Join us for a Transforming Journey #TowardLove this Lent at Middle Church.



SUNDAY, MARCH 17 | Second Sunday in Lent
Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Caroline Ainsworth Hughes (9:30 am) and Jenn Hagedorn (11:45 am), preachers
Sermon & Scripture: "Covenants of God and Covenants of Empire" | Genesis 15.1–12, 17–18
Music: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir and Village Chorus for Children and Youth

Bible in the Middle
10:35 am, 4th Floor Studio | Led by staff and clergy
In March, we explore Scripture through the contributions of women theologians as the work relates to the season of Lent.


TUESDAY, MARCH 19
Lenten Bible Study

6:30 pm, 4th Floor Classroom | Led by clergy
As we embark on a transforming journey towards love, bring your dinner and join our pastors for a Lenten Spiritual Practice of Writing Our Stories.
 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | Third Sunday in Lent
CELEBRATING ARETHA FRANKLIN!

Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Jacqui Lewis, preacher
Sermon & Scripture: "A Womb-like Love" | Isaiah 55.1–13
Music: Middle Church Band with guest Kristina Nicole Miller

Bible in the Middle
10:35 am, 4th Floor Studio | Led by staff and clergy
In March, we explore Scripture through the contributions of women theologians as the work relates to the season of Lent.


TUESDAY, MARCH 26
Lenten Bible Study

6:30 pm, 4th Floor Classroom | Led by clergy
As we embark on a transforming journey towards love, bring your dinner and join our pastors for a Lenten Spiritual Practice of Writing Our Stories.


SUNDAY, MARCH 31 | Fourth Sunday in Lent
Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Rev. Dr. Damaris Whittaker of Fort Washington Collegiate Church, guest preacher
Music: Middle Church Choir

Bible in the Middle
10:35 am, 4th Floor Studio | Led by staff and clergy
In March, we explore Scripture through the contributions of women theologians as the work relates to the season of Lent.


TUESDAY, APRIL 2
Lenten Bible Study

6:30 pm, 4th Floor Classroom | Led by clergy
As we embark on a transforming journey towards love, bring your dinner and join our pastors for a Lenten Spiritual Practice of Writing Our Stories.


SUNDAY, APRIL 7 | Fifth Sunday in Lent & Conference Sunday
Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Jacqui Lewis, preacher
Sermon & Scripture: "A Brave New Thing" | Isaiah 43.16–21
Music: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, Middle Church Choir & Special Dances


SUNDAY, APRIL 14 | Palm Sunday
Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft, preacher
Music: In-the-Middle Choir, Middle Church Choir, and the Manhattan Brass
 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16
Lenten Bible Study

6:30 pm, 4th Floor Classroom | Led by clergy
As we embark on a transforming journey towards love, bring your dinner and join our pastors for a Lenten Spiritual Practice of Writing Our Stories.
 

***HOLY WEEK***


THURSDAY, APRIL 18 | Maundy Thursday
"Last Supper" Communion,
7 pm, Community Room


FRIDAY, APRIL 19 | Good Friday
Evening Worship, 7 pm, Sanctuary


SUNDAY, APRIL 14 | Easter Sunday

Sunrise Worship
, 7:00 am

Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Jacqui Lewis, preacher
Music: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir, Middle Church Choir, and the Special Solos


***PAST EVENTS***

TUESDAY, MARCH 5
Middle Mixer: Fat Tuesday Potluck, 6:30 pm
A special evening of festivity and fun.
 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
Ash Wednesday Worship, 7:00 pm
Bertram Johnson, preacher
Music: Dionne McClain-Freeney, Middle Church Jammers


SUNDAY, MARCH 10 | First Sunday in Lent
Celebration! Worship, 9:30 am & 11:45 am
Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft, preacher
Sermon & Scripture: "Ancestors Among Us" | Deuteronomy 26.1–11
Music: In-the-Middle Choir and Middle Church Choir

Bible in the Middle
10:35 am, 4th Floor Studio | Led by staff and clergy
In March, we explore Scripture through the contributions of women theologians as the work relates to the season of Lent.


TUESDAY, MARCH 12
Lenten Bible Study

6:30 pm, 4th Floor Classroom | Led by clergy
As we embark on a transforming journey towards love, bring your dinner and join our pastors for a Lenten Spiritual Practice of Writing Our Stories.