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Does God Care? Tania Joseph's Testimony

Written by Metro Blogger.

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On October 24, 2015, Tania Joseph was involved in a near-fatal accident.  She suffered severe trauma to her brain.  On October 28, she coded.  Metro prayed and prayed and prayed some more.  Doctors were able to revive her, and she was transferred to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where she was to spend several of the next months of her life.  There was lots of doubt about whether she would ever fully recover, what state her brain would be in if she recovered, whether she would ever resume anything close to a normal life.  The situation was heartrending for her husband, two young daughters, immediate family and all of her extended family and friends.  But through the doubt, prayers continued to be sent up on her behalf

Today, Tania Joseph is driving again on Maryland roads.  Listen to her tell her remarkable story at 5:00 p.m. on January 14. 

2017 Young Adult Summit - Sign Up Today!

Written by Metro Blogger.

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First 10 young adults (ages 18 - 35) that sign up with Pastor Smith will have their registration fees waived!

The Columbia Union is hosting a young adult website designed by young adults for 18-35 year-olds seeking to be engaged, equipped and empowered leaders in their churches and communities.  The summit takes place Marcc 31 - April 2, 2017, at the Hilton @ Crystal City, in Arlington, VA. (This means Metro attendees can save on hotel costs, if they'd like, by commuting each day).  You'll hear from awesome speakers, including Dr. Paula Olivier and Pastor Marquis D. Johns, and meet other young adults with a heart for ministry.

If you are interested in attending, please see Pastor Smith right away!  The registration costs for the first 10 young adults to sign up with Pastor Smith will be covered by the church (you will be responsible for all other fees).  This offer is only good through January 18.  After that you should register directly at the Summit's website.


Let's Get Fit in 2017: Join Metro's Super Fit Challenge!

Written by Dorrel Mclaren.


The Challenges:

Week 7: February 19 - 25

Week 6: February 12 - 18

Week 5:  February 5 - 11

Week 4:  January 29 - February 4

Week 3:  January 22 - 28

Week 2:  January 15 - 21

Week 1:  January 8 - 14

This year, starting January 8, 2017, we will be getting up, getting out, having fun and getting fit with our families.

We will spring into action with our first 8-week Super Fit Family Challenge.  Each week you will be given new health challenges to fulfill.  What you did in previous weeks will continue as you build and accept new challenges into subsequent weeks.  

It's easy to participate.  First, register yourself and/or family.  This is to show evidence of your participation and allow us to track data about how Metro is changing our church and community with better health choices, one family at a time.  It is the goal of the Health Ministry to help Metro become the first “Blue Zone” church in Hyattsville. How exciting!!!

Service Will Start at 11:15 am - December 17

Written by Metro Blogger.

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Due to inclement weather, Sabbath School and early classes will be canceled.  Our church service will start at 11:15 a.m.