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November 2018

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Creative Writing Thursday, November 1, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, November 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, November 1, 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, November 2, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  Sanctuary The Shul of New York meets for Shabbat services on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month in the Social Hall in the annex building of Middle Church. Services begin at 6:30pm and end between 8:00 and 8:30pm. More Information

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

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

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

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Wee Care (Infant to Age 4) Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  9:15am  /  301-Nursery Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible through stories, crafts, and activities.

Celebration! Sunday, November 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…

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  10:30am  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Community Hour Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  10:35am  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

New Member Orientation Part I Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  10:35am  /  501-Parlor Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, join Middle clergy for a two-part New Member Orientation between the worship celebrations. This is a time for conversation and information for anyone who has joined the Middle Movement in recent months.. New me…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  10:35am  /  3rd Floor Studio Elementary students and their instructors explore the Bible through interactive lessons, creative games, and art projects to learn about faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30am or 11:45am. Parents/guardians …

BIBLE in the Middle (Adult Education) Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  10:35am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. On most Sundays throughout the year, you can join lively conversations exploring scripture for deeper meaning in our lives in between our two worships. This year, we are inviting Middl…

Celebration! Sunday, November 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 Sunday, November 4, 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.

Community Hour Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Family Room (Grades K-5) Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  304-Studio Supervised childcare/family space available while parents/guardians participate in morning rehearsals or afternoon classes and meetings. Scheduled to support families interested in attending the #RevolutionaryLove Speaker Series.

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, November 4, 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.

Village Chorus for Children & Youth Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  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…

Children's Multicultural Book Fair Sunday, November 4, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  106-Social Hall Kids (Pre-K - Grade 8), families, and friends are invited to the second annual Children's Multicultural Book Fair at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, November 4th, 2018 from 1:00pm - 3:30pm. Come for the group readings, fun activities, raffle pr…

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, November 4, 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, November 5, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Acting Class Monday, November 5, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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

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

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

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

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Middle Jammers (Jam Session) Wednesday, November 7, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  106-Social Hall Let's play together; share your music. Bring your uke, banjo, guitar, anything unplugged with strings. All levels welcome! Led by Middle member Kaede Helck.

Downtown Meditation Wednesday Night Sitting & Dharma Talk Wednesday, November 7, 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, November 8, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, November 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, November 8, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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

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

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

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In-the-Middle Choir Rehearsal Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  8:30am  /  Sanctuary The In-the-Middle Choir performs at the 9:30 am and 11:45 am Celebration! worship once a month. All voices—whether you’re a beginner or professional—are welcome to join. For those joining the choir, there will be a 8:30 and 10:45 am rehearsal in th…

Wee Care (Infant to Age 4) Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  9:15am  /  301-Nursery Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible through stories, crafts, and activities.

Celebration! Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:30am  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  306-Youth Room Middle and high school students engage in honest conversations, service-learning projects, and creative responses to connect faith and justice. Visit middlechurch.org/youth for info on additional events throughout the year! The group meets on the 2…

Community Hour Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Revolutionary Love: "Why Peace Is Possible" with Paul K. Chappell Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  404-Studio Join us on Veterans Day Sunday, November 11 at 10:35 am, for our next guest in the Revolutionary Love Speaker Series, veteran and peace activist Paul K. Chappell. Chappell is the Peace Literacy Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and an in…

New Member Orientation Part II Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  501-Parlor Whether you worship at 9:30 or 11:45, join Middle clergy for a two-part New Member Orientation between the worship celebrations. This is a time for conversation and information for anyone who has joined the Middle Movement in recent months.. New me…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  3rd Floor Studio Elementary students and their instructors explore the Bible through interactive lessons, creative games, and art projects to learn about faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30am or 11:45am. Parents/guardians …

BIBLE in the Middle (Adult Education) Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  10:35am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. On most Sundays throughout the year, you can join lively conversations exploring scripture for deeper meaning in our lives in between our two worships. This year, we are inviting Middl…

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

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, November 11, 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.

Community Hour Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, November 11, 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.

Village Chorus for Children & Youth Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  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…

Transgender Awareness Week Panel Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  1:30pm  /  Sanctuary As we begin Transgender Awareness Week (Nov. 12-19) join Rev. Bertram Johnson, Graham Bridgeman, Maliaka Mumeka, and Middle Church family members for a dialogue on what it means to be people of faith who identify as transgender.

The Service of Ordination for Robert Stephens to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament Sunday, November 11, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  Sanctuary By the Grace of God, the United Church of Christ New York Conference Reformed Association & Middle Collegiate Church are pleased to invite you to the Service of Ordination for Robert Stephens To the Ministry of Word and Sacrament …

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, November 11, 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, November 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…

Acting Class Monday, November 12, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

Mosaic: A Concert at Middle Church Monday, November 12, 2018  /  7:00pm  /  Sanctuary Mosaic Concert Series Monday, Nov. 12, 7 pm The Mosaic concert series was started after the 2016 election by Middle Church member, Matthew Johnson Harris, to raise money for causes that are working to put those marginalized by the current a…

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 14, 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, November 15, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, November 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, November 15, 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, November 16, 2018  /  6:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Shul of New York meets for Shabbat services on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month in the Social Hall in the annex building of Middle Church. Services begin at 6:30pm and end between 8:00 and 8:30pm. More Information

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

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

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

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Wee Care (Infant to Age 4) Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  9:15am  /  301-Nursery Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible through stories, crafts, and activities.

