Archive for November, 2010

Sermon Notes: Great Living Every Day

Posted on: November 23rd, 2010 by admin

I hope I don’t offend anyone, but the truth is, the Dallas Cowboys have one of the worst records of all time. When they lost a few weeks ago, the commentators predicted that the coach would be fired. The next day, he was gone. An interim coach was hired, and at their next game, the Cowboys trampled their opponent. When the commentators asked the interim coach what he had said to the team, he said: “I told them to be great in practice every day, and then they would be great in the game on Sunday.”

Sermon Notes: Live a Grateful Life

Posted on: November 20th, 2010 by admin

Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Braxton, Senior Pastor Metropolitan AME Church Sunday, November 14, 2010   Scripture Lesson, John 5:1-16 (The NIV Bible Translation): The Healing at the Pool 1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a… Read more

Leontyne Price to be Honored at 34th Presentation of Handel’s Messiah

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by admin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2010 MEDIA CONTACT: Dr. Lester Green 202-331-1426 WASHINGTON—A gala cast of soloists and a special Award to invited guest legendary soprano Leontyne Price will be featured when Handel’s Messiah is presented at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, 1518 M Street, N.W. on Sunday, December 5 at 5 p.m. Ms. Price, who rose… Read more

What’s Going On With the Capital Campaign?

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by admin

Preserve…..       Protect…..             Provide The Capital Campaign Committee continues to gather critical information and research to identify potential leadership donors.  The plan, outlined in 2009, is to approach fundraising as follows: 1. Identify potential donors – ONGOING 2. Research donor potential – ONGOING 3. Schedule introductory phone calls  – IN PROGRESS 4. Schedule the “ask” meeting – IN PROGRESS… Read more

Project Angel Tree time is here again.

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by admin

Conceived and founded more than three decades ago by Mary Kay Beard, a shotgun-wielding bank robber, safecracker, ex-offender who was on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list. Beard accepted Christ while in prison and after her parole recognized that the Christmas season was enormously painful for inmates who were unable to spend time with and… Read more