The Metropolitan family thanks our First Family, President Obama, First Lady Michelle and their daughters Sasha and Malia for worshiping with us on Sunday. We had a wonderful service of music and message. Thanks to everybody who played a role in the planning and execution of such a spirit-filled service. The congregation sang happy birthday to Mrs. Obama whose birthday is Jan 17 and to our First Lady, Rev. Marie whose birthday is Jan 22.
The event was covered by Hamil Harris at the Washington Post:
Since President Obama’s arrival in town two years ago, many local religious leaders have wondered when, or if, the country’s first African American first family might choose a new church home. On Sunday, as the Obamas worshiped at the storied Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church a few blocks from the White House, a not-so-subtle appeal came direct from the pulpit. Read more. . .