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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of April 2, 2021

Meditations begin at 9 am; Worship is Sundays at 9:30 am

Join via Computer or Tablet:

Join via Phone 1-929-205-6099, 975804722

We will have two services on Resurrection Sunday at 6:00 am and 9:30 am. Please join us while we celebrate the risen Christ.

Save the Date: The 71st Session of the Washington Annual Conference will be held virtually on April 15-16. Please mark your calendars. Go to for more information.

Youth and Families Ministry Youth & Families Weekly Calls will continue next week.

Join us on Monday at 6:30 pm using the Zoom information below.

The Mighty Men of Metropolitan have created a survey that they would like all the men to complete. Men please help us by filling it out. The link is below.

The Church School Resurrection Day Program will be held on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 11 a.m. | Passcode: 345297

April 11th is Sarah Allen Missionary Society Annual Day. Please join us as Supervisor Arelis Davis brings the message to celebrate the missionary's great work. Please see the flyer below.

In the COVID-19 era, young adults – including those of college-age are facing unprecedented stressors. Uncertainty about the future lost income and social isolation can lead to loneliness, anxiety, and depression and can lead to an increase in alcohol use. To read more about this, go to

The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on mental health in communities of color, particularly African Americans, with forty-eight percent more likely to report symptoms of anxiety and/or depressive disorder than Non-Hispanic white adults (41%).

Please join an upcoming webinar on Thursday, April 8th @ 7 pm entitled: The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on African Americans. Registration is required. Register at:

Metropolitan is leading an interfaith partnership to address the deliberate structural exclusion of black people from fair housing and homeownership. We are requesting the presence of all of Metropolitan to bring their skills and background to openly discuss and strategize as Metropolitan embraces and leads an effort to build Black equity through homeownership in DC. Please join us on Tuesday, April 6th at 7 pm.

Meeting ID: 851 5696 9439 Passcode: 428841

or call 301 715 8592,

FEMA will be reimbursing funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020, to families of coronavirus victims. The program will use funds from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, which provided the federal agency with $2 billion to reimburse individuals and households for COVID-19-related funeral costs. For more information go to

April Birthdays & Anniversaries

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Please pray for those experiencing grief and for health, strength, and healing all of those in need.

Our prayers and sympathy are extended to Vincent Orange in the passing of his sister, Honey Grayson-Evans; Rev. Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness in the transition of her mother, Beatrice Jacobs Anderson.

We also ask for your continued prayers for Garland Dixon Sr., husband of Dr. Freddie Dixon, Deaconess Beverly Lee, Sis. Rosemarie Elliott, Sis. Janice Ferebee, Bro. Lacey Flagg, Dr. Mercedes Dickson, Rev. Aisha Karimah, Sister Ruby Joyce, Dr. Charles Curry, Deaconess Mary Burroughs, Deaconess Jeanette Spicer, and Mother Ethel Delaney Lee.


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