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February 2018

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Creative Writing Thursday, February 1, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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, February 1, 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, February 1, 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, February 2, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Shul of NY Shabbat Services Friday, February 2, 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. Services begin at 6:30pm and end between 8:00 and 8:30pm. More Information

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, February 3, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, February 3, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, February 3, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 4, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Celebration! Sunday, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 4, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 4, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Celebration! Sunday, February 4, 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 (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, February 4, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  3rd Floor Nursery + Studio Supervised childcare available while parents and guardians participate in afternoon programs. *Please check middlechurch.org/calendar for dates. Scheduled to support families interested in attending the #RevolutionaryLove Speaker Series. …

Join the Movement Sunday, February 4, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Dads in the Middle Sunday, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 4, 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, February 4, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Moms in the Middle Sunday, February 4, 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 …

A Rock in a Weary Land: A Concert Celebrating African-American Spirituals Sunday, February 4, 2018  /  2:30pm  /  Sanctuary A Rock in a Weary Land: A Concert Celebrating African-American Spirituals Join the Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, the Middle Church Choir, and the In-the-Middle Choir as we begin Black History month with music that roots us in our faith, nouri…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, February 5, 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, February 5, 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…

Acting Class Monday, February 5, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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.

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, February 5, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, February 5, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, February 6, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, February 6, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, February 6, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, February 6, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Middle Jammers (Jam Session) Wednesday, February 7, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  106-Social Hall Let's play together and to share your music. Bring your uke, banjo, guitar, anything unplugged with strings. All levels welcome!

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Creative Writing Thursday, February 8, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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, February 8, 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, February 8, 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, February 9, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, February 10, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, February 10, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, February 10, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, February 11, 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, February 11, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

New Member Orientation Sunday, February 11, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C20-Conference Room Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, you can join Jacqui and Rob for a special two-part New Member Orientation between the two Sunday morning worship celebrations. New members will be welcomed at both worship celebrations on February 18. For…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, February 11, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  3rd Floor Nursery + Studio Supervised childcare available while parents and guardians participate in afternoon programs. *Please check middlechurch.org/calendar for dates. Scheduled to support families interested in attending the #RevolutionaryLove Speaker Series. …

Join the Movement Sunday, February 11, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, February 11, 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, February 11, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  304-Studio 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, February 11, 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, February 12, 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, February 12, 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…

In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Monday, February 12, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  Sanctuary 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…

Acting Class Monday, February 12, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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.

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, February 12, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, February 12, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, February 13, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, February 13, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, February 13, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, February 13, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Wednesday, February 14, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  Sanctuary 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…

Ash Wednesday Worship Wednesday, February 14, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  Sanctuary Begin the Lenten season with your Middle family at a worship featuring music and reflection. Minister Rob Stephens will preach, and the In-the-Middle Choir will sing. Communion and ashes

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New Adventures Thursday, February 15, 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…

Youth Movie Night: Black Panther Thursday, February 15, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  Offsite Middle school & high school students are invited to see Black Panther (PG-13) in theaters on opening night: Thursday, February 15th (Midwinter Recess begins the next day). Contact Marte at msamuelstuen@middlechurch.org for more information or to RS…

Creative Writing Thursday, February 15, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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, February 15, 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, February 15, 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, February 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Shul of NY Shabbat Services Friday, February 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  106-Social Hall 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. Services begin at 6:30pm and end between 8:00 and 8:30pm. More Information

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Becket Logan: A Glance Back (Photographic Works 1970s-2017) Saturday, February 17, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  106-Social Hall Becket Logan A Glance Back: Photographic Works (1970s-2017) Opening Reception Saturday, February 17, 2018 6 - 8:30 PM Dress: Festive attire

Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, February 17, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, February 17, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, February 17, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Middle Church Office Closed Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  All Day  /  Sanctuary The Church Office will be closed on February 18, 2018 in observance of President's Day. Evening programs are also suspended for the day.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, February 18, 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, February 18, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible in the Middle: Lenten Small Groups Join small group discussions on readings from the Bible and selections from the writings of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the launch of the Poor People's Campain in 1968. Various groups will meet…

New Member Orientation Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C20-Conference Room Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, you can join Jacqui and Rob for a special two-part New Member Orientation between the two Sunday morning worship celebrations. New members will be welcomed at both worship celebrations on February 18. For…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 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…

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  11:45am  /  404-Studio Experience the season of Lent grounded in scripture. The Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible study will meet for prayer and reflection on Biblical texts. We will reflect on short passages using a distinct listening process that helps us focus our attent…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  3rd Floor Nursery + Studio Supervised childcare available while parents and guardians participate in afternoon programs. *Please check middlechurch.org/calendar for dates. Scheduled to support families interested in attending the #RevolutionaryLove Speaker Series. …

Join the Movement Sunday, February 18, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 19, 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, February 19, 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…

Acting Class Monday, February 19, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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.

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, February 19, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, February 19, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, February 20, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, February 20, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, February 20, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, February 20, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Just Faith: A Lenten Bible Study of Mark Wednesday, February 21, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Join Minister Rob Stephens and Rev. Hershey Mallette Stephens for a journey through Lent in the Gospel of Mark, which is full of questions about who Jesus is to the disciples and the community. We will consider who Jesus is in times like these, and…

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Creative Writing Thursday, February 22, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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, February 22, 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, February 22, 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, February 23, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, February 24, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, February 24, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, February 24, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 25, 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, February 25, 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, February 25, 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, February 25, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, February 25, 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, February 25, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible in the Middle: Lenten Small Groups Join small group discussions on readings from the Bible and selections from the writings of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the launch of the Poor People's Campain in 1968. Various groups will mee…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, February 25, 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, February 25, 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, February 25, 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…

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, February 25, 2018  /  11:45am  /  404-Studio Experience the season of Lent grounded in scripture. The Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible study will meet for prayer and reflection on Biblical texts. We will reflect on short passages using a distinct listening process that helps us focus our attent…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, February 25, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, February 25, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  3rd Floor Nursery + Studio Supervised childcare available while parents and guardians participate in afternoon programs. *Please check middlechurch.org/calendar for dates. Scheduled to support families interested in attending the #RevolutionaryLove Speaker Series. …

Join the Movement Sunday, February 25, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, February 25, 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, February 25, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Summer Service-Learning Trip: Interest Meeting Sunday, February 25, 2018  /  2:30pm  /  401-Classroom Summer Service-Learning Trip: Interest Meeting for Parents & Students Sunday, February 25th from 2:30 pm-4:00 pm Attend this meeting to learn more about this summer's city/site, daily projects, deadlines, costs/fundraising, and more! Ask qu…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, February 26, 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, February 26, 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…

Acting Class Monday, February 26, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  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.

Narcotics Anonymous: Village Spiritual Workshop Monday, February 26, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, February 26, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, February 27, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, February 27, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, February 27, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, February 27, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Just Faith: A Lenten Bible Study of Mark Wednesday, February 28, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Join Minister Rob Stephens and Rev. Hershey Mallette Stephens for a journey through Lent in the Gospel of Mark, which is full of questions about who Jesus is to the disciples and the community. We will consider who Jesus is in times like these, and…