SAT Math Review Class
Sep
28
1:30 PM13:30

SAT Math Review Class

Is your child taking the SAT on October 5? Does s/he need additional help with math to get the score s/he desires? An SAT Math Review Class taught by a college math professor will take place on Saturday, September 28 from 1:30-5pm at the Metro Office. Cost is $5 to cover the cost of food. All materials will be provided. HURRY! Space is limited. Sign up with Pastor Clay at clayton.chan@emetro.org.

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MIT Class: Tough Questions About Christianity
Oct
6
to Nov 24

MIT Class: Tough Questions About Christianity

How could an all-powerful and all-good God allow suffering and evil? Aren't Christians arrogant in claiming that Jesus is the only way to God? If you or your friends experience difficult questions of faith like these, then please join our Metro Institute of Transformation class this October, as we explore reasonable answers to challenging questions. The class will take place from 1:30-3pm on Sundays, October 6 thru November 24 at the Metro Office. Signups will begin shortly. For more info, contact david.hosang@emetro.org.

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Men's Retreat
Oct
11
to Oct 13

Men's Retreat

  • Pilgrim Pines Camp & Retreat Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What's the tastiest treat? A retreat! What's the coolest ship? Fellowship! Metro Men, get yourself up to Pilgrim Pines Camp & Retreat Center in idyllic Swanzey, NH this October 11-13 and (re)ignite your passion to live for Christ! We’ll worship, learn, receive spiritual direction, and laugh (and eat) a lot as we journey together with other men over Columbus Day weekend. Did we mention that our guest speaker will be Pastor Kevin Butcher?! To register, sign up at pilgrimpines.org/mens-retreat by October 9. The cost of the retreat is $165 per person. For more info, email Wes at wesleynam@gmail.com.

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Covenant Justice Coalition Conference
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Covenant Justice Coalition Conference

  • 224 1st Street Englewood, NJ, 07631 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Metro as we host this year's Covenant Justice Coalition Conference! The conference is an insightful litany of workshops with the sole goal of educating and training our churches on issues of justice. The Covenant Justice Coalition believes that it is the responsibility of our citizenship through corporations, governments, courts, communities, and most of all the Church to live out justice for the poor and the oppressed wherever we are present. To that end, every conference is a practical and personal call to actions of justice. To register, visit www.covjustice.org/group-registration.html. For more info, contact Steve at steve.bang@emetro.org.

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Singles Worship Night
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Singles Worship Night

Singles! Please join us for an evening of worship and prayer at 7pm on Saturday, October 19 at the Metro Office. Our special guest speaker will be Metro's newest staff member, Executive Pastor Dan Bailey! Snacks and refreshments will be served. Childcare is also available on request. For more info, contact Pastor Doug at singles@emetro.org.

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Singles & Newlywed Retreat
Nov
8
to Nov 10

Singles & Newlywed Retreat

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

Are you single or married for less than five years? Come step away from the chaos of everyday life, dive deep in God's word, and build relationships within our community at this year's Singles AND Newlywed Retreat! This year, Pastor Daniel Hill of River City Community Church, in Chicago, will be joining us and speaking on what it means to be fully devoted to God. The retreat will take place from November 8-10 at the Spruce Lake Retreat Center in the Poconos. To register, visit emetro.org/singles-retreat or stop by our table after Sunday services. Cost is $150 if you register by October 6 (otherwise $160). Kids attend for free! For more info, or if you need financial assistance to attend the retreat, email Pastor Doug at singles@emetro.org.

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Youth Winter Retreat 2020
Jan
17
to Jan 19

Youth Winter Retreat 2020

Get excited, Metro Middle and High Schoolers, because our next youth Winter Retreat is locked in! Come get away from your parents– err... with your peers for a weekend of fun and fellowship from Friday, January 17-19, 2020 at Spruce Lake in Canadensis, PA. This year's theme is "Koinonia" or Christian fellowship and community. The cost of the retreat is $150 per student and includes: transportation, accommodation, food, and a retreat sweatshirt. We are also looking for volunteers (cost for volunteers is $60). To sign up as a student, volunteer, or for more info, contact Pastor IJ at ij.hur@emetro.org or (201) 491-3709.

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Metro Holy Land Pilgrimage
Mar
16
to Mar 25

Metro Holy Land Pilgrimage

Metro, we are excited to announce that next March (16-25), Pastor David will be taking a group of people from our community on a pilgrimage to Israel! Interested (who isn't)?? Then hurry! Spaces are limited, so be sure to email Pastor David at david.hosang@emetro.org for more info. Please note: a deposit for the trip will be required in order to reserve your place.

