This week at the Met!


CONGREGATIONAL HYMN #540

“Lift Every Voice And Sing”

SPRING SEMESTER COLLEGE CARE PACKAGES: The Spring Semester has begun, and the Deaconess Ministry is preparing care packages for our students who are attending college. We are asking for donation of items to be placed in the packages. Please stop by the table in the foyer today through March 10, 2019. If you are a student, who began college in the Spring, please submit your information to us, so we may include you in the package mailing. If you have any questions, or need additional information, please see Deaconesses Gilliam and Huston. Thank you.

Deaconess Care Package Committee

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.

ALL MEMBERS BORN IN THE MONTH OF MARCH: Please stop by the table marked “Born in March!”to see if we have your correct account for our Church Birthday Unit Roster. Thank you.

Bro Phil Madden, Birthday Unit General Chairman

2019 Evangelism Team – Evangelism is welcoming new visitors to our church, but it is also helping prepare all those who attend to make a commitment, or renew their commitment to Jesus Christ--to become disciples for Christ. This means helping them to become Christians, to grow as Christians, and to serve as Christian disciples for Jesus. With a gentle thought in mind, “We are here to be a light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill”. Please join the Evangelism Team. For sign-up and questions, contact Sis. Susie Collins, Chair.

Attention Metro Family: Our Praise Dancers will be dancing at the Black History Festival on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 2:15 p.m. The Black History Festival will be held at the Pasadena Public Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Please come and support our Praise Dancers in this endeavor. Thank you to Sis. Diane Walker for recommending our Praise Dancers to participate in this event! Blessings. Sis. Shirley Edwards, Praise Dance Ministry Director

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 year. 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

Youth Ministry News: This week our youth are starting a new series! It’s called “Make It a Habit”, and it’s about spiritual habits. Last week, we talked to teenagers about how spending time with God grows our relationship with God.

Your Youth Life Church Family

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

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: https://www.mbcaltadena.org/online-giving. 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.

Kingdom Kids Ministry - The Kingdom Kids Ministry is soliciting your assistance in purchasing Bibles for the children. The ESV Children’s Bible is designed to help children see the Bible Stories come to life. The Bible has the following: Over 200 full color illustrations, Bible Dictionary, Child friendly maps, God’s Word for me When…, God’s Word for me About…….

The ministry will be in the foyer for the next few Sundays with the bibles. The Bibles are $10 each. Each person that purchases a Bible will sign it. When possible, the child and the donor will be introduced to each other and the Bible given to the child. Please see Deaconess Bernetta Driver, or Sis. Gloria Nunn for additional information. Thanks for supporting the "Kingdom Kids Ministry".

Deaconess Bernetta Driver

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, 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 6:00 pm, upstairs.

Pastor Tyrone Skinner


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