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MCCDC: RISING STRONG WITH ABUNDANCE

“They are like trees planted by streams of water, which yield their fruit in its season, and their leaves do not wither. In all they do, they prosper.” ~Psalm 1:3 Who could guess that what appears to be a dried up bit of nothing is actually a powerful something ready to explode with beauty? That…

MCCDC: RISING STRONG WITH SOLIDARITY

“Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change . . . You can’t do any of this on your own or even on your own terms. You were created by a community to exist in community, made in the image of a God who…

MCCDC: RISING STRONG WITH CONFIDENCE

“When trouble is in my way I can’t tell my night from day. . . I don’t worry, I don’t fret My God has never failed me yet Troubles may come from time to time But that’s alright I’m not the worrying kind Because I’ve got confidence. . .” ~Andrae Crouch from his Gospel hit,…

MCCDC: RISING STRONG WITH A NEW NAME

“Most of us have nicknames—annoying, endearing, embarrassing. But what about your true name? It is not necessarily your given name. But it is the one to which you are most eager to respond when called. Ever wonder why? Your true name has the secret power to call you.” ~Vera Nazarian There is power in naming.…

MCCDC: Rising Strong with the Depths

“Love is the answer, hate is a cancer. Hope of forgiveness, it waters the soul. Our blood is red, we’re not so different’ Cause underneath our skin we’re identical” ~From “Mighty River” by Mary J. Blige Sometimes we’re under water and we can see the light above the surface yet remain unsure of the breakthrough.…

MCCDC: A HOPE WITH A FUTURE IN IT

“I alone know my plans for you, says the Lord. My plans are for your prosperity and my purpose is not to harm you. My purpose is to give you hope with a future in it.” ~Jeremiah 29:11 God holds a future for each of us and for our congregation. The impulse is to try…

MCCDC: Funeral Services For Tyrone M. Washington

In Loving Memory Of Tyrone M. Washington, April 6, 1950 – February 6, 2018 Service will be held on Saturday, February 10th Viewing at 10 am, Funeral at 11 am at Metropolitan Community Church of Washington, DC 474 Ridge Street NW Washington, DC 20001 Repast and Interment will follow An Offering will be received in…

MCCDC: SLOWING DOWN TO CARE

“If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else you will have succeeded.” ~Maya Angelou Hi Everyone, In Mark’s gospel Jesus is off and running. After his baptism in Mark 1:9 Jesus faces the wilds of temptations for 40 days, preaches the good news of God in Galilee, calls four fishers to…

MCCDC: SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG

SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG Hi Everyone, Prayers your week is going well and that last Sunday’s message about moving from time management to time investment is having a positive impact on your week. I’ve gotten some good feedback. If you missed the message, check it out on YouTube. Click here to the Sermon from Last…

MCCDC: Fulfilling Time

“Now is the time to climb up the mountain and reason against habit. Now is the time to renew the barren soil of nature ruined by the winds of tyranny. Now is the time to commence the litany of hope. Now is the time to give me roses, not to keep them for my grave…