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  • Sanctuary

    by Steinbruck Center Hostel | February 9, 2017

    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, ... read more >

  • A Home For Veterans

    by Pastor Karen Brau | January 12, 2017

    A powerful way to begin the year. I had the honor today of representing the Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) at a ribbon cutting for a new building named the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence. This building provides housing for homeless veterans, and is part of the vision of ending veteran homelessness in Washington, DC.... read more >

  • I’m Grateful…

    by Pastor Karen Brau | October 13, 2016

    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 commented on Naaman’s frustration with... read more >

  • How Pets Have Influenced My Faith

    by Pastor Karen Brau | October 5, 2016

    Written July 2016, By Pastor Karen Brau I grew up with pets–a menagerie of dogs, rabbits, snakes and ducks when I was little. And now as an adult, I have lived with dogs for the last 30 years. Early on I learned a good deal about faith active in love. I took Kringle the pug... 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 >

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