Sun Jan 20, 2013, 12:25 PM
bigtree (64,071 posts)
Coolness: Church Goers With Obamas Sing Happy Birthday to Michelle- End Service With 'Forward' Chant
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POTUS and family @MetropolitanAME this morning pic.twitter.com/8qKHSjTl
The Washington Post @washingtonpost
Obama's church service ends with "Forward" chant http://wapo.st/VgQ1mQ #inaug2013
Sermon uses Obama’s ‘Forward’ theme
Metropolitan AME Church’s Rev. Ronald E. Braxton used President Obama’s campaign theme of “Forward” in his sermon Sunday morning, as the president and his family looked on from the pews.
The scripture for the service was from Exodus — the parting of the Red Sea. Comparing the president and this country to Moses and the children of Israel, Braxton said it was a situation “where forward is the only option.”
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend a church service at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Church sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to Michelle Obama
When President Obama and his family arrived at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church at about 9:45 a.m, the gospel choir was already singing. Obama was introduced by Pastor Ronald E. Braxton, the senior pastor at the church. When first lady Michelle Obama was welcomed by Pastor Marie P. Braxton, the crowd rose and sang “Happy Birthday.” The first lady turned 49 on Thursday.
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Sun Jan 20, 2013, 01:15 PM
monmouth3 (3,871 posts)
1. That is so awesome and glad to finally see Mrs. Robinson. Haven't seen her in a while and
was wondering about her. Don't see Michelle either but that's just a fluke I'm sure..LOL..