Gathering Day, Sunday, September 10

THIS SUNDAY is Gathering Sunday Kick-off to Sunday School, Confirmation, NEW High School class and Adult Spiritual Formation at 9:15am. **Don’t forget your BACKPACKS/WORK BAGS for worship!*** Sunday School, Confirmation, and the NEW High School class and families will GATHER in the Chapel from 9:15-9:30 am to enjoy a musical...

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ArtSmart Summer Camp Week 2!

By: Abigail Alpern Fisch, Steinbruck Center Intern Week Two of ArtSmart Summer Camp was an exploration of friendship. Art projects this week were focused on communication, collaboration, and the gestures of kindness shared between friends. All age groups made beautiful artwork to reflect and explore the concept of friendship. The...

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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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Welcome, Summer Interns!

Clockwise from upper left hand corner: Justin Sheffer, Maggie Lewis, Avi Mediratta & Abigail Alpern Fisch This summer, we welcome four interns who are working with ArtSmart Summer Camp, the Steinbruck Center, and doing some research for Washington Interfaith Network. Justin Sheffer: Hello! My name is Justin Sheffer and I...

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Creating the Luther Place Story

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...

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Listening to God

By: Pastor Karen Brau Listening to God is difficult. Among other things, it takes time, patience and an openness to hearing what may seem ordinary or surprising. We have been listening to God at Luther Place for a long time. In my time serving with you, we have taken time...

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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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