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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of April 9, 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

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 7-7:15am for “Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at .

The 71st Session of the Washington Annual Conference will be held virtually this week, April 15-16. Please mark your calendars. Go to for more information. The conference can be viewed on Facebook and on the 2nd district website above.

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.

We celebrate Rev. Dr. Shively T. J. Smith being inducted in the 2021 Class of Inductees into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preacher and Collegium of Scholars as well as receiving Louisville Institute's 2021 First Book Grant for Scholars of Color. Click here for more information.

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.

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"Adulting During Covid-19", the last youth-focused event in the series, "The Intersection of Social Justice and Health" will be held on April 15. See the flyer below. Please register

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Attention all young adults ages 20-40ish!! For our next virtual happy hour on April 12 at 8 pm, we're tackling Money Mindsets with Brielle Mabrey. In celebration of financial literacy month, we're talking money, wealth-building and giving away tools for your wealth journey. The first 50 to register and attend will receive a free digital copy of Brielle's book. Register to join us on Eventbrite.

Save the Date: The Sons and Daughters of Allen 60th Anniversary, "A Diamond Celebration: Honoring The Past As We Continue Our Legacy,"

Sunday, May 16, 2021, 2 pm - 3 pm via Zoom.

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

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

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

Our prayers and sympathy are extended to Rev. Cornell W. Brooks in the passing of his cousin Rev. William Brooks.

We also ask for your continued prayers for Isiah Dupree, 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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