Middle School Lunch
May
19
to Jun 16

Middle School Lunch

Middle Schoolers! You are invited to join Pastor IJ and the Metro Middle School Ministry for a great time of fellowship and food at the Metro Office on the following dates: 

  • Grade 8 - May 19 

  • Grade 6 - June 2

  • Grade 7 - June 16

Each grade will meet and leave as a group from the Grieco lobby by 1:15pm. To RSVP, or for more info, email Pastor IJ at ij.hur@emetro.org or text/call at (201) 491-3709.

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Co-Ed Football Team First Practice
May
19
3:30 PM15:30

Co-Ed Football Team First Practice

This Summer, Metro will again be participating in Grace Community Chapel's co-ed flag football tournament to help raise money for missions. If you're interested in playing, our first practice will be held on Sunday, May 19 at 3:30pm on the Grieco Elementary football field. No experience or commitment necessary at this event - just come and check out our practice before deciding to participate! Interested? Fill out our form at emetro.org/flag-football, or for more info, email Josephine at josephine.wei@gmail.com.

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Tuesday Evening Flagging Practice & Worship
May
21
7:30 PM19:30

Tuesday Evening Flagging Practice & Worship

Metro's Arts Ministry hosts a weekly flagging/dance practice every Tuesday evening from 7:30-9:00pm at the Metro Office. We cover flag techniques, have free-flow flagging sessions, and learn about the foundation of flag and dance worship in church. Both male and females are welcome to come practice and worship together - no experience necessary! For more info, or if you would like to serve in the dance ministry, email Eunah at kle.lee3@gmail.com.

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Special Needs Respite Event
Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Special Needs Respite Event

Attention, Special Needs families! Get some much needed quality time while we take care of your child(ren) at our June Special Needs Respite Event! Our team of volunteers will provide three hours of food and fun for your kid(s) at the Metro office while you go and do whatever you feel like on Saturday, June 1 from 12-3pm. To claim your quality time, RSVP by May 18 and then drop your kids off at the office on June 1. To RSVP, or for more info, email our Special Needs Pastor, Shirley at shirley.you@emetro.org.

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Camp Metro 2019
Jun
23
to Jun 28

Camp Metro 2019

  • Pilgrim Pines Camp and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Don't wait - save the dates! You know you wanna go... to Camp Metro! Kick off the summer right in the splendor of Lake Swanzey in New Hampshire! Want a cherry on that Sundae? Pastor Kevin Butcher will also be joining us again this year with his wife, Carla to share the Word and love of God. The camp will take place Pilgrim Pines Camp & Conference Center from Sunday, June 23 to Friday, June 28. Cost is $390 for adults and $195 for children (4-12 years old), and includes room, food, and all activities. Kids under 3 are FREE! Space is limited, so to secure your spot, register at emetro.org/camp ASAP! For more info, email Michelle at michelle.nam@emetro.org.

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SAVE THE DATE: Singles Retreat 2019
Nov
8
to Nov 10

SAVE THE DATE: Singles Retreat 2019

  • Spruce Lake Retreat Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Singles! Save the date for this year's Singles Retreat, which will be held from November 8-10 at Spruce Lake Retreat Center in the Poconos. If past years are any indication, it will be a great time of stepping away from the chaos of everyday life, diving deep into God's Word, and building relationships within the singles community. Speaker and registration details to be announced. For more info regarding the retreat, or for all things Singles Ministry, please email singles@emetro.org.

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Mother's Day Fundraiser: High School Missions Trip
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

Mother's Day Fundraiser: High School Missions Trip

This Mother's Day, celebrate moms and mom figures in your life while helping the Metro High School Missions Team fundraise for their Summer Zimele trip to South Africa. On Sunday, May 5, the team will be taking pre-orders for flower bouquets. On Sunday, May 12, the team will be selling baked goods and additional flowers. Come support our Metro High Schoolers as they prepare for their trip! For more info, email clayton.chan@emetro.org.

