Archive for August, 2012

Donate School Supplies for DC Public Schools

Posted on: August 29th, 2012 by admin

school suppliesThe Sarah Allen Missionary Society is collecting school supplies and uniforms for local DC public school children. THE NEED IS GREAT! Please help by donating backpacks filled with pencils, notebooks, paper, scissors, rulers, crayons, markers, folders, etc. White, yellow or dark green polo shirts and navy blue and khaki pants. You may drop your contributions off at the church office or bring them to church service. Ask your friends and neighbors to support this great cause.

Metropolitan Spirit Newsletter Available for Download

Posted on: August 23rd, 2012 by admin

The newest edition of the Metropolitan Spirit is available for download. Table of Contents Graduates, P.1 Sister’s, P. 2 Delegate’s, P. 5 Bates, P. 7 Smalls, P. 9 Lay, P. 11 Gilliam, P. 13 Scholarships, P. 15 Men’s, P.15 Youth, P. 16 Kenya, P. 18 Personalities, P. 19 History, P. 20 Publication of the Commission… Read more

Tithing Workshop: Session Two

Posted on: August 22nd, 2012 by admin

SAVE THE DATE! TITHING WORKSHOP: SESSION TWO
“PLEASING GOD THROUGH HOW I HANDLE MY MONEY”

On Saturday, September 29, from 9am – 2pm, Metropolitan takes another giant step on its journey toward becoming a tithing congregation. As a follow-up to last spring’s highly-successful workshop, Rev. James Moody of Chicago’s Quinn Chapel AME Church returns to Metropolitan for Tithing Workshop: Session Two entitled, “Pleasing God Through How I Handle My Money.” Tentative topics to be covered include: (1)Giving (2) Offerings (3)Special gifts, (4)Budgeting and Introduction to Biblical Principles (5)Income (6)Expenses (7) Introduction to Biblical Principles of Debt and Savings. Watch for the upcoming flyer with information about workshop registration and other details.

Rev. Al Sharpton to Preach at Metropolitan on Sept. 23rd

Posted on: August 16th, 2012 by admin

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a rallyPlan to worship at Metropolitan AME, Sunday, Sep 23, 10 am when Rev. Al Sharpton will be our guest minister. Please spread the word to your friends and associates.

Rev. Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization headquartered in Harlem, New York, with over fifty Chapters nationwide. As one of the nation’s most-renowned civil rights leaders, Rev. Sharpton has been praised by President Barack Obama as “the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden,” and by former President George W. Bush who said that “Al cares just as much as I care about making sure every child learns to read, write, add and subtract.” Read more. . .