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Save the Date: Women's Retreat 2020
May
15
to May 17

Save the Date: Women's Retreat 2020

  • Fellowship Deaconry Retreat & Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Metro women! We are excited to announce Metro's 2nd Women's Retreat, which will be held from May 15-17, 2020 at the Fellowship Deaconry Retreat & Conference Center in Basking Ridge, NJ! Come away for another beautiful time of prayer, learning His Word, and soaking in some sweet time connecting with other Metro women. Our guest speaker will be Linda Swanson! More details to follow, but for now, be sure to SAVE THE DATE! For more info, please email womens.ministry@emetro.org.

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Partnership Class
Sep
15
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, September 15 at 3:30pm. Dinner will be provided, so please come hungry! To register, please contact Steve Bang at steve.bang@emetro.org.

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Men's 'Back To School' Encouragement!
Sep
5
7:30 AM07:30

Men's 'Back To School' Encouragement!

Calling all Metro men! Please join the men of Englewood at 7:30am this Thursday, September 5, as we line up to high-five and share words of encouragement with the students of Janis Dismus Middle School on their first day back at school. Here is a video to give you a sense of what you will be a part of: youtu.be/DeOA-tCmGIo. For more info, email Steve Bang at steve.bang@emetro.org.

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Chalk The Walk!
Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

Chalk The Walk!

Come "chalk the walk" this Wednesday, September 4, and write messages of support and inspiration on the walkway of Grieco Elementary School for all the students to see as they begin their new school year this Thursday. We will meet at 6:30pm in front of the school. For more info, contact Pastor Sanetta at sanetta.ponton@emetro.org.

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Women’s Salad & Dessert Night
Aug
31
6:30 PM18:30

Women’s Salad & Dessert Night

Ladies, bring your favorite salad or dessert to share and get to know some sisters for a sweet time of fellowship before the summer ends! Childcare is available upon request no later than August 24. *Please bring nuts and dairy ingredients in separate containers. You do not have to bring a dish, but if you are, bring enough for 6-8 people. RSVP at evite.me/Sf2GT5tj6k. For more info, email Lindy at lindygelber@gmail.com or womens.ministry@emetro.org. Hope to see you there!

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Mom's Time Out
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Mom's Time Out

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

Moms of Metro! It's time for you to take a time out... at the spa, that is! If you are a mom/caregiver or an expectant mom, we invite you to join us for our next Mom's Time Out on Saturday, August 24 from 2-5pm at the Metro office! We'll be providing a space where moms can relax, spend quiet time with God, and fellowship/connect with other moms. There will be spa stations, professional massages, and much more! Childcare and refreshments will be provided. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to pause, reflect, and refresh! For more info and to RSVP, please contact Olivia at oliviaELee@gmail.com.

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Englewood Day
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Englewood Day

Come hang out and have fun with the residents of Englewood this Englewood Day! Bring yourself or the whole family down to Depot Square (behind Shoprite) from 1-5pm on Sunday, August 18 for some live music, a petting zoo, great food, games and much more! Bookbags with school supplies will also be handed out to any child who would like one. Volunteers are needed to help with a few craft stations from 11:30am, but for the most part, just come down and have fun in and with the city we hold dear! To volunteer or for more info, contact Pastor Sanetta at sanetta.ponton@emetro.org.

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Worship @ Liberty School
Aug
14
7:30 PM19:30

Worship @ Liberty School

Metro Church's efforts to secure Liberty School takes conversations with city officials, the neighborhoods, and the movers and shakers of Englewood. However, the conversation that is the most important above them all is our conversation with God. Come join us for a very special Wednesday at the Well that will be taking place at Liberty School on August 14 at 7:30pm. Please bring bug spray and a blanket to sit on! For more info, contact Pastor Mike at Michael.Yi@emetro.org.

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School Supply Drive
Aug
4
to Aug 18

School Supply Drive

It’s that time of the year again, where our kids are getting ready to go back to school! MetroKids is collecting school supplies and taking monetary donations to help students start the year off strong. All school supply donations will be donated to Jersey Cares, a non-profit, who provides basic school supplies to schools, shelters, and community centers. We ask only new supplies be provided. For a complete list of accepted supplies go to jerseycares.org/School_supply_drive. Any monetary donations will go to support the purchase of school supplies for Englewood high school students in our MetroLIFE mentoring program. We will be taking donations August 11 & 18. Please look for our donation table in the hallway leading into the main sanctuary. For questions and more info, contact Dinah at dinahrhee@gmail.com.

