Church isn't a building with four walls, it's the wondrous vibrant community that carries God's love wherever it's needed. Every week, we offer fabulous ways to connect in community, care and fun! And almost all our events have a virtual component, so wherever you live, you can call Middle home. Look through the calendar below and join whatever sparks joy!
Explore scripture through the lens of Love. Period. Clergy and lay teachers create a safe space for asking the questions in our hearts, and seeking answers for a life of faith today. Join lively conversations exploring scripture for deeper meaning! Together, we dig into the historical context, consult theological interpretations, and learn from one another. […]
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Sermon: "Crazy, Rule-Breaking Love" by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis Due to the rising threat of the COVID omicron variant in New York City, are worshipping online through the end of January. We will continually assess COVID threat levels, and communicate when we feel it's safe to return to in-person/online hybrid worship. Love means keeping one […]
The Village Chorus for Children and Youth explores a diverse repertoire from many cultures. Children learn the basic elements of vocal production, sing in various languages, and offer soul stirring music. There is no cost to participate but children should have a love for music, a strong desire to learn, and the ability to read. […]
Due to cold weather, our weekly feeding ministry is currently on hiatus. However, we still encourage members to get bulk food to drop off at a neighborhood fridge or food pantry! If you're interested in other ways to serve, please email and we will let you know about upcoming opportunities to distribute coats and gloves. --- […]
Every year, the many faith traditions in our beloved East Village of New York City come together for a beautiful musical performance, highlighting the sounds and splendor from each of our traditions. Our Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir will offer a musical performance, and Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis will offer words in this can't-miss exhibition of […]