Social Justice Articles

  • 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 Newsletter 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.
  • Hoodies and Skittles for Justice this Sunday March 29, 2012 Actions at Middle Church this Sunday in support of justice.
  • Hoodie Sunday makes the News March 26, 2012 Our social justice action on Sunday of wearing hoodies to worship touched a chord with folks nationwide.
  • "Sit Down at the Mercy Seat" March 25, 2012 A new song for Trayvon Martin by Bil Wright and Dionne McClain-Freeney.
  • Wear a Hoodie to Church Sunday March 23, 2012 This Sunday, March 25 at 11:15 AM at Middle Collegiate Church the multiracial/multicultural congregation, clergy, and gospel choir will all wear hoodies in memory of Trayvon Martin.
  • March/April 2012 Newsletter February 27, 2012 Read the March/April 2012 edition of Middle Notes!