Missy’s Musings


Dear Riviera family, We have a very important Sunday coming up in May in which I hope you will all be involved. On May 21st, as a part of the worship service, we will have the opportunity to assess the ministries of Riviera Presbyterian Church and whether we are answering where God calls us at


Dear Riviera Presbyterian Church Family, My friend Jane came to visit for a weekend in January and asked me why I thought people joined Riviera Church. I told her we were the family most of us chose. In so many ways we are a support, an inspiration, and a comfort to each other. As Christians

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Dear Riviera Presbyterian Church Family, A New Year! We greet it with open arms and big dreams: New Hope! New Promise! New Beginnings! A New Year! We also greet it with fear: Insecurities, uncertainty, and unrest…. within a change in the social and political climate in our world…. How does the church respond????  As it

Missy’s Musings – December

Dear Riviera Family, Advent is once again upon us! It is the time of the year when many people’s schedules get too busy and their lives become so hectic that they feel stretched to the breaking point. If you are beginning to feel that way…. sit back and take a breath! I was listening to

Missy’s Musings – November

Surprise! My mother died this past March 23rd. If she could have controlled it, she never would have died during Holy Week because it is such a busy time for me. It’s not that she was selfless. She would have wanted my undivided attention so that her death could have been a bit more dramatic