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

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March 21,2021

Christians: keep the faith . . . but not from others! 💛

Did you miss me? Well I missed you and the fellowship we shared before last year. Let’s get together when the church reopens on May 2, 2021. I look forward to seeing you and resuming our fellowship.

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

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Communion and Offering Available at the Church Building

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:

God Wants Us to Prosper

Paul said that God has given us EVERY SPIRITUAL BLESSING we need; yet are you still waiting on your blessing?

TODAY'S DEVOTIONAL:

A Strange Time for Fear

1 Kings 19:1-8

In 1 Kings 18, Elijah experienced one of the most dynamic victories in all of Scripture. Armed with unflinching faith in the Lord, he faced down 450 priests of the local false deities. God moved mightily, destroying the idolaters and bringing glory to Himself throughout Israel. What a fantastic win!

But right after this confrontation, when Elijah’s faith should have been at its peak, he became scared. In today’s reading, the prophet learned that the evil queen Jezebel had called for his death. Apparently forgetting God’s mighty victory just moments before, Elijah ran away. How could this be?

Elijah’s story reminds us that success and spiritual growth do not necessarily go hand in hand; our faith can waver at any time. In fact, when we’re successful and confidence is high, that’s often when we turn our eyes away from the Giver of strength and toward ourselves.

Your victory is always in God’s hands. Don’t be fooled: He may work in, around, or through you to accomplish His purpose, but it is always His victory. Have you been distracted by success? Turn your eyes back to God. All praise and glory are rightly His. And He is also the source of freedom from fear.

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

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

BIRTHDAYS
 

Aristides Pena                      Mar 02
Rollin Morris                         Mar 12

 

ANNIVERSAIRIES 
 

Ivory & Charlie Mae Johnson              Mar 26

Happy Birthday