Metropolitan Church of God
Metropolitan Church of God is a Pentecostal Christian church located on Metropolitan Way off of Old Rocky Ridge Road near the Acton Road exit from I-459 in Vestavia Hills. It is affiliated with the Church of God movement, headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. It currently has a membership of around 1,000 congregants.
The church was founded in 1981 by the merging of the former Vestavia Church of God and Riverchase Church of God, using the former Vestavia Church of God building on Columbiana Road. With as many as 2,000 in weekly attendance, the church moved to its present 32-acre campus in 1999. The church building was designed by Aubrey Garrison of LIVE Design Group.
- Garrison, Greg (January 30, 2013) "Metro Church of God calls Kirk Walters as pastor." The Birmingham News
- Garrison, Greg (June 26, 2017) "Metro Church pastor leaving Birmingham." The Birmingham News
- Metropolitan Church of God website