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 | March 3rd | 11:45 am

East End Temple 245 E 17th St, New York

Sermon by Rev. Natalie Renee Perkins & Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft 11:45 a.m. ET: Hybrid Worship Celebration (In-Person at East End Temple and Online on all our channels) 3:00 p.m. ET (12:00 a.m. PT): Online Worship Celebration, Premiered on YouTube If you’re interested in another worshipful opportunity, join us at Pray to Rise online on […]

Virtual Chat & Chew

As the late, great write, director, and actor Ozzie Davis once said, “Let us gather to affirm our eachotherness." Chat and Chew is an opportunity to connect each Sunday for […]

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 […]

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Online Worship Celebration | 3:00 pm

YouTube

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 online on Wednesday mornings, hosted by […]

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Lenten Book Study: Notes of a Native Son

Zoom

In Honor of James Baldwin’s upcoming centennial, join Rev. Natalie in a read of a collection of his earlier essays in the book Notes of a Native Son. This interactive course […]