Events Calendar

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!

Kids Sunday Enrichment

Join Ms. Lauren for an interactive education & faith related lesson. Geared for ages Pre-K-5th Grade, though all are welcome! For Zoom call information, click here to RSVP.

Bible in the Middle

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. […]

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Juneteenth Worship Celebration | June 19 | 10:00 AM EST

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Click here for the worship bulletin! Scripture: Galatians 3:23-29 Sermon: "Faith. Family. Freedom." by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis Join us in-person at East End Temple (245 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003) for our a special Juneteenth worship celebration! To join us online on Facebook, YouTube or our homepage, attend the 11:45 a.m. ET worship […]

Juneteenth Now: Get Us Free

Juneteenth is a reminder of the chasm that persists between our nation’s founding promises and lived realities, and the holy resistance that has narrowed that gap. In this free event, we’ll celebrate the Black joy that fuels our fight for Black liberation. We’ll speak with movement elders, to give historical perspective for the present struggle, […]

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Juneteenth Worship Celebration | June 19 | 11:45 AM EST

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Click here for the worship bulletin! Scripture: Galatians 3:23-29 Sermon: "Faith. Family. Freedom." by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis 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 a special Juneteenth worship celebration! Since we anticipate a large turnout and people will […]

Freedom Now: A Juneteenth Teach-In

Join us on Juneteenth for a special teach-in led by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Rev. Natalie Perkins on the importance of antiracism education in fostering freedom for all. Livestream will take place immediately after Worship.

Butterfly Outreach Ministry

Time:  2:00pm Bag lunches consist of: Sandwich (Turkey, Ham, Peanut Butter + Jelly, Veg., etc…) Granola bar Small fruit (orange, grapes, banana, etc…) (apples are okay if you slice them and put them in baggies because our neighbors may have dental issues) Small water or juice box A note of encouragement “You are awesome”, “You […]

Concert June 19: ‘Juneteenth: The Struggle Continues’ with Sweet Honey in the Rock and Nona Hendryx

Celebrate Juneteenth with a special performance by the Grammy Award-winning African American female a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock and special guest Nona Hendryx! All proceeds will benefit Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. in their fight to end gun violence. Pre-show meet and greet and post-show cocktail hour tickets available! Juneteenth: The Struggle Continues Celebrate […]

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Juneteenth Now: The Remix

Our free gift to your family is Juneteeth Now: The Remix, a special compilation of beautiful inspiring art from our previous Juneteenth Now programs, plus a new homily from Rev. […]

I Dream a Dream: A Juneteenth Celebration

Sunday, June 19 at 7:00 pm There are two ways to access this event: 1. General Admission, first-come first-served. Just show up! 2. Limited Advance Reservation will also be available for this event, opening at 12:00 pm on the Monday before the event date. Curated and directed by Carl Hancock Rux, I Dream a Dream is a commemoration of the […]