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April 2018

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Easter Sunrise Worship Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  7:00am  /  Sanctuary Join us for an Easter Sunrise worship.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 1, 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, April 1, 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.

Easter Sunday Worship Celebration Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary

Butterfly Meal Preparation 1 Sunday, April 1, 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 Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, April 1, 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. 

Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  10:45am  /  3rd & 4th Floors Join us for our Annual Easter Egg hunt! Grade 2 & Under: 3rd Floor Grade 3 & Older: 4th Floor

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  10:50am  /  3rd Floor and 4th Floor Easter Sunday: Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt. Times and age group information in the links below: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 PM) Elementar…

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Easter Sunday: Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt. Times and age group information in the links below: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 PM) Middle an…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, April 1, 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. …

Easter Sunday Worship Celebration Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  304-Studio Easter Sunday: Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt. Times and age group information in the links below: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 PM) Supervise…

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

Easter Scavenger Hunt Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  4th Floor A challenging scavenger hunt throughout the building with 3-5 participants on each team; prizes for all -- no one goes home empty-handed! Grade 3 and older includes middle school and high school students too. Adult chaperones present along with par…

Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  3rd & 4th Floor Join us for our Annual Easter Egg hunt! Grade 2 & Under: 3rd Floor Grade 3 & Older: 4th Floor

Dads in the Middle Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C20-Conference Room Easter Sunday: Please attend the Easter Egg Hunt & Scavener Hunt with the young person/people in your life. More information, including times: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 …

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  C27-Community Room Easter Sunday: Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt. Times and age group information in the links below: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 PM) The Villa…

Young Adults Small Group Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  404-Studio Easter Sunday: We have a Scavenger Hunt going on throughout the building for Middle's youth. Please consider volunteering to help out. Email Marte at msamuelstuen@middlechurch.org for more information and to volunteer. Join with other 20-s…

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, April 1, 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.

Moms in the Middle Sunday, April 1, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  501-Parlor Easter Sunday: Please attend the Easter Egg Hunt & Scavener Hunt with the young person/people in your life. More information, including times: Easter Egg Hunt 1 (10:45 AM) Easter Egg Hunt 2 (1:00 PM) Easter Scavenger Hunt (1:00 PM…

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Middle Church Office Closed April 2 in observance of Easter Monday, April 2, 2018  /  All Day  /  Sanctuary The Middle Church Office will be closed April 2 for Easter Monday. The building will remain open for some external programs; please check the calendar for details.

Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, April 2, 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. Please note: Middle Collegiate Church will be closed on Monday, April 2 for holida…

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, April 2, 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 Pantry …

Acting Class Monday, April 2, 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, April 2, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, April 2, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, April 3, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, April 3, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, April 3, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, April 3, 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, April 4, 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, April 5, 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, April 5, 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, April 5, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Conference 2018: Complete the Dream Friday, April 6, 2018  /  All Day Apr. 8  /  Sanctuary Click here for information about Revolutionary Love: Complete the Dream. Dates: April 6–April 8, 2018 Tickets: SOLD OUT!

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, April 7, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 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, April 8, 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, April 8, 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 Sunday, April 15, 2018. To volunteer, please email Cheryl Cochran at ccochran@middlechurch.org.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 2018  /  10:50am  /  TBD 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! April 8, 2018: Attend Marte’s Listening/Learning Circle—wat…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 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, April 8, 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, April 8, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 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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Middle Church Office Closed Monday, April 9, 2018  /  All Day Apr. 11  /  Sanctuary The Middle Church Office will be closed from Monday, April 9 through Wednesday, April 11. The building will be open to public programs.

Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, April 9, 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, April 9, 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, April 9, 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, April 9, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, April 9, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, April 10, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, April 10, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, April 10, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, April 10, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Creative Writing Thursday, April 12, 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, April 12, 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, April 12, 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, April 13, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, April 14, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, April 14, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, April 14, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 15, 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, April 15, 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, April 15, 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, April 15, 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. 

