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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of March 12, 2022



Grace and Peace to each of you in this Lenten season.


This weekend, We look forward to your presence Sunday for morning meditations at 9 am and in worship for the Second Sunday of Lent at 9:30 am.


During the week, Morning Meditations with Metropolitan continue at 7 am Monday through Friday, Men's Prayer Call at 7:30 am on Monday, and Noonday and Pastor’s Study at noon and 7 pm continue 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 invited to contemplate the scripture and its implications as we engage in the world. You can purchase the book at Bookshop, Target, and Amazon.


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


 




Don't Forget to Spring Forward on Sunday at 2am. Daylight Savings Time begins.


 

 



To help you locate Sunday worship, Noonday Bible Study, and Pastor's Study on Wednesdays, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/metropolitaname .


Our YouTube Channel has our Metropolitan logo.


Looking for replays of our worship services, Bible Study and/or other Metropolitan programs? You can find replays of Worship on our website and on our YouTube channel.

 

Worship begins at 9:30 am.

Join via Computer or Tablet: Facebook, YouTube, and on Our Website.

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

 

 


Celebrating African Americans in Science and Engineering

Today, Saturday, March 12, from 11 am -12 pm we encourage all youth aged 10-18 to attend a free, interactive, virtual STEM workshop. This exciting event is being sponsored by NSBE Jr. & the Percy Julian Institute of Daniel A. Payne CDC with Metropolitan AMEC.

Pre-registration is required. Please register at https://forms.gle/rziEKRVD1o9YomKX8

We celebrate Sis. Grace McMiller, the president of our National Society of Black Engineers Jr. Chapter, who has participated faithfully in robotics at Metropolitan.

 

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 to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at prayer.metro1518@gmail.com .

 


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: 767 5679 7276

Passcode: y28Ma2

 

Noonday and Pastor's Study continues. Join us we study the bible using Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams' book Holy Imagination. Join us on Zoom, Facebook & YouTube.

 

On Sunday, March 20, 2022, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Metropolitan and the Washington Interfaith Network will host a VIRTUAL March on Washington to demonstrate our power and communicate our demands for a vibrant, livable, safe, healthy, and affordable diverse city. Help us support Black homeownership in the District.

Please be sure to register at https://forms.gle/P1TdUoawQGHo88by9

 

The Fourth Quarterly Conference will be held on March 22, 2022,

at 7:30. The link will be shared closer to the conference.

 

Save the date!

The 72nd Washington Annual Conference will be held virtually from Wed. May 4 - May 6, beginning with the WMS Conference on Wed.

 


 


Please click here for Lenten reflections that are updated daily during the season.

 


Please go to 2022 Scholarship Opportunities (metropolitaname.org) to find 2022 scholarship opportunities in the Payne-Tanner Memorial Scholarship, Ifill scholarship, McZier Scholarship, and the Timothy Hay Scholarship.

 


Please watch “A Musical History of Gospel Quartets featuring the DC Legendary Musicians on YouTube.

Also, save the Date: The DCLM will host and perform the HISTORY OF THE GOSPEL CHOIR and PANEL DISCUSSION at the Kennedy Center, April 8th from 7p to 9p.

 

UPO’s VITA is providing free tax services for those who make $58k or less per year. To find out more information, go to https://www.upo.org/taxprep/ or call 202-231-7903 to make an appointment. Free Tax Preparation will be provided at:

UPO PETEY GREENE COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER

2907 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20032

 

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, we lift up Bro. Linwood Elliot and Sis. Dee Elliot in the passing of his mother, Sis. RoseMarie Elliot, Bro. John Harris III in the passing of his uncle Bro. Cheyenne Harris, and Hope Cousin in the passing of her father Edward Cousin. We also lift up Sis. Carolyn Paxton for healing.


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., Dr. Wilma Harvey, Bro. Garland Dixon Sr., (husband of Dr. Freddie Dixon), Deaconess Beverly Lee, Sis. Janice Ferebee, Bro. Lacey Flagg, Dr. Mercedes Dickson, Rev. Aisha Karimah, Dr. Charles Curry, Deaconess Mary Burroughs, Deaconess Jeanette Spicer.


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