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This Week at Metropolitan

Men’s Ministry Prayer Call

The Metropolitan Men’s Ministry invites the men of the church to join our weekly prayer conference call on Thursdays at 6 AM. Dial-in number: 1-563-999-1161 Access code: 804528

Men’s Bible Study

Calling all men! Enhance your spiritual growth in Men’s Bible Study, every Thursday at 6:30 pm at Metropolitan.

Prayer Conference Call

You are invited to join us every Friday at 6:00 am for a Prayer Conference Call. Email prayer request can be sent ahead of time (please indicate if you want it to be anonymous) to awise@metropolitanbaptist.org. Prayer requests will also be shared with the PUSH Ministry. If you cannot call in every Friday, that’s okay, […]

Man Cave Enrichment Series

Calling all men! Learn how to be the man God wants you to be in the Man Cave Enrichment Series, every Saturday at 9 am in the “Man Cave” at Metropolitan.

Sunday Worship Services

Worship with us! Metropolitan is a vibrant, multicultural congregation whose vision is as broad as the grace of God. We are a church in transition, building on the strength of our historic past while claiming the new location for ministry that God has given to us. We are developing a ministry to families with a […]

Latest News

Sing With the Women’s Choir

Calling all women! The Women’s Choir will be ministering in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Sunday, October 7 and we need ALL of you! Rehearsals will be on Monday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 3 at 7 pm. To sign up, email jmerritt@metropolitanbaptist.org. Get your pink shirts ready!

Meet the Author

The H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. Reading Library will host The Honorable Robert L. Wilkins, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in a signing of his book: Long Road to Hard Truth:  The 100-Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture. This event will take place on Sunday, September 30 after the 10 am […]

Ignite and Emerge Ministries Present Friday Night Fire

Friday Night Fire (FNF), a contemporary worship experience is back! The Ignite and Emerge Ministries invite you to join in on the fun and worship on Friday, September 28 at 6:30 pm (Room C-43). FNF begins in our “Met Lounge.”  Enjoy music and food in a relaxed atmosphere. Then, we transition to high energy Praise and Worship! This month we welcome […]

Calling All Women Over 60!

You asked for it . . . and now is the time! Magnificat! needs women over 60 to minister on Sunday, September 30.  Please come out to rehearsals on Mondays, September 17 and 24 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, September 29 at 9 am.

Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. Library Hours

Metropolitan Family, following our Official Opening in April, we are pleased to share hours of operation for the Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. Reading Library! The hours of operation are as follows: – Third Sunday of Each Month: 12 Noon – 1:30 PM – Tuesdays: 10 AM – Noon -Wednesdays: 10 AM – Noon; 5:30 PM […]

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