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Exhortation

Doxology

Call to Worship

Morning Hymn

Prayer of Resurrection

Pastoral Moment

Offering

Scripture Reading

Sermonic Selection

Sermon

Invitation to Christian Discipleship

Benediction

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host,
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Amen.

Rev. A. Kazimir Brown

One: Ever felt abandoned to the grave? Left to languish in places and situations that did not speak life?


Many: It was impossible for death to hold Jesus;


One: In the face of poverty and lack, in the face of unjust governmental systems and religious institutions that don’t respond:


Many: It was impossible for death to hold Jesus; it’s impossible for death to hold us


One: In the face of sadness as disease, death and hopelessness threaten our very existence


Many: It was impossible for death to hold Jesus; it’s impossible for death to hold us


One: Where is the voice of the prophet? Where is the call to hope?


Many: This is our prophetic hope: It was impossible for death to hold Jesus; it’s impossible for death to hold us.

Crown Him with Many Crowns

African Methodist Episcopal Church #174

Crown Him with many crowns,
The Lamb upon His throne;
Hark! how the heavenly anthem drowns
All music but its own.
Awake, my soul and sing
Of Him who died for thee,
And hail Him as thy matchless King
Through all eternity.

Crown Him the Lord of life,
Who triumphed o'er the grave,
And rose victorious in the strife
For those He came to save;
His glories now we sing
Who died, and rose on high,
Who died, eternal life to bring,
And lives, that death may die.

Crown Him the Lord of peace,
Whose power a scepter sways
From pole to pole, that wars may cease,
And all be prayer and praise;
His reign shall know no end,
And round His pierced feet
Fair flowers of Paradise extend
Their fragrance ever sweet.

Crown Him the Lord of love;
Behold His hands and side,
Those wounds, yet visible above,
In beauty glorified.
All hail, Redeemer, hail!
For Thou hast died for me;
Thy praise and glory shall not fail
Throughout eternity.

Amen.

Rev. Nichele Carter-Peterson

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

There are several ways to give, you can find all of them on our website: https://www.metropolitaname.org/give.

 

You can give: 
via check mailed to Metropolitan AME Church, 
via credit card on the website using Realm
via text -  To text to give, text “metro1518” to 73256; and
via Cash App. our Cash App handle is $MetropolitanAME

Rev. A. Kazimir Brown

Mark 16:1-8 NRSVue

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. They had been saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to the tomb?” When they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had already been rolled back. As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed; you are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised; he is not here. Look, there is the place they laid him.  But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him, just as he told you.” So they went out and fled from the tomb, for terror and amazement had seized them, and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.

Because He Lives 

African American Heritage Hymnal #281

Rev. Geoffrey S. Tate, Sr.

Rev. Geoffrey S. Tate, Sr.

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

Opening Selection

Exhortation

Doxology

Call to Worship

Morning Hymn

Prayers of the People

Prayer Response

Pastoral Moment

Welcome to Metropolitan

Offering

Scripture Reading

Sermonic Hymn

Sermon

Invitation to Christian Discipleship

Benediction

Oh Give Thanks

The Kollective

Oh give thanks unto the Lord for He is good

Oh give thanks unto the Lord for He is good

For His mercy endureth forever

For His mercy endureth forever

(repeat and modulate)

 

His mercy endureth forever

His mercy endureth forever

Rev. Cozette Thomas

The Kolleective

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host,
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Amen.

Sis. Khaleelah Harris

One:This is the good news which we proclaim to you.
Many: Jesus Christ is raised from the dead!
One: Walk in the light of his love.

Many: Live in the light of his teachings and healing mercies.
One: Come, let us worship the One Who overcame death.
All: Let us celebrate the triumph of our Lord. Amen.

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

African Methodist Episcopal Church  Hymnal #455

The Kollective

Love Divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of heaven, to earth come down;
Fix in us Thy humble dwelling;
All Thy faithful mercies crown!
Jesus, Thou art all compassion,
Pure, unbounded love Thou art;
Visit us with Thy salvation;
Enter every trembling heart.

Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit
Into every troubled breast!
Let us all in Thee inherit;
Let us find the promised rest.
Take away the love of sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
End of faith, as its beginning,
Set our hearts at liberty.

Come, Almighty to deliver,
Let us all Thy life receive;
Suddenly return and never,
Nevermore Thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing,
Serve Thee as Thy hosts above,
Pray, and praise Thee without ceasing,
Glory in Thy perfect love.

Finish, then, Thy new creation;
Pure and spotless let us be.
Let us see Thy great salvation
Perfectly restored in Thee:
Changed from glory into glory,
Till in heaven we take our place,
Till we cast our crowns before Thee,
Lost in wonder, love, and praise.

Amen.

Rev. Geoffrey S. Tate, Sr.

Take Rest in Me

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

Welcome to Metropolitan

The Kollective

In this house, you'll find love 

In this house, you'll find peace, 

In this house, you'll find overwhelming joy, 

A strong foundation, an historic legacy, 

Welcome to Metropolitan 

Welcome to Metropolitan 

Welcome to Metropolitan AME 

Love, Peace, Joy, God's got it here for you 

Love, Peace, Joy, God's got it here for you 

Love, Peace, Joy, God's got it here for you 

Welcome 

Welcome 

Welcome 

Welcome to Metropolitan 

Welcome to Metropolitan 

Welcome to Metropolitan 

Welcome to Metropolitan AME 

There are several ways to give, you can find all of them on our website: https://www.metropolitaname.org/give.

 

You can give: 
via check mailed to Metropolitan AME Church, 
via credit card on the website using Realm
via text -  To text to give, text “metro1518” to 73256; and
via Cash App. our Cash App handle is $MetropolitanAME

Sis. Aria Botts

John 10: 11-18 NRSVue

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. The hired hand runs away because a hired hand does not care for the sheep.  I am the good shepherd. I know my own, and my own know me, just as the Father knows me, and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.  I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.  For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it up again.  No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it up again. I have received this command from my Father.”

Perfect Praise

The Kollective

Oh Lord, how excellent

How excellent

How excellent

How excellent

Is... Thy name

 

Oh Lord, how excellent

How excellent

How excellent

How excellent

Is Thy name

 

There is none like you

None like you

None like you

Jesus, excellent is Thy name

In all the earth

In all the earth

In all the earth

In all the earth

 

Jesus, excellent is Thy name

In all the earth

In all the earth

In all the earth

 

Jesus, excellent is Thy name

Every knee shall bow,

And every tongue confess that He is Lord

 

Jesus, excellent 

Excellent

How excellent

Excellent

Jesus, excellent, excellent (repeat)

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

Pastor William H. Lamar IV

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