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This Week at Metropolitan

Young Adult Prayer Call

We are building a community within a community!! Let us come together and pray for one another. The Emerge Young Adult Ministry, serving ages 18-35, is launching a weekly prayer call just for US! That’s right…we CARE about your spiritual needs and prayer requests. Every Wednesday, from 9 – 9:15 PM, dial in and pray with us!   […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

We Are One Body – Food Distribution

The “We Are One Body” table will be set up in the far, right corner of the Sanctuary (Behind the organ) on second Sundays. As always, if you need something from the table, take it! If you would like to be a blessing to someone, we ask that you bring non-perishable items (small/ medium sizes […]

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E-giving Instructions

Metropolitan, we have an updated online giving platform! If you had an existing account, login with your username and password on our website or setup a new account. You can even text the word “funds” to 301-888-6225 to get a list of giving options and then text an amount to the desired fund. Online Giving […]

Purchase the Metropolitan Baptist Church’s History Book Online!

The MBC 150 History Book is now available for purchase online. The price is $75 plus $5 for shipping and handling. The book is also available for pickup and sale each Sunday after service. You may pick up or purchase your book in the church’s vestibule. Copies are going fast so get your book today! […]

Grieving Is Biblical

“Weep freely, share your anguish, your deep concern, but always with the joyful assurance that Je sus is with you. The Prince of Peace is with you,” said Dr. Bill Bright. “There is nothing wrong with tears. You miss loved ones who have gone away.  But you are not to weep as  one who has […]

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald Weatherspoon!

Dr. Gerald L. R. Weatherspoon is the newly elected Chair for the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). He has served as Associate Chair for the past seven years. In 2002, he became the first African-American tenured in science and engineering at the university, as well in a chemistry department […]

Congratulations to Dr. Courtney Fitzhugh

Courtney Fitzhugh, MD has accepted the offer of clinical tenure-track investigator in the Sickle Cell Branch within the Division of Intramural Research at the NIH.  In this capacity, she will be responsible for maintaining and expanding her diverse translational research program. Within this role, Dr. Fitzhugh will add to and lead a team of researchers […]

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