Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of April 30, 2021

Updated: May 3



Thank you for your faithfulness as we continue to worship, liberate, and serve.


Please join us Monday-Friday from 7-7:15 am for “Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at prayer.metro1518@gmail.com.

Join us this week for Noonday and Pastor’s Study at 7 pm on Wednesday.

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

Join via Computer or Tablet: https://zoom.us/j/975804722

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


Join us this week for Noonday and Pastor’s Study at 7 pm on Wednesday.

Join us on Saturday at 11 am for Cafe Met on Facebook.


Please join us Monday-Friday from 7-7:15 am for “Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at prayer.metro1518@gmail.com. You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#

We celebrate the graduation of Bro. Obri Richardson from the Samuel DeWitt School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He is receiving the Master of Divinity degree. Congratulations Obri!


Please remain in your car to receive the elements.

Attention all High School, College, and Graduate School students! We are looking forward to celebrating you all this year on our Annual Youth Day, Sunday, June 14th, 2021 at 9:30am. Please fill out the form and send a photo to youthministry@metropolitanamec.org


The YPD is seeking out scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for the months of April through September. Please sign up at the link below and or contact Sis Karla Bruce-Choice.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaa822aa8-metropolitan1


Join the Sons and Daughters of Allen's 60th Anniversary celebration, "A Diamond Celebration: Honoring The Past As We Continue Our Legacy," on Sunday, May 16, 2021, 2 pm - 3 pm via Zoom. Register to join for an afternoon of stories, videos, and photographs: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tYlk52yTTUeNgQcBjK3VAw

Watch the replays of the Lenten study with Washington National Cathedral:

https://www.metropolitaname.org/post/faith-in-action-2021-an-interfaith-perspective-lenten-study-with-washington-national-cathedral

FEMA will be reimbursing funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020, to families of coronavirus victims. For more information go to: https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance

We wish a happy birthday to all those born in the month of May.

We wish a happy anniversary to all of those who are celebrating anniversaries this month.

Thedford & Doris Collins - 13 Years

Richard Corley & Shelley Woodson-Corley - 35 years

Byron Garner & Sidra Smith-Garner - 4 Years

Garrett Michael & Juliette Prioleau-Michael - 8 years

Ulysses & DyAnne Little - 39 Years

Howard & Deidra McEachern - 21 Years

Ronald & Kendra Pemberton II - 16 Years

Otha & Brenda Smith - 33 Years


Thank you all so much for the well wishes on the occasion of my appointment as Dean of the Graduate School at Howard University. The emails, texts, calls, cards, everything.... were all gifts that helped me to celebrate this opportunity to serve my alma mater. I am grateful for the support and words of encouragement from each of you. I look forward to the work ahead and to earning the kind words you expressed.

Dr. Dana


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


We lift up Sis. Marie Day in the passing of her nephew Darwin Day.

We also ask for your continued prayers for Dr. Wilma Harvey, 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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