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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of April 22, 2022


Grace and peace! He has risen! We thank God for the power of the resurrection!

We have ONE service at 9:30 am held in person and online via Facebook live and YouTube.

Registration goes live every Monday at 10 am for the next Sunday.

During the week, Morning Meditations with Metropolitan continue at 7 am Monday through Friday, Men's Prayer Call at 7:30 am on Monday, and Noonday and Pastor’s Study at noon and 7 pm continue on Wednesday.

For our study, we are in dialogue with Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams' Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible. We’re invited to contemplate the scripture and its implications as we engage in the world. You can purchase the book at Bookshop, Target, and Amazon.

Worship with us every Sunday on Facebook, YouTube, and on Our Website. Need to join via phone? You can dial in for audio-only at 1-929-205-6099, 975804722.


To help you locate Sunday worship, Noonday Bible Study, and Pastor's Study on Wednesdays, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel .

Our YouTube Channel has our Metropolitan logo.

Looking for replays of our worship services, Bible Study, and/or other Metropolitan programs? You can find replays of Worship on our website and on our YouTube channel.



For our 9:30 am worship service

  • Registration for in-person worship will be required and COVID policies will be observed.

  • Those without computer access will be assisted.

  • Parking at NEA and street parking.

  • Attendance is limited to 200 people.

  • Livestreamed worship will continue for those not ready to return.

Join us online

Join via Computer or Tablet: Facebook, YouTube, and on Our Website.

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


All things returning to in-person worship can be found at

If you are interested in volunteering during worship services, please email


Please join us this week, Monday-Friday, from 7 am-7:15 am for “Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at .


The Men's Prayer Call is a sacred space where brothers can share and explore their relationship with God in Christ Jesus. All brothers are encouraged to join. The call will be every Monday Morning from 7:30 am – 7:45 am on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 767 5679 7276

Passcode: y28Ma2


Noonday and Pastor's Study continues. Join us as we study the bible using Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams' book Holy Imagination. Join us on Zoom, Facebook & YouTube.


Metropolitan BETH WIN

1. Click and Submit Petition to DC Council

Continue in the fight with WIN for Black homeownership in DC by signing the petition to the DC City Council.

Simply click this link to support black homeownership and justice priorities in the Mayor's DC budget. MD and VA residents submit Metropolitan as your home address. DC residents use your own home address. Click and Submit. Deadline 4.27.

2. Attention DC RESIDENTS

"Poll up" training Tuesday, April 26th, 6 pm virtual and on-site.

Help get out the vote for the upcoming Mayoral, City council, and Attorney General elections by hosting a WIN "Poll Up" event with your community.

Register here to learn more


Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code sessions resumed on April 9th. The Free virtual sessions will be held on Saturdays from 11-12 noon on Zoom. If you know a girl who might be interested, please sign up by emailing Cristol Primas at

For more information, click the button below.


The 72nd Washington Annual Conference is fast approaching and will be held virtually from Wed. May 4 - May 6, beginning with the WMS Conference on Wed. March 4 and roll call on May 5 beginning at 8 am.

All information about the annual conference can be located at



Please go to 2022 Scholarship Opportunities ( to find 2022 scholarship opportunities in the Payne-Tanner Memorial Scholarship, Ifill scholarship, McZier Scholarship, and the Timothy Hay Scholarship. Application periods close next week.


Your giving is a wonderful expression of God’s generosity.

As you know, there are several ways to give: via check mailed to Metropolitan AME Church, via credit card on the website via Realm, and via text, PayPal or Cash App.

To text to give, text "metro1518" to 73256; find us on PayPal; our Cash App handle is $MetropolitanAME.


Please pray for those experiencing grief and for health, strength, and healing. In particular please pray for Marie-Claire Victoria in the passing of her father Etienne Tambo Mukendi and Sis. Kimberly Thomas in the passing of her father John Thomas.

We also ask for your continued prayers for Sis. Carmen Davis, Sis. Angela Welch, Bro. Tilman Gerald, Sis. Ruby McZier, Amb. Shirley Barnes, Bro. Lloyd Fennell Jr., Dr. Wilma Harvey, Bro. Garland Dixon Sr., (husband of Dr. Freddie Dixon), Deaconess Beverly Lee, Sis. Janice Ferebee, Bro. Lacey Flagg, Dr. Mercedes Dickson, Rev. Aisha Karimah, Dr. Charles Curry, Deaconess Mary Burroughs, Deaconess Jeanette Spicer.



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