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Posted on: November 29th, 2016 by admin

More than three decades ago, the first known cases of HIV/AIDS sparked an epidemic in the United States — ushering in a time defined by how little we knew about it and in which those affected by it faced fear and stigmatization.  We have made extraordinary progress in the fight against HIV since that time, but… Read more

40th Presentation of Handel’s Messiah and Rejoice: Hymns, Spirituals and Gospels

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by admin

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church’s Music and Worship Arts Ministry and guests will present George Frideric Handel’s classic oratorio, Messiah, for the 40th time on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  in the sanctuary of the church. The guest conductor is Dr. Roland M. Carter, professor emeritus at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and founder of and… Read more

Thanksgiving Service

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by admin

Please join us on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, 2016 for our Thanksgiving Day service. This one-hour service will be held at 10 am.  Start your morning by thanking God for the many blessings in your life. No need to dress up–you can come casual. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on… Read more

Gwen Ifill to be celebrated this this evening

Posted on: November 16th, 2016 by admin

Media Contacts:  Dakarai Aarons, (901) 491-7511,   Jewel Jones Truxon,   (571) 201-7532 Church Office: 202-331-1426  Church Fax: 202-331-0369 Trailblazing journalist Gwen Ifill will be remembered and celebrated tonight at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, 1518 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20005. Ifill, a Metropolitan member since 1989, passed away Monday at 61. She was the co-anchor and managing editor of the… Read more

Metropolitan Mourns the Passing of Gwen Ifill

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by admin

   Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church The National Cathedral of African Methodism November 14, 2016 Contact: Dakarai I. Aarons;  (901) 491-7511 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Comments on the Passing of Member and Noted Journalist Gwen Ifill Washington, D.C.—the following is the statement of Rev. William H. Lamar, IV, Pastor of Metropolitan A.M.E…. Read more

Advent Bible Study Nov. 30 to Dec. 16

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by admin

Join Pastor Rev. William H. Lamar for a special Advent Bible Study Series reading Jesus and the Disinherited by renowned theologian Howard Thurman. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. The Bible… Read more

Moneywise Tour Returns to Metropolitan December 3

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by admin

On  Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Moneywise Wealth, Health and Digital Empowerment Tour returns to Metropolitan.  The event will be held  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the National Education Association, across the street from Metropolitan.  In addition to the regular tour, the day will include a Special Film Screening and Panel Discussion of the film: “Soul Food Junkies”…. Read more

A Post-Election Prayer from Pastor Lamar

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by admin

“Sovereign God, the nations and rulers of the earth are in your hands. The election is over. Some are mourning. Some are jubilant. Raise up a prophetic, justice-seeking people in our midst who will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Allow us to grasp leaves from the Tree of Life… Read more

Homecoming 2016

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by admin

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church will observe Homecoming on Sunday, November 3, 2016 during one service at 10:30 am.  This year’s theme is “Metropolitan Imagined”; the Scripture is taken from Isaiah 51:1. We are pleased that the First Lady of the Potomac District and our former assistant pastor, Rev. Dr. Marie Phillips Braxton has agreed to join… Read more

Ready, Set, Vote! Community Forum October 29

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by admin

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Metropolitan AME will sponsor Ready! Set! Vote!, a Community Forum from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm in the church sanctuary.  Please join this non-partisan discussion on voter education, co-moderated by WJLA-TV Anchor Maureen Bunyan and The Hilltop Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Paul Holston.   The Panelists include: Colbert I. King, Washington Post Terrance L. Johnson,… Read more