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To God Be the Glory!
Metropolitan Church of Christ
PO Box 15450
Fort Worth, Texas 76119

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APRIL 11TH, 2021

God Wants Full Custody, Not Just Weekend Visits ✝

2020 Contribution statements have been emailed out. If you have not received a copy, please click here to request a mailout. 

Communion and Offering Available at the Church Building

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Communion and collection services available at the church building on Saturdays from 11am - 1pm. Measures will be taken to enhance safety, minimize contact and utilize social distancing.

Enter through the north parking lot (near the kitchen door). 

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS

Just click link below to sign up and wait to receive a phone call 6:50pm on Wednesday, which will connect you to the conference. It's that easy! In case you forget, you'll get a reminder text approximately 20 mins before we begin. We are studying the book of Numbers and having a great time! https://bit.ly/3gQDxlm

Tarrant County COVID-19 Vaccination Signup info

Get vaccinated by Tarrant County Public Health. For information on receiving COVID-19 vaccine click here. http://bit.ly/3osMZ1T

TODAY'S SERMON:

HIS THOUGHTS ARE NOT OUR THOUGHTS

There’s a saying that goes: great minds think alike; but no matter how much alike our minds may be, none of us think the way God thinks. 

TODAY'S DEVOTIONAL:

The Temptation to Sin

To get the most out of this devotion, set aside time to read the Scripture referenced throughout.

When the ancient Israelites camped by Mount Sinai in Exodus 32, Moses went up the mountain to meet with God. Days turned into weeks, and the people grew restless. So they asked Aaron—the man in charge while Moses was gone—to create a new deity for them to worship. Aaron gave instructions to collect the jewelry they had brought out of Egypt, and once it had been melted and formed into a golden calf, he built an altar where the people could worship it. 

It was a brash move, given the miracles God had already performed for the people. Yet how many times have we similarly lost patience when waiting on God? We might not build an actual idol or a physical altar, but there are many times when we choose to turn elsewhere for comfort and answers. These modern idols can take many forms, and some that are even neutral or positive become harmful when put on a pedestal.

Think about it 


• Can you remember a time when you had a need but sought its fulfillment from something or someone other than God? How did that turn out?

• What are some ways you can be better prepared next time the temptation comes up? intouch.org

GIVE ONLINE BY TEXT OR MAIL

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Your offering can also be mailed to:
Metropolitan Church of Christ

Po Box 15450

Fort Worth, TX 76119

  1. Text the amount you'd like to give to  817-532-5240 (e.g. $50).

  2. If you have donated by text before, you'll receive a text in response confirming that your gift has been received successfully and you’re done.

  3. If it's your first time donating by text, you'll be sent a message that says, "It looks like you are a new giver; to begin: (link provided). 

  4. It will be a link to the church's online giving page. By clicking on the link you will be asked to supply your payment method (credit card, debit card, or bank account). This payment source will then be linked with your phone number so that, in the future, all you will need to do is text in the amount. (You will not need to re-enter the payment information.)

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(Prayer requests remain in effect for 1 week unless renewed)

FAMILY & FRIENDS

Christene Peoples, Frankie Venters, Nathaniel Elder, Charlie Mae Johnson, D'Andra Houston, Mrs. Barbra Moreno Allen (Danny's mom), Tate baby - Significant improvement! Keep the prayers coming! (heart condition), Bro Hamilton - recovering , Mary Wilson, Nikki Gilmore, Frank McClain, Helen Masters, Clarence Jennings and Vicki Gamble..(general health..) Clyde Watson and the Watson families, Robin Stapp -Stage 3 breast cancer, Leslie Willis - general health, Lisa Hart-general health, Watsons cousin Steve -passed from Covid

SICK & SHUT-IN

Bonnie Barnes,  Geneva Foster - recovering from hip surgery, Nellie Jordan - Nursing Home, Bill Ravin, Ozella Mitchell, Lola Breed – Emerald Hills Rehab & Healthcare; Jerry W Elder - Southwest Rehab,  & Brenda Allen - Vincent Victoria Village Rehab, Marie Bolton 

BEREAVEMENT:
Wanda Sanders - Niece

Ken McDonald Family

Happy Birthday

BIRTHDAYS
 

Lola Breed                   Apr 03
Ella Price                      Apr 03
Bonnie Barnes            Apr 10
Sherry Bolton              Apr 15
Stanley    Miller           Apr 16
Nellie Jordan               Apr 25
Azerleen Johnson       Apr 27