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March 2018

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

Shul of NY Shabbat Services Friday, March 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

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, March 2, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, March 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, March 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, March 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.

Celebration! Sunday, March 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, March 4, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, March 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. 

Justice in the Middle (Adult Ed) Sunday, March 4, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Justice in the Middle: Adult Education For the month of March, join the Middle Church community for discussions led by clergy and activists about some of the pressing justice issues of our time and the role of faith in movement building. For …

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 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, March 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!

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, March 4, 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…

Celebration! Sunday, March 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, March 4, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 4, 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, March 4, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

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

Moms in the Middle Sunday, March 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 …

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, March 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, March 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…

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

Acting Class Monday, March 5, 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.

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

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, March 6, 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, March 7, 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…

Middle Jammers (Jam Session) Wednesday, March 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! Please note: Due to incliment weather, this Jam Session for March 7 has been canceled. 

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

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, March 9, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 11, 2018  /  9:30am  /  000-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, March 11, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

Freedom Sing-in Workshop Sunday, March 11, 2018  /  10:45am  /  Sanctuary In this time of marching and protests, learn and sing Freedom Songs, a long tradition of resistance. Then, join the Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir at the Time's Up Wendy's protest (5 PM, Trian Partners - 280 Park Ave), in support of those fast…

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, March 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. 

Justice in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, March 11, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Justice in the Middle: Adult Education For the month of March, join the Middle Church community for discussions led by clergy and activists about some of the pressing justice issues of our time and the role of faith in movement building. For more …

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 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, March 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!

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Celebration! Sunday, March 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…

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

Mixer for Wee Care Parents (and their Kids!) Sunday, March 11, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio All parents of Wee Care age children (age 4 and under) as well as parents that are currently expecting are invited to join their little ones at a mixer to get to know one another and get to know our Wee Care team. Come for the all-ages treats and m…

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, March 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, March 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, March 11, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks.

A Celebration of the Life of Mary Smith Sunday, March 11, 2018  /  3:00pm  /  Sanctuary Welcome by the Rev. Jacqui Lewis. Music by Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir The Middle Collegiate Church Family joins Mary’s family and friends in giving thanks to God for the life of Mary Smith. Her spirit, wisdom, and humor are gifts to us al…

Freedom Fast & Time's Up Wendy's Sunday, March 11, 2018  /  5:00pm Mar. 15  /  Sanctuary The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is back in New York City for a 5-day Freedom Fast culminating in a rally on March 15 called Time's Up Wendy's! Farmworkers from Florida will be participating in the 5-day fast.  On Sunday evening at 5pm, the Je…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, March 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, March 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…

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

Acting Class Monday, March 12, 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.

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

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, March 13, 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, March 14, 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, March 15, 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.

Celebrating the Birthday of Lucille Bodden Thursday, March 15, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  Sanctuary We celebrate the life and birthday of long time Middle member, Lucille Bodden.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, March 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, March 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, March 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, March 16, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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

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

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

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 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, March 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.

In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Sunday, March 18, 2018  /  9:00am  /  C27-Community Room 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…

Celebration! Sunday, March 18, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, March 18, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on April 15, 2018. To Volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, March 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. 

Justice in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, March 18, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Justice in the Middle: Adult Education For the month of March, join the Middle Church community for discussions led by clergy and activists about some of the pressing justice issues of our time and the role of faith in movement building. For more …

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 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, March 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!

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, March 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, March 18, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.    …

Celebration! Sunday, March 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…

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 18, 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, March 18, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, March 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, March 18, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, March 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, March 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…

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

Acting Class Monday, March 19, 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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Demand the Ban Rally Wednesday, March 21, 2018  /  10:00am  /  Offsite Join our Senior Minister Jacqui Lewis in Philadelphia as activists Demand the Ban targeting U.S. Senator Toomey. Like Middle Church did several years ago in worship, the organizers plan to melt down a gun and repurpose into a tool during a ceremony…

Just Faith: A Lenten Bible Study of Mark Wednesday, March 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, March 22, 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, March 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, March 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, March 23, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, March 23, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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March for our Lives Saturday, March 24, 2018  /  6:00am  /  Offsite Join Middle members and families to march in the streets of DC, demanding that children's lives and safety become a priority, and to end this epidemic of mass school shootings. Read more about March for Our Lives. A bus will depart early on M…

March for Our Lives (New York) Saturday, March 24, 2018  /  10:00am  /  Offsite Join Middle members and families to march in the streets of New York, demanding that children's lives and safety become a priority, and to end this epidemic of mass school shootings. Read more about March for Our Lives. Please register here. …

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, March 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, March 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, March 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.

Palm Sunday Worship Celebration Sunday, March 25, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, March 25, 2018  /  9:30am  /  106-Social Hall Help prepare bag lunches for the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on April 15, 2018. To Volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, March 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. 

Justice in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, March 25, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Justice in the Middle: Adult Education For the month of March, join the Middle Church community for discussions led by clergy and activists about some of the pressing justice issues of our time and the role of faith in movement building. For …

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 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, March 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!

Lenten "Sacred Presence" Bible Study Sunday, March 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, March 25, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org. …

Palm Sunday Worship Celebration Sunday, March 25, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, March 25, 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, March 25, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, March 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, March 25, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  Offsite Help distribute bag lunches for the hungry in local parks. Butterfly Meals runs from April through December, and will start again on Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, March 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, March 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…

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

Acting Class Monday, March 26, 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.

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

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, March 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, March 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…

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Creative Writing Thursday, March 29, 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, March 29, 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, March 29, 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, March 30, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Good Friday Worship Friday, March 30, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  Sanctuary Join us for Good Friday worship.

Narcotics Anonymous: Finally Found a Home Friday, March 30, 2018  /  8:00pm  /  404-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholycs Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, March 31, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, March 31, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Holy Saturday Vigil Saturday, March 31, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  Sanctuary Join us for prayer and reflection.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, March 31, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.