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July 2018

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Sunday, July 1, 2018 Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

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

Celebration! Sunday, July 1, 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 Sunday, July 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.

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, July 1, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, July 1, 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 thei…

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

Celebration! Sunday, July 1, 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 Sunday, July 1, 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.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, July 1, 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, July 1, 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.

Moms in the Middle Sunday, July 1, 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 …

Young Adults Small Group Sunday, July 1, 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 …

Barn Burner Bonanza Sunday, July 1, 2018  /  2:00pm  /  Sanctuary Join us at Middle Church for Barn Burner Bonanza featuring Allison Sniffin unleashing Middle’s one-of-a-kind Marshall & Ogeltree Organ (Opus 4). Sing along and celebrate Independence Day with well-loved classics such as “Battle Hymn of the Republic…

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Monday, July 2, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, July 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 Pant…

Acting Class Monday, July 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.

Voice Class with Tami Petty Monday, July 2, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Join Tami Petty for a four-week series on voice building and awareness for ages 18 and older. For more information and to RSVP, contact Tami at tpetty@middlechurch.org.

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Tuesday, July 3, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, July 3, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Wednesday, July 4, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

Middle Church Office Closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018  /  All Day  /  Sanctuary The Church Office will be closed on July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day.

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Thursday, July 5, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

Creative Writing Thursday, July 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, July 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, July 5, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Friday, July 6, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

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Youth Service-Learning Trip to Philadelphia Saturday, July 7, 2018  /  All Day  /  Offsite Students entering grades 7-12 in Fall 2018 are invited to participate in a week-long service-learning trip in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry will serve as our home base as we engage educational and provocative service experiences related to so…

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, July 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, July 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, July 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, July 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…

BRUNCH in the Middle Sunday, July 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.

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, July 8, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, July 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 thei…

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, July 8, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Join us for a special Bible in the Middle four-week series with Rev. Derrick Harkins (Senior Vice President for Innovation in Public Programs and Minister-in-Residence at Middle Church), as we engage key elements of community for the Church using t…

Celebration! Sunday, July 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, July 8, 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.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, July 8, 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, July 8, 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, July 8, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, July 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, July 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.

Voice Class with Tami Petty Monday, July 9, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Join Tami Petty for a four-week series on voice building and awareness for ages 18 and older. For more information and to RSVP, contact Tami at tpetty@middlechurch.org.

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Partnership Task Force Launch Tuesday, July 10, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  Offsite Join us to learn more about our Partnership Task Force, a team that helps shape Middle Church’s stewardship and fundraising strategies. RSVP to Rebecca at rlibed@middlechurch.org.

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

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

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

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

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Downtown Meditation Wednesday Night Sitting & Dharma Talk Wednesday, July 11, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  106-Social Hall This ongoing weekly class includes sitting meditation, a dharma talk, discussion, and time for getting to know one another. Please arrive on time to the class. Meditation experience is expected, but not required. Fee: $10 for Downtown Meditati…

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Creative Writing Thursday, July 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, July 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, July 12, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, July 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, July 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, July 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, July 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 Sunday, July 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, July 15, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, July 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 thei…

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, July 15, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Join us for a special Bible in the Middle four-week series with Rev. Derrick Harkins (Senior Vice President for Innovation in Public Programs and Minister-in-Residence at Middle Church), as we engage key elements of community for the Church using t…

Celebration! Sunday, July 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, July 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.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, July 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, July 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, July 15, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, July 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, July 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.

Voice Class with Tami Petty Monday, July 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Join Tami Petty for a four-week series on voice building and awareness for ages 18 and older. For more information and to RSVP, contact Tami at tpetty@middlechurch.org.

