Posted on: August 21st, 2014

DC_Summit_Flyer_JPEGOn Saturday, August 23, 2014, Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC) will host a National Summit on Non-Violence featuring conflict resolution and non-violence workshops at Metropolitan AME Church, 9 am–5 pm.  To pre-register, sign up at www.blackwomenforpositivechange.org.  For information, go to the website or contact BW4PC via email at: Bkwomen4poschange@gmail.com.  Registration for the Summit is free, but donations are requested.

The Summit comes at the end of the “National Week of Non-Violence”, August 16-23, 2014sponsored by BW4PC.  BW4PC and Members of the BW4PC Summit Council on Non-Violence have issued a call for citizens to support a week devoted to teaching youth and violence-prone adults skills in conflict resolution, anger management and awareness of non-violence techniques.






Posted on: August 21st, 2014

We invite church members, family members, friends and neighbors to worship with us on Sunday, August 24, 2014 as we celebrate and bless the youth returning to school. Church School begins at 8:45am, where there will be a joyful J.A.M. Pep Rally with discussions on how to utilize your faith with conflict resolution/anti-bullying. Following Church School, the Sunday Worship Service will begin at 10:15am.  It will be spirit filled with music, dancing and a special prayer for the youth. At the conclusion of service, we invite you to join us for a Delicious Lunch and free school supplies. Please RSVP at (202) 331-1426 or MET.Back2SchoolJAM@gmail.com.






Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Summer is zooming by, and we are soon approaching the time for students to resume classes!  Members of the Young Women’s Initiative (YWI) of the Sarah Allen Missionary Society (SAMS), with whom members of the Church School and Ruby Randall Youth Ministry have partnered this year, are requesting donations of school supplies, backpacks, and monetary donations to assist identified schools with students in need to obtain these necessary items.  Collection of items and donations commenced on Sunday, July 27, 2014 and will continue through Sunday, August 31st. We have built relationships with schools that depend on our efforts.  Distribution will occur in early September.   For more information on these efforts, contact Katrina Holiday atholidaykd@gmail.com, and/or Teria Drayton at teria.drayton@yahoo.com.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated.






Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Collegiate SundayOn Sunday, August 31, 2014, Metropolitan AME will observe Collegiate Sunday during the Worship Service at 10:15 a.m.  This is the last Sunday of the summer schedule so feel free to dress down, and please wear your college colors and paraphernalia.  During the service, we will welcome college students to the area and pray for a productive school year. Please invite college students to worship with us.  After worship service, a small reception will be held to spawn fellowship, and possibly connect Metropolitan members with students who need mentors.






Posted on: August 21st, 2014

TECH TALK  2014 – September 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tech Talk is a day of workshops and presentations designed to provide information to strengthen your technology skills and savvy. Join us as our presenters share bits and bytes that will help you navigate through the world of technology.   Key topics include:

  • Guidelines for Internet security
  • Understanding the difference between a tablet and a laptop and knowing which is best you
  • Social media services Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest(TIP)
  • Online storage options
  • Information about applications (“app”), safe places to access them, and how they can benefit users
  • Google resources beyond the basic search engine
  • Technology tools to help members become better connected to Metropolitan through the church’s website, Facebook, Twitter

The Love and Peace Unit of the Sarah Allen Missionary Society is sponsoring this free event for members of Metropolitan and the community.   Register today by completing a registration form located in the kiosk by the front entrance or use the link below:

Tech Talk Registration Form

Registration and Continental Breakfast begin at 8:30a.m.  For more information contact Verna Brogden (vbrogden@comcast.net) or Teria Drayton (teria.drayton@yahoo.com ).