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Mother's Day Fundraiser: High School Missions Trip
May
5
9:30 AM09:30

Mother's Day Fundraiser: High School Missions Trip

This Mother's Day, celebrate moms and mom figures in your life while helping the Metro High School Missions Team fundraise for their Summer Zimele trip to South Africa. On Sunday, May 5, the team will be taking pre-orders for flower bouquets. On Sunday, May 12, the team will be selling baked goods and additional flowers. Come support our Metro High Schoolers as they prepare for their trip! For more info, email clayton.chan@emetro.org.

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Single Parent Childcare
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Single Parent Childcare

Single parents! Need a little you time? Our Singles Ministry will be providing an afternoon of childcare for all of our single moms or dads on Saturday, May 4 from 1-5pm at the Metro office. To take advantage of this amazing opportunity, register your child by Monday, April 29 at emetro.org/singles-childcare, so we can make sure we have enough volunteers on hand (volunteers - sign up using the same link!). For more info, please contact Josephine at josephine.wei@gmail.com.

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Women's Retreat 2019
Apr
26
to Apr 28

Women's Retreat 2019

  • 268 Macopin Rd Bloomingdale, NJ 07403 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Women of Metro! We are excited to announce our very first women's retreat! Come out and invest a precious weekend in yourself this April 26-28 at the beautiful Star Lake Camp & Conference Center in Bloomingdale, NJ, as we delve into God's truth and connect deeply with our Metro sisters. Rev. Patti Ricotta, President and Co-founder of Life Together International, will lead us in a powerful in-depth study entitled, "Women of Substance: How to Shed Lies and Live Out Your God-Given Significance," and equip you with powerful resources to live out your newly-discovered true self! Register online now at emetro.org/womens-retreat or at the women's ministry table starting in February. The early bird rate is $130 until March 24 ($150 thereafter). Pay via cash, check (payable to Metro Community Church), or Venmo: @Lisa-Ra. For more info, or if you are in need of financial assistance, email womens.ministry@emetro.org or talk to us at the Women's Ministry table.

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Easter Sunday! - 11:30am Service
Apr
21
11:30 AM11:30

Easter Sunday! - 11:30am Service

Join the revolution this Easter as we celebrate the day when love transformed our world! For the first time ever we will be celebrating Resurrection Sunday at our Grieco Elementary School home! Come experience an amazing time of worship, exciting live performances, and message of love so revolutionary... it will turn your life around! Service times will be 9:30am and 11:30am as usual. For more info regarding our Easter services, email info@emetro.org.

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Easter Sunday! - 9:30am Service
Apr
21
9:30 AM09:30

Easter Sunday! - 9:30am Service

Join the revolution this Easter as we celebrate the day when love transformed our world! For the first time ever we will be celebrating Resurrection Sunday at our Grieco Elementary School home! Come experience an amazing time of worship, exciting live performances, and message of love so revolutionary... it will turn your life around! Service times will be 9:30am and 11:30am as usual. For more info regarding our Easter services, email info@emetro.org.

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Holy Week Services
Apr
15
to Apr 19

Holy Week Services

  • Joy Christian Fellowship (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us this Holy Week for a time of worship, prayer, and a special message as we focus on the last week of Jesus' life. All Holy Week services will be held at Joy Christian Fellowship Church (70 W. Ivy Lane, Englewood) from 6-7am starting Monday, April 15 through Good Friday, April 19. For more info regarding our Holy Week services, please email info@emetro.org.

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Women's Holy Yoga Night
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Women's Holy Yoga Night

Ladies! Come stretch, decompress, and relax while meditating in the presence of our God at a private group "holy yoga" session led by our dear sister and certified yoga instructor, Kathy deDrama. The session will take place on Friday, April 12 from 7:30pm at Progressive Dance Studio (27 S. Van Brunt Street) in Englewood and costs $15 per person (mats not included, so please bring your own). To reserve your space, sign up at the women's table on Sunday, or email womens.ministry@emetro.org.

