Middle Virtual Gatherings

Although we have canceled all in-person worship and programming due to the coronavirus outbreak, we are committed to providing ongoing opportunities to gather online. We may be socially distanced, but spiritually we remain connected; trusting that the God who created and cares for us will guide our community through this crisis in love!

FAQsWe hope you'll join us for the events listed below! And stay tuned, we add to this list as new programs become available. All events are listed in EDT.

 

Holy Week Worship Schedule:

All worship services will be streamed on the homepage here, as well as on our Facebook and YouTube channels, except for the Holy Saturday vigil, which will happen via Zoom.

Palm Sunday, April 5, 11:45 a.m.: Palm Sunday Worship Celebration

Maundy Thursday, April 9, 7:00 p.m.: Maundy Thursday Worship Celebration

Good Friday, April 10, 7:00 p.m.: Good Friday Worship

Holy Saturday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.: In the Waiting Time: A Prayer Vigil for Grief

Palm Sunday, April 12, 11:45 a.m.: Easter Sunday Worship Celebration

 

Full Schedule:

*Happens Daily*, 3:00 p.m.: Daily Meditation with Anu Gupta

Sunday, April 5, 10:45 a.m.: Kids' Sunday Enrichment

Sunday, April 5, 10:45 a.m.: New Members Orientation (Rescheduled from 3/15)

Sunday, April 5, 10:45 a.m.: Bible in the Middle

Sunday, April 5, 11:45 a.m.: Palm Sunday Worship Celebration

Sunday, April 5, 1:00 p.m.: Middle Out Loud

Sunday, April 5, 1:00 p.m.: How to Be an Antiracist Book Group Meeting IV

Monday, April 6, 8:30 a.m.: Morning Scripture and Prayer

Monday, April 6, 6:30 p.m.: Acting Class

Tuesday, April 7, 10:00 a.m.: Kids' Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, April 7, 7:00 p.m.: Leading From Within: Lenten Bible Study

Wednesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m.: Writing Group

Thursday, April 9, 1:00 p.m.: New Adventures

Thursday, April 9, 3:00 p.m.: This Moment Action

Thursday, April 9, 5:30 p.m.: Kids' Dance Party!

Thursday, April 9, 7:00 p.m.: Maundy Thursday Worship Celebration

Friday, April 10, 7:00 p.m.: Good Friday Worship

Friday, April 10, 9:00 p.m.: Revolutionary Parenting in the Age of COVID-19

Saturday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.: In the Waiting Time: A Prayer Vigil for Grief

Sunday, April 12, 9:00 a.m.: Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 10:45 a.m.: Bible in the Middle

Sunday, April 12, 10:45 a.m.: Kids' Sunday Enrichment

Sunday, April 12, 11:45 a.m.: Easter Sunday Worship Celebration

Sunday, April 12, 1:00 p.m.: ¡Hablamos!

Sunday, April 12, 1:00 p.m.: Virtual Chat and Chew

 

MIDDLE CHURCH ZOOM COVENANT

  • Please take time before the meeting to download the Zoom app and/or familiarize yourself with zoom.us — it's easy and free to do so. If you need help troubleshooting, visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/sections/200305593-Troubleshooting.
  • Please visit this page at least 5 minutes before your meeting to ensure you are using the correct link for your intended meeting. 
  • Upon entering, confirm that you are in the right meeting.
  • Please change your display name.  Enter your Full Name, pronouns, and your city. i.e. "Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft (she/her, NYC)"
  • Upon entering the meeting, please hit video, as we'd love to see you.
  • Also, hit mute to avoid any audio issues. Unmute yourself when you'd like to weigh in on the conversation.
  • Sometimes, the host of the meeting will mute and unmute everyone as the meeting requires.  
  • If you have a question related to the conversation but would prefer to just type it in, there is a "Chat" section on the Zoom video where you can type in a question. We'll be checking that chatbox often to ensure we address all member comments before the meeting ends.
  • Zoom participants will adhere to demonstrating Revolutionary Love at all times.  If a participant’s behavior is deemed inappropriate by the meeting host, they will be removed.  Inappropriate behavior includes but is not limited to: harassment, threats, bigotry of any kind, and not identifying themself.
  • For additional troubleshooting, see the sidebar above.
  • We are thrilled you are here and look forward to a wonderful time together.