Posted on: March 1st, 2015

Using the weather forecast,  church leaders cancelled the 7:45 am service and Church School for today.  One service, during which we will observe Holy Communion, will be held at 11:00 am today, March 1.  The service will be live streamed for members who cannot attend the service.  Tithes and offerings may be donated online using credit cards, or you may mail your offering to the church at 1518 M Street, NW. The web address is www.metropolitan.org.






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

Wilmington Ten

On Saturday, February 28, Metropolitan AME will be co-presenting, with the Washington Informer, a screening of  the film, “Wilmington Ten: Pardons of Innocence”.  The evening will begin with a light buffet and fellowship from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm. Admission for adults is $10, but all children (under 18) and any student with a valid student i-d will be admitted at no cost.  Please purchase your tickets online athttp://mamec-blackhistoryevents.eventbrite.com. Validated parking is free at the PMI Garage located on M Street between 16 and 17 Streets.

Rev. Dr. Ben Chavis, one of the members of the Wilmington Ten, will be joining us as guest host and commentator. Dr. Chavis, now president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, will introduce the film, provide opening comments, and will be available for discussion after the film.  “Wilmington Ten,” produced by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and CashWorks HD Productions, is a 119-minute documentary that recounts the story of the Wilmington Ten and their fight for justice.






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

All youth, ages 12-18, are invited to attend our first entrepreneurial workshop onFriday, March 6, 2015 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.  This highly-interactive series will use a combination of literacy activities, games and hands-on experiences to strengthen critical thinking skills and assist youth with developing a path toward financial freedom.  For more information, contact Antonio Harrison – aharrsion95@gmail.com.






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

PayneCDCLogo“Building Bridges. Building Hope. Serving Community.” This is the motto of the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation (CDC), the not-for- profit outreach arm of Metropolitan AME Church.  The CDC will hold its Annual Meeting in Douglass Hall on Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., to (1) share its accomplishments during 2014 in Arts and Culture, Literacy and Recidivism, STEM, Financial Education, and Health, (2) provide an overview of plans for 2015, and (3) thank its supporters, collaborators and partners.

Through its programs the CDC reached more than 2,500 people in 2014.  Your support for the CDC as volunteers, through donations to the Combined Federal Campaign and individual contributions made this possible.  We invite you, your family, and friends to join us.  Besides letting you know what we are doing to serve the community, we want to hear from you about issues that concern you that the CDC may be able to address.  Our web address is www.dapcdc.org.






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

Calling all women of Metropolitan. Please join us for prayer Tuesday mornings at 6 am. Dial (712) 432-1500, access code, 795240#.  Prayer leaders are being sought.  The leader should pick a scripture, which should guide the prayer for the morning. The prayer should be NO LONGER than 5 minutes.  In keeping with of theme of intergenerational ties, leaders from all age ranges sought.






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

How do you get going in the morning?  Do you normally skip breakfast?  Do you find it difficult to get through the morning at work?  Well, do yourself a favor and fill up with good stuff in the morning to get your day off to the right start.  Just think High Fiber, Hydrate and High Protein…

 

Appetite Control–Morning Win by Must Love Foods

 

It’s always tough to get through the morning at work, especially if you’re hungry. It’s hard to focus, and the day just D-R-A-G-S so painfully slow that you want to scream!!

So why not fill up first thing with some good stuff?

-High fiber is a great way to start the day. Oatmeal (try steel cut) with nuts or flaxseeds; or a high fiber cereal with fruit (blueberries/raspberries) will keep you full until lunch.

-Hydrate. It’s always important to be well hydrated early in the day. You will lose fluid drinking coffee and tea, so a glass of lukewarm water first thing will get your body off to a great start and will keep you from overeating.

-High protein snacks between breakfast and lunch. Try a hardboiled egg or string cheese. It will curb your appetite and keep the calories under control.

So skip the donuts and cookies, but stay full and focused.

LOVE WHAT YOU EAT!!






Posted on: February 27th, 2015

Praying the best for you in 2015 !! We are continuing to pray and fast!  Please join us, commit to pray and fast for one day. Select a date you would like to pray and fast and contact Rev. Aisha with your selection to revkarimah@gmail.com.  We still have available dates in February and beyond. We really need to hear from you right away, thank you so much !!

If you desire, remember to share what is being revealed to you during your praying and  fasting by way of email to revkarimah@gmail.com, God’s revelation to you  may help others.

Help spread the word to other members of the church. We are trying to reach everyone!






Posted on: February 21st, 2015

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Founder"s Day 2015

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Posted on: February 20th, 2015

Jazz

As we celebrate Black History Month, we recognize the seminal contributions of African Americans to JAZZ music.  Please join us for “An Evening of Jazz” concert on Friday, February 27, 2015, from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., at Metropolitan AME Church.

 

Headlining the concert is the award-winning jazz vocalist and recording artist, Christie Dashiell.  Christie has performed at Lincoln Theater, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and throughout the Washington metropolitan area, including Blues Alley, Bohemian Caverns, and recently served as Artist in Residence at Strathmore Music Center.  Christie also recently appeared on season three of NBC’s “The Sing-Off”.   DC City Paper named her Best Vocalist.

 

The concert features George V. Johnson, Jr., a gifted poet, actor, lyricist, and vocalist with an extensive music performance portfolio.  George is one of the foremost practitioners of the vocalese style of jazz on the jazz scene today.  He has mentored and played regularly with Lou Donaldson and James Moody, two of the greatest saxophonists in the history of jazz, and he has recorded with Pharaoh Sanders.  George has performed throughout the country and the world, recently performing at Blues Alley (“Voices of Our Ancestors”) and Bohemian Caverns where he was Artist in Residence.

 

The featured band is the N Tyme Jazz Ensemble, a band that specializes in contemporary and classic jazz, including music of legends such as Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Dizzy Gillespie.  With one of its co-founders, Michael Horton, the band performs throughout the Washington metropolitan area, featuring original songs and creatively conceived arrangements.

 

The concert is being offered free of charge.  Light refreshments will be served.  Validated parking is free at PMI Garage located on M Street between 16th and 17th Streets.

 

We are requesting those who plan to attend to register for this concert: http://mamec-blackhistoryevents.eventbrite.com.  Seating capacity is limited.






Posted on: February 20th, 2015

Calling all women of Metropolitan. Please join us for prayer Tuesday mornings at 6 am. Dial (712) 432-1500, access code, 795240#.  Prayer leaders are being sought.  The leader should pick a scripture, which should guide the prayer for the morning. The prayer should be NO LONGER than 5 minutes.  In keeping with of theme of intergenerational ties, leaders from all age ranges sought.