This week at the Met

IMA MLK CELEBRATION will be here this afternoon--Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm. All are invited to attend.

First Quarterly Church Business Meeting: Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday being on Monday, January 21, 2019, our First Quarterly Church Business Meeting will be on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm. All Auxiliary and Ministry Reports should be in the Moderator’s Box by January 13th. Your prayerful attendance is important.

Deacon Johnie Driver, Trustee Board Chairman

Pastor John Bledsoe, Church Moderator

OVERCOMERS MINISTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP: Our ministry is planning on passing out "Blessing Bags" to homeless women and men sometime in the near future. We are asking our church family to assist in donating with old purses, gift bags, toiletries, snacks (foods that are easy to chew), bottles of water, socks, scarves, beanies, old Bibles etc. We will have a box in the vestibule to place items in. Any questions you can see: Sis.Mico Borders, Roxie Gilliam, or Debbie Ayers. Thank you in advance for your support.

Food for Metropolitan Youth Have you been wondering how you could get involved? Your services are needed on Wednesday nights to prepare and serve food to our youth during the months of December and January. Signing up will also provide an opportunity for you to get to know and build relationships with our young people. Dinner is served at 6:30 pm each Wednesday. Please give your name to Deaconess Franklin, Skinner, or Gilliam and all details will be provided. Thank you for responding to this opportunity to serve.

Deaconess Ministry

Attention: Please let us know if there is a change of name, address, or telephone number, so we can update our records. You can turn it in to the finance room at offering time, or the church office. Thank you.

Sis. Marilyn Campbell, Financial Secretary

Metro Church Family: On behalf of those who participated in The WBSC-Congress of Christian Education, held December 26-29, in Palm Desert, we wish to formally acknowledge your prayers, financial support and acts of love. Approximately 40 people from Metro went including: kids, teens, young adults, chaperones/youth leaders, teachers and our faithful bus driver. Our congregation was well represented, members and friends demonstrated Christ-like conduct and actively engaged in learning more about Jesus. Some of the youth who went with us came as a result of Metro’s Evangelism efforts. No doubt God is pleased. In addition, aside from making sure things ran properly, during the congress, our Pastor who is Congress President was a keynote speaker. Furthermore, Sister Skinner assisted with various needs and provided needed wise counsel. Lastly, we greatly appreciate the parents who drove to Palm Desert so we’d have sufficient transportation. Metro we LOVE YOU!

Sis. Jo Lynn

The Kingdom Kids and the Sunday School Ministries are excited about teaching our children in 2019. The teams are in the process of creating a Sunday School program for children from the ages of preschool - 5th grade-- Each Sunday morning at 8:30 am, with a light snack in Malone Hall. It is called "Kingdom Kids Soldiers Boot Camp". The kids will be trained to fight against the enemies with the Word. Training 101 begins at 9:00am - 9:45am. Training 102 begins at 10:30am - 12:00pm. Teachers have been training for several months on curriculum that will be presented. Bring your children, grandchildren and your neighbors children.

Bernetta Driver, Kingdom Kids Ministry

Gloria Nunn, Sunday School Ministry

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

Online Giving: Metro offers PayPal as an option to give (Tithes, Offering, Special offering...). We continue to accept cash and checks. You may access by going to our website and selecting the Online Giving page, or you may use the following link: Your financial information is secured by PayPal and will not be shared with Metro. A small administrative fee per transaction will be subtracted by PayPal if you do not have a PayPal account, otherwise there is no charge. 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.

Deaconess Kathy Murrell, Vice-Chair, Trustee Board.

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.

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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