We are excited to announce that our very next Facebook Live "pastor's panel" will be at 12:30pm on Friday, March 31 where we will answer and discuss YOUR questions on the topic of sex and relationships. Whether you're single or married - we invite you to send us any question/s that you may have on the topic to email@example.com. Don't be shy now...and never fear - all questions will be kept strictly anonymous. We look forward to you helping us create our next live show!
Make an investment in your marriage! Our spring weekend getaway at Spruce Lake Retreat is scheduled for April 21-23. Important topics for successful marriages will be presented by Pastor Kevin and Linda Swanson and then each couple will have time and space talk about how to apply these lessons to their relationship. Cost is $395 per couple and includes 2 nights in a private room and meals. Registration begins on Sunday, March 26. For additional information please contact Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metro, you are invited to come rest, relax, and connect with God this coming June at our church-wide retreat! Come spend a week from Monday, June 26-30 in beautiful New Hampshire deepening your relationship with God and your Metro family. We’re also excited to announce that Pastor Dave Swaim from High Rock Covenant Church will be our guest speaker. So, whether your single or married - with or without kids - make this your summer vacation. You will not be sorry! For more info, please email email@example.com.
Please join us this lent season for a joint worship service at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Hackensack, NJ (260 Central Avenue) on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30pm. Pastor Peter will be preaching and our very own Worship Team will be leading a time of praise. For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE NOTE: that our regular Mid-Week Service will be cancelled on March 29
Travel the globe from 1:30pm this coming Sunday, March 26 and celebrate all the cultures of the world that make up Metro Community Church at our annual Cultural Day! Each country represented will have its own table, where you'll learn all about that culture, from interesting facts, food, art and a whole lot more. You'll even have an opportunity to pray for the needs of each country! There will be so much to see, eat and experience, not to mention lots of activities for the kids. For more info, contact Deborah at email@example.com or Estela at 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, Mar. 19 at 4pm and discover the story and dreams of Metro. Be sure to come hungry as dinner will be provided! To register, please contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
Metro’s Arts in Ministry will be hosting a "wine" and painting night from 4pm on Saturday, Mar. 4 at the Metro Office, led by our very own Jess Gelber! Jess has volunteered her skills as an artist in hopes of raising money as a small offering for our church as well as creating a new way for people to come fellowship! Come paint with friends, with strangers, or perhaps come with someone special for a great date night activity ;) No painting experience is necessary - just a small $20 donation. Spaces are limited, so sign up quickly! Email Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Feb. 26 at 3:30pm. Dinner will be provided, so please come hungry! To register, contact Steve Bang at email@example.com.
Come join us at the Metro Office from 7pm on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a time of worship, food and fellowship AND one final message from Pastor Josh, before he moves on from Metro to serve at his new home church in Ridgefield Park, NJ. Please RSVP via our Facebook event page so we know how much food to get - https://goo.gl/OceGqO.
Dear MetroKids parents. Please join us for another nursing home outreach with your children! It's not only a great way of giving back to our local community, but also a lovely way to spend quality time with your kiddos! Since Valentine's Day is coming up, we'll be doing crafts with the residents.
Metrokids parents! Save the date for Jan. 21 - our next PTP Family Outing! We had so much fun at our last outing and wanted to continue the fellowship - kicking off 2017 with a BANG! Details below...
Event: FAMILY GAME NIGHT from Metrokids PTP
Date & Time: Saturday, Jan. 21 from 2-5pm
Location: 291 S. Van Brunt St. Englewood, NJ
Cost: $10 per family for drinks / light snacks
Bring: Family-friendly board games
More Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hit a dry spot in your faith? Can’t seem to find joy in life? Haunted by your past? Join us for the Emotionally Healthy Spirituality course! Learn about how to rid yourself of emotionally unhealthy practices and how to embrace life-giving spiritual disciplines! Details below...
We will be holding holiday bake sales on Sundays, Dec. 18 & Dec. 25 after the first and second services to support this year's Christmas Offering initiatives. If you're interested in providing baked goods and/or helping to man the bake sale table, please contact Cathy at email@example.com. Otherwise, please make sure to stop by the table to stock up on some delicious goodies!