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21 Days of Fasting & Prayer
Aug
4
to Aug 24

21 Days of Fasting & Prayer

Please sign-up for Metro's 21 Days of Fasting and Praying. It will be from August 4-24. We are asking our Metro family to fast for a day or multiple days. Our church is in a critical stage and we need God's people to come together to fast and pray. Sign-up at emetro.org/fastandpray. You'll receive a prayer list prior to the sign-up date via email. For any questions or info, please contact Pastor Peter at peter.ahn@emetro.org.

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Englewood 'Open Store' Event
Jul
27
12:00 PM12:00

Englewood 'Open Store' Event

Metro Community Center invites you to participate in an “open store” event serving the city of Englewood on Saturday, July 27 from 12-2pm in Mackay Park, distributing free clothing and food to those in need in our community. To learn how you can be involved, including donating gently-used clothing and non-perishable food, stop by Deborah Moore's care table on Sundays July 14 and 21, or email Deborah at deborah.moore@emetro.org.

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Englewood Community Walk
Jul
21
to Jul 28

Englewood Community Walk

  • 113 Engle Street Englewood, NJ, 07631 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come experience the presence and possibilities of God while building relationships and community with other faith congregations in Englewood by participating in the Englewood Community Walk! Lead by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the Walk will take place on Sundays, July 21 & 28 from 6pm at St. Paul’s (113 Engle Street), which will include time for the walk, small group breakouts, reflections, and prayer. For more info, email steve.bang@emetro.org.

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New Toddler Worship Class Info Meeting
Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

New Toddler Worship Class Info Meeting

Parents with toddlers! As God continues to bless Metro abundantly with precious babies and families with young children, we are excited to share the launch of a NEW worship class tailored specifically for children between the ages of 2 and 3 years old THIS FALL. Please join us for a time of information and discussion regarding the class on Sunday, July 14 in Nursery Room 129 immediately after both services (11am & 1pm). If you have any questions, feel free to contact Pastor Ancy at ancy.post@emetro.org.

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Car Wash Fundraiser
Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Car Wash Fundraiser

Give your car some love while supporting youth missions! This coming Sunday, July 14, our youth missions team will be washing cars in front of Grieco Elementary School to help raise money for the youth Zimele missions trip to South Africa later this year! The car wash will start at 9am and continue through first and second service. For more info, contact Pastor Clay at clayton.chan@emetro.org.

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Flagging Practice & Worship
Jul
2
7:30 PM19:30

Flagging Practice & Worship

Metro's Arts Ministry is hosting a flagging and dance practice from 7:30-9:00pm at the Metro Office on Tuesday, July 2. We will host flagging sessions, learn about the foundation of flags and dance, and get to learn what it means to hold flags and dance during worship. All are welcome! No experience necessary - just a heart of true worship! For more info, or if you would like to serve in the dance ministry, email Eunah Lee-Ahn at eunahahn@gmail.com.

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Wednesday At The (Fare)Well
Jun
26
7:30 PM19:30

Wednesday At The (Fare)Well

Pastor Kevin Swanson has been God's mouthpiece to Metro in so many ways over the years; and we have been fortunate to have been the recipient of his wisdom, counsel, and teaching. Let's bless Pastor Kevin with a prayerful send-off! Please join us at the Metro office from 7:30pm on Wednesday, June 26 for Kevin's final 'Wednesday at the Well' service! Come spend a simple evening receiving his parting words, as well as pray for he and Linda as they get ready to start their new, exciting life in Chicago with family. For more info, please email michael.yi@emetro.org.

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Women's Afternoon with Linda Swanson
Jun
15
3:00 PM15:00

Women's Afternoon with Linda Swanson

Ladies! Please join us for an afternoon of tea on Saturday, June 15, as Linda Swanson - missionary, mentor, and wife to Pastor Kevin Swanson - shares a special message to us Metro women before she transitions on from our Metro community at the end of June. The event will take place from 3-5pm at the Metro office, and include a time of open sharing and prayer for our beloved sister. Childcare will also be provided in the student lounge. For more info, please email womens.ministry@emetro.org.

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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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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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