Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of November 26, 2021



Greetings! May God’s love embrace you as we continue to worship, liberate and serve.


During the weekend, we look forward to your presence during Sunday meditations at 9 am and worship for the first week of Advent at 9:30 am.


During the week, we look forward to connecting with you during Morning Meditations at Metropolitan at 7 am Monday through Friday, for our Men's prayer call at 7:30 am Monday, and for Noonday and Pastor's Study at noon and 7 pm Wednesday.


The book we are using for Noonday and Pastor's Study is Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible by Judy Fentress-Williams. You can purchase the book at Indiebook.org, Christianbook.com, Target, and Amazon.

 

We look forward to worshipping together on Sunday.

Meditations begin at 9 am; Worship begins at 9:30 am

Join via Computer or Tablet: https://zoom.us/j/975804722

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

Watch Live on Facebook, YouTube and on Our Website.

 

Looking for replays of our worship services? You can find replays of Worship on our website and on our YouTube channel.

 

 



 



 


The Women's Ministry of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church would like to invite the women in our community to a "Sister's Check-in" This is a time that we gather to see some familiar faces, catch up on life, and hear how we are doing. Please join us on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 1:00 pm for a Sister's Check-In. Join with this information:


Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92524610807?pwd=OGY3THhmNDdtU2NxblZLbmxVbSt2Zz09

Meeting ID: 925 2461 0807

Passcode: SISTER

 


 


The Women's Ministry of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church would like to invite you to our Women's Bible Study that will be facilitated by Rev. Nichele Carter-Peterson. Please join us on Thursday, December 09, 2021, at 7:00 pm for our Women's Bible Study. All are welcome. We hope to see you there. Join with the information below:

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93793695245?pwd=QkJGbk9ucmxtVWxWaCtIOEdINE9UUT09 Meeting ID: 937 9369 5245 Passcode: STUDY Join by phone by dialing: +13017158592,,93793695245#

 



The Love and Peace Unit of the Sarah Allen Missionary Society is kicking off the Angel Tree Project, continuing their 40-year ministry of supporting children in need by purchasing Christmas gifts for 200 children in the DMV community. This year they are asking for gift card purchases instead of actual gifts. Donations will also be accepted by checks made to Love and Peace – Metropolitan AMEC.


Gift cards and donations are due by December 15, 2021 and should be mailed to:

Love and Peace Unit – Metropolitan AME Church

P.O. Box #7452

Silver Spring, MD 20907

 

The Pearl P. Cook Senior Citizens Club will be holding “Holiday at the Met” on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 11:00 am on Zoom. All are welcome to celebrate the holidays and enjoy music, games, and fellowship. contact Barbara Robinson at bar1912@verizon.net for more information.


Register for the event: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIoduyoqTwjHtF6nwYpuBxLRGGSEAg8Ww7s


 


It is now Open Season for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Please consider supporting the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation (CDC) this year by promoting to your colleagues, friends, and family who are Federal employees. The CDC’s number is # 90648.

Find out more about the CDC on their website: http://www.dapcdc.org.


 


The YPD is seeking scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for November and December. Please sign up at the link below and/or contact Sis. Karla Bruce-Choice with your questions at karlabruce@hotmail.com.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094eaaa822aa8-metropolitan2


In other Young People's Division News, elections will be announced soon.

 


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.

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

Meeting ID: 780 4501 0050

Passcode: urst5J

 

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

 

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 Larry Drayton in the passing of his mother and the family of Paul A. Tue, Sr.


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. 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.


 


Thank you to each of you who have sent cards, called, texted your blessings to my family during the time of grief with the passing of my aunt and my cousin. Your prayers have been felt and are so appreciated. It is such a blessing to be a part of such a loving church family.

May God’s face continue to shine upon you.


-Rev. Moya Harris and family



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