Brotherhood Canceled April 1

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Good evening Brothers,

I wanted to inform each of you that we will not meet this Saturday, April 1st for breakfast, and no this is not an April Fools Joke! Instead we will meet Saturday, April 8th at 9:00 am for our monthly fellowship, food and first word from our pastor. We will have a brief breakfast and ask that you stay and pitch in with our clean up efforts that day as we prepare for Resurrection Sunday!mens2010black

Also, the Burn Brothers are looking for a few good men (who can cook) to join their team. If you’re interested please see Brother Charlie Evans for details. And last but certainly not least, we are in the planning stages for our annual Men’s Conference scheduled this year for the weekend before Father’s Day, June 9 & 10. If you would like to assist in the planning we will host our first meeting this Sunday, April 2nd immediately following the 7:45 service. Look for us down front in the worship center where our deacons usually sit. Bring your ideas and your enthusiasm as we plan for our best men’s conference yet! See you Sunday.


Minister Chris Butler
First Met Church

Good Friday 2017

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First Met Family and Friends,

The celebration of the DEATH and RESURRECTION of OUR LORD and SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST is approaching. That’s right, EASTER. We will host our annual Good Friday Celebration, April 14, 2017 beginning at 11 am. We are anticipating a huge showing from our surrounding community and friends.

Last year you all volunteered time or donated candy, eggs or other items that made this event aGoodFriday2017 success for our church and community. We are reaching out to you for support and help with this years Good Friday Celebration. It would be greatly appreciated if you can volunteer time, donate candy or pre-boiled eggs.

Spread the word and visit us after service in the lobby area. Thank you for your continued support and God bless you all.


Boe and Jessica Washington

Pastor O: 30th Church Anniversary

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Greetings First Met Family,

I’m excited about our 30th Church Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, February 26th!
The Bible includes incredible records of Jewish holidays and festivals commanded by God to recall His work in their history. These celebratory remembrances are some of the most important celebrations of the Jewish faith.
We too will celebrate and remember the goodness and grace of our God for 30 years of ministry in Northwest Houston. God has blessed us to make a noticeable difference in the lives of people in our church, community and city. God has provided for us and protected us over these years, so we have a lot to celebrate.firstmet_30thmaroon
Our special guest will be: Bishop Merton L. Clark of the Truth Revealed Ministries of West Palm Bay Florida; the Anointed Psalmist Jekalyn Carr; as well as Dinner and Festivities on our grounds. It’s going to be a great day celebrating our Great God. So, don’t miss it!
Dress for our celebration is jeans, khakis, with casual or tennis shoes. All who remain for the celebration after the 10:45 service will receive a special commemorative T-shirt. We need the sizes of your entire family (children & adults). Email the sizes to Kimberly Washington at
I am asking that you each bring a special offering for our 30th Church Anniversary. Cheerfully consider giving a gift in one of the following amounts: $30, $60, $90, $120, $300, $3,000. Special envelops with be available for you.
Let’s all be here to make our 30th Church Anniversary one we will always remember as a special celebration that shows our appreciation and gratitude to our Great God with Great Expectations for things to come!

For His Glory,
Pastor O
Dr. John D. Ogletree, Jr.

Hope’s Journey Community Group

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Hope’s Journey Community Group

Have you ever felt like you were the only one struggling with an issue? Are you hearing from others that you need help? Are you worried about a family member or friend who is struggling with an issue? Would you like an encouraging, supportive, loving space to be able to talk about it without feeling judged?

Then, Hope’s Journey is for You!hopesjorneybutterfly

These are some areas that may bring you to Hope’s Journey, which can range from everyday concerns to serious problems:

o Help – I’m Stressed Out and Overwhelmed
o I May Be Depressed
o I Worry Too Much About Everything
o I’ve Been Told I Have Anger Management Issues
o I’m Struggling to Balance Work And Home Life
o Drinking or Using Drugs is Causing Problems In My Life
o I’m Down and Out about Being Unemployed
o My Mood is Up and Down – All Over the Place
o I Experienced Something Traumatic That I Just Can’t Get Over
o I Have a Family Member Struggling With These Things and I Don’t Know What To Do

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT? There will be snacks, fellowship, talking, some fun activities
and whatever the time brings!
WHEN? Mondays, 7pm-8pm, Now thru May 22, 2017
WHERE? In the FMC New Member’s Orientation Rm at the back of the Sanctuary
QUESTIONS? Contact Karen Jubert May,


XO Conference 2017

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I want to make sure you don’t miss out on this year’s XO Conference. If you attended last year, I know your marriage/relationship was blessed. We want to continue bringing couples together with a weekend of romance.

Friday 7:00 – 10:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 PM
Sunday Dinner – 2:00 PM @ Clementine’s

Menu – Buffet – Red Snapper topped w/crab & Shrimp; beef medallion; crusted chicken, salad, vegetable (rice or potatoes), unlimited soft drinks and award-winning dessert

Single (1/2 of couple) Conference Only ($20.00)
Single (1/2 of couple) Dinner Only ($50.00)
Single (1/2 of couple) Dinner & Conference ($70.00)

Couple Conference Only ($30.00)
Couple Dinner Only ($100.00)
Couple Dinner & Conference ($125.00)


You can sign up online via by clicking the Registration tab.  Or click here
See you there.xoflyer


In HIS service,
Linda Burnett


Get in the Game 2017

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Morning Ministry Leaders:
Thank you
for those who have already sent in their ministry forms. As a reminder, all forms will need to be in by January 24, 2017 to secure a table.

Tables will be available for set up on Saturday January 28, 2017. You will be provided with a tablecloth, signage, Ministry catalog, clipboard, sign in sheet and pens.

T-shirts will be available Sunday for purchase after each of the services.

If you have any questions, please call me at 713-983-7878 or respond to this email.
Thank you.

Sis. Linda Burnett