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

Family Communion Service on December 5

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by admin

 “For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes again.” 1 Corinthians 11:26 (NIV) Each first Sunday, we as Christians come together to celebrate and renew our faith during the sacrament of Holy Communion. At MAMEC we have established the tradition of joining together on the… Read more

Mighty Men – All Hands on Deck for Thanksgiving!

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by admin

Two Servings Planned   Once again, the Mighty Men are participating in a joint effort  to provide Thanksgiving dinners to the homeless at the McPherson Square Park.  Brother Randy Staples and his family began the initiative and It has since blossomed to include other churches.  Brother Staples is providing 20 frozen turkeys and asking the… Read more

Sermon Notes: A Place of Wholeness and Holiness

Posted on: November 16th, 2010 by admin

Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Braxton, Senior Pastor Metropolitan AME Church Sunday, November 7, 2010   Scripture Lesson, Haggai 1:1-12-2:1-9 (The Message Bible Translation):  Haggai 1:1-12: Caught Up with Taking Care of Your Own Houses 1 On the first day of the sixth month of the second year in the reign of King Darius of… Read more