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MCCDC: The Soul Force of Jesus and Rev. Dr. King

“In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative…

MCCDC: “Amen Sunday” to Release 2018!

This Sunday is the culminating Sunday of 2018. Our purpose is to say goodbye and “Amen” to all of our concerns from 2018. As individuals/families, as community, and as a church we will release the worry, fear, concern and stress from 2018. Even though some situations may continue into 2019, we open ourselves to approach…

MCCDC: Wondrous Star of Hope

“To hope in Jesus is to see the vision of his coming presence, and thus one is required by hope itself to live as if the vision is already realized in the present.” ~James Cone This Sunday is “Hope Sunday.” We anticipate the Christ Child, the embodiment of hope. Like the magi of Matthew 2:1-12,…

MCCDC: Believe Before You Can See

Pastor Reflection Living BIG: The Great 50 Days of Easter BELIEVE BEFORE YOU CAN SEE “Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” ~Hebrews 11:1 This Second Sunday of Easter marks the time after Jesus’ resurrection when then the disciples found themselves locked in a room contemplating what…

MCCDC: RISING STRONG WITH LIFE.

This Sunday at 9 AM and 11 AM we will proclaim “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” We will gather for the first of The Great Fifty Days of Easter. Our theme is “Rising Strong with Life.” How do we live, really live? Our worship Sunday will inspire ways to live our strongest…

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…