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International Weekend - September 7 & 8, 2019

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Metro is a multi-cultural church and we are celebrating this diversity with an international weekend on September 7 and 8.  Both worship services (9:10 and 11:45am) will have an international flair; Pastor Kinlock will speak for both services.  At 5:00pm on the 7th, enjoy a concert featuring different genres of music.  The excitement continues on Sunday, September 8 when we host the Metro Marketplace - a day of activities for the entire family, including of course, mouth-watering international delicacies for purchase.

If you're interested in being a vendor at the Market Place or just need general information about the event, call 301-910-7225 or 301-853-2224.  See you there, and bring a friend!

Daniel: Unsealing the Prophecies

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Summer is winding down:  school supplies are on sale, summer camps are closing, the weather is hot, hot, hot!  This can only mean one thing - September is around the corner!  And we are pleased to invite you to a special series of sermons Pastor Kinlock will preach:  Daniel - Unsealing the Prophecies.  If you've never truly understood the book of Daniel, or need a refresher - this series is for you!  We encourage you to bring a friend or family member to church with you so they too can benefit from the series.

On September 7, as we kick off the series, we have our International Day celebration.  The morning services will have an international flair, and we host a "spicy" concert at 5:30 p.m. that afternoon.  Join us for the Metro Marketplace on Sunday, September 8 at 11:00 a.m.  Enjoy a mouth-watering variety of international delicacies for sale, as well as fun activities for the entire family.

On September 21, Stellar Award winner Maurette Brown Clark will be with us for the 11:45 a.m. service as our guest psalmist.  You don't want to miss this powerful worship experience!

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.