Legendary Actor, Author And Activist Ruby Dee To Be Honored At Memorial Celebration

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeThe life and legacy of actor, author, and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20th at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM. Continue Reading →

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Rev. Dr. Amy Butler First Woman To Lead Riverside Church

Rev Amy Butler (small)Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.  Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

Low Wage Workers And Clergy Walk To Riverside Church In Harlem

Wage-March-2More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages. Continue Reading →

Public Service Planned For Basil Paterson in Harlem

IMG_5580A public memorial service will be held later this month for longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ’-uhl) Paterson. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II And N. Carolina NAACP President Leads “Moral Monday”

Rev. William BarberThe Riverside Church announced today that Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and the catalyzing force behind the “Moral Monday” civil disobedience protests responding to Republican voter suppression efforts in North Carolina. Continue Reading →

Christopher Johnson and Christopher Creaghan Recital At Riverside Church

Riverside-Church1As part of its long-running Christ Chapel Chamber Series, The Riverside Church is hosting organ duo Christopher Johnson and Christopher Creaghan for a music recital… Continue Reading →

Anti-Apartheid Icon Dr. Allan Boesak At The Riverside Church

imageAs part of its new church-wide initiative to address the growing economic disparities hurting so many U.S. citizens and threatening the nation’s future, The Riverside Church will host anti-apartheid leader and President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, The Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak… Continue Reading →

Free: Screening Of Robert Reich’s “Inequality For All” In Harlem

Robert Reich’sAs part of its newly established economic justice initiative Now is the Time: Justice for All and a nationwide grassroots campaign, The Riverside Church is presenting a screening of former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s Sundance award-winning documentary, “Inequality for All,” on Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave., (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.

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