Help Middle Rise!

Middle Church as a movement is called to Rise, and we need your partnership to accomplish this. But first, we want you to have the opportunity to hear the details about our capital campaign and ask any questions you have. Join us for an informational meeting about Middle Church’s commitment to Rebuild, Reclaim, and Repair. Learn how you can be part of this urgent opportunity to rebuild our church and invest in Just Love. Period.

We believe in the power of love. Period.

Need Care?

You are not alone. Whatever you’re carrying, we will hold it with you.

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Antiracism Resources

God calls each of us to dismantle white supremacy. Full stop.

Racial Justice Resources

Worship with Us!

Experience a celebration as diverse as a NYC subway that feels like a warm hug.

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It Starts With Us

With ferocious courage, Middle Church listens deeply to the intersectional injustices unfolding in this present moment. Now more than ever, we need each other. Fierce Love starts with us.

October 9, 2 – 5 pm ET

Liberate Democracy: Vote the Just Vision

Now is the time to liberate democracy. Join Faith in Public Life, Vote Common Good and Middle Church on October 9 for a forum on our nation’s future, why voting is imperative, why opting out is not an option and why becoming an informed voter matters.

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End Gun Violence

Abortion Care is a Human Right

We Rise

Donate to Middle Rising

Through your gifts, you show up for LOVE across the country and in our own sanctuary. Partner with us to reclaim and reframe Christianity in all spaces—including the digital ones. The LOVE we sing, preach, and march for is not a sentimental kind of love, but a powerful love that demands we change ourselves and our world. This love demands nothing less than transformation.

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Volunteer & Serve

Our faith reminds us that we are inextricably bound together; our liberation is linked to each other. Tied up together. We are the hands, feet, and heartbeat of God.

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Community Groups

Our groups range in size, meeting structure and location, but all value deep connection and the desire to build, organize, and sustain ourselves as we work to bring about love and justice in the world.

 

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Let’s Keep Each Other Safe

Middle’s COVID Guidelines

Loving our neighbors well, looks like ensuring our collective health and safety. Learn how Middle is loving our neighbors in this moment, and how you can partner in that work.

Middle COVID Guidelines

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Fierce Love

Inspired by the Ubuntu philosophy “I am who I am because we are who we are” and explained through stories from her own life, Dr. Lewis details the nine daily practices necessary for transforming ourselves, our communities, and our world at large. From learning to put down our emotional baggage to speaking truth to power to resisting joyfully, Dr. Lewis gives readers a renewed sense of the power they have to create caring communities; to stand up for the vulnerable; and to change our shared story from one of anxiety, anger, and divisiveness to one of mindfulness, compassion, and unity.

Jacqui’s Fierce Love is a manifesto for all generations, a universalist’s vision for mending our broken hearts and fractured world.

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Join

Do you yearn to not just belong, but be celebrated for exactly who you are? Do you want a community of folks committed to radical love and justice? Wherever you live, you can call Middle Church home.

Give

This movement needs you! We need your time and talent, but we also need your resources. Make a contribution today and help us be midwives to love and justice.

December 5, 2020

A six-alarm fire spread from the building next door and destroyed our beautiful sanctuary. But no fire can stop revolutionary love! Learn how we’re rising from the ashes, and what you can do to help.

Find Your People!

Middle hosts small groups for everything from beginning ukulele lessons, to Queer Black Men in the Middle and our Voting Reform team. And all of them have options to gather virtually! Join the groups that best fit your passion, and the love you want to offer the world.

Liberative Learning

How do you change the world? First, you change yourself. Part of how we fulfill our commitment to God’s gospel of liberation is by training leaders with the skills you’ll need to bring freedom wherever you go. Thousands have participated in our digital courses. Will join them?

What We Believe

Middle is on a mission to reclaim and reframe Christianity—to realign our faith with Jesus’ teaching and take it back from the folks who have stolen it. We do this work joyfully, fueled by the Spirit, and strengthened by the community we create with one another.

Watch & Learn

Middle’s worship is a joyful, diverse celebration that gives a taste of what heaven feels like—an experience to soothe your soul and fill you with God’s liberatory fire! Every week is different, but what remains constant is how we tell the story of love through transformative art.

Do Justice

Faith comes alive when our love radiates outwards. At Middle, we’re committed to building an intersectional movement that both addresses the particular needs of different communities and unites us in common solidarity. This is God’s work, and we hope you’ll join us in it.