Celebration! Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  10:30am  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Community Hour Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  10:35am  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Young Adults Small Group Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  10:35am  /  4th Floor Classroom 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 third Sunday of each month at 10:35a…

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  10:35am  /  3rd Floor Studio Elementary students and their instructors explore the Bible through interactive lessons, creative games, and art projects to learn about faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30am or 11:45am. Parents/guardians …

BIBLE in the Middle (Adult Education) Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  10:35am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. On most Sundays throughout the year, you can join lively conversations exploring scripture for deeper meaning in our lives in between our two worships. This year, we are inviting Middl…

Celebration! Sunday, November 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…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, November 18, 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.

Community Hour Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, November 18, 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.

Village Chorus for Children & Youth Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  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…

Donna Gaines/Tom Smucker Talk and Book Signing Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  1:30pm  /  Sanctuary Join Donna Gaines (WHY THE RAMONES MATTER) and Tom Smucker (WHY THE BEACH BOYS MATTER) for an evening at Middle Collegiate Church in New York, New York. Discussion and book signing to follow. ABOUT WHY THE RAMONES MATTER by Donna Gaines …

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, November 18, 2018  /  4:00pm  /  404-Studio Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting. See AA.org for more information.

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New Adventures Thanksgiving Monday, November 19, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall New Adventures Thanksgiving: New Adventures participants are invited to join Momemntium for Thanksgiving lunch. RSVP to Elise at etiralli@middlechurch.org. Please note: New Adventures will not meet on Tuesday, November 20. ---- Join Ne…

Community Thanksgiving Luncheon Monday, November 19, 2018  /  11:00am  /  106-Social Hall Community Thanksgiving Luncheon: Members of the Middle community are invited to join Momemntium for a Thanksgiving luncheon. RSVP to Nathan at njohnson@middlechurch.org. ----

Momentum Project: Free Community Dinner and Pantry Monday, November 19, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Acting Class Monday, November 19, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, November 20, 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, November 21, 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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Middle Church Office Closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 22, 2018  /  All Day Nov. 23  /  Sanctuary Please note Middle Church will be closed at the following times for the Thanksgiving Holiday: Thursday, November 22, All day (No programming will be held.) Friday, November 24, All day (The Church House will be open for evening programs.)…

Creative Writing Thursday, November 22, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  404-Studio Participants meet weekly in a supportive, creative, and fun environment where ideas move from head to paper. They build connections as they work to express the writer that lives in all of us. Coordinated by writer and Middle member Harold Slazer.

Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir Rehearsal Thursday, November 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, November 22, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.

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

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

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

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Wee Care (Infant to Age 4) Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  9:15am  /  301-Nursery Caregivers provide a safe space for the youngest members of our congregation to begin learning about the Bible through stories, crafts, and activities.

Celebration! Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  9:30am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:30am  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

YOUTH in the Middle (Grades 6-12) Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  3rd Floor Youth Room Middle and high school students engage in honest conversations, service-learning projects, and creative responses to connect faith and justice. Visit middlechurch.org/youth for info on additional events throughout the year! Meets on the 2nd and …

Dads in the Middle Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  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 …

Moms in the Middle Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  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 …

Community Hour Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

KIDS in the Middle (Grades K-5) Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  3rd Floor Studio Elementary students and their instructors explore the Bible through interactive lessons, creative games, and art projects to learn about faith and justice. Families are invited to worship together at either 9:30am or 11:45am. Parents/guardians …

BIBLE in the Middle (Adult Education) Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  10:35am  /  404-Studio Bible study exploring this Sunday's text and sermon themes. On most Sundays throughout the year, you can join lively conversations exploring scripture for deeper meaning in our lives in between our two worships. This year, we are inviting Middl…

Celebration! Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  11:45am  /  Sanctuary Our worship is a celebration that encourages a more-than-Sunday-morning faith! Walk up our steps on Second Avenue and experience a warm, radical welcome from the greeters at the door and the folk in the pews. Our liturgy and worship will feel famil…

Butterfly Meal Preparation Sunday, November 25, 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.

Community Hour Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  106-Social Hall Coffee and conversation.

Join the Movement! Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  12:45pm  /  Sanctuary After worship, learn more about what it means to become a member of Middle Church from Middle staff. Information about volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to Join will also be available.

Butterfly Meal Distribution Sunday, November 25, 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.

Village Chorus for Children & Youth Sunday, November 25, 2018  /  1:00pm  /  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…

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Meeting Sunday, November 25, 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, November 26, 2018  /  5:30pm  /  106-Social Hall The Momentum Project NYC hosts a free community dinner weekly and a bi-monthly food pantry from 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays. Please see below for upcoming dates. Community Meal (2018): Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm except as noted below. Food Pant…

Acting Class Monday, November 26, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  304-Studio Come to class and be prepared to move. Bring loose clothes and yoga mats. Work on scenes, monologues, dance, and music to help build your own one-person show. Led by Harold Slazer.

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Conflict Resolution Workshop Tuesday, November 27, 2018  /  6:00pm  /  106-Social Hall Conflict Resolution Workshop: Transforming Difficult Conversations In this workshop, we will explore conflict resolution principles and communication skills to enable us to communicate effectively across difference, whether it be at a protest,…

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion Tuesday, November 27, 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, November 28, 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, November 29, 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, November 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, November 29, 2018  /  7:30pm  /  304-Studio Weekly meeting. For more information, go to al-anon.org.