Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of June 11, 2021
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 email@example.com. You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#
Both Noonday and Pastor’s Study on Wednesdays will be on hiatus during the months of June, July, and August. Please use this time to experience sabbath in new ways.
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
We celebrate all the 19 recipients of the 2021 Payne-Tanner Memorial Scholarship, the 10 recipients of the 2021 Gwen Ifill Scholarship, 1 recipient of the McZier Scholarship and 2 recipients of the Timothy S. Haye scholarship. We are proud of your hard work! Thank you to all who have given to these scholarships in support of our young people.
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
The YPD is seeking out scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for the months of June through September. Please sign up at the link below and/or contact Sis. Karla Bruce-Choice.
The Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Scholarship Endowment will host its 28th Annual Scholarship Awards Program virtually this Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 12 Noon. The program will feature as Keynote Speaker, Rodney E. Slater, Esq., former US Secretary of Transportation, and as Master of Ceremonies, Rev. Thomas A. Brackeen, Jr., Minister for Metropolitan’s Youth and Family Ministry. The Scholarship Endowment appreciates your support of our deserving youth who demonstrate scholastic achievement and financial need. Ticket donations: $25. Other contributions are also appreciated. A Zoom link will be provided.
Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/155256994851.
Calling all men! The Men's Prayer Call will be a sacred space where brothers can share and explore their relationship with God in Christ Jesus. All brothers are encouraged to come to the group as they are. The call will be every Monday Morning at 7:30 am – 7:45 am on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 780 4501 0050
Metropolitan AME Church's Youth and Families Ministry presents...
Join us for our Virtual Graduation celebrating the Class of 2021 at 6:30 pm on Monday, June 14, 2021.
To join the celebration log on at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/501546262
Save the Date: The Potomac District Youth Explosion will be on Friday, June 25 at 7 pm and Saturday, June 26 at 12 pm. More information to come.
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church will host a Virtual Vacation Bible School the week of July 26-30, 2021 from 7 pm - 8 pm each night. The theme for this year's VBS is "I've Got This" with Jesus. VBS will have classes for ages 3-100+. Sessions will include Bible stories, games, movement, Black History, music, arts and crafts.
Come join us for a week of family fun, fellowship, and learning. We want to see you there. Register as soon as possible. Spaces are limited. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebB3jjxU3dv9bZc5rl528c5A7fHivGXwici2-9TKF5uay1lw/viewform
The deadline to register is July 9.
Please pray for those experiencing grief and for health, strength, and healing all of those in need. In particular, please lift Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale in the passing of her cousin Nathalie Antoinette Taylor.
We also ask for your continued prayers for 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.