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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What's Happening at Riverside

Returning to In-Person Worship & Homecoming

Our official public Grand Re-Opening for in-person worship is Homecoming Sunday, September 19.

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Homecoming 2021

Sept 19: Join us for worship and fellowship on Homecoming Sunday, both in-person and online!

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Homecoming Children & Youth Weekend

Join us for a weekend filled with fun, fellowship, food, and most importantly, family.

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Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recitals

Sakura Park is the best place to enjoy Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recitals this Fall.

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A Loving Church

Sept 12, 19, 26: Join this series exploring how the church can be a transforming site ...

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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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Senior Minister Search Committee Open Listening Tour Session

Sept 26 & Oct 10: Join the SMSC for an Open Listening Session after Virtual Coffee ...

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Small Group Classes

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

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Be Still and Go:
Meditations for the Movement

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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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Riverside Tower Tours

Take a tour of the tallest church tower in North America on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Weekly Notes from Riverside Clergy

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

Grace Notes

Wednesday, September 22

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, September 26

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, September 26

10:45 AM

Online

Senior Minister Search Committee Open ...

Sunday, September 26

1:00 PM

South Hall

Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recital

Sunday, September 26

3:00 PM

Sakura Park

Grace Notes

Wednesday, September 29

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, October 3

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, October 3

10:45 AM

Online

Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recital

Sunday, October 3

3:00 PM

Sakura Park

Grace Notes

Wednesday, October 6

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, October 10

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, October 10

10:45 AM

Online

Senior Minister Search Committee Open ...

Sunday, October 10

1:00 PM

South Hall

Sunday Afternoon Carillon Recital

Sunday, October 10

3:00 PM

Sakura Park

Grace Notes

Wednesday, October 13

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, October 17

8:30 AM

Via 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

2:00 PM

Ecclesia Ministry

Sunday, September 26

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Monday, September 27

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 29

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, October 6

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, October 13

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1:00 PM

Latino Ministry

Sunday, October 17

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, October 20

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, October 27

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, November 3

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9:00 PM

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

Monday, September 20

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, September 21

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7:00 PM

Young Adult Bible Study

Tuesday, September 21

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, September 22

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, September 23

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, September 24

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, September 24

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9:00 AM

Hebrew beginner

Sunday, September 26

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9:30 AM

Open Bible Study

Sunday, September 26

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, September 26

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1:00 PM

Hebrew Intermediate

Sunday, September 26

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, September 27

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, September 28

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7:00 PM

Young Adult Bible Study

Tuesday, September 28

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, September 29

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, September 30

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, October 1

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, October 1

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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

Monday, September 20

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, September 21

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, September 22

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, September 23

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, September 24

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, September 26

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, September 27

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, September 28

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, September 29

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, September 30

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, October 1

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, October 3

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, October 4

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, October 5

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, October 6

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, October 7

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, October 8

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, October 10

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, October 11

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, October 12

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, October 13

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, October 14

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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