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

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

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

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

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Middle Family Picnic Wednesday, July 18, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  Tompkins Square Park near St. Mark’s Place and Avenue A Middle folks and families with kids of all ages are invited to enjoy a potluck picnic. Bring a dish to share and a picnic blanket. We’ll bring games, plates/cups/napkins, and plenty of popsicles. Head to the flag pole by the public restrooms at Tom…

Downtown Meditation Wednesday Night Sitting & Dharma Talk Wednesday, July 18, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  106-Social Hall This ongoing weekly class includes sitting meditation, a dharma talk, discussion, and time for getting to know one another. Please arrive on time to the class. Meditation experience is expected, but not required. Fee: $10 for Downtown Meditati…

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New Adventures Thursday, July 19, 2018  /  2:00pm  /  C27-Community Room 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, July 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, July 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, July 19, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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Shakespeare in the Park Saturday, July 21, 2018  /  6:00am  /  Delacorte Theatre, Central Park Middle’s Young Adults invite you to join them for Shakespeare in the Park: Twelfth Night. We’ll line up real early (6:00 AM) for free tickets for that night’s performance. Each person is eligible to receive two tickets while tickets last. We’ll pas…

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, July 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, July 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, July 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, July 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 Sunday, July 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, July 22, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, July 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 thei…

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, July 22, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Join us for a special Bible in the Middle four-week series with Rev. Derrick Harkins (Senior Vice President for Innovation in Public Programs and Minister-in-Residence at Middle Church), as we engage key elements of community for the Church using t…

New Member Orientation (2 Parts) Sunday, July 22, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C20-Conference Room Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, join Jacqui and Rob for a two-part New Member Orientation between the celebrations. New members will be welcomed at both worship celebrations on July 29. RSVP to Nathan at njohnson@middlechurch.org. For r…

Celebration! Sunday, July 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, July 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.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, July 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, July 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, July 22, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, July 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, July 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.

Voice Class with Tami Petty Monday, July 23, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Join Tami Petty for a four-week series on voice building and awareness for ages 18 and older. For more information and to RSVP, contact Tami at tpetty@middlechurch.org.

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

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

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

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

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Downtown Meditation Wednesday Night Sitting & Dharma Talk Wednesday, July 25, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  106-Social Hall This ongoing weekly class includes sitting meditation, a dharma talk, discussion, and time for getting to know one another. Please arrive on time to the class. Meditation experience is expected, but not required. Fee: $10 for Downtown Meditati…

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Creative Writing Thursday, July 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, July 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, July 26, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Closed Discussion Saturday, July 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, July 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, July 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, July 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…

BRUNCH in the Middle Sunday, July 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, July 29, 2018  /  10:50am  /  401-Classroom Middle and high school students are invited to enjoy brunch together and talk about the Bible with Marte.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, July 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 thei…

BIBLE in the Middle (Adults) Sunday, July 29, 2018  /  10:50am  /  404-Studio Join us for a special Bible in the Middle four-week series with Rev. Derrick Harkins (Senior Vice President for Innovation in Public Programs and Minister-in-Residence at Middle Church), as we engage key elements of community for the Church using t…

New Member Orientation (2 Parts) Sunday, July 29, 2018  /  10:50am  /  C20-Conference Room Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, join Jacqui and Rob for a two-part New Member Orientation between the celebrations. New members will be welcomed at both worship celebrations on July 29. RSVP to Nathan at njohnson@middlechurch.org. For r…

Celebration! Sunday, July 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, July 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.

Family Room (Infant to Grade 5) Sunday, July 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, July 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.

Middle Writers 7th Annual Summer Reading Sunday, July 29, 2018  /  1:30pm  /  Sanctuary Come and hear the wide variety of stories that the Middle Writers have been working on all year—stay for quick bite of cake and chat with the Writers.

Middle Players Present Spirited Stories Sunday, July 29, 2018  /  3:00pm  /  Sanctuary Directed by Harold Slazer, Spirited Stories shares thoughtful personal stories written by the Middle Players dealing with God, Spirit, Church, and Love in their lives. Brief discussion follows.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, July 29, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, July 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…

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Alcoholics Anonymous: Artists in Recovery Tuesday, July 31, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  404-Studio Artists in Recovery meeting. Go to AA.org for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting Tuesday, July 31, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  304-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Step Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

Al-Anon Tuesday, July 31, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  C27-Community Room Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, July 31, 2018  /  8:30pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion meeting. See AA.org for more information.