Social Justice Articles

  • Sign This Love Letter for Justice February 18, 2016 Sign this Love Letter for Justice asking the Reformed Church in America to reconsider their policy on ordaining LGBT clergy, urging the RCA to welcome our own Chad Tanaka Pack and other gifted ministers as ordained clergy.
  • Middle Notes — February 2016 Newsletter February 1, 2016 Download the February 2016 edition of Middle Notes to keep up with what's happening at Middle Church.
  • "Colorful" Portrait Unveiled January 27, 2016 For the first time since its founding in 1628, a Black woman’s image, The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, has been added to a wall of White men who have served as senior ministers of the Collegiate Churches of New York. The portrait was unveiled during the worship celebration on Sunday, January 24.
  • Black History Month 2016 January 26, 2016 Join us this February as we celebrate Black History Month at Middle Collegiate Church.
  • Middle Literary Magazine Needs Your Writing and Art! January 25, 2016 Submit your writing and/or art to our 5th annual Literary Magazine! The theme for 2016 will be "Revolutionary Love.” Poetry, fiction, essay, art, photos, children’s work—even a video clip—are all welcome! Send your submissions to editor Carol Wierzbicki at litmag@middlechurch.org by February 7.
  • Unveiling of Portrait January 21, 2016 In the historic Collegiate Churches of New York, when a Collegiate senior minister has served for 10 years, his or her portrait is painted and displayed with the other senior ministers. For the first time since the founding of the Collegiate Churches of New York in 1628, a Black woman’s image, The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, will be added to a wall of White men.
  • Celebrate King Sunday January 4, 2016 A day of celebration on Sunday, January 17
  • Middle Notes — January 2016 Newsletter January 1, 2016 Download the January 2016 edition of Middle Notes to keep up with what's happening at Middle Church.
  • Holiday Message December 15, 2015 You, friend, are light! You power love—all year long. Read our holiday message to you.
  • An Open Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio December 3, 2015 Faith leaders direct this letter toward Mayor Bill de Blasio on December 3rd, 2015, the one-year anniversary of when America learned that NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo would not be indicted for choking Eric Garner to death.