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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of June 11, 2022


Grace and peace as we prepare to celebrate Youth Annual Day.

During the weekend, we invite you to join us in worship in the sanctuary or online on Sunday. Our Youth Annual Day worship begins on Sunday at 9:30 am livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. New members class also resumes this Sunday at 1 pm.

During the week, we encourage your presence in Morning Meditations with Metropolitan at 7 am Monday through Friday, the Men's Prayer Call at 7:30 am on Monday, Quarterly Conference on Tuesday at 7:30pm, and Noonday and Pastor’s Study at noon and 7 pm on Wednesday.

For our study, we are in dialogue with Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams' Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible. We're currently in the book of Deuteronomy. You're invited to join the study and conversation as we contemplate scripture and its implications as we engage in the world. Sessions are on Zoom and YouTube and replays are available each week. If you would like to purchase the book, you can find it at Bookshop, Target, and on Amazon.


Worship with us every Sunday on Facebook & YouTube, and on our website.
Need to join via phone? You can dial in for an audio-only livestream at 1-929-205-6099, 975804722.

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel and you'll be notified every time we are live. You can subscribe here:



Please join us this week, Monday-Friday, from 7 am-7:15 am for “Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at


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 from 7:30 am – 7:45 am on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 767 5679 7276

Passcode: y28Ma2


Book Talk with Dr. Kris Henning

We’re closing out Youth month with A book talk with Dr. Kris Henning on Monday, June 27 at 7 pm. Dr. Henning will discuss her book The Rage of Innocence.


Noonday and Pastor's Study continues. We continue to read Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams' Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible. We invite you to join us as we contemplate the scripture and its implications as we engage in the world. Join us on Zoom & YouTube.



We’re Looking for Scripture Readers

We need youth scripture readers for Sundays in the months of July, and August. Please reach out to Sis Karla Bruce-Choice to sign up.


Vacation Bible School is coming in July!

Are you ready to Claim Your Crown? This is the theme for this year's Vacation Bible School! Virtual VBS will be held July 25th - 29th from 7-8 p.m. We have classes for all ages including Beginners, Primary, Juniors, Teens, and Adults. Register today by completing this form in the newsletter by July 8th to ensure your virtual seat!

Contact Sister Linda Aarons with questions at


Your giving is a wonderful expression of God’s generosity.

There are several ways to give: via check mailed to Metropolitan AME Church, via credit card on the website on Realm, and via text, or Cash App.

To text to give, text "metro1518" to 73256; our Cash App handle is $MetropolitanAME.

Metropolitan can’t be who God intends us to be without your generosity.


Please pray for those experiencing grief and health, strength, and healing. In particular, please pray for continued healing for Deaconess Mary Burroughs and Rev. Aisha Karimah.

We also ask for your continued prayers for Sis. Carmen Davis, Sis. Angela Welch, Bro. Tilman Gerald, Sis. Ruby McZier, Amb. Shirley Barnes, Bro. Lloyd Fennell Jr., Bro. Garland Dixon Sr., (husband of Dr. Freddie Dixon), Deaconess Beverly Lee, Sis. Janice Ferebee, Bro. Lacey Flagg, Dr. Mercedes Dickson, Dr. Charles Curry, Deaconess Mary Burroughs, Deaconess Jeanette Spicer.



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