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 →

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 →

Where To Go Sledding In Harlem

harlem-sleddingA positive of having a snowstorm Hercules in effect is the abundant sledding it provides in-and-around Harlem. Here are some spots for wintery recreation Friday and this weekend. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church Celebrates Dr. King

“Distinguished Preacher Series” and “Realizing the Dream 2011” to Provide a Day of Programming Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the Site of his Famous “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to commemorate what would have been his 82nd birthday, The Riverside Church will honor his memory with two events on Sunday, January 16, ……first, with its popular Distinguished Preacher Series at 11:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m., Realizing the Dream, a tribute event featuring music, prayer and guest speakers. Both events will take place in the Nave of The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive (bet 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights.

“Dr. King’s spirit will surely be felt by those in attendance for the Distinguished Preacher Series and Realizing the Dream events at Riverside,” said Riverside Church Interim Senior Minister, Rev. Stephen H. Phelps. Continue Reading →