Calling all young people! We are pleased to host our first Youth Leadership Conference - Follow To Lead (F2L) on Thursday, March 15 (via Facbook Live) and on Saturday, March 17. We have a great lineup of speakers who will share on subjects including "How to Engage in Social Justice issues as a Christian", "Knowing Your Strengths / Weaknesses", "Turning an Idea into Reality", "Leadership, Management Style and Me?" Meals will be provided, and we'll close off the day's events with a laser tag outing in Laurel. Please register today - (there's NO COST to attend; registraiton is just for meal preparation purposes). Continue reading for the complete agenda.
Our February church-wide service project takes place on Saturday, February 10, after the 11:45 a.m. service. We will be going out into the community to distribute grocery giftcards and space heaters in underserved communities. Please plan to participate!
#staywoke. Have you heard the term? Do you understand what it means? We do, and in an attempt to make sure you staywoke, we're inviting you to attend #StayWokeMetro: Remaining Vigilant, Conscious and Engaged in Trumpmerica - a social justice community forum we're hosting on Saturday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m. The evening's main event will be a panel discussion featuring Dr. Daryl Howard (author, educator and sociologist), Mr. Courtland Cox (civil rights activist, SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) member, Maryland freedom rider), Dr. Emory Tolbert (history professor, former Howard University history department dean) and students from the Howard University Resist activist group. Our own Phil Malcolm (host of The Real Phil Show) will moderate the panel. Keep reading for all the details.
The year is swiftly moving on, and we are almost at the end of January. That means it's time for our annual Black History Month celebrations. Here is the order of events, so that you may plan (and dress!) accordingly. The first thing you want to do though, is to purchase tickets to hear the 2017 Choir of the World - the AMAZING Oakwood University Aeolians - who will be in concert at Metro on February 24. Keep reading for all the details!