• Evan Taylor

Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of May 30, 2021



We acknowledge Memorial Day this weekend remembering loved ones who lost their lives in service to our country. We pray for healing and peace for our nation and world.


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#


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.


Communion elements will be available for pick up at the church on Saturday, June 5th from 11-12 noon. Please remain in your car.

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


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.

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#

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

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.

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78045010050?pwd=QzVmUEUzb0I2SlhQcFlRU1JlV3NUZz09

Meeting ID: 780 4501 0050

Passcode: urst5J

Join the National Capital Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals On Saturday, June 5, 2021, 1 pm - 2:30 pm, 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.


Discussion topics will include budgeting/saving, homeownership, managing credit, insurance protection, retiring in dignity and creating your legacy. There will be panel discussions and zoom rooms to discuss financial planning concerns. Contact Gregory Johnson or Gary Jones for more information.

Register today. https://communityforum.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NTAyMDI=

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 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.



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 9:30 am. 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. In particular, we lift up Willie Dee Elliott and family on the passing of her niece Sherita Ballinger.


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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