• Evan Taylor

Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of May 21, 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 prayer.metro1518@gmail.com. You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#


Join us this week for Noonday and Pastor’s Study at 7 pm on Wednesday.

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


Join us this week for Noonday and Pastor’s Study at 7 pm on Wednesday;

Noonday and Pastor's Study will go on hiatus during the months of June, July, and August.

Join us Saturday at 11 am, join us at Cafe Met on Facebook.


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 prayer.metro1518@gmail.com. You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#

We celebrate Les Hickman Jr’s. recent promotion to Eagle Scout rank. We are proud of your accomplishment!

The YPD is seeking out scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for the months of May through September. Please sign up at the link below and or contact Sis Karla Bruce-Choice.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaa822aa8-metropolitan1

This Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm, the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Women's Ministry invites all women to The Gathering IV as we discuss Black women's faith & mental health. We will explore topics on the societal, familial, and professional impacts on Black women's faith & mental health with mental health professionals, Dr. Satira Streeter Corbitt and Dr. Jessica Parlor. Bring a SisterFriend!

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-gathering-iv-black-women-faith-mental-health-tickets-153994422463


Join the Youth and Families Ministry for Intergenerational Game Night this Monday, May 24th at 6:30 pm. We will be hosting Family Game Night: Round 2. All are invited. For more information, please contact youthministry@metropolitanamec.org.

The link and password are below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/501546262 pw:187996

Join the National Capital Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals for the Fifth Annual “Achieving Financial Security: A Virtual Community Forum,” hosted by the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation and Metropolitan AME Church on Saturday, June 5, 2021 (1 pm - 2:30 pm).

Discussion Topics for achieving financial security in this “new normal” will include budgeting/saving, homeownership, managing credit, insurance protection, retiring in dignity and creating your legacy. After a panel discussion with financial planning experts, small break-out zoom rooms will be available to continue the conversation and to discuss your financial planning concerns. Register to join: https://communityforum.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NTAyMDI=

Contact Gregory Johnson or Gary Jones for more information.

SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT AWARDS PROGRAM

The Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Scholarship Endowment will host its 28th Annual Scholarship Awards Program virtually on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 12:00 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 registration link will be provided. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/155256994851.



Attention all high school, college, and graduate school students. We are looking forward to celebrating you this year on our Annual Youth Day, Sunday, June 14th, 2021 at 9:30am. Please fill out the form in the link below and send a photo to youthministry@metropolitanamec.org in order to be recognized during our Youth Day activities.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMAEWVErc43Zj-v6qeeIidPCGQj94ExcCupoaCTjfR_X3Xsg/viewform

Save the Date: Metropolitan AME Church will be holding Virtual Vacation Bible School this year from July 26-30, 2021 from 7 pm -8 pm. The theme for this year's VBS is “I've Got This with Jesus”.

Mental Health Awareness Month

We are amplifying the need for mental health awareness during the month of May. God wants us to be healthy... body, mind, and spirit.

Thank you to Dr. Satira Corbitt and Dr. Flavia Walton for sharing resources on mental health specifically for African Americans. Please share this information with those that you love.

https://borislhensonfoundation.org/resource-guide/

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

https://blackmentalhealth.com/black-psychiatrists/

https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com

https://www.nabsw.org

https://liberatemeditation.com

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


Please pray for those experiencing grief and for health, strength, and healing all of those in need.


We also ask for your continued prayers for Bro. Lloyd Fennell Jr., Dr. Wilma Harvey, 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, Sister Ruby Joyce, Dr. Charles Curry, Deaconess Mary Burroughs, Deaconess Jeanette Spicer, and Mother Ethel Delaney Lee.



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