This week at the Met

Online Giving: Metro now offers PayPal as an option to give (Tithes, Offering, Special offering...). We continue to accept cash and checks. PayPal is just another option for those interested in online giving. You may access by going to our website and selecting the Online Giving page, or you may use the following link:

Metro | Online Giving

. Your financial information is secured by PayPal and will not be shared with Metro. If you have questions regarding online access via our website or are interested in receiving instructions on how to use Online Giving, please contact Deaconess Shanda Huston. You may contact Sis Shirley Edwards regarding bank transfer questions. Special thanks to all involved in making this option available!

Deaconess Kathy Murrell, Vice-Chair, Trustee Board

Ladies! The Ladies of Bethlehem Church of Pasadena extend an invitation to us to attend their Annual Horn of Plenty Service on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The speaker will be Evangelist Rene Gray of the Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ. Coffee and Tea will be served in the Fellowship Hall at 9:15 am and Lunch will be served immediately following the service. We are looking forward to a glorious time in the Lord!

Attention All Ministries! The 2019 Calendar has been placed in your mailbox. Please complete and return to the office, my box, or me on or before Sunday November 11th. Be sure to include the time (beginning and ending), and place of your activity. Any questions call 626-791-4352 Thank you,

Sis. S. Yarbrough

Fellowship Outing! We will worship and fellowship with the members of New Philadelphia B.C., 11400 S. Hoover Street, in L.A., Elder Eugene Bryant, Pastor -- on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm. The Deacons, Choir and Ushers are asked to serve.

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.

You’re Invited to: Jovita’s Craft & Sewing Exhibit here at Metropolitan in Malone Hall on Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 12-3 pm. For More information contact Jovita (626)660-5011 or Edwina (626) 483-9111.

Attention All Male Members! Rehearsal is scheduled for the Male Chorus and members who desire to help us on our special Men’s Day Celebration! We have come this far by faith, and that is to say that we are leaning on the Lord to guide this program into a successful venture. But, that can’t happen without your participation. So, please “Men”, join us on these dates for rehearsal as we come together to lift up the name of Jesus in song. The Women came out in huge numbers, as they always do. There is no reason that we can’t produce a “Reasonable Facsimile” on our BIG DAY! For this is the day that the Lord has made, and we should rejoice and be glad in it. Please come on out on these dates and times to assist the Male Chorus: Friday, November 9th at 7:30 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 13th at 7:30 pm. Please sirs, be on time, as we do serve “An On Time God”! Be blessed!

Annual Church Business Meeting: Due to the Veterans’ Holiday being on Monday, November 12th, our Annual Church Business Meeting will be held here on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm in Malone Hall. All of our Ministry Leadership Slates will be presented for church approval, in addition to the regular business. Your prayerful attendance is important!

Bro. Clifford Franklin, Trustee Board Chairman

Pastor John Bledsoe, Church Moderator

Holiday Baskets!!! Please help us provide Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to those in need by bringing your best-canned goods and other donated food items, and place them in the plastic container near the water fountain in the vestibule. Thank you. The Pantry Ministry

Men's Day Weekend: FREE FREE FREE FREE, Metropolitan Baptist Church Men's Day Health Forum. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Breakfast at 9:00am, Health Forum 10:00am - 12:30 pm. Speakers from the City of Hope Prostate Cancer & Research Specialist, including shared testimonials. Please come out and bring a friend to support this activity, we need your presence to make this event successful.

Men's Day Committee

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS - ALL AGES!!! GET THE HELP YOU NEED! Tutoring is each Monday (except Holidays, spring and summer breaks) from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Malone Hall.

Attention All Seniors! Our Annual Senior Luncheon will be held at Morning Star Christian Church, 980 Rio Grande Street, Pasadena, CA on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 12:00 Noon-2:00 pm. Please RSVP by November 18, 2018 to Sis. Mildred Hudson at (626) 791-3369. There will be NO SIGN UPS after that date.

Media training every Thursday in October from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. As we move forward to enhance worship services at Metro using digital ministry as a tool to reach more souls, we need you. Even if you just want to learn--sign up for training. Training Topics: PowerPoint presentation, Graphic designs and animations, Ministry Flyers, and Social media ads. Also looking for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Sunday Media Team support! Contact: Deaconess La Shanda Huston (626)710-0284.

“Church-Wide Van-Pool” Starting immediately, Metropolitan will provide transportation to Sunday-Church School and Morning Worship Service to ALL IN NEED OF A RIDE! Please schedule your transportation request by calling 626-798-8611. A seat will be reserved for you and if you cannot keep your scheduled appointment, you must cancel by 3 pm on Friday. Our revitalized “Church Wide Carpool” must have a total of at least ten (10) requesting riders scheduled for each Sunday. Members, this means we are active in inviting friends, relatives, neighbors, and others to join us in studying God’s Word!

Respectfully, The Deacon Ministry

Members!! If you have A NEW ADDRESS, OR PHONE NUMBER, please submit it to the church office at 626-798-8611, so that we can update your record. Thank you.

Church Office Staff

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

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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