ArtSmart Summer Camp Week 1!

By: Maggie Lewis, Steinbruck Center Intern This past week was the first week of ArtSmart Summer Camp! 40 kindergarten through 5th graders and 10 middle schoolers from the Logan Circle community, joined Luther Place for some summertime fun, along with arts and creativity education. The younger kids participated in various...

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Sanctuary

By: Bianca Vazquez, Director of the Steinbruck Center Hostel at Luther Place Sanctuary can mean many different things — all rooted in creating safe and livable communities. While undocumented immigrants are the primary targets, we know that African-Americans, Muslims, and others may need sanctuary as well. These congregations, which cross many...

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The Story of N Street Village

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...

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Men’s Group Reflection

Jeff Serfass shares a reflection on how the men of Luther Place will be sharing time together in the coming year, deepening the connection between spirituality and social justice. At the early January Men’s Winter Retreat at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, we planned much of the rest of the year....

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Budget Narrative 2016

Aspirational and Pragmatic:  Luther Place Budget 2016 In 2012 the Congregation approved a five-year vision plan to re-energize our institution in order to spread the Gospel in our community.  With an eye towards growing our membership, Council and staff have taken steps since then to implement the various parts of...

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Advent Devotion December 7

By: Ella Cleveland Readings: Psalm 126, Isaiah 40:1-11, Romans 8:22-25 In Advent, as we wait in hope, we are enlarged as a pregnant woman. (Romans 8:25) What will the baby we are waiting for be like? In the afternoons I read with John, age seven, a second grader at Thomson...

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