Social Justice Articles
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!
Jacqui Lewis for Huffington Post: "Lead the Change: MLK, Faith and Fearlessness"
February 21, 2012
"It is not easy, nor simple for churches to 'preach brotherhood and make it a reality within its own body.' But the church is the place and our faith is the source with which we may be instruments of change."
Jacqui Lewis helps deliver 20,000 petition signatures to MSNBC
February 16, 2012
Jacqui, along with Bishop Gene Robinson, New York faith leaders, and Faithful America members delivered 20,000 petition signatures calling on MSNBC to stop inviting Family Research Council President Tony Perkins on their network.