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Metropolitan Newsletter - Week of September 10, 2021

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

During the week, we look forward to your presence during Morning Meditations at Metropolitan at 7 am Monday through Friday, at our Men's prayer call at 7:30 am, at the Back to School Teach-ins with Rev. Brackeen at 6:30 pm on Monday and for the Sister's Check-in on Saturday.

Both Noonday and Pastor’s Study will return on Wednesday, September 22.

The book we will be using is Holy Imagination: A Literary and Theological Introduction to the Whole Bible by Judy Fentress-Williams. We look forward to your presence at noon and/or at 7 pm. You can purchase the book at,, Target, and Amazon.

Please join us Monday-Friday from 7-7:15 am for “Morning Meditations with Metropolitan.” To sign up to offer a meditation or to share your prayer requests, email the Morning Meditations team at You can join via phone by dialing: 1-929-205-6099, 97875446720#.

Join the Mighty Men of Metropolitan every Monday Morning from 7:30 am – 7:45 am for the Men's Prayer call. You can join the men's prayer call via Zoom:

The Meeting ID is 780 4501 0050 and the passcode is: urst5J


We look forward to worshipping together on Sunday.

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

Join via Computer or Tablet:

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.



NoonDay and Pastor’s Study will return on Wednesday, September 22. The book we will be using is Holy Imagination by Judy Fentress-Williams. We look forward to your presence. You can purchase the book at,, Target, and Amazon.


Thank you to all those who joined us for the 2021 Potomac District’s Fall Conclave.

You can find playlists including all of the sessions from the Fall Conclave on our Metropolitan Facebook and YouTube.



The YPD is seeking scripture readers for Sunday morning worship services for September and October. Please sign up at the link below and/or contact Sis. Karla Bruce-Choice with your questions at


Learn To Code And Change The World... The Girls Who Code fall session has begun.

To sign up, please email Sis. Cristol Primas at


It's back-to-school season and class is in session. Join Rev. Thomas A. Brackeen, Jr. in back-to-school-themed teach-ins on September 13th and 20th at 6:30 p.m. Our Back to School service on September 27th at 6:30 pm on Facebook and YouTube, all are invited to join us for this intergenerational event celebrating our youth.

Join the teach-ins with Rev. Brackeen on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 974 6417 7330

Passcode: YAF

One tap mobile

+13017158592,,97464177330# US (Washington DC)


On Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm the Women's Ministry will be catching up with our Sister's Check-in. We will be setting aside time to see familiar faces, hear familiar voices, and share. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions please reach out to Sis. Wasaba Sidibay our Women's Ministry Coordinator at The link to join us is in the newsletter and the chat.

Join the Women’s Ministry for the Sister’s Check-in on September 18 at 1pm.

Meeting ID: 925 2461 0807

Passcode: SISTER

One tap mobile

+13017158592,,92524610807# US (Washington DC)


The Women's Ministry is excited to bring back our monthly Women's Bible Study. Every second Thursday of every month we will be engaging in spiritual devotion and reflection and lead by one of our Women clergy in our church. We are excited to experience the complex voices, interpretations, and wisdom our community has to share! All are welcome in this space. The first session will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm and facilitated by Sis. Wasaba Sidibay. We hope to see you there. The link to join us is in the newsletter and the chat.

Join the Women’s Ministry for their monthly Bible Study starting October 14th at 7pm.

Meeting ID: 937 9369 5245

Passcode: STUDY

One tap mobile

+13017158592,,93793695245# US (Washington DC)


Calling all men! 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: 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:


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. Obri Richardson in the passing of his father, Sis. Wasaba Sidibay in the passing of her uncle and we lift the granddaughter of Sis. Nomvuyo Qubeka for healing.

We also ask for your continued prayers for 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.



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