Church Weekly News

Leadership Training Meeting: There will be a Leadership Training Meeting on Monday (tomorrow), April 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. All leaders and Birthday Unit Chairs are asked to attend.

Birthday Unit Chairpersons: It is extremely important that we meet this coming Wednesday night, April 11th at 6:30 pm at the church. Please be present. We still need instructions on procedure! Thank you.

Bro. Phil Madden, Birthday Unit General Chairman

First Ladies Health Day is today, April 8, 2018. Free screenings will be provided. New screenings this year include Pulmonary Functioning Test provided by City of Hope. We will have chair exercise sessions and Kimlin Ashing, Ph.D. Professor, Beckman Research Institute and City of Hope Medical Center, will speak on women’s health at 12:30 p.m. Resources, medical referrals and food will be provided. Thanks for your support and participation.

Lady Trudell and the First Ladies Health Day Team

The Over Comers Weekend Event: Saturday April 28, 2018 we will begin our event 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Malone Hall. We will have several guest speakers, and our Keynote speaker will be Cynthia Holmes, MA. We will be serving continental breakfast and lunch. Please come and help support our ministry. On Sunday April 29, 2018, our own Pastor Tyrone Skinner, will be bringing the message, and we have a host of other things planned to complete our weekend. We look forward to you joining us. God Bless and Remember we are all Over comers.

IT'S CHURCH PICNIC TIME!!! You’re invited, but your admittance is to bring a dish or two and an unchurched friend or family member, to attend the Church Picnic on June 30th from 9am to 5pm at Loma Alta Park in Altadena at the Bronco Picnic Area by the horse stables. We're going to have a DJ, Games, Prizes, Sports for the Youth, Dance Contest, and more fun events for everyone. Please see the list below, to find out what dish or dishes you need to bring according to the first letter in your last name. Please make sure to bring enough food to feed 10-12 people. Any questions please feel free to contact me at (626)644-6763.

A-B= Baked or BBQ Chicken O-P= Casseroles

C-D= Fried Chicken or Meatloaf Q-R= Sliced Ham or Sliced Turkey

E-F = Greens, Cabbage, or Corn S-T= Mild Links or Meatballs

G-H= Lasagna or Enchiladas U-V= Desserts or Fruit

I-J = Cornbread & Beans W-X=Tamales or Jambalaya

K-L= Potato or Macaroni Salad Y-Z= Side Dishes

M-N=Spaghetti or Mac n Cheese

Debutantes Ministry: Hello Metropolitan Family! The Debutantes Ministry is planning our Spring Tea Event. If you have any china you would like to donate, or give with love, we would really appreciate your support. Please contact Da’Vette Cogshell, or Mico Borders at 626-379-7321. Thank you

Attention Senior Saints (60+)! Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church will host its Senior Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 14th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. If you would like to attend this luncheon please sign-up today in the vestibule with Deaconess Bertha Downs. We have to have the count in before March 27th.

Miss Jennie Beard, Mission President

Attention Members! If you want to volunteer your time to help with the Church Picnic Committee, please see Beverly McAfee in the vestibule to sign up. The first committee meeting will be Sunday, April 8th after morning worship in the vestibule.

Family: We are in the planning stages for VBS 2018!! This year the theme is Shipwrecked Rescued by Jesus. The children will find that Jesus rescues them when life gets stormy. When they are lonely... Jesus rescue! When they worry... Jesus rescues! When they struggle... Jesus rescues! When they do wrong... Jesus rescues! When they are powerless... Jesus rescues! JESUS RESCUES - thank you Father. In order to help make VBS 2018 live beyond July 9th-13th we need your help and support. This year we will transform the church into an island. We need the following items to help turn the church into Metropolitan Tropical Island. Items Needed:

Large Sea Shells Fishing Poles

Bamboo Fishing Nets

Water Raft Boat Plastic Foliage

Donut Floats Tikki Torches (4)

Coconuts (12)

During VBS all participants (adults and children) will be able to shop at the VBS Store ¨The Treasure Box¨. We are in need of items to stock the Treasure Box. When you are out shopping please remember the VBS store The Treasure Box.

Miss Jennie Beard, VBS Director

USHERS NEEDED!!! When God's people are in need, be ready to help them, Romans 12:13 NLT. The Senior Usher Board is in need of Ushers, All ages. Please see Sister Norma Bell, Sister Sandra Lee, or Sister Dorothy Jennings. Your help will be greatly appreciated.


Monday and Tuesday: 1:00 – 5:00 pm Wednesday thru Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bro. Clifford Franklin, Trustee Board Chairman

Come to Sunday School: Your family and friends are invited to attend Sunday School at 8:30 am. We have a class for all ages and stages.

Sunday School Ministry

Attention All Students - All Ages!!! GET THE HELP YOU NEED! Tutoring is each Monday (except Holidays) from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Malone Hall.

Prayer and Bible Study: Please join us for Prayer and Bible Study each Wednesday at 12:00 Noon, and again at 7: 30 pm. The Youth and Young Adult Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, upstairs.

Pastor Tyrone Skinner

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