MISSION:SDG— Join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month, for an informative and faith-based look at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   January 27th: Poverty February 24th:  Poverty March 24th April 28th May 26th June 23rd RSVP NOW FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE DATES ON EVENTBRITE. This program, put together by the

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Supporting the Presbyterian Church via its unique ‘Per Capita’ system

“Per Capita is crucial to the overall health of the PC(USA), because it binds presbyteries, synods, and congregations together in one church.” – J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the PC(USA) The origin story of Per Capita takes us back to the earliest Presbyterian General Assembly meetings in the U.S.

Lent @ Riviera: A Season of Confession

“This year, when we have had to go without so many things that are enjoyable and meaningful to us, I challenge you not to give up something for Lent, but to take on something instead.” – Pastor Missy I  invite you to join me in observing this season of  Holy Lent starting on Ash Wednesday. 

Church Property Update

The Stewardship/Property/Finance Committee is happy to report that building maintenance projects are underway for 2021: Roofing repairs have been completed. Termite treatment contract has been signed. Bids have been obtained for painting the church buildings. Various repairs will be taking place while the church is closed to the public due to Covid. 2020 Contribution statements

Missy’s Musings – January 2021

January 2021 Happy New Year Dear Riviera Family! I remember when I turned 30. In my twenties, like many younger people I was impatient. The world needed to change and I wanted to be involved in saving it.   Exploitation of the environment was causing the despoliation of God’s good creation, there was a crisis

The Season of Advent 2020

ADVENT 1 Sunday, November 29th Links:  Worship Page | Nov. 29th Bulletin PDF View it on Youtube at 11am then join Zoom for Holy Grounds ADVENT 2 Sunday, December 6th with the Sacrament of Communion View it on Youtube at 11am and then join Zoom for Communion and fellowship.  FUN FOR ALL AGES Saturday, December

Socktober Challenge: We need your help!

Throughout the month of October, the Mission Committee of Riviera Presbyterian Church challenges its congregation and Mission Partners to collect 400 pairs of white cotton socks by October 31st. Miami Dade’s homeless community has made it clear that socks are one of their greatest needs. So, we will be of service to our neighbors by

Mission@TheMovies: Hunger and Hope, Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala

In this hour-long special, Rick Steves travels through Ethiopia and Guatemala to learn about extreme poverty — the more than 700 million people who struggle to live on less than $2 a day. Ending hunger is possible. And, with travel as our classroom, we’ll learn about innovative solutions, including the importance of water access, education,