This Week at the Met!


Mar 13 at 4:04 PM

RESPONSIVE READING (Matthew 5:12-16)

CONGREGATIONAL HYMN #508

“Blessed Assurance”

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. 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

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

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

IT'S PRAYER TIME!!! Get ready to PRAY, on March 23, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. We will have activities, songs, testimonies, prayer, and a speaker. We will eat lunch at 12:00 Noon. Contact Sister Florence Madden at 626-664-5166.

All Women And Young Ladies are invited to Malone Hall, Sunday, March 31st after morning worship. There will be a brief meeting and potluck. No Grab and go!! Please sit talk and participate. Table discussion and share out will consist of: Possible theme for Hope Made Real and Women's Day, location for Hope Made Real, activities for the Women's Department, speakers for 5th Sunday and Women's Day. Potluck suggested menu is: Last names A-D (salad); E-H (dessert); I-L (cheese and crackers or drinks); M-P (main dish); Q-U (main dish); V-Z (Fruit or vegetables). Thank you in advance for your participation. Kiara Franklin, Trinity Skinner, Lataska Pittman-Ridgeway, Women's

Department Committee Chairs, and Sandra Mc Chaney Adviser

The “Cover Dish” Ministry is looking for a chairperson. If you are able/willing to assist with food preparation for funerals (order chicken, shop for salads, green beans, desserts, rolls, punch, rice/spaghetti, plates and utensils), this position of service is calling You!! There is a committee. Please contact the church office and leave your name and phone number. You may also place that information in the Women’s Department box. Thank you for your service and interest!!

Deaconess Lataska Ridgeway, President Women’s Ministry

The 16th Annual Young African American Women’s Conference, Faces of You: Young Gifted & Black will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106. Ages 12-19 and parent workshops are available. To register go to: www.yaawc2019.eventbrite.com. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Pasadena Alumnae Chapter. For more information contact Kathy Murrell, Gwen McMullins, Yvonne Brown, or the conference planning committee at Pasadena.yaawc@gmail.com or call (951) 551-9540.

2nd ANNUAL DEBUTANTE GALA! The Debutante Ministry would be pleased to have you join us at the Monterey Hills Restaurant in Monterey Park on Saturday, May 4th from 12pm- 4pm. Ticket cost is $50. They will be on sale from Feb 24-April 21st. Please see Da'Vette Cogshell (626)379-7321, or Mico Borders (323) 449-0839 for more information.

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.

Deacon Johnie Driver, Trustee Board Chairman

Come to Sunday School: Your family and friends are invited to attend Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. We have classes for all ages. The children will be served a light snack each Sunday before starting their class.

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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