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Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Course
Apr
7
3:00 PM15:00

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Course

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality or "EHS" is a spiritual revolution that has taken the church by storm. Over the last couple of years, thousands of churches across the world have embraced this program in an effort to address a hidden truth in our spiritual lives: that one cannot be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature. Starting Sunday, April 7, Metro's Institute of Transformation will be offering an 8-week EHS course taught by Pastor Michael Yi and his team of well-trained leaders from 3-5pm at the Metro Office, making for a very unique workshop/small group hybrid experience. To learn more or to sign up, please email Agnes Hyun (Agnes.Hyun@gmail.com). We invite you to be a part of it!

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Cultural Day 2019
Mar
24
1:30 PM13:30

Cultural Day 2019

God has brought the nations to our church! Come celebrate the rich diversity and heritage of our Metro community on Sunday, March 24 from 1:30-3:30pm at Metro's annual Cultural Day! If you would like to participate or volunteer at this year's event, be sure to stop by our table in the hallway on Sunday, or email Deborah.Moore@emetro.org.

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Singles Loving God with Pastor Kevin Butcher
Mar
23
7:00 PM19:00

Singles Loving God with Pastor Kevin Butcher

Singles! Pastor Kevin Butcher was our retreat speaker last November, and he has graciously offered to come join us for the evening on Saturday, March 23 at 7pm in the Metro Office. We believe God is continuing to use him to impact communities such as ours. Single women, we expect the Saturday Singles session and the Monday Women's Talk to be different, so we encourage you to attend both if your schedule allows! Light refreshments will be served and childcare will be available upon request. For more info, email singles@emetro.org.

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Partnership Class
Mar
17
3:30 PM15:30

Partnership Class

Partnership 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, March 17 at 3:30pm. Dinner will be provided, so please come hungry! To register, contact Steve Bang at steve.bang@emetro.org.

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Special Needs Parent Support Meeting
Mar
17
1:30 PM13:30

Special Needs Parent Support Meeting

We are sharing God's love with families with special needs at Metro! Parents – we are here to support you! Come to be heard and prayed for while your children are cared for by our amazing team of volunteers on March 17 from 1:30-3:30pm in the Grieco Media Room (library). Lunch will also be served. To RSVP or if you have any questions, please contact Pastor Shirley You at shirley.you@emetro.org or (201) 739-7074.

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Women's Survivors of Abuse Listening Group
Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Women's Survivors of Abuse Listening Group

  • 291 South Van Brunt Street Englewood, NJ, 07631 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Metro women – would you like a safe space to share your story and find community? The first session of the Survivors of Abuse Listening Group will take place on Saturday, March 16 from 1-3pm at the Metro Office. For more info, please contact Pastor Ancy at ancy.post@emetro.org.

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THRIVE!: Parenting Seminar
Mar
2
8:45 AM08:45

THRIVE!: Parenting Seminar

Parenting isn't easy and children face a lot of challenges every day. How can we help our kids to THRIVE? On Saturday, March 2, Metro will be hosting a seminar led by Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller from the National Center For Biblical Parenting, which teaches parents to look beyond behavioral problems and develop life skills that will empower children for the rest of their lives. The seminar will take place at Grieco Elementary School from 8:45am to 12pm and costs $15 per adult, or $25 per couple. The seminar will also include a complimentary children's program for children age 2 through 5th grade. To sign up, visit emetro.org/thrive. For more info, email Pastor Ancy at ancy.post@emetro.org.

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Advocacy for Victims of Abuse (AVA) Training
Feb
23
9:00 AM09:00

Advocacy for Victims of Abuse (AVA) Training

In the United States, a woman is assaulted every 9 seconds. Every 45 seconds, a man or woman is sexually assaulted. Every year, around 4000 women die from abuse. How can you be a part of the solution?

On February 23, Metro will be hosting specialized training from our denomination called, AVA (Advocacy for Victims of Abuse) designed to help people recognize physical and sexual abuse, support the victims of abuse, and to provide appropriate language for advocates and survivors alike with the goal of making our communities safe and healthy.

The training will take place at Ebenezer Baptist Church (216 4th Street in Englewood) from 9am to 5pm. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metro-community-church-advocacy-for-victims-of-abuse-training-tickets-55246501774.

For more info regarding AVA and the training, please contact Pastor Ancy at ancy.post@emetro.org.

