Archive for August, 2010

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Posted on: August 28th, 2010 by admin

View more videos of the relief effort. The devastation that swept the Gulf Coast five years ago when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Florida, Louisiana , Mississippi and Alabama left 1,800 people dead, tens of thousands of people displaced, entire sections of New Orleans destroyed.  It became one of the nation’s worst natural disasters..    The… Read more

Metropolitan AME’s Waltons Give and Receive in Kidney Swap

Posted on: August 24th, 2010 by admin

Metropolitan member Bill Walton, has suffered with kidney disease for eight years. His wife, Steward Flavia Walton was not a compatible donor. This summer the “Waltons were part of the world’s largest kidney swap to date, sponsored by Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital. It involved a complex chain of 28 surgeries at four different hospitals. “

Shirley Sherrod to Speak at Metropolitan AME

Posted on: August 23rd, 2010 by admin

Shirley Sherrod will be the guest speaker at Sunday services on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 9:00 AM. Please tell your friends and associates to join us for service to hear from Shirley Sherrod. Her husband, Rev. Charles Sherrod, will also be in attendance.  Metropolitan AME Church is located at 1518 M St NW, Washington, DC…. Read more