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Worship Celebration | June 5 | 11:45 AM EST
June 5 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Scripture: Acts 2:1-21
Sermon Title “(Re)Birth”
Sermon by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Pentecost Sunday: The birthday of the Church
Join us in-person at East End Temple (245 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003) or online on Facebook, YouTube or our homepage for our worship celebration! After worship today, in-person attendees are invited to join Middle staff as a congregation as we walk from East End Temple down to our home site at 112 2nd Avenue to celebrate. Some tasty treats will be provided! Online worshippers are invited to join the Chat and Chew for a virtual celebration with Rev. Ben.
Every Sunday, we are bow in in-person/online hybrid worship. Before you come in-person, please read the list of policies our COVID task force has put together to keep us safe. But we are so delighted to be worshipping in our new home at East End Temple, streamed into homes around the country and the world.
We are leaning into “HYBRID worship” as the name for worship that is both online and in person. Click here to read an op-ed by Senior Minister Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis about our commitment to online worship and programs. And worship will always be hybrid! If you’re interested in another online opportunity, consider joining Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Rev. Benjamin Perry for Pray to Rise online every Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. ET.
Our liturgy and worship will feel familiar in form, but you will be surprised by creative sermons that will provoke your mind and stir your soul. You will also be surprised by the extensive use of the arts in worship. Our music—gospel, spirituals, stunning choral singing and classical music, and everything from Bach to Broadway to the Beatles—will encourage your toes to tap and your heart to soar. Our virtual sanctuary holds not only our incredible cultural and ethnic diversity, but dance, puppet theater, the dramatic and visual arts, and our diverse expressions of faith.