Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of October 22, 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 Sunday in worship with meditations starting at 9 am and service at 9:30 am, and New Members Class at 1 pm on Sunday.


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, for Noonday, and Pastor's Study on Wednesday at noon and 7 pm, and for the Faith & Film Series with the Mighty Men on Friday, October 29 at 7 pm.


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 and YouTube

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




The next series of New Members’ Classes will begin on Oct. 24th at 1 pm. The series is on 4 consecutive Sundays and lasts no longer than 1 hour and 15 min. Please register today! If you are a new member and have not attended new member classes, and you have not received an email, please email Rev. Moya Harris at moya.harris@metropolitanamec.org


Links to join us via Zoom are in the newsletter email. Both Noonday and Pastor's Study are also live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube.


Please note: We will be moving from two links to one in the first week of November. The links are changing for security purposes.

This is the last call for Advent Submissions! Please send your Advent submission of 250 words or less, including a title, scripture, reflection, and a brief prayer in an email to Dr. Yvonne Bolling at yvonne.bolling@verizon.net.

Please send your submission as a Word document to arrive by this Sunday, October 24, 2021.


Please join the Mighty Men of Metropolitan for part two of the Faith and Film series on Friday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. We will watch a segment of the film, “Twelve Years a Slave”, and have a lively discussion afterward.


https://zoom.us/j/95923775621?pwd=VCt6eVduMTRZWGZyYjBBYnl1RGlDUT09


Meeting ID: 959 2377 5621

Passcode: FFSERIES




The HBCU Inaugural Soloist Competition Concert honored Dr. Gladys Gary Vaughn, by naming the 2021 Legacy Achievement award after her. It was presented to Ricky Owen, Jr. of Prairie View A & M University.



The YPD is seeking scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for October, 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



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 up Joan Harrigan-Farrelly in the passing of her brother Lindley Harrigan.

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 Fenne