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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.


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.”


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:


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 all of those in need. In particular, Bro. William "Bill" Oxendine, Sis. Joan Oxendine, Sis. Frances Oxendine and Family in the passing of Carrison Oxendine and Bobbie Nell Oxendine as well as Sis. Mae Hawkins and family in the passing of her brother Alphonso Gill.

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



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