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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

Council of Bishops Statement regarding Hurricane Matthew and its effect on Haiti

Posted on: October 11th, 2016 by admin

The African Methodist Episcopal Church is deeply saddened by the catastrophic effect of Hurricane Matthew on Haiti, other parts of the Sixteenth District, and the United States. An estimated 1.5 million people have reportedly been affected by the hurricane and thousands are in need of immediate assistance.  We have witnessed the loss of lives, devastation… Read more

Men Who Cook!

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by admin

The Married Couples Ministry invites you to participate in the annual Men Who Cook! on Sunday, November 6, 2016 after the 11:00 am Service.  The event will be held in Douglass Hall.  Tickets are $10 per person.  Sign up to share one of your delicious dishes. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the… Read more

Church School Homecoming

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by admin

The Metropolitan AME Church School cordially invites you to its Homecoming, Sunday, October 16, 9:30 am.  Rev. Jacqueline Speaks-McKnight will be the guest speaker.  The Theme is “Remembering the Past as We Prepare for the Future”, Scripture: Matthews 19:14. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post


Posted on: August 18th, 2016 by admin

August 17, 2016 OPEN LETTER TO THE A.M.E. CHURCH FAMILY HEAVY RAINFALL CAUSES MAJOR FLOODING IN EIGHTH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT I am sure that by now you are aware that in recent days there were wide spread thunderstorms in Louisiana and Mississippi which resulted in devastating floods that have impacted areas in these states, especially in… Read more

Welcome Bishop James Levert Davis and Supervisor Arelis B. Davis to the Second Episcopal District of the AME Church

Posted on: July 17th, 2016 by admin

We welcome the new Presiding Prelate of the Second Episcopal District of the AME Church, Bishop James Levert Davis and Supervisor Arelis B. Davis.  Bishop Davis is the 123rd elected and consecrated bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. He was elected to the office of bishop and consecrated at the 47th General Conference… Read more

Posted on: July 17th, 2016 by admin

Sunday, July 17th, we will celebrate Metropolitan AME Church’s 178th Anniversary with a dynamic worship experience at 10:15 AM! We will be joined by Civil Rights Movement icon the Honorable John Lewis  and we will dedicate the health ministry and unit in memory of Dr. Lorraine Edith Tolbert Gillian.  We have come back from the… Read more

Parking on Sunday, July 3, 2016

Posted on: July 2nd, 2016 by admin

On Sunday, July 3, 2016, there will be no church parking in the NEA garage directly across the street from the church. Please park in the PMI Garage located on the north side of M Street between 16th and 17th Streets.  Please note that there will be one worship service at 10:15 am; Church School… Read more

There is gospel to preach here: Christian leaders respond to the Orlando shooting

Posted on: June 28th, 2016 by admin

Pastor William H. Lamar IV and 11 other Christian leaders were interviewed by Faith & Leadership about their responses to the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting.  Pastor Lamar’s  interview is reprinted below.  You can read the full article at The Rev. William H. Lamar IV Pastor, Metropolitan AME Church, Washington, D.C. What did you do… Read more

Thank Rev. Jonathan Newton for his service to Metropolitan AME, Sunday, June 26, 2016

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016 by admin

On Sunday, June 26, Rev. Jonathan Newton will preach both services–7:45 am and 11:00 am. Following the 11am worship, we will host a reception to thank Rev. Jonathan Newton for his years of faithful service to our congregation. Please join us in Douglass Hall for a short program, repast and fellowship. Rev. Newton joined the… Read more