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 Enrichment

Join Alesha 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.  Contact Rev Catherine Torpey for more information. To RSVP and receive Zoom call information, click here.

Voter Reform Group

A strong democracy depends on civic engagement and a commitment to pluralism. We come together every other week to learn, discuss, and share our individual perspectives on elections and political issues affecting our communities and nation. Importantly, we use this group to take action. We register new voters and mobilize voters for every election. We […]

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Worship Celebration | September 17 | 11:45 am

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Sermon 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 worship celebration! Because the CDC and the WHO have declared COVID is no longer a global threat, worship is now mask-optional. Read more about our updated COVID policy. […]

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Middle Families Back to School Event

School is back in session! Children are invited to bring notebooks and binders for class to the Social Hall where we'll have stickers and fun ways to personalize them. Teens are invited, too! Grownups, we'll have coffee on hand for you to chat and socialize about the start of the school year while the young […]

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Fall Congregational Meeting – FY23 Campaign Impact & Updates

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Stay after worship—in-person or online—for our Fall Congregational Meeting to hear updates and impact from this past year, the first year of our Middle Rising campaign, along with news on the construction at 50 E. 7th Street.

Village Chorus for Children & Youth

The Village Chorus for Children and Youth is part of the Freedom Summer program and meets in person every Sunday from 1pm-2:00pm.   We also have a Zoom option available.  It is unique in that it welcomes children starting at the age of 5 and goes all the way up to 18 (senior in High […]

Butterfly Outreach Ministry

Tompkins Square Park E 10th St, New York, NY 10009, New York

Announcement: April 2 Season Opener for Butterfly Outreach Ministry! We are calling on all volunteers to make a difference for our food insecure neighbors in the Lower East Side. Due to the December 2020 fire that destroyed Middle’s building, Butterfly Outreach Ministry (BOM) is without a kitchen and relies on committed volunteers to keep a […]

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Member-Hosted Middle Church Rebuilding Art Fundraiser: WhiteBox in collaboration with 2B&2C The Ken Cro-Ken Memorial Foundation

2B&2C 9 Avenue B, New York

Please join Juan Puentes of WhiteBox in collaboration with Middle member Matt Sullivan’s 2B&2C The Ken Cro-Ken Memorial Foundation to help raise funds for the rebuilding of our dear Middle Collegiate Church. The afternoon will be a fun fete of artists, performances and art on display for auction with proceeds benefiting the Middle Rising campaign. […]

Young Adults

Join other 20- and 30-somethings to engage the connections between real life, faith, and justice. Together, we talk about faith, politics, leadership, sex and gender, creativity, collective struggles—whatever topics are resonating in our communities. Share stories, ask questions, or wrestle with career and relationships in a safe and supportive space. We meet monthly on Zoom on […]