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, Dec. 11 at 3:30pm. Dinner will be provided, so please come hungry! To register, please contact Steve Bang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring your friends and family to a night of worship on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 6:30pm (doors open) at Grieco Elementary School (50 Durie Ave, Englewood NJ). Metro’s own Gloria Fanchiang along with the Metro worship team will lead us in a time of familiar worship songs, as well as some new songs from Gloria’s debut album “Remain In Your Love”. As we look ahead to a new year, let us come together to worship and seek God, our first love. To get your FREE ticket to this exciting event, be sure to visit - https://goo.gl/84iiBP
Please join us for the 5th Annual Zimele USA Gala on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 6-10pm. This year, we have moved the venue to Liberty House in Jersey City. We hope you will join us for a memorable evening filled with multimedia presentations & inspirational speakers in support of Zimele USA. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.zimelecommunity.org/gala2016.If you're interested in sponsorships, volunteering or donating a silent auction item, please email email@example.com
Grab your fork and loosen your belt! Our annual Thanksgiving luncheon will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20 immediately after 2nd service*! Invite your friends and family to come eat, drink and be thankful with us. Volunteers are needed, so if you can help set up, serve or clean for this event, please contact Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please note that 3rd service will be cancelled for this day
Are you a Christian but not yet baptized? You have the opportunity to take this essential step of gratitude and obedience to Jesus on Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 20*. For more info, please contact Pastor David at email@example.com or Reba Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*A baptism class will held be on Nov. 13
Christian parents with young kids - you have the opportunity of baptizing your infants or dedicating your children during services on Sunday, Nov. 13*. To register your child, or for more info on this commitment and celebration, please contact Pastor David at email@example.com or Reba Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Parents' orientation will be held on on Oct. 30 (or Nov. 6)
Be better prepared for life together by participating in 6 sessions covering vital aspects of marriage. Each session will be held at the Grieco church location from 1-2:30pm, starting Sunday, Nov. 6 through to Dec. 18. The sessions will be facilitated by the Metro pastoral staff and lunch will also be provided. For more info, please contact Pastor David at email@example.com, or register at church on Oct. 16, 23 or 30.
Our annual Fall Festival is coming up and it's going to be bigger than ever! We welcome all kids in 5th grade and under to join us in an afternoon of games, crafts, and candy on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 3-5pm at the Metro office. Kids are also free to come dressed up in costume and participate in our costume contest! For more info, contact Pastor Doug (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Pastor Clayton (email@example.com).
Metro Community Center is looking for tutors for high school students in Englewood through our Open Gym Tutoring and Mentoring (OGTM) program. Starting on October 20. students will have the opportunity to play basketball and receive tutoring through OGTM every Thursday from 6-8pm at the Metro office. Tutors are welcome to play ball during "Open Gym Nights". For more info, or to sign up, contact Pastor Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metro Men! Come on exciting journey this Oct. and be challenged to live with integrity at the Metro Men's Retreat at Pilgrim Pines Conference Center in Swanzey, NH! Gear up and ignite your passion to live for Christ through engaging worship, practical teaching, spiritual direction and lotsa fun! Deets below... When: Friday (evening), Oct. 7 - Sunday Oct. 9 Where: Pilgrim Pines, Swanzey, NH. Speaker: Pastor Michael Carrion from Promised Land Covenant Church of the Bronx, NY Cost: $125 before Sept. 25 (otherwise $155 until Oct. 3 deadline) For more info or to sign up, please contact email@example.com. Invite your buddies!
Join us for our monthly worship service with the residents of the Actors' Fund Home this upcoming Sunday. We will be meeting from 2-3pm at the home, which is located at: 175 W. Hudson Ave. in Englewood. Children are ALWAYS welcome to help us play bells, tambourines and maracas! For more info, please contact Suah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MetroX parents! You are invited to our next PTA meeting on Sunday, October 2 at 12:45pm in room 311. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn more about MetroX and meet all of the great teachers who are investing in your child's spiritual formation. Got questions? Please contact Pastor Clayton at email@example.com.
Mark your calendar for Sept 25 @ 1pm as Metro will be having it's annual BBQ picnic at Mackay Park, Englewood! Bring your friends and family and come hang with us for some good food with great people. We'll have games and music; or if you just want to relax, bring your favorite blanket and lounge under a tree. We need volunteers, so if you can help, please contact Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE NOTE: Metro's 3rd service will be cancelled for this Sunday only.
Summer vacation is over 😞, and our small groups (aka UGs) are about to resume! Fall signups begins from Sunday, Sept 18 and will be open until the end of the month (with UGs starting early Oct). For more info, OR if you're interested in hosting and/or leading an UG, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have signed up to serve at the Walk-In Dinner Program in Hackensack three times this year, and our next one is happening on Saturday, Sept 17 from 4-6pm. This is an open dinner program in partnership with Family Promise for any individuals who need a hot meal. Volunteers will be responsible for some basic setting up and serving the attendees. To sign up, please click on this link - http://goo.gl/e3o0Y6; or for more info, contact email@example.com.
Come learn what dance means to God, while learning choreographed movements to a well known worship song on Sept 17 @ 1pm at the Metro office. We welcome both dancers and non-dancers above the age of 13 who desire to praise God through movement, or simply want to learn a new way to worship God. To sign up or for more info, please contact Eunah Lee-Ahn @ Eunahahn@gmail.com.
Make an investment in your marriage! Our fall weekend getaway at Spruce Lake Retreat begins on Friday, Sept. 16. Important topics for successful marriages will be presented by Pastor Kevin and Linda Swanson and then each couple will have time and space talk about how to apply these lessons to their relationship. Cost is $375 per couple and includes 2 nights in a private room and meals. For registration or additional information please contact Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.