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Facility Highlights

The current Metropolitan Baptist Church building was completed in 1993, and is actually the third facility the Metropolitan congregation has occupied since 1938. 

Campus Quick Facts

The Metropolitan Baptist Church Sanctuary seats approximately 1700, and the Chapel seats approximately 100.

The BF Johnson Fellowship Hall, a multipurpose meeting and banquet space on the first floor, seats approximately 350 people depending on the layout configuration.  Conference space and meeting rooms are available at reasonable rates.

The Willing Heart Community Care Center (WHCCC), the outreach facility which can be used as a fellowship hall and contains theatre seating for approximately 350. more info

Metropolitan’s Three Commercial Kitchens supply meals for events, banquets, weddings and the Willing Heart Community Care Center.

Metropolitan’s Educational Wing contains one of the largest NJ Head Start Programs offering weekday preschool for children 2 ½ years through 5 years old. Over 150 children are enrolled. You may learn more at www.newarkpreschool.org.

The MBC Bookstore located on the 2nd floor, offers Bibles, Christian books, music, cards, and gifts.

Metropolitan’s Recreation Ministry provides community basketball and numerous adult and youth exercise programs in the BF Johnson Recreation Center. more info