Membership of a church is an important spiritual formation step. If you have previously attended the Connection Dinner and would like to learn how you can become a "partner" of Metro Community Church, please join Pastor Peter on Sunday, February 25 at 3:30pm for our Partnership Class. Dinner will be provided, so we recommend that you come hungry! To register, please contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
The Women's Ministry is hosting its 2nd evening of testimony and worship on Saturday, March 3 at 7pm, at the Metro office. Come hear how the Lord has been moving in the lives of the women around you through word, song, dance, and poetry. Moreover, sign up at the table on Sunday to share a bit of "your story"! Light refreshments will be provided. Childcare may be arranged - just let us know how many kids you will be bringing. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents! Please join us in Room 217 after first or second services (11am or 1pm) on Sunday, March 4 as we discuss all things student ministries, including how we can work together to shepherd our students. For more info, please contact Pastor Ancy at email@example.com.
Be better prepared for "life together" by participating in 6 sessions covering vital aspects of marriage. The sessions will be held at the Grieco school from 1-2:30pm from Sunday, March 4 and facilitated by our pastoral staff. Lunch will also be provided. For more info or to register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by our table in the hall on Sundays during the month of February.
Come meet Jesus by worshipping with our elderly neighbors at the Actor's Fund Nursing Home on Sunday, March 4 from 2-3pm. You won't believe the people you will meet or their fascinating careers in stage, screen and the music industry. Children are also welcome! For more info, please email Sanetta at email@example.com.
Are you a newcomer or regular attender at Metro and would like to learn more about our church? Join Pastor Peter on Sunday, Mar. 4 at 4pm and discover the story and dreams of our church. Please come hungry as dinner will be provided. To register, please contact Steve Bang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get excited! Register now! Metro's Youth Group (Grades 6 to 12) is taking off for a weekend winter retreat from Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11 at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference in New Jersey. It will be a time of fun, fellowship, and most importantly, spiritual renewal. You don't want to miss out! To register or for more information, email Pastor Clayton at email@example.com.
Travel the globe without ever leaving Englewood! Come celebrate all the cultures of the world that make up Metro Community Church at our annual Cultural Day on Sunday, March 18 from 1:30pm! Each country represented will have its own table where visitors can learn about that country's food, art and a whole lot more. There will be performers, a photo booth, and art activities for children as well! We are still looking for participants to represent their country. So if you're interested, please sign up at church by March 11 or email Deborah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Singles - get into S.H.A.P.E. with the Metro singles ministry and discover, develop and start fulfilling your unique life's purpose! What's your S.H.A.P.E.?
The seminar will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 12:30pm in the Metro office and will be led by our very own Pastor David. Lunch and childcare will also be provided. Planning on coming? Be sure to visit www.tinyurl.com/MetroREDSHAPE and complete all the assignments before you attend. For more info, contact Pastor Doug at email@example.com.
Zimele USA "Baked With Love" pre-orders will be available for pick up at Metro this Sunday, February 11 from 9:30am to 1:30pm. Didn't order in time? No worries! There will be extra sweets available for purchase which will go towards supporting Zimele programs that empower women in South Africa. For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a newcomer or regular attender at Metro and would like to learn more about our church? Join Pastor Peter on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 4pm and discover the story and dreams of our church. Please come hungry as dinner will be provided. To register, please contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
Metro's Singles Ministry is kicking off the new year with a night of fun and fellowship! Come on out for an unmissable night of food, games, and prizes on January 20 @ 7pm at the Metro office. Got kids? Childcare WILL be provided, so please feel free to bring them along to eat and play! For more info, email Pastor Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come honor the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with Ebenezer Baptist Church this MLK Day - Monday, January 15. We will be marching from Englewood City Hall from 9:30am, then participating in a joint worship service from 11am at the Ebenezer church (216 4th Street, Englewood), where our very own Pastor Sanetta will be preaching. For more info, please contact email@example.com.
Singles - we are kicking off our 2018 Sunday luncheons with some Chipotle catering! Come build some burritos (or burrito bowls) with us in the Grieco media Center after 2nd service on Sunday, January 14 while building community! You don't want to miss out! For more info please contact Pastor Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Partnership of a church is an important spiritual formation step. If you have previously attended our Connection Dinner and would like to learn how you can become a partner of Metro Community Church, please join Pastor Peter on Sunday, December 17 at 3:30pm. Dinner will be provided, so please come hungry! To register, contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
Singles - let's close out the year with a feast! Please join us in the Grieco media center after second service on Sunday, December 17, where we'll be serving Colombian food from Sal y Pimienta. We're talking good food, even better company, as we thank our amazing God for an amazing year. You don't want to miss out! For more info please contact Pastor Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's the Zimele Crafts Holiday Sale! Zimele USA will be selling an assortment of handmade ornaments and beaded jewelry made by women in the Zimele programs after 1st and 2nd service this Sunday, December 17. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
Sisters! Please join us for a cozy, potluck brunch from 10-12pm on Saturday, December 16! Bring a dish of your choice and come fellowship over coffee, tea and some scrumptious food. The brunch will be held in Closter, NJ. More info will follow, but if you have any questions, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us live on Facebook on Friday, December 1 @ 12:30pm as Pastor Peter sits down with Pastor Daniel Hill from Chicago's River City Community Church to discuss racial reconciliation and his new book White Awake. Got a question for Daniel? Send 'em our way! www.tinyurl.com/emetroQ-A.
