflect the diversity of who we are as the body of Christ. All are welcome as we seek to create a beloved community, nourish faith, and transform our world.

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Upcoming Worship

Fresh Start

Sunday, May 22

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

JESUS: The Life, Teachings, and ...

Sunday, May 22

9:00 AM

311 MLK & Online

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, May 22

10:45 AM

Online

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, May 22

12:00 PM

Online

Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recital

Sunday, May 22

3:00 PM

Space for Grace

Wednesday, May 25

7:00 PM

Assembly Hall

Fresh Start

Sunday, May 29

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, May 29

10:45 AM

Online

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, May 29

12:00 PM

Online

Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recital

Sunday, May 29

3:00 PM

Grace Notes

Wednesday, June 1

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, June 5

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

JESUS: The Life, Teachings, and ...

Sunday, June 5

9:00 AM

311 MLK & Online

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, June 5

10:45 AM

Online

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, June 5

12:00 PM

Online

Grace Notes

Wednesday, June 8

7:00 PM

Zoom

Mission & Social Justice

Mission & Social Justice

Mission & Social Justice

“Justice is love correcting that which revolts against love.” -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Upcoming Mission & Social Justice Events

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Latino Ministry

Sunday, July 17

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Latino Ministry

Sunday, August 21

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Education & Faith Formation

Education & Faith Formation

The Riverside Church exists to nourish and grow the faith of everyone who comes to us seeking to know God. The programs of our Faith Formation ministry will help you explore your faith, ask challenging questions about life, and grow closer to God and one another.

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Upcoming Faith Formation Events

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, May 19

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12:00 AM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, May 20

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, May 20

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9:00 AM

Hebrew beginner

Sunday, May 22

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9:00 AM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, May 23

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, May 24

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, May 25

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7:00 PM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, May 26

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, May 27

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, May 27

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9:00 AM

Hebrew beginner

Sunday, May 29

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9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Open Bible Study

Sunday, May 29

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12:00 PM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, May 30

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Parish Care & Social Services

Parish Care offers pastoral support to the congregation and community, including our Social Services programs, Tower League programs and events, weddings, funerals, and more.

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Upcoming Parish Care Events

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, May 19

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2:00 PM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, May 20

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, May 23

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, May 24

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, May 25

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, May 26

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, May 27

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, May 30

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, May 31

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, June 1

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, June 2

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, June 3

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12:00 PM

12:00 PM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, June 6

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9:00 AM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, June 7

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9:00 AM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, June 8

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Stewardship & Development

Stewardship & Development

Christian stewardship is not just about how we use our money, it’s about how we live our lives in communion with God and each other.

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Online Ministries & Digital Media

When we can’t gather in person, we gather online. Join an online ministry or small group, watch our original video content, and listen to our latest podcasts to connect with others and cultivate faith and justice in your life.

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Community Initiatives