Middle Church Launches the Gospel Album "Welcome" and a Music Video with Tituss Burgess
June 22, 2012
Middle Collegiate Church launches its album, Welcome, composed and produced by Broadway and television actor Tituss Burgess (Jersey Boys, The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, and 30 Rock) on Sunday, July 1 at 6 PM. A music video of a song featured on the album, “We Are The Ones,” will also premiere, directed by Shari Carpenter who has worked with Spike Lee, Ridley Scott, and Forest Whitaker. The music video features an internationally renowned cast including Burgess, Alyson Palmer (of BETTY, whose music has been heard on The L-Word, Ugly Betty, and Weeds), and Broadway’s Jenny Powers (Grease and Little Women).
Volunteer Opportunity with Habitat-NYC
June 14, 2012
We are inviting you to take part in an upcoming volunteer opportunity on June 23. Middle and Fort Washington Collegiate Church serving together with Habitat-NYC on Saturday, June 23rd at the Riverstone Senior Life Services for our Brush with Kindness project.
Middle and Jacqui on MTV!
June 13, 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 4 pm: Middle and Jacqui on MTV
Middle Collegiate Church and Rev. Jacqui Lewis, Ph.D., will be seen in MTV’s reality television show MADE when two young women wed at our church in the episode. MADE is a program that focuses on a different young person each week and works with them to accomplish their dream.
Larry & Linda Hart headline the gospel musical PRAISE at Middle Church
June 12, 2012
Broadway actors Linda Hart (Hairspray, Anything Goes, and Catch Me if You Can), Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story and Urban Cowboy), Jenny Powers (Grease and Little Women), Angela Grovey (Leap of Faith), Grammy-nominated singer Ryan Shaw (Real Love and It Gets Better), and members of the Middle Church artists community lend their voices to Larry Hart’s Praise: An Irreverently Reverent Gospel Experience on Sunday, June 17 at 6 pm at Middle Collegiate Church (112 Second Avenue near E. Seventh Street). Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, the high-energy music of Praise! is inspired by the common themes shared in world religions.
June 8, 2012
Friends, our June newsletter is available for download. Get your copy here.
Love. Period. PRIDE 2012
June 1, 2012
Whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or straight—or whether you reject labels related to sexual orientation and gender identity—please join us for PRIDE 2012 at Middle Church. Our calendar is full of fun and spirit-filled events, including worship celebrations, a cabaret, and social gatherings. As usual, we will be marching on Pride Sunday with a float featuring the Middle Church Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir. This year, we will also be joined by dancers from Fort Washington Church and marchers from other Collegiate ministries including Marble Church.
May 10, 2012
Friends, our May newsletter is available for download. Get your copy here.
Larry & Linda Hart headline the gospel musical "PRAISE" at Middle Church
April 16, 2012
“Praise” celebrates gospel music’s rural roots and is inspired by the common themes in world religions. It honors the importance of praising a higher power, no matter how you name the presence of God.
Press Release: Tolling the Bells for King, Trayvon, and Those Like Them
April 5, 2012
At 11 am on Easter Sunday, our historic bells will ring forty-four times as we pray for peace and justice. Dr. King was assassinated forty-four years ago this week. The bells will toll to honor Dr. King, Trayvon Martin and all of those who have been profiled, harassed, wounded or killed due to their dress and skin tone.
VVM Petition Delivery
March 30, 2012
On Thursday, March 29th, Adriene Thorne joined fellow clergy in standing up for vulnerable children.