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Richard Allen Postage Stamp Unveiling at Metropolitan AME Church, February 14, 2016

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by admin

The United States Postal Service has selected Richard Allen for its 2016 Black Heritage stamp. Join us for the unveiling of the Richard Allen stamp at Metropolitan AME Sunday, February 14,  2016, 10:15am.  The official unveiling took place at Mother Bethel AME in Philadelphia on February.  Since most of our members could not attend, we… Read more

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Scholarship

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by admin

The Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Scholarship Endowment application is available from February 15, 2016 to April 15, 2016. Applications are in the kiosk located in the church’s Frederick Douglass Hall and can be downloaded from the church’s website: http://www.metropolitaname.org/church-scholarship-endowment.asp. The deadline for submitting applications and all supporting documents is April 15, 2016. All items are to… Read more

Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by admin

Join Pastor William H. Lamar IV and Pastor Daryl Kearney of Turner Memorial AME to help the people of Flint, Michigan The residents of Flint, Michigan are suffering because of the lack of clean water. According to Michigan’s chief medical executive, all 8,657 children In Flint, Michigan who drank the city’s water since April 2014… Read more

Wear Red Day At Metropolitan A.M.E. Church: Observing Heart Disease in African American Women

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

People wear red as a way of bringing attention to the problem or heart disease in women during the month of February.  Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States.  For African American women, the risk is especially great.  Heart disease is more prevalent among black women than any other race.  … Read more

Ash Wednesday Service, February 10, 2016

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

On Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Metropolitan AME Church will hold two services, one at noon and one at 7 pm.  Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the Lenten Season, a period of fasting, praying, repentance and introspection. During the Ash Wednesday service, ashes are placed on the foreheads of worshipers in the Sign of the Cross to symbolize their desire… Read more

Founder’s Day Concert, February 13, 2016

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

The Hampton University Concert Choir will partner with the United Voices Choir of Metropolitan AME to perform a Founder’s Day Concert in honor of Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.  The free concert will be held at Metropolitan on Saturday, February 13 at 5:00 pm. The Hampton Choir, under the direction of Omar J…. Read more

Founder’s Day, February 14, 2016

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

On Sunday, February 14, 2016, Metropolitan will observe Founder’s Day.  Our guest speaker will be Rev. Mashod Evans, Sr., senior pastor of St. John AME Church, Birmingham, Alabama, a position he has held since November 2008.  Since his appointment, the Saint John congregation has grown in ministry, membership, fellowship and financially.  A native of New… Read more

Daniel Fast During Lent

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

The Lorraine Gillian Health Ministry invites you to participate in the Daniel Fast during Lent.  The Daniel Fast is a biblically-based partial fast and plant-based eating plan. Consistent with the three-week period referenced in Daniel 10:1-3, our Health Ministry is marking 21 days for the fast, starting on Ash Wednesday, February 10, and ending on March 2,… Read more

Fasting and Praying Continues in 2016

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin

Rev. Aisha Karimah has announced that daily fasting and praying will continue in 2016.  She is looking for members who will take a day to fast and pray for the church.  If you would like to pray and fast, please select a day and submit it to Rev. Karimah at revkarimah@gmail.com. Recommend on Facebook Tweet… Read more