Riverside Church Hosts Jeremiah Wright in Speaker Series

ReverendJeremiahWrightFollowing the worship service, Rev. Wright will lead a discussion exploring issues of economic justice at a special reception once the dialogue concludes at The Riverside Church

Dr. Jeremiah Wright is one of the nation’s most well-known prophetic preachers.  During his tenure as pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, the congregation became the fastest growing in the denomination.  Trinity UCC Church became a model of a spiritually and socially relevant congregation.  Dr. Wright is a musicologist, linguist, community organizer, and author of numerous books and articles.  Since his retirement from Trinity UCC Church he has been in great demand all across the country as a revivalist and social justice consultant.  He is the founding spirit of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference which seeks to inspire and empower clergy and laity for prophetic ministry.

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Prophetic Voices at The Riverside Church is a dynamic speaker series created to serve as a platform to address economic justice issues plaguing our nation. One Sunday each month, Riverside will welcome a special guest speaker who is the foremost authority on issues ranging from education inequality and immigration to healthcare and low-wage workers. Riverside’s aim is to not limit our view or our message, but to serve as a powerful moral voice to our nation’s most pressing problems.

Sunday, May 25, 10:45 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

 

The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive (BET. 120TH & 122ND ST.), Morningside Heights

Directions: To get to The Riverside Church by subway take the 1 to 116th St. and walk to 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), one block west of Broadway.

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