March 26, 2020, 03:15 pm
Justice has not been canceled! In fact, may we use this time to lean into our online organizing, advocacy, and petitioning! The global outbreak of COVID19 has made clear that which Middle has always known. The injustices against those on the margins, those unseen and unloved, uninsured and undervalued are just that. Massively unjust. Please read below for opportunities to continue Middle’s good work of Justice in the time of COVID19. We will send out a swallowable amount of actions bi-w
March 12, 2020, 06:00 pmDear Amazing Middle Family,
March 8, 2020, 03:34 pm
March 1, 2020, 03:27 pm
I share this note with you, family, adapted from a letter on the subject that I received from my colleague and sister, Traci Blackmon. In this moment it is important that we 1. Restate the facts accurately, 2. Reassure our congregations frequently with up-dates and check-ins, and 3.Counter the unwarranted prejudice against Chinese people.
February 11, 2020, 09:25 am
“The migrant who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the migrant as yourself, for you were migrants in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.” – Leviticus 19:34
February 1, 2020, 09:40 am
We are kicking off #BlackHistoryMonth by lifting up Bayard Rustin, who was a key leader in the civil right movement. Unfortunately, despite his monumental accomplishments, he was vilified and discredited for his sexuality, and convicted for "sex perversion." Now, 67 years later, we have an opportunity to clear his record, further positioning him in his rightful place in history– as the trailblazer he was. It is past time he was pardoned!
January 26, 2020, 01:35 pm
On Tuesday, January 28th, Wendsler Nosie Sr. will appear before Congress, as he and the Apache Stronghold try to stop the planned desecration of Oak Flat in Arizona. Oak Flat is a holy site to the Apache people, at the very heart of the Apache creation story. "Generations of Apache have come to pray for thousands of years," on these sacred lands, and yet despite their profound religious significance, the U.S.
January 15, 2020, 11:31 am
On Monday, January 6, New Yorkers gathered at Middle amid swirling omens of war to pray fervently for peace. We lit candles, sang, and held each other—trusting that even in the most dire moments God is still working for peace, and calling for us to amplify this hope. At Middle, we take to heart the words Minister Natalie Renee Perkins sang to open us, "Let there be peace, and let it begin with me."
December 31, 2019, 06:00 pm
Middle Church works for gender equity every day and will participate in various demonstrations on Saturday, January 18th.
Saturday, Jan. 18 | Women's March in Washington D.C. & NYC
December 31, 2019, 05:51 pm
Join us as we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Sunday, Jan. 19, Ruby Sales joins us at Middle Church for a Teach-in. Full schedule below; times are subject to change.
Sunday, Jan. 19 | King Sunday at Middle