We believe in the power of love. Period.

Homecoming Worship Celebration

Mark your calendars! This will be our first worship celebration since the beginning of the pandemic where you have the opportunity to come and worship together in-person with your Middle family! Weather permitting, we will host a beautiful outdoor celebration in the street in front of Middle Church. More details will be forthcoming; register today!

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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EDUCATION & JUSTICE

Announcing the Freedom Rising Salons

Building on the success of the Revolutionary Love Conference, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new Freedom Rising Salons! Throughout the year, we’ll offer more regular gatherings—each organized around a particular topic—putting our senior minister, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, in conversation with leaders who will deepen your engagement with that month’s theme. This year-long virtual conversation series will feature thought leaders, organizers, artists and modern prophets reflecting on crucial justice issues, and what we all can do to rise and meet them.

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Sunday, October 3

Volunteer for Homecoming!

Want to volunteer for our homecoming celebration? Wonderful! We need both virtual and in-person help, so wherever you live there’s an opportunity to be part of hosting this celebration. Please register below we know we can count on your help! We’re hosting a volunteer orientation on Wednesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Sign up here and get the Zoom information! If you have any questions, please email Elise Tiralli.

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Community & Justice

Reparations Listening Circles

The Reparations Task Force convenes to think faithfully about what it means for Middle to engage in reparations. They’ve been studying our history, researching how we can work in partnership to repair this generational harm. The entire Middle community is invited to these upcoming listening circles. Hear what the Task Force has been up to, and provide valuable insight as to where you’d like the Force to focus moving forward.

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Let’s Keep Each Other Safe

Middle’s COVID Guidelines

As we begin to gather again in person, it’s essential that we continue to do everything we can to ensure the heath and safety of all. Learn how Middle is loving our neighbors in this moment, and how you can partner in that work.

Middle COVID Guidelines

Sundays in August and September

A New Interactive Worship Experience

Starting Sunday, August 1 we’re launching a new interactive worship experience! Join us on Zoom, or in-person viewing parties around New York City. Click below to read more details!

Join the Celebration!

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.

Celebrate LOVE with Us!

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.