One Combined Service at 10 a.m. Will Also Mark Social Action Sunday
An Episcopal Statement by Bishop William P. DeVeaux and a distinctive sermon by Senior Pastor Ronald E. Braxton will mark Metropolitan’s celebration of the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Social Action Sunday on January 20.. One combined service at 10 a.m. will also be the congregation’s special celebration for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Observance.
Hundreds of special guests are expected to attend the service. These will not only include hundreds of members of the Jack and Jill organization, but also an anticipated large crowd of persons who are in the Nation’s Capital for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
The pastor will use the president’s campaign theme, Forward, as the subject of his message.Bishop DeVeaux’s statement will focus on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the re-election of President Obama.