Quiet Prayer in D.C. Churches for Obama's Decision
Washington Post, April 28, 2009
Churches Hit by Recession
CNN, March 24, 2009
National coverage of the recession's impact on churches.
Boom-years Borrowing Hits Churches
USA Today, March 15, 2009
Coverage of the financial crisis that has delayed the move to Largo.
Mortgage Crisis Hits Churches
Washington Times, March 19, 2009
Same as above.
Weak Economy Slows Funding for New Church
WJLA - ABC 7 News, November 25, 2008
ABC 7 News VIDEO: Sam Ford interviews Pastor Hicks about the credit crisis and its impact on building the new church in Largo
Metropolitan Baptist Church lays cornerstone, raises cross at new location
Prince George's Gazette, October 2, 2008
Coverage of the Sacred Service of Cornerstone Laying on September 27, 2008 at the new church in Largo, MD.
The End of White Flight
Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2008
Numerous black churches in Washington, DC have relocated to Prince George's County, MD including Metropolitan Baptist Church's planned relocation to Largo, MD.
Morehouse Magazine Spring/Summer 2008
Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. delivered the 2008 Baccalaureate address.
Where Would Jesus Park?
Washington City Paper, March 5, 2008
News article on parking woes for Washington, DC area churchgoers and their neighbors in Logan Circle.
Megachurch Eager to Make Largo its Home
Prince George's Gazette, April 5, 2007
News coverage of the April 2007 Metropolitan Baptist Church celebration event in Largo, MD (MannaFest).
How Sweet the Sound
Washington Post, October 1, 2006.
News article on five churches in the Washington, DC area with notable Music Ministries.