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!

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Meals for Thanksgiving

If you would like a warm Thanksgiving meal delivered to your home a few days before Thanksgiving, please contact Ahashcraft@middlechurch.org by November 18th. We are pleased to partner with the Lower East Side Girls Club for meals.   Alternatively, If you would like to help deliver Thanksgiving meals, please let Amanda know.

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 | November 12th | 11:45 am

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Sermon by Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft 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. […]

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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Online Worship Celebration | November 12th | 3:00 pm

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Sermon by Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft In case you missed the news, every Sunday we will now have: 11:45 a.m. ET: Hybrid Worship Celebration (In-Person at East End Temple and Online) 3:00 p.m. ET (12:00 a.m. PT): Online Worship Celebration, Premiered on YouTube If you’re interested in another worshipful opportunity, consider joining Pray to Rise […]