Metropolitan Baptist Church weekly news

RESPONSIVE READING -- (Proverbs 27:17; Psalm 133:1)

CONGREGATIONAL HYMN #371---------------------------------------------“What a Fellowship”

We Say Welcome: We say welcome to our Men’s Day Guest Speaker for this morning, Pastor Elton Johnson of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, Los Angeles, CA.

Return This Afternoon: Please return this afternoon at 3:30 pm to support our Men’s Day Down Home Gospel Musical. This event will close out our Men’s Day Celebration and praise. Featured guests are DT & Metro Choral, Men of FAME, Kee’ Eso Pitchford & Church Boys and other invited Gospel Singing Groups. You will be blessed!

Thanksgiving Worship will be held Wednesday, November 21st at 12 noon. There will be no evening Bible Study or Youth Bible Study.

Church Office Closed: The Church Office will be closed Thursday, November 22 thru Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a blessed Thanksgiving Day with your family and friends.

Church Office Staff

Continuation Annual Church Business Meeting: The Continuation of our Annual Church Business Meeting will be Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm in Malone Hall. All members are encouraged to be prayerful and in attendance.

Sis. Kathy Murrell, Trustee Vice Chairman Pastor John Bledsoe, Church Moderator

Upcoming Event: The George Robert Garner III Branch an affiliate of the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., presents the Dr. Samuel M. Walker Jr. Senior Citizen Talent Search Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm. $20 per person. Featuring Sis. Jo Lynn Horton, Vocal Contestant - Sis. Betty Jo Ford Arranger/Piano Accompanist. Location: Altadena Baptist Church, 791 E. Calaveras St. - Altadena, 91001. Your presence will be greatly appreciated! See Sister Betty Jo Ford for Tickets (626) 806-6832.

Holiday Baskets!!! Please help us provide 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

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.

“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

2018 Black Family 5k National Walk & Thanksgiving Tradition!

GirlTrek invites you and hundreds across the country to host a "Black Family 5K" with your family this Thanksgiving. Aunties, uncles, grandparents and neighbors will gather after dinner on Thursday, or during the holiday weekend to walk together. Most walks will happen on Thursday after dinner and Friday morning - to rebuke and burn off the pies and cobbler. For more information and to register your family, go to

Submitted by Kathy Murrell

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

Tutorial Ministry

Come to Sunday School: Join us in Sunday School next Sunday at 8:30 am. We have classes for all ages. It is a good time of study and preparation for morning worship at 10:00 am. SEE YOU HERE!

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