Worship, Music, and 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 beloved community, nourish faith, and transform our world.

Join us for Worship

Sun, May 24 | 10:45 am ET | Online
Preacher: Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

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Individuals without internet access can call 888-689-8878 to listen to worship.

Grace Notes: Wed, May 27
7:00 pm ET | Online
Host: Rev. Michael Livingston
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On Sunday mornings and throughout the week you are invited to encounter the living God through world-class preaching, inspiring music from many traditions, quiet prayer, meditation, liturgy, and the fellowship of a multicultural congregation. Click here to view the upcoming preaching schedule.


8:30 am

Morning Light

An intimate gathering for meditation, Scripture, homily, discussion, and communion in Christ Chapel. Morning Light Services are on hiatus until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID 19. As always, you are invited to worship together online by clicking here

9:30 am

Open Bible Study & Meditation

All are welcome to attend in our Education wing, located on the fourth floor of the MLK Building.

11:00 am

Sunday Morning Worship

Our traditional Sunday service, held in the beautiful Nave, follows the lectionary and liturgical calendar and is centered around Scripture, preaching, music, and prayer. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month.


5:30 pm

Centering Prayer

All are welcome in the Meditation Chapel for a brief reading with discussion, followed by a 20-minute silent meditation.

7:00 pm

Space for Grace Worship

Our Wednesday evening service in Assembly Hall is an informal and celebratory service of praise, Scripture, prayer, and gospel-inspired music to revive the spirit and get you through the week.


Join us throughout the week for worship, prayer, and meditation that stirs the soul and draws us closer to God and one another.

Worship Schedule

Watch & Listen

Watch live and archived audio and video of our sermons and services, and listen to podcasts exploring community and faith.



For over 85 years the music program has drawn people from around the world to The Riverside Church. From our five choirs, to our carillon and four organs, to our renowned musicians, guests are certain to hear music that enlivens and nourishes the soul.



Art captures our sense of wonder and the spark of imagination, awakening us to truths about the world and ourselves. Come explore spirituality through the arts at The Riverside Church.