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Block Party 2019!

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We invite you to our second annual community block party!  The fun takes place on Tuesday, August 6, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Riggs La Salle Community Center (501 Riggs Rd NE).  We'll have free food (of course!), a DJ, lots of games and activities for young people, and free school supplies and haircuts!  We encourage you to tell your friends about this.

We can use your help!  You can volunteer to help during the block party, or you can make donations of school supplies or funds to help defray costs.  See Pastor Smith for all the details!

Marriage Enrichment Conference 2019

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Couples!  Plan to attend our Family Life Marriage Enrichment Conference - October 11 and 12.  Our guest presenters are Dr. Wesley Knight and his wife Stephanie, and Pastor John Nixon II and his wife April.







Light Supper

Fellowship Hall


Couples in Prayer



Worship Service: Mrs. Stephanie Knight





First Service: Dr. Wesley Knight



Sabbath School



Couples Communion

Fellowship Hall


Second Service: Dr. Wesley Knight



Lunch & Learn: Wesley & Stephanie Knight

(Afternoon Session #1)

Fellowship Hall


Afternoon Session #2:

Dr. John and April Nixon

“The Good Fight: How Conflict Brings us Closer”



Couples Consecration


Sat Oct 19 @ 7p

Date Night: Odyssey Dinner Cruise

Washington, D.C.

The following week - on October 19 - couples are invited to join us on a dinner cruise in D.C. with Odyssey Cruise Lines. 

Boarding begins at 6pm and the cruise is from 7-10p.  The cruise features the following:

  • A two-and-a-half-hour or three-hour cruise on the Potomac River
  • A three-course plated dinner with attentive tableside service
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • The most breathtaking views of the nation’s greatest landmarks
  • Curated music selection by Odyssey’s live band
  • Departs from 580 Water St., Washington, D.C.

Costs: $150 pp / $300 per couple

We are reserving a limited number of seats for this cruise.  Please remit monies to Metropolitan SDA Church as soon as possible.  Be sure to indicate DC Cruise on your tithe envelope.  Seats will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.  Join us for what is sure to be a memorable evening of fun, laughter, and romance!  See Wanda or Winston Joefield to make payments or for additional information.

Join Us for ROAR - Vacation Bible School 2019!

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roar vbsOur annual Vacation Bible School takes place August 4 - 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. nightly, in the Actiivty Center.  This year's theme is ROAR!  Life is Wild.  God is Good.  Our young people will explore God's goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that will power them through this wild life.  Register your child today!  It's free! 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!!!!  Please see Marnette Valcin or Pastor Smith if you're interested.  Our biggest need is teachers.  We provide complete scripts for volunteers to use each evening. It's super easy to teach, even if teaching is not your day job.  But if that's not your thing, we also need volunteers for crafts, games, snacks, decoraing, registration, set up and break down.  Sign up to volunteer today!

Be the Change - Youth Week of Prayer 2019

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Attention teens and young aduts!  It's time for our annual youth week of prayer - this year's theme is "Be the Change", and it promises to be life-changing!  Our guest speaker is Pastor Anastacia Ferguson-Bansie.  She preaches for our worship services on Saturday, July 13 (9:15 and 11:45 a.m.), Sunday, July 14 (6:00 p.m.), Wednesday, July 17 (7:00 p.m.) and Friday, July 19 (7:00 p.m.).  We'll host a special dinner for our young people at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 - location to be announced shortly.  If you have any questions, please see Arlette Pile.  We encourage you to bring a friend or two!