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Zimele Baked With Love Sale
Feb
10
9:30 AM09:30

Zimele Baked With Love Sale

Share sweets baked with love through Zimele's annual bake sale! The sale will take place this Sunday, February 10 in the Grieco hallway. The 'Baked With Love' campaign was inspired by many Zimele women who started baking businesses. In the spirit of their entrepreneurship, women-owned small businesses and bakers in the NY/NJ area have come together to donate baked cookies to help fundraise for Zimele. For more information, please contact angela@zimelecommunity.org.

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Women's DIY Essential Oils Tutorial
Feb
9
4:00 PM16:00

Women's DIY Essential Oils Tutorial

Ladies! Come out and connect with other women while learning the amazing benefits of essential oils! You'll get to make and take home your very own homemade goodies – from de-stressing bath salts to all-natural deodorants – using all-natural everyday household ingredients. The event will take place on Saturday, February 9 from 4-6pm at the Metro office for a suggested donation of $15 per person. Light refreshments and childcare will be provided. For more info, or to RSVP, please email Lisa Ra at lisa318@gmail.com.

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Special Needs Valentine's Day Respite
Feb
9
12:00 PM12:00

Special Needs Valentine's Day Respite

  • 291 South Van Brunt St. Englewood, NJ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Attention families with children with Special Needs! Celebrate a Valentine's Day lunch with your loved one while we share love of Jesus with your kids! Swing by the Metro office on Saturday, February 9 between 12-3pm, drop off your child(ren), then go out and enjoy your time together! For more info, please email Pastor Shirley at shirley.you@emetro.org.

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'Beyond A Building' Informational Lunch
Feb
3
1:30 PM13:30

'Beyond A Building' Informational Lunch

In 2018, Metro embarked on a historic campaign to establish a permanent home in Englewood, as well as establish the city's very first community center. We called this initiative – Beyond A Building. Whether you're relatively new to Metro or were simply unavailable during the campaign, if you would like to learn how you can be a part of this amazing opportunity, we invite you to come and join us for a special informational lunch on Sunday, February 3, 2019 @ 1:30pm in the Grieco media center. To RSVP, or for more info, please email beyondabuilding@emetro.org.

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Singles Relationship Seminar With Pastor Kevin
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Singles Relationship Seminar With Pastor Kevin

Hey, Metro Singles!

I am looking forward to being with you on February 2 at 6pm at the Metro Office to consider the topic of sex. Even a cursory search will reveal there is no limit to the amount of “expert opinions” available on the subject. Sex has been right at the top of the hot topics list for millennia, but we don’t seem any closer to figuring it out than our ancestors were. I can’t guarantee that we will be able tidy everything up in one evening, but I hope that we can sift some of the lies out of the truth and maybe land at a place of hope for healthier relationships.

Blessings, 
Pastor Kevin Swanson

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Jan
27
1:30 PM13:30

Brainstorm Meeting #2: Sexual Assault Awareness & Support

Metro men and women! You're invited to join Pastors Sanetta and Ancy for a follow-up meeting to discuss new ideas on how we can make Metro a supportive environment for survivors of sexual assault and cultivate awareness within the church. Even if you weren't able to make it to our first brainstorm meeting last November, you're welcome to come and stand in solidarity. The meeting will take place on Sunday, January 27 from 1:30pm in the Grieco Media Center (library). Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Pastor Ancy at ancy.post@emetro.org.

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Jan
23
7:00 PM19:00

How To Start & Run Your Own Business... The Christian Way!

  • 10 Sterling Blvd Englewood, NJ 07631 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You're starting your own business in 2019! Learn the how, what, when, where, and whys of the small business world with local entertainer and businessman of 25-years, Anthony Cappola, in this exciting and interactive course! You'll be studying the book "Doing business by the Good Book" by David L. Steward and learning how Anthony started and grew his business from zero-to-WOW. The class will start on January 23 and take place every Wednesday at 7pm at the Englewood Panera. Sign up at emetro.org/groups, or for more info, email Anthony at cappolaanthony@gmail.com or call (201) 370-3278.

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