Greater Metropolitan
Missionary Baptist Church

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



It is a joy to welcome you to our website and to our faith community, where we have been in the service of our Lord and Savior for 90 years!! We are consistently committed to creating a culture to excel. We invite you to become a part of this exciting transformation as we continue to be a pillar in this community.
THIS  WEEK @ CHURCH
WEEK OF DECEMBER  18 — DECEMBER  24
  Tuesday
 4:00 PM – After School Matters
  Wednesday
 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Food Pantry
 10:45 AM – Mid Week Bible Study
  Thursday
 6:30 PM – Adult Praise & Worship Team Rehearsal
 7:30 PM – Adult Choir Rehearsal
 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
  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FELLOWSHIP OUTREACH DINNER
  The Department of Mission will hold their ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FELLOWSHIP OUTREACH DINNER at The Good Shepherd Towers located at 55 E. Garfield Blvd. in Chicago on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The group will leave immediately following morning worship service.
  SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
  The Sunday School will host its ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 9:00am. We are asking all church members, friends and family for your support.
  SUNDAY - DECEMBER 17TH is Donate a Hymnal SUNDAY
  The Midweek Bible Class is sponsoring a drive to purchase new church hymnals. We are asking each member to donate one or more hymnals as a Christmas Gift to the church. Each donorís name will be placed in every donated hymnal. Each hymnal is $16.00.
  LEADERS FOR 2018!
  Nominations for Trustees, Deacons and Ministry Leaders, please call the church secretary immediately. Make sure to nominate people who are faithful and committed to ministry. The nominees will also be screened before being presented to the congregation.
  DAILY BIBLE READING
  Join us beginning January 1st 2018 through December 31, 2018, for daily bible reading, Through the Bible In One Year. You may purchase or place your order at the church office for your book, ďDaily Bible Reading SynopsisĒ. There is a limited amount of books available, so purchase your copy NOW for $20.00!
  MIDWEEK BIBLE STUDY CLASS BREAK
  The Midweek Bible Study Class will break on Wednesday, December 20th through January 3rd, and will reconvene in the New Year on January 10, 2018.
  CLOTHING DONATIONS NEEDED
  Have lots of extra clothes in your closet at home? Feel like you need to do some FALL cleaning? Our Clothes Line Ministry is in need of clean used clothing. Bring those clothes you donít wear anymore to our Clothes Line Ministry and they will be given to people in the community. Remember, one personís trash is another personís treasure. If you wish to donate clothing to our ministry, please call the church at (773) 667-6020 for more information. We are in need of menís clothing.
  Annual Report Help Us to GO GREEN
  Help us become better stewards of God's beautiful creation by receiving your contribution statement and annual report by email (versus paper statements which must be mailed.) Please click below to email Rev. Shorter and request that your statement and annual report be sent by email. Be sure to include your name, email address. and which item you would like a contribution statement or an Annual Report. You must fill out the email to Rev. Shorter
  Visit our new Online Giving Page
  We hope that everyone will visit our new Online Giving Page. While we still accept cash and checks, online giving is one of the easiest ways of giving your tithes or special offerings to the church. Try it, it's fun! Click here to learn more.

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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