Middle Virtual Gatherings

***REGISTRATION FOR ALL PROGRAMMING ENDS 1 HOUR BEFORE THE EVENT BEGINS. SO PLEASE MAKE SURE TO RSVP AHEAD OF TIME!***

Note: You can call 212-477-0666 at any time to hear a prayer, scripture and reflection from a middle pastor, choose option "4" for English, option "5" for Spanish. Offerings are updated each Monday at 8:30 a.m.

Click here to sign up for a virtual coffee with one of our pastors!

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 ET.

Full Schedule:

Monday, October 19, 6:00 p.m.: Pub Theology

Monday, October 19, 6:30 p.m.: Acting Class

Tuesday, October 20, 2:00 p.m.: Virtual Coffee with a Middle Minister

Tuesday, October 20, 5:45 p.m.: Reparations Task Force

Tuesday, October 20, 7:00 p.m.: Queer Theology & Bible Study

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.: Ukuleliacs

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.: Do the Write Thing

Thursday, October 22, 1:00 p.m.: New Adventures

Thursday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.: Creative Writing Group

Thursday, October 22, 7:00 p.m.: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir

Friday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.: Youth International Game Night

Sunday, October 25, 10:00 a.m.: Voter Reform Project

Sunday, October 25, 10:00 a.m.: Revolutionary Parenting

Sunday, October 25, 10:30 a.m.: Bible in the Middle

Sunday, October 25, 11:00 a.m.: Kids Sunday Enrichment

Sunday, October 25, 11:45 a.m.: Worship Celebration

Sunday, October 25, 12:45 p.m.: Chat and Chew

Sunday, October 25, 1:00 p.m.: Village Chorus for Children and Youth

Sunday, October 25, 1:00 p.m.: Young Adults Small Group

Sunday, October 25, 3:00 p.m.: Organizing White Voters for Collective Liberation

Sunday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.: Dinner Party

Monday, October 26, 6:30 p.m.: Acting Class

Monday, October 26, 7:00 p.m.: Poll Chaplain Training

Tuesday, October 27, 2:00 p.m.: Virtual Coffee with a Middle Minister

Wednesday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.: Do the Write Thing

Wednesday, October 28, 7:30 p.m.: Queer Black Men in the Middle

Thursday, October 29, 1:00 p.m.: New Adventures

Thursday, October 29, 6:30 p.m.: Creative Writing Group

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 p.m.: JJGC Arists Salon: Hope Lives In You

Saturday, October 31, 2:00 p.m.: ¡Hablamos!

Sunday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.: Voter Reform Project

Sunday, November 1, 10:30 a.m.: Bible in the Middle

Sunday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.: Kids Sunday Enrichment

Sunday, November 1, 11:45 a.m.: Worship Celebration

Sunday, November 1, 12:45 p.m.: Chat and Chew

Sunday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.: Middle Out Loud

Sunday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.: Communion on the Steps

Sunday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.: Village Chorus for Children and Youth

Sunday, November 1, 6:00 p.m.: Middle Mixer & Game Night

Monday, November 2, 12:00 p.m.: Election Vigil

Monday, November 2, 6:30 p.m.: Acting Class

Monday, November 3: ***ELECTION DAY*** Staff Holiday | No Programming | PLEASE VOTE!!!!

Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 p.m.: Ukuleliacs

Thursday, November 5, 1:00 p.m.: New Adventures

Thursday, November 5, 6:30 p.m.: Creative Writing Group

Thursday, November 5, 7:00 p.m.: Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir

Thursday, November 5, 7:00 p.m.: Grief Gathering

Sunday, November 8, 10:30 a.m.: Bible in the Middle

Sunday, November 8, 11:00 a.m.: Kids Sunday Enrichment

Sunday, November 8, 11:45 a.m.: Worship Celebration

Sunday, November 8, 12:45 p.m.: Chat and Chew

Sunday, November 8, 1:00 p.m.: Middle Out Loud

Sunday, November 8, 1:00 p.m.: Village Chorus for Children and Youth

Sunday, November 8, 7:00 p.m.: Dinner Party

 

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.

Virtual Programs from Our Community Partners

Virtual AA meetings can be found here.

Downtown Meditation offers online Wednesday Dharma Talk and Sitting at 7:00 pm