Metro News

Metropolitan Members! Today is the Kick-Off to Evangelism with our “Birthday Units” leading the charge, but we are 2-Units short! Please consider the importance of this effort and give us the support that is needed as we proceed. The chairpersons we need are for May and November. If you have a desire to HELP, please give me call at 626-437-9198. I promise, you will not be in this all by yourself; all Units will assist if the need occurs. A real family helps each other, and that’s the message we want you to get as you ponder this message. If you were born in one of these months, this is your chance to lend a hand! Thanks!

Bro. Phil Madden, B.U. Chairman

MEMBERS! Your Deacon Ministry is humbled to serve you this 2018 year within the guidance of God's Holy Spirit, His Son Jesus the Christ, and under the leadership of our Pastor, Tyrone Skinner. We have focused on contacting each member for involvement and devotion to our mission by Christ to "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you:” Please provide your current telephone number and email address. We will invite you to scheduled online meetings and discussions that you can attend from the comfort of your home!

Respectfully, Dean Cooper, Deacon Chairman

Attention Church Family! Your 2017 Contribution Report will be available to you every Sunday this month in the vestibule. Thank you.

The Finance Committee

The Metropolitan Birthday Units will begin monthly participation in our services as of the 4th. Sunday, Jan. 28. Every church member is a part of their respective Birthday Unit. The year's theme is "EACH ONE REACH ONE". In keeping with the theme, we are asking that we all reach out and invite/bring someone to our service on the 4th Sunday. Let us begin the year praising and thanking God for the many blessings that He will bestow in 2018.

Bro. Phil Madden, Birthday Units General Chairman

Sis. Cornelia Gates, January Chair

Super Bowl Potluck! Are you ready for some football? Come back to church on February 4, 2018 at 3:30 pm for our Super Bowl fellowship potluck in Malone Hall. We will have food and beverages for everyone. If watching the games is not your thing, we will have board and cards games, plus a cookout contest, and more activities for you. We are asking that all church members help out with the potluck by bringing appetizers, entrees, beverages, or desserts. See Brother Ryan Credit, or Brother Morris Appling about the list of food to bring.

Valentine's Fellowship and Dinner Gala: On Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm at Brookside Country Club, 1133 Rosemont Ave in Pasadena in the Arroyo Room. Cost of $50.00 per person. The price includes an all you can eat buffet, music, dancing, games, prizes, and a take home gift bag for each person with paid attendance. There are only 20 spots available, so please see Beverly McAfee to make your payment before February 4th. HURRY DON'T DELAY YOUR PAYMENT, SPOTS ARE GOING FAST!! Any questions please contact me at (626)354-9327. Thank you.

Beverly McAfee, Valentine's Gala Chairperson

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Pasadena Alumnae Chapter is offering Academic Scholarships to graduating high school students attending PUSD. Please see your high school counselor and request the information. Completed applications are due Feb. 23, 2018. The application is found on the chapter’s website: under the education tab of the chapter programs. For additional information please see or call Mrs. Gwen McMullins 626-791-3337, Mrs. Kathy Murrell, or Mrs. Yvonne Brown.

Black History Month Celebration Preparation: Family, we are in the preparation stages to celebrate our History (Black History Month) the entire month of February. If you have artifacts that you would like to have on display for the entire month please see either: Debbie Ayers, Linda Cooper, or Gloria Nunn. Please label your artifact(s) and on a 5 x 7 index card, write a description. I promise to take care of your artifact(s), and return it/ them to you in the same manner in which you will have shared it. Celebrating our past, so we have great appreciation for our present and future.

Miss Jennie B.

Christian Education Director

MARCH BIRTHDAY UNIT: To all members born in the month of March, please see Beverly McAfee ASAP or feel free to contact me at 626.354.9327.

Thank you.

Beverly McAfee, March Birthday Unit Chairperson

Join Us For Sunday School: Your family and friends are invited to join us for Sunday School on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 8:30AM in Malone Hall. We have classes for all age groups. Deacon Dean Cooper will be leading the adult class discussion titled “Actions Speak Louder than Words”. If a person constantly talks about the plight of the poor (words) but never thinks of donating to a charity or in any way mitigating that plight (action), their words have a hollowness or empty quality. The lesson text is from James 2:14-26. By participating in this discussion, you will learn the following:

1. Comprehend the relationships between faith and works.

  1. Serve God with actions that match faith expressions

  2. Understand the Mathematical equation Faith –Works = dead faith

  3. Faith without deeds is a useless faith.

  4. Practice what you preach

A full breakfast will be served at 8:30AM.

Attention All Students! All Ages! Tutoring is Every Monday (except Holidays) from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Malone Hall.

Tutorial Ministry

Prayer and Bible Study: Bible Study is each Wednesday, at 12:00 Noon and again at 7:30 pm. Join us for early Morning Prayer every Thursday at 5:30 am. The Youth and Young Adult Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm.

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