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January 2018

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Middle Church Office Closed Monday, January 1, 2018  /  All Day Jan. 2  /  Sanctuary The Church Office will be closed on January 1-2, 2017, in observance of the New Year.

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Middle Church Office Closed Tuesday, January 2, 2018  /  All Day  /  Sanctuary The Church Office will be closed on January 1-2, 2017, in observance of the New Year. The building is open for evening programming. 

Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, January 2, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, January 2, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, January 2, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, January 2, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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College-Age Students Get-Together Thursday, January 4, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  Offsite For more information, contact Marte at msamuelstuen@middlechurch.org. Please note: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed.

Creative Writing Thursday, January 4, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, January 4, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  C27-Community Room All are welcome to attend Thursday rehearsals and join this volunteer, no-audition required choir. For more information, contact John Del Cueto.

Al-Anon Thursday, January 4, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Transformation: From the Inside, Out Friday, January 5, 2018  /  6:00pm Jan. 7  /  Sanctuary POSTPONED (1/4/17) Due to weather concerns, the retreat has been postponed. We will be talking with the retreat center over the next week to try and find a weekend that works. For those that have registered, we hope you will be able to join us w…

Narcotics Anonymous: It's About to Change Friday, January 5, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Shul of NY Shabbat Services Friday, January 5, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  Sanctuary The Shul of New York meets for Shabbat services on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month in the Social Hall in the annex building of Middle Church. January 5: Canceled due to winter storm. Services begin at 6:30pm and end between 8:00 a…

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, January 5, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholycs Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, January 6, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, January 6, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, January 6, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  8:30am  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Wee Care (Birth to 4 years) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  8:30am  /  301-Classroom Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible via music, creative activities, and games. For those attending either the 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM worship.

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Celebration! Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  10:45am  /  106-Social Hall 9:30am worshippers and those arriving for the 11:45am worship share brunch. Break bread with your Middle community. 

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  10:50am  /  304-Studio Elementary students explore the Bible with our instructors, engaging with lessons, art projects, and games to connect faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM. Parents/guardians must pick-up th…

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte. Other youth events will be scheduled throughout the year; more info to come!

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Celebration! Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Join the Movement Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Dads in the Middle Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C20-Conference Room This group gathers to deepen connection and grow spiritually by focusing on the parenting journey and its intersection with faith. How has being a dad deepened your faith? How has it challenged it? Spend time every month with other fathers sharing …

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C27-Community Room The Village Chorus for Children and Youth explores a diverse repertoire from many cultures. Children learn the basic elements of vocal production, sing in various languages, and offer soul stirring music. Children perform several times throughout t…

Young Adults Small Group Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  404-Studio Join with other 20-somethings and 30-somethings at Middle in this Young Adults Small Group. Together we engage connections between faith and justice, sharing stories and asking questions. This group meets on the first Sunday of each month. A light …

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Moms in the Middle Sunday, January 7, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  501-Parlor This group gathers to deepen connection and grow spiritually by focusing on the parenting journey and its intersection with faith. How has being a mom deepened your faith? How has it challenged it? Spend time every month with other mothers sharing …

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, January 8, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community lunch and food pantry from 11am - 1pm. For more information, visit their website or call 718-292-7718 ext. 499.

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, January 8, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, January 8, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Acting Class Monday, January 8, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, January 9, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, January 9, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, January 9, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, January 9, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Creative Writing Thursday, January 11, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, January 11, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  C27-Community Room All are welcome to attend Thursday rehearsals and join this volunteer, no-audition required choir. For more information, contact John Del Cueto. Please note: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed on January 4.

Al-Anon Thursday, January 11, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Narcotics Anonymous: It's About to Change Friday, January 12, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, January 12, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholycs Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, January 13, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, January 13, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, January 13, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  8:30am  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Wee Care (Birth to 4 years) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  8:30am  /  301-Classroom Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible via music, creative activities, and games. For those attending either the 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM worship.

Celebration! Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday: Complete the Dream Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  10:45am  /  106-Social Hall 9:30am worshippers and those arriving for the 11:45am worship share brunch. Break bread with your Middle community. 

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  10:50am  /  304-Studio Elementary students explore the Bible with our instructors, engaging with lessons, art projects, and games to connect faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM. Parents/guardians must pick-up th…

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte. Other youth events will be scheduled throughout the year; more info to come!

Celebration! Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday: Complete the Dream Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door a…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Join the Movement Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C27-Community Room The Village Chorus for Children and Youth explores a diverse repertoire from many cultures. Children learn the basic elements of vocal production, sing in various languages, and offer soul stirring music. Children perform several times throughout t…

MLK Sunday Brunch Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  106-Social Hall  A special brunch of soul food after the 11:45 AM worship to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Redeem the Soul of America Sunday, January 14, 2018  /  3:00pm  /  Sanctuary Legendary civil rights activist Ruby Sales, a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) alumna, joins us at Middle Collegiate Church on Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday to be interviewed by The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis. A Q&A session will follow …

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Middle Church Office Closed Monday, January 15, 2018  /  All Day  /  Sanctuary The Church Office will be closed on January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Jr. Luther King Day. Evening programs are also on haitus for the day. 

Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, January 15, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall Please note: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Monday. The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community lunch and food pantry from 11am - 1pm. For more information, visit their website or call 718-292-7718 ext. 499.

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, January 15, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall Please note: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Monday. The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Monda…

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, January 15, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Please note: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Monday. Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Acting Class Monday, January 15, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Please note: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Monday.  Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, January 16, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, January 16, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, January 16, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, January 16, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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New Adventures Thursday, January 18, 2018  /  2:00pm  /  404-Studio Whether you're retired, partially retired, between jobs or have Thursday afternoons free and want to share time with new friends, this group is for you! Join Minister Rob Stephens for an afternoon tea and snacks in the 4th floor studio, to share ti…

Creative Writing Thursday, January 18, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer. …

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, January 18, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  C27-Community Room All are welcome to attend Thursday rehearsals and join this volunteer, no-audition required choir. For more information, contact John Del Cueto.

Al-Anon Thursday, January 18, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Narcotics Anonymous: It's About to Change Friday, January 19, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, January 19, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholycs Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, January 20, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, January 20, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, January 20, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  8:30am  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Wee Care (Birth to 4 years) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  8:30am  /  301-Classroom Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible via music, creative activities, and games. For those attending either the 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM worship.

Celebration! Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  10:45am  /  106-Social Hall 9:30am worshippers and those arriving for the 11:45am worship share brunch. Break bread with your Middle community. 

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  10:50am  /  304-Studio Elementary students explore the Bible with our instructors, engaging with lessons, art projects, and games to connect faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM. Parents/guardians must pick-up th…

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte. Other youth events will be scheduled throughout the year; more info to come!

Celebration! Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Join the Movement Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C27-Community Room The Village Chorus for Children and Youth explores a diverse repertoire from many cultures. Children learn the basic elements of vocal production, sing in various languages, and offer soul stirring music. Children perform several times throughout t…

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, January 21, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, January 22, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community lunch and food pantry from 11am - 1pm. For more information, visit their website or call 718-292-7718 ext. 499.

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, January 22, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, January 22, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Acting Class Monday, January 22, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, January 23, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, January 23, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, January 23, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, January 23, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Creative Writing Thursday, January 25, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, January 25, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  C27-Community Room All are welcome to attend Thursday rehearsals and join this volunteer, no-audition required choir. For more information, contact John Del Cueto.

Al-Anon Thursday, January 25, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Narcotics Anonymous: It's About to Change Friday, January 26, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, January 26, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholycs Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, January 27, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, January 27, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, January 27, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  8:30am  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Wee Care (Birth to 4 years) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  8:30am  /  301-Classroom Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible via music, creative activities, and games. For those attending either the 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM worship.

Celebration! Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  10:45am  /  106-Social Hall 9:30am worshippers and those arriving for the 11:45am worship share brunch. Break bread with your Middle community. 

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. This Sunday, we have a special guest coming. Discovery for Justice, a nonprofit organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on improvements in the law,…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  10:50am  /  304-Studio Elementary students explore the Bible with our instructors, engaging with lessons, art projects, and games to connect faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30 AM or 11:45 AM. Parents/guardians must pick-up th…

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte. Other youth events will be scheduled throughout the year; more info to come!

Celebration! Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  404-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings.

Join the Movement Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Young Adults Leadership Lab: Coaching Session Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio The Middle Project Leadership Lab provides experiential education on strategic ways to create a more just society. It grounds young leaders in spiritual practices that sustain the work of social justice and community building. Young adults dre…

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C27-Community Room The Village Chorus for Children and Youth explores a diverse repertoire from many cultures. Children learn the basic elements of vocal production, sing in various languages, and offer soul stirring music. Children perform several times throughout t…

In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  501-Parlor The In-the-Middle Choir performs at the 9:30 AM and 11:45 AM Celebration! worship once a month. All voices—whether you’re a beginner or professional—are welcome to join. For those joining the choir, there will be a 8:30 AM rehearsal on the third fl…

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Spiritual Sounds of the East Village Sunday, January 28, 2018  /  5:00pm  /  Sanctuary An Evening of Interfaith Recitation and Music The Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir will represent Middle Church at the annual Spiritual Sounds worship with our local Interfaith partners. Join the radically diverse faith traditions in our neighbor…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, January 29, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community lunch and food pantry from 11am - 1pm. For more information, visit their website or call 718-292-7718 ext. 499.

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, January 29, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, January 29, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Acting Class Monday, January 29, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, January 30, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, January 30, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, January 30, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, January 30, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.