Archive for October, 2012


Posted on: October 30th, 2012 by admin


Moneywise 2012

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 the historic Metropolitan AME Church and the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation join forces once again with PBS-TV’s Moneywise with Kelvin Boston to present the “Moneywise Financial Empowerment Tour 2012.

Do you want to know HOW TO FIND SUCCESS IN THIS ECONOMIC MESS? JOIN US Saturday, November 3, 20112, 8:30am ET to 4:30pm ET, 
Metropolitan AME Church
, 1518 M Street, NW

REGISTRATION IS FREE and includes FREE lunch and FREE parking until 5pm at PMI Parking, 
1615 M Street  (Bring parking ticket for validation at the church)
. Metro Exits: McPherson Square (Blue/Orange) and Farragut North (Red).

Sermon Notes: When the Rubber Hits the Road

Posted on: October 18th, 2012 by admin

Rev. Dr. Ronald Eugene Braxton
Rising with a Passionate and Aggressive Faith”
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Metropolitan AME Church
Scripture:  Hebrews 4:12-16

The late theologian and Lutheran pastor Dietrich Bonhoffer was born in Germany in 1906.  Much of his writings came out of his pastoral experiences, especially as he lived and suffered through Nazi Germany. But it was his stay in New York when he heard Adam Clayton Powell preach his social justice sermons that sensitized Bonhoffer to the social injustices experienced by minorities in this country.  It was there in Harlem that Bonhoffer began to see life and faith from a different view—from the perspective of those who suffer great affliction and oppression yet rise with a passionate faith.  It was there in Harlem that Bonhoffer is quoted as saying, “I turned from phraseology to reality.”

Download the Metropolitan Spirit Spring/Summer 2012

Posted on: October 16th, 2012 by admin

Metropolitan Spirit Spring/Summer 2012 Inside this Issue 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 The Metropolitan Spirit is a Publication of the Commission on Public Relations Recommend… Read more

Sermon: It’s a Setup

Posted on: October 12th, 2012 by admin

Rev. Ronald E. Braxton Metropolitan AME October 7, 2012 Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Sermon Notes: When Life Throws You a Set-Up

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by admin

Rev. Dr. Ronald Eugene Braxton, Senior Pastor Metropolitan AME Church Sunday, October 7, 2012 Scripture Job 1:2; 2:1-10 Chapter 1: 1 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, 3 and he… Read more

SAVE THE DATE: The Moneywise Empowerment Tour

Posted on: October 8th, 2012 by admin

The Moneywise Empowerment Tour returns to METROPOLITAN A.M.E. Church on Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A large turn-out is expected as happened for the 2011 event.

The Tour is the national outreach program of the Moneywise with Kelvin Boston public television series. This grass roots traveling money management seminar has become one of the leading African-American, faith-based financial tours in the country, serving to date more than 35,000 minority consumers and U.S. military members. In 2012 the Moneywise Empowerment Tour will visit churches in 16 cities, including Baltimore, Maryland; Los Angeles, California; Bronx, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Oakland, California; and Washington, D.C.