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  • Creating the Luther Place Story

    by LP Community Member | April 19, 2017

    Faith Korbel reflects on the conversations and potential changes happening around the N Street Village Night Shelter. My first experience with Luther Place was my Lutheran Volunteer Corps orientation in 2001. I wasn’t staying in DC (my volunteer year was in Tacoma, Washington), but the 4 days we spent “being orientated” in DC made ... read more >

  • The Story of N Street Village

    by LP Community Member | October 3, 2016

    By: Gary Maring, NSV Board and Luther Place founding member of NSV In the years after the fiery devastation along 14th street following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in April 1968, Luther Place began to consider its property and location as an opportunity to help minister to the wounded of the city. It... read more >

  • Communing as One Table

    by LP Community Member | July 20, 2016

    This summer we had planned to offer a sermon series themed #HealthyThingsGrow. Given the tragic events in our nation and world, we are also calling for a time of congregational lament, so we add #SummerofLament, as we offer our heavy hearts to God and to each other. Please receive this faithful reflection from Michael Sonnenberg who ... read more >

  • Confirmation Reflections

    by LP Community Member | May 18, 2016

    Pili Gill and Trevour Jackson-Carpenter were confirmed on Pentecost Sunday, May 15 at Luther Place. All seven confirmands helped create and lead the service. Pili and Trevour shared the following reflections with the community. Congratulations to Pili and Trevour! Pili Gill I’ve heard the word grace for the past 14 years of my life. ... read more >

  • New N Street Village Shelter

    by LP Community Member | April 19, 2016

    By: Gary Maring N Street Village selected to operate the first of eight new homeless shelters in DC N Street Village (NSV) is dramatically expanding its service to homeless women this year. Just last month, NSV was selected to manage short-term emergency housing operations for women in downtown DC at the Patricia Handy Place ... read more >

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