Are you a newcomer or regular attender at Metro and would like to learn more about our church? Join Pastor Peter on Sunday, Nov. 26 at 4pm and discover the story and dreams of our church. Please come hungry as dinner will be provided. To register, please contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
Gobble-gobble! It's that time of year again... Please join us on Sunday, November 19 for our annual Thanksgiving feast! Be sure to invite your family and friends to come eat, drink and be merry with us from 1pm in the sanctuary. Volunteers are also needed, so if you can help organize, set up, and serve, please email Mi-Young, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our singles community is growing! It's been amazing to see both fresh and familiar faces come together and build relationships centered around our love for Jesus. We want more! The Singles Ministry will be gathering for a time of worship and prayer on November 11 at the Metro Office @ 7pm! We'll be joined by the wise and wonderful Pastor Joshua Olivero who will be sharing a word during the night! Childcare will be provided and snacks and refreshments will be served afterwards. See you there!
Are you ready to rumble?! The recent sexual assault scandal surrounding Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, and the subsequent #MeToo social media phenomenon has brought the discussion of gender back to the fore. As Christians, we are not exempt from sexism - in fact, in many cases, the misinterpretation of scripture continues to cause a lot of harm, particularly towards women.
Please join us on Wednesday, November 8 for our next Facebook Live broadcast, where our select panel of women and men will discuss the battles facing both sexes in our culture and church today. Got a gender bender question for our panelists? Head over to www.tinyurl.com/emetroQ-A to fill out our anonymous form!
The Bible directs us to "pray without ceasing" (1 Thessalonians 5:17) and tells us that if we humble ourselves, pray, seek God's face, and repent - God will heal our land (2 Chronicles 7:14). Mosaic - Metro's team devoted to diversity and racial reconciliation - invites you to join us for an afternoon of "interactive prayer" on behalf of ourselves, our church, and the world on Saturday, November 4 from 2pm-5pm at the Metro office. To learn more about this unique, can't-be-missed prayer experience, please contact Pastor Sanetta at email@example.com.
Metro families and friends - come celebrate the beauty and fun of the fall season at our 2nd annual Fall Fun Fest on Oct. 29 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at the Grieco Elementary family parking lot! There will be lots of activities including a "trunk-or-treat", a pumpkin "patch", and various other games. All are welcome, so please join us and feel free to come along in costume...just not a violent or scary costume, as there will be many small children present. For more info, please contact Na at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Women's Ministry is hosting an evening of testimony and worship on Saturday, October 28 from 7pm at the Metro Office. Come hear how the Lord has been moving in the lives of the women around you through word, song, dance and poetry. Light refreshments will be provided afterward. Childcare will also be available - please let us know how many kids you will be bringing so we can make the proper arrangments. For more info, email email@example.com.
We have identified a trusted ministry partner that is currently providing real-time relief for the suffering people of Puerto Rico. The National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) is uniting multiple churches, denominations and agencies in bringing aid to the hardest hit areas of Puerto Rico. Metro will receive a one-time special offering this Sunday, October 22 for NaLEC's work in Puerto Rico, or you can give directly by visiting this web page - http://tinyurl.com/nalec-puertorico.For more info, please contact Pastor Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Zimele USA Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, October 21 at Maritime Parc in Jersey City, NJ. Please join us this year as we celebrate 10 years of community building and empowering women in rural South Africa.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.zimelecommunity.org/gala-tickets
To volunteer, donate a Silent Auction item, or if you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Enjoy the fall foliage and fresh air, all while getting in some light fitness and fellowship with your fellow singles. We'll be meeting at the Metro Office at 10am on Saturday, October 21 and heading over to the trailhead at Harriman State Park together (about 40 min from the office). We will grab a late lunch after the hike, but feel free to bring your own snacks (and water!) for the trail. Single parents are more than welcome to bring their children along for the fun. For more info, please email Pastor Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Metro Women's Ministry is finally launching! If you are a woman who is interested in learning more or want to get connected to other women in a more meaningful way, come out and hear what's ahead for the Women's Ministry. Discipleship, mercy and support groups are just a few of the groups that you will have an opportunity to sign up for on October 15 at 1:30pm in the media room at Grieco Elementary. Lunch will be served, so if you're interested, be sure to RSVP to Jee Cappola at email@example.com.