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  • Blessing of a Name

    by Pastor Karen Brau | May 5, 2016

    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 legal name change — from... 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 >

  • Steinbruck Center “Reaches In” to the Congregation

    by LP Community Member | April 14, 2016

    By: Dick Rortvedt Since Luther Place founded the Steinbruck Center in 2001, (initially N Street Village was a partner, but subsequently it has been a ministry of Luther Place Church) it has been largely known for its outreach, primarily to college and high school groups from around the country. These groups stay in our 28-bed... read more >

  • Easter Wonder

    by Pastor Karen Brau | April 4, 2016

    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 — someone rolled the stone... read more >

  • Lenten Devotion March 19

    by LP Community Member | March 20, 2016

    Readings: Psalm 31:9-16; Leviticus 23:1-8; Luke 22:1-13 O God of mercy and might, in the mystery of the passion of your Son you offer your infinite life to the world. Gather us around the cross of Christ, and preserve us until the resurrection, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, now and forever. Amen.

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