Call To Worship!Featuring churches throughout greater Los AngelesBy Cora Jackson-FossettContributing Writer Church Name: Greater Metropolitan Church
Pastor and spouse: Pastor D.K. LaBat, Sr. and Mrs. Shevette D. LaBat
Location and Phone: 4356 Woodlawn Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011(323) 232-5437Service Times:Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 AMWednesday S.O.B.E.R. 5:30 PMWednesday Bible Study 7:00 PM
Mission Statement: A true New Testament church winning souls as gather the harvest by reaching, through teaching, teaching the saints, to evangelize the sinner as we exalt the Savior!
About the Pastor: Pastor LaBat started his ministry 22 yrs. ago and has been on fire for God every since. He has an innate ability to exegete the scripture. He is definitely a student of the Word and gives new insights to the scriptures. Last month, Pastor and 1st Lady LaBat celebrated 10 years at Greater Metropolitan. The church's theme for the year is "The Year of Finality - Reaping in Faith, Family, Fitness and Finances -It's mine in 2009."
Upcoming special events you have planned this year:October 11 - S.O.B.E.R. Day (Salvation that Overcame Behavior and Equipped you for Recovery)October 31 - Hallelujah Night
November 6 - X'trad Out Fridays (Youth and Young Adult)
What Words of Wisdom can you share: "Faith is acting like it's so, even when its not so, in order that it may be so, because God says so. We are living in difficult times, but trust in God's word. Don't trust your vision, trust God's voice." Romans 8:28Â