Music Ministry Transition

As we move into a time of transition around Music Ministry, we want to share our process for music making in worship over the next weeks.  As of now, we are securing substitute musicians for both the morning and evening services.  The Sunday morning choir will continue in their role as...

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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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Do You Have A Calling To Share In Prayer?

Ann Hill is looking for partners to share in prayer for Pastor Karen prior to Sunday morning services. Prayer partners will meet Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. at the back of the sanctuary to pray together. If you are interested in this powerful fellowship and ministry opportunity, please contact Ann via email...

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I’m Grateful…

This past Sunday I used a Hebrew Scripture text and a Gospel text about healing encounters with God. The story from 2 Kings 5: 1-3, 7-15 told the story of Naaman who was seeking a healing of his leprosy, and how the prophet Elisha addressed Naaman’s request. Some of you...

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Communing as One Table

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...

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Confirmation Reflections

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...

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Blessing of a Name

This past Sunday, standing behind the altar at Luther Place Church in DC, I was honored to be part of a precious time of naming and blessing. Standing between me and the Assisting Minster Jackson, was a beloved child of God and a disciple of Jesus who was celebrating a...

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Easter Wonder

A transcript of Senior Pastor Karen Brau’s sermon on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 — centered on the theme of wonder. #EasterWonder Luke 24: 1-12 Early in the morning some women show up at Jesus’ tomb they’re carrying spices eager to get to work on the dead. They are surprised...

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