Do you have a heart for serving bereaved families? Have you been comforted during your personal time of grieving? If so, the Bereavement Ministry is the place where you can serve and support others as they move through the grieving process. Let us hear from you at Send us a note with your name, phone number, and email address! Someone from the ministry will reach out to you soon.


Sunday School meets every Sunday at 8:00 AM ET via Zoom. Register on REALM to make sure you have access. For questions or additional information, please contact Servant Don Williams at 

Register on REALM to make sure you have access. For questions or additional information, please contact Servant Don Williams at


The Christian Discipleship Council encourages all members to support our Annual School Supply Drive. A gift can be made by using any of our five giving platforms. In the memo sections, just indicate “School Supply Drive.” You can also give via REALM, our church app. The GOAL is to raise $10,000.00 to purchase school uniforms and school supplies for students, and fulfill educator wish lists. Metropolitan let’s show how much we CARE by helping our students, educators and the Largo Community. If you have any questions, contact Rev. Mike Thomas at


Church Family and friends, we need your financial support for our annual Scholarship fund. Your donations will help our high school graduates and current college students realize their dreams by providing much needed support. You can use any of our five online giving platforms to make a donation – just indicate “Scholarships” in the drop down options or memo section as applicable. We hope to raise $10,000 to continue to help our young people make a difference in the world! Let’s show them how much we CARE about supporting their education!


I’ve Got This with Jesus!!! Vacation Bible School 2023 is coming up on July 17th – 19th from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Metropolitan! This program is for all congregants ages 4 to adult, and it continues to propel our Bible Scholars from average to excellence in every area of their lives, especially spiritual and emotional growth. It focuses on developing the God-given potential of students from all age groups by demonstrating how STRENGTH from GOD originates with a personal relationship with Him. This curriculum is a continuation of our movement in Christ as we recognize His indwelling within us. WE GOT THIS with Jesus! We will be instrumental in encouraging believers to achieve unlimited accomplishments, understanding that our STRENGTH comes from God. Register for classes or to volunteer on REALM.  


Children & Youth Church

Metropolitan Parents and Students! Summer is here and our Children and Youth Church is taking a summer break. The last Children and Youth Church session will take place on July 9th, and they will beautify our campus and the surrounding business park that day. Children & Youth Church will return after the break on September 10th at 10:00 AM ET. If you have any questions, please email

Metropolitan, our students are going on a Road Trip to Kings Dominion on Saturday, July 15th and we have rented a coach bus for everyone to ride together. We will depart the church at 9:00 AM and will return by 9:00 PM. All students in PreK3-12th grade and parents are invited, but all who are not in high school will need a chaperone. Register immediately through REALM to secure your seat!


Churchwide Upcoming Worship

On Sunday, July 2nd, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Turner Wood from the Dayspring Community Church will join us for worship at 10:00 AM. She’s prepared a special message for us and we are always delighted to have her at Metropolitan!

Men’s Day is coming up on July 9th and we’re looking forward to hearing a Word from Rev. Dr. Keith A. Troy, Pastor of the New Salem Baptist Church in Columbus, OH. Our Mighty Men’s Choir will minister in song.

The Christian Discipleship Council and The H. Beecher Hicks Jr. Library Ministry cordially invite you to join them on Sunday, July 16th, for a book signing with a daughter of our church, The Reverend Dr. Leslie Copeland. She will be our guest preacher for the day and will be signing her book, 24/7 Embodying Christ-like Leadership in the Hicks Library immediately following Worship.

Young Adult Sunday is July 23rd and we have an awesome day of events planned! We’ll worship together at 10:00 AM ET with Min. Micah McKay of the First Baptist Church in North Brentwood, MD, and we are excited to welcome psalmist Duane Mandella Simmons too. Then following worship, we will be throwing axes inside the mobile axe-throwing truck, and enjoying food from “It’s Tropical,” a Jamaican Food Truck. Make sure you are here and please invite at least one young adult to join you for this fun-filled Sunday!

Metropolitan! The day is almost here! The “hope and future” God promised, the 7th Senior Servant of our beloved Metropolitan Baptist Church, Dr. George Lewis Parks Jr., will mount the pulpit on the 5th Sunday in July and preach his first of many sermons with us! You don’t want to miss this very special service and moment in the life of our church. Invite 5 people and come prepared to worship God in a new way. Come participate in the future God planned just for Metropolitan! Wear your traditional church attire and your favorite shade(s) of purple.

He’s almost here, Metropolitan! Our Pastor-Elect, Dr. George Lewis Parks Jr., will preach his first sermon with us on July 30, 2023. As we prepare for our first service as pastor and people, invite 5 friends and family members to worship and let’s celebrate God’s blessing together! Remember, that’s July 30th the 5th Sunday in July, at 10:00 AM! To God be the Glory!

Metropolitan! Our preacher next Sunday will be our Pastor-Elect Dr. George Lewis Parks Jr.! He will mount the Metropolitan pulpit as we officially begin the next era in the history of our church. The “hope and future” God promised us becomes manifest as we welcome this man of God. Join us! Invite 5 friends and let’s worship and praise God together for the great things He has done! Pastor Parks, welcome to Metropolitan!

Metropolitan Music and Arts Ministry

Calling a few good Metropolitan Men! Wait NOOO. We need an army of MBC brothers to bombard heaven with songs of Praise to our Lord on Sunday, July 9th for Men’s Day! Join us in fellowship at any one of the rehearsals either in person or online with Brother Brandon Felder. Attire for Men’s Day is white polos and khaki pants. Rehearsals are on Saturday, July 1st at 10:00 AM; on Monday July 3rd and Wednesday, July 5th – both at 7:00 PM. For more information email and see you soon! 


Pastor Partner’s Ministry

Metropolitan! As we prepare to welcome Dr. George Lewis Parks Jr. as our new pastor, you’re invited to join the Pastor’s Partners Ministry! We offer a unique opportunity to show love to our First Family. We sponsor occasional special events to support our efforts to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and more, all for our Pastor and his family. Join our Pastor’s Partners Ministry today and help us plan a new and exciting agenda for Pastor Parks, Lady Joy, and their beautiful children. Please contact Mrs. Brenda Courtney Young at for more information!


Metropolitan’s Transportation Ministry is available to transport seniors and members to and from church and ministry events. Whether a loved one needs a ride or you need a pick-up from the Largo Metro Station, we are here to serve.

Please email the Transportation Ministry at or call 202-770-8357 to let them know you need transportation.


Viewing Online

Metropolitan’s on YouTube! Be sure to like and subscribe to our YouTube Channel! In addition to worship services, we’re posting music videos, live ministry events, and more!

Want to enjoy Sunday Morning Worship Service LIVE on your smart TV? You can also re-stream old services! Visit on your SMART television’s web browser. Click “Worship,” then select “Sunday Morning Livestream” or “On Demand Services” and scroll to view the service of your choice.


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