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

What Do Theologians Have to Say To The Church Today?

Join us Sunday mornings throughout August with theologians from Union Theological Seminary.

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Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper at Chautauqua Institution in August

From August 15-21, minister of older adults Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper will serve as the Chautauqua ...

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Ask RDC | August 2021: Year in Review & Next Steps

Aug 1: Join the RDC for the next Ask RDC session.

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Riverside Archives WRVR Digitization Project

Deadline is July 31! Help Archives make our historic WRVR collection more accessible!

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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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RDC Next 90 Speaker Series: Reimagining Community Wellness with Vivian Williams-Kurutz

Aug 22: Join Harlem Wellness Center Founder/E.D. on mixed community wellness centers.

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Riverside Hosts Pastor Anthony Williams on Violence as a Public Health Crisis

Watch: On July 15, Pastor Anthony Williams calls on President Biden to declare violence a public ...

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August: Hawks Leadership Academy

Learn more about the Riverside Hawks full day Leadership Academy running August 9-27.

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Riverside Tower Tours

Take a tour of the tallest church tower in North America! Tours re-open Friday, July 9.

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Freedom School

Riverside Freedom School is committed to providing an excellent summer experience to the young scholars of ...

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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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Weekly Notes from Rev. Michael 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, August 1

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, August 1

10:45 AM

Online

Grace Notes

Wednesday, August 4

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, August 8

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, August 8

10:45 AM

Online

Senior Minister Search Committee Open ...

Sunday, August 8

1:00 PM

Via Zoom

Grace Notes

Wednesday, August 11

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, August 15

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, August 15

10:45 AM

Online

Grace Notes

Wednesday, August 18

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, August 22

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, August 22

10:45 AM

Online

Grace Notes

Wednesday, August 25

7:00 PM

Zoom

Fresh Start

Sunday, August 29

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Sunday Morning Worship

Sunday, August 29

10:45 AM

Online

Grace Notes

Wednesday, September 1

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

11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 11

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 11

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1:00 PM

Latino Ministry

Sunday, August 15

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11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 18

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 18

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11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 25

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, August 25

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11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 1

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 1

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11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Monday, September 6

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11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 8

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 8

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11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Monday, September 13

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11:00 AM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, September 15

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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

12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 1

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 2

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 3

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 4

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 5

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7:00 PM

Young Adult Bible Study

Thursday, August 5

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, August 6

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, August 6

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 8

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 9

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6:30 PM

8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 10

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 11

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 12

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7:00 PM

Young Adult Bible Study

Thursday, August 12

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, August 13

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7:00 PM

Family Check In

Friday, August 13

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11:00 AM

The Riverside Book Club

Saturday, August 14

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 15

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 16

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 17

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 18

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 19

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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

12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 1

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 2

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 3

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 4

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 5

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, August 6

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 8

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 9

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 10

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 11

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 12

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, August 13

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 15

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 16

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 17

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 18

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 19

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Friday, August 20

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12:00 PM

Virtual Coffee Hour

Sunday, August 22

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Monday, August 23

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Tuesday, August 24

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Wednesday, August 25

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8:00 AM

Morning Prayer

Thursday, August 26

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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