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The Flower Guild    
The Flower Ministry compliments and enhances the beauty of The Riverside Church. Sitting quietly in the Nave, viewing altar flowers gives a sense of spiritual peace and emotional wellbeing to members and visitors. The Flower Ministry provides an opportunity to give honor and glory to God. The Flower Ministry acquires and arranges flowers throughout the Church for special occasions, such as Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Flower Designs
Riverside’s Florist, Vera Smith, along with other members of The Riverside Church Flower Guild, are responsible for the floral designs that adorn the church. To volunteer for the Flower Guild, contact Vera Smith at 212-870-6817 or e-mail vholzman@theriversidechurchny.org.

Donate flowers for special occasions
If you wish to donate flowers for the altar on Sundays to commemorate a special occasion, please contact Vera Smith at 212.870.6817 to make arrangements. Requests for particular dates are honored on a first come, first served basis.

Flowers at Christmas and Easter
Riverside welcomes contributions toward the purchase of flowers for Riverside's Nave. Please make check payable to The Riverside Church and include a note indicating in whose memory or honor you would like to have the flowers given. Send the check to Flower Fund/Finance Office, The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027.

Opportunities to contribute time to decorating
Volunteers assist the Flower Guild to create a floral wonderland in the Nave at Christmas and Easter. Anyone interested should call 212.870.6817.