Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of December 10, 2021

Advent greetings! May the anticipation of the coming Lord give you joy and hope.

During the weekend, we look forward to your presence tonight at the Church School Christmas party, during Sunday meditations at 9 am and worship for the third Sunday of Advent at 9:30 am.

Also, we look forward to connecting with you during Morning Meditations at Metropolitan at 7 am Monday through Friday, for our Men's prayer call at 7:30 am and Moral Monday with the Poor People's campaign on Monday, and for Noonday and Pastor's Study at noon and 7 pm Wednesday.

The book we are using for Noonday and Pastor's Study is Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible by Judy Fentress-Williams. You can purchase the book at,, Target, and Amazon.

Please mark your calendars. Noonday and Pastor’s Study on December 22 & December 29 will be canceled. Both will resume on January 5. MCAM's "The Messiah Comes" will be hosted at 9:15 am on December 19th on Facebook and YouTube.

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, YouTube and on Our Website.

The MCAM Christmas presentation will play at 9:15 am on the church's YouTube channel on Sunday, December 19, in lieu of regular service.

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

Please join the Metropolitan AME Church School for our VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY! Tonight, December 10 at 6:30 pm

Join the Party:

Meeting ID: 943 8203 4466

Passcode: 828798

The Washington DC Poor People’s Campaign would like to invite Metropolitan A.M.E. Church members to join us on Monday, December 13 for a Moral Monday March on Washington to demand that Congress and the President act to restore voting rights and enact the Build Back Better bill before the end of the year. More information and a link to RSVP to attend in person or virtually is available here:

If you are not able to attend in person, the event will be live-streamed at if you have any questions email

The Love and Peace Unit of the Sarah Allen Missionary Society is kicking off the Angel Tree Project, continuing their 40-year ministry of supporting children in need by purchasing Christmas gifts for 200 children in the DMV community. This year they are asking for gift card purchases instead of actual gifts. Donations will also be accepted by checks made to Love and Peace – Metropolitan AMEC.

Gift cards and donations are due by December 15, 2021 and should be mailed to:

Love and Peace Unit – Metropolitan AME Church

P.O. Box #7452

Silver Spring, MD 20907

Join us for “Holiday at the Met” hosted by the Pearl P. Cook Senior Citizens Club on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 11:00 am on Zoom. All are welcome to celebrate the holidays with us and enjoy music, games, and fellowship.

Register for the event:

Pearl P. Cook Senior Citizens Club Annual Christmas Party or contact Barbara Robinson at

Join us on Thursday, December 16, 2021, as we remember members of our congregation who have become ancestors since March 2020. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, we have not been able to gather in-person to celebrate them and the wonderful contributions they made to our congregation, to their families, and to their family members over the years.

Join us virtually as we pause to celebrate their lives and the lives of members' loved ones who have transitioned during the pandemic.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on December 16 at 7 pm.

The Married Couples Ministry invites all couples to their annual Christmas Party on December 18, 2021, from 5:30-6:30 pm.

A voluntary $20 donation for a community charity is requested. Please contact Sis. Celeste Bryant with any questions at

To join the party go to