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, April 15, 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!

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 15, 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…

Conference Volunteer Meeting Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C27-Community Room Review and share insights about the conference.

New Member Orientation Part 1 Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C20-Conference Room Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, you can join Middle clergy 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 April 22. A two-par…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Celebration! Sunday, April 15, 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, April 15, 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. …

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Offsite On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Join the Movement Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  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…

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, April 15, 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, April 15, 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…

Street Fair Planning Meeting Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  404-Studio Who's excited for this year's Second Avenue Street Fair (to be held May 5)?! Please plan to join us for an important planning meeting on Sunday, April 15 from 1:15pm - 2:30pm in the 4th Floor Studio. It takes a Middle village to put on the Street F…

Middle Players: Under the Scaffolding Sunday, April 15, 2018  /  2:30pm  /  Sanctuary Under the Scaffolding, a musical by Middle member Harold Slazer features music of Charles Reaves, Fred Simpson, and Barbara BonHomme. A Cake reception will follow.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, April 16, 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, April 16, 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, April 16, 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, April 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, April 16, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, April 17, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, April 17, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, April 17, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, April 17, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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New Adventures Thursday, April 19, 2018  /  2:00pm  /  501-Parlor 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, April 19, 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, April 19, 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, April 19, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Shul of NY Shabbat Services Friday, April 20, 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

Narcotics Anonymous: It's About to Change Friday, April 20, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Middle Mixer: Earth Day Hike in Beacon Saturday, April 21, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Offsite Celebrate Earth Day with an inter-generational group of Middle folks hiking together in Beacon, NY. This spring hike is open to all ages and abilities and is a wonderful way to connect with a variety of people from Middle while enjoying nature toge…

Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, April 21, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, April 21, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, April 21, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 22, 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 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, April 22, 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. 

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, April 22, 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!

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 22, 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…

New Member Orientation Part 2 Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  10:50am  /  501-Parlor Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, you can join Middle clergy 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 April 22. A two-p…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Celebration! Sunday, April 22, 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, April 22, 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. …

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Offsite On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Join the Movement Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, April 22, 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…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, April 23, 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, April 23, 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, April 23, 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, April 23, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, April 23, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, April 24, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, April 24, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, April 24, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, April 24, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Creative Writing Thursday, April 26, 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, April 26, 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, April 26, 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, April 27, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Beginners Meeting Saturday, April 28, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Beginners meeting. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Open Discussion Saturday, April 28, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Open Discussion. For more information, go to AA.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, April 28, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Closed discussion. Go to AA.org for more information.

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Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 29, 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, April 29, 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, April 29, 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…

Congregational Meeting Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  10:45am  /  Sanctuary Join us after worship for news and updates from staff and consistory.

BRUNCH in the Middle (Chat & Chew) Sunday, April 29, 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. 

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, April 29, 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!

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. 

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, April 29, 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation 2 Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall Help pack bag lunches for distribution to the hungry in local parks.

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  11:45am  /  106-Social Hall On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Celebration! Sunday, April 29, 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, April 29, 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. …

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Offsite On winter break. The Butterfly Meal Program returns in the spring. Thank you to all of our volunteers for their tireless dedication and energy.

Join the Movement Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  000-Sanctuary Learn more about Middle membership and volunteer opportunities from Middle staff.

Village Chorus for Children and Youth Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  1:15pm  /  TBD 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…

Divinity: Queer Icons Reception Sunday, April 29, 2018  /  1:30pm  /  Sanctuary & Social Hall Middle Church is excited to host the installation Divinity: Queer Icons by Gabriel Garcia Roman, running through June. The Mexican-Amaricón artist manipulates classical divine imagery, applying the style to under-represented and marginalized groups…

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Momentum Project: Free Community Lunch and Pantry Monday, April 30, 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, April 30, 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, April 30, 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, April 30, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  401-Classroom Weekly meeting. For more information, see NA.org.

Meditation on the Lower East Side Monday, April 30, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  501-Parlor