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“Achieving Financial Security: A Community Forum for Millennials and Beyond”

Posted on: March 25th, 2017 by admin

Daniel Payne CDC “Achieving Financial Security: A Community Forum for Millennials and Beyond”,  April 29, 2017 – 9am-12 noon The Society of Financial Service Professionals and the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation (DAPCDC) will sponsor an event in Frederick Douglass Hall to address the financial needs of under-served young adults and their families in… Read more

Community Partners Celebrate Black-Jewish Relations at Annual Seder

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 by admin

Media Contact: Jackie Subar, AJC Goldman Bridge Fellow 202-776-5441 Subarj.fellow@ajc.org Community Partners Celebrate Black-Jewish Relations at Annual Seder Who (Partners/Sponsors):          AJC ACCESS DC Greater Washington Urban League: Thursday Network Metropolitan AME Church Operation Understanding DC Sixth & I Synagogue Turner AME Church What: 3rd Annual Black Jewish Unity Seder  On March 28, 2017 DC’s… Read more

Girl Scout Sunday, March 12, 2017

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 by admin

METROPOLITAN GIRL SCOUT TROOPS 2613 AND 3089 Metropolitan Girl Scout Troops 2613 and 3089 will celebrate Girl Scout Sunday on March 12 at the 11:00 am worship services. If you are a current member of another troop, please wear your Girl Scout uniform to church and plan to sit in the designated area with your… Read more

Cultural Arts Festival, March 4, 2017

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 by admin

                Metropolitan’s Sons and Daughters of Allen will again sponsor its Cultural Arts Festival on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 12 noon -4:00 pm. The public is invited to enjoy delicious food, fantastic vendors and a delightful presentation: “A Cultural Explosion: Exploring the 1960s. The show will feature… Read more

Weekly Health Note

Posted on: February 18th, 2017 by admin

What do you know about Buckwheat and when was the last time you’ve eaten it?  Most people think Buckwheat is a cereal grain, but it is actually a seed.  More importantly, Buckwheat has many health benefits, and it can be used as a substitute for less healthier foods.  Read on and learn the facts… IT’S… Read more

Church School Black History Month Celebration

Posted on: February 18th, 2017 by admin

On Friday, February 24, 2016, the Metropolitan AME Church School will hold its Black History Month Celebration. The Theme of the Celebration is the 2017 theme set by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History: “The Crisis in Black Education”.  We are pleased that the University of the District of Columbia… Read more

Health and Wellness Seminar: Spiritual and Health Benefits of Fasting Highlighting Key Elements of the Daniel Fast Plan

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by admin

Mark your calendars, and plan to participate in the Health & Wellness Seminar: Spiritual and Health Benefits of Fasting Highlighting Key Elements of the Daniel Fast Plan. The Scriptural text is Daniel 1:12; 10:2-3. The event will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 10:00AM – Noon in Douglass Hall. Sponsored by the Women’s… Read more

Kelly Lay Organization Annual Day, February 12, 2017

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by admin

  The Kelly Lay Organization will celebrate its annual day on Sunday, February 12, 2017 during the 11:00 am worship service.  Dr. Elsie L. Scott, a Steward at Metropolitan AME, will be the guest speaker. Dr. Scott currently serves as the Director of the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University. … Read more

Weekly Health Note: February is American Heart Month

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by admin

February is American Heart Month… Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news is that Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health… Read more

Stay Woke and Fight

Posted on: January 19th, 2017 by admin

Members of the Youth & College division of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will gather for an early morning rally Saturday to launch a new era of activism and stand against threats to voting, civil rights, education and more under the new administration. Leaders of the youth wing of the… Read more