Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of August 20, 2021

Greetings Metropolitan family and friends. May God’s love embrace you as we continue to worship, liberate and serve.

We look forward to your presence in the Cafe Met on Saturday at 11 am on Facebook and in Worship on Sunday at 9 for meditations and 9:30 am on Zoom, Facebook, or Youtube.

During the week, we look forward to your presence during Morning Meditations at Metropolitan at 7 am Monday through Friday, at our Men's prayer call Monday at 7:30 am, for Faith and Film series kickoff with Youth and Families ministry.

Just a reminder: Both Noonday and Pastor’s Study on Wednesdays are still on hiatus during the month of August.

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 You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#.

Join us every Monday Morning from 7:30 am – 7:45 am for the Men's Prayer call. You can join the men's prayer call via Zoom:

The Meeting ID is 780 4501 0050 and the passcode is: urst5J

You're invited to the kickoff of the Faith and Film series with the Youth and Families ministry on Monday, August 23 at 6:30 pm. We'll be watching and discussing The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.


password: YAF

We look forward to worshipping together on Sunday.

Meditations begin at 9 am; Worship begins at 9:30 am

Join via Computer or Tablet:

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

Watch Live on Facebook and YouTube

Looking for replays of our worship services? You can find replays of Worship on our website and on our YouTube channel.

You’re invited to join the Youth and Families Ministry and the Faith & Film Series for a Movie Night and Film discussion Monday, August 23 at 6:30 pm. We’ll be watching and discussing Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe for this intergenerational event.

Join us on Zoom

password: YAF

Register to hear our own Pastor Lamar interview Rev. Dr. William Barber on Thursday, August 26 at 7:00 pm. During their conversation, they will explore what we should all be doing to help “redeem the heart and soul of America.”

Register on Eventbrite:

Save the Dates: The Potomac District Fall Conclave will be held on Sept. 9 through Sept. 11. The theme is Reimagining Church: Please mark your calendars.

We celebrate the 2021-2022 officers of the Kelly Lay Organization.

We launched our new website. Make sure to take a look at the new homepage at

The updated online giving feature has gone live! You will see that there is a new look and feel. See the new screen below. You do not need to log in to give. Those that have been giving via ACS please use the same email address that you used to give via ACS. If you have any questions, please email

You can also bookmark this page for online giving:

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

Learn To Code And Change The World... Girls Who Code will begin meeting on September 11 at 11 am via zoom.

To sign up, please email Sis. Cristol Primas at

Calling all men! 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 at 7:30 am – 7:45 am on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 780 4501 0050

Passcode: urst5J

FEMA will be reimbursing funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020, to families of coronavirus victims. For more information go to: