Greater Metropolitan
Missionary Baptist Church

5856 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL  60637
"Building relationships to build up people to build the Kingdom"
EXPLORE



This year we strive to create a culture of Church Growth. Therefore, this yearís theme is, ďTotal Church Growth.Ē The apostle Paul knew that a growing church is made up of growing believers. And so he took time to pray for and to instruct the believers he knew. And by Godís grace the church grew. The apostle Peter resolved to always preach in 2 Peter 1:5-8. For this reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge; self-control, and to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. Hasten, jump, act now to add them; donít wait to be energetic and earnest, working hard to add these things to your faith and salvation. Letís make 2019 a year of true change and growth!
THIS  WEEK @ CHURCH
WEEK OF AUGUST  19 — AUGUST  25
  Tuesday
 4:00 PM – After School Matters
  Wednesday
 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Food Pantry
 7:00 PM – Adult Choir Rehearsal
  Thursday
 4:00 PM – After School Matters
  Saturday
 11:30 AM – Worship Service
 12:00 PM – Feed the Hungry
 11:00 AM – After School Matters
  Sunday
 9:00 AM – Church School
 10:30 AM – Morning Worship
NEWS  &  NOTES
  Midweek Bible Class
  Midweek Bible Class is on summer break and reconvenes September 4, 2019
  Read 'Metro News' Online
  Click the Metro Newsletter link in the left-hand column to read our church newsletter online
  WINGS Program, Inc.
  The mission of WINGS Program, Inc. is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence. This Help is free, totally confidential and without any obligation.

WINGS operates two safe houses, one in Chicago and one in the suburbs. The secure, home-like environment allows victims and their children to stay together in family-style rooms.

Transitional Housing is provided in no-cost shared living homes for unemployed survivors and their children while they seek employment. WINGS apartments are distributed throughout the north and northwest suburbs. Residents pay 30% of their adjusted gross income toward rent.

Permanent Supportive Housing offers long-term housing and optional supportive services to physically or mentally disabled adults and their children.

For emergency shelter and 24 hour crisis assistance: 847-221-5680. For housing, counseling and mentors: 847-519-7828. To learn about volunteer opportunities with WINGS: volunteer@wingsprogram.com or 847-519-7820 ext. 216.
  Chicago Transit Authorityís Second Chance Program
  Jobs pay $12.50/hr. Contact the CTA Second Chance Hotline at 312-681-2293 for more details.
  Census Taker Job Opportunity
  Join the 2020 Census Team. Be a Census Taker by applying at 2020census.gov/jobs.

OUR CHURCH
WE, the Greater Metropolitan Church Family take great pleasure and joy introducing you to our church, as we are transitioning into a new season where we seek to become a church that is seeking to meet the needs of this faith community by initiating, developing, and building relationships that will not only build up the community and its members but to lift up the Kingdom of God. So thank you for visiting our website, and we hope you will visit us in person very soon!

Our Mission
∑ Find the Lost
∑ Disciple the Found
∑ Discover their Gifts
∑ Match for Ministry
∑ Transform the World

Our Vision
∑ Every Member
† † In Ministry

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