Memorial Day at Logan Circle

Here is an Invocation Pastor Karen Brau offered on Memorial Day 2015 at Logan Circle, just up the street from Luther Place Church.  General Logan was a Civil War hero and the originator of Decoration Day, which has transformed into our Memorial Day Celebrations.  This annual local event was organized by...

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Holden Village

Over the next few days, we are offering the blog reflections of some of the members of our community.   Many of the pieces are ones that have been submitted over the last months, and we are happy to share the ways that God is moving among people of faith! Doug...

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In Thanksgiving for Pastor Henry R. Brau

Our father taught us to care for one another, to share our burdens (although not to excess), to draw the best out of people and ourselves, and to be generous. Growing up, I was the more emotional one — a young Sarah Berhardt (or “burning heart” as my parents would...

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Breaking Bread

On November 10, 2014, my husband, Ed Miller, and I traveled from Washington, DC. to Lewes, Delaware to visit with 2 people who made our congregation’s newly published book, Breaking Bread: Stories of Luther Place and N Street Village, possible . Ed and I were deeply blessed to have lunch with...

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We Cannot Walk Alone

Public art is an important way that we share who we are and what we are about.  The murals on our doors help to tell the story of the Gospel of Jesus Christ made real at Luther Pace Church.  The impact of images and words may escape our understanding, until...

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Adapting to Renew

by Marquita Jones “I wish it was not true that we need this model to be relevant as Church in a rapidly changing culture.” These were my first thoughts upon completing my second Community Organizing Training. Previously, I attended a one day training offered by Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), the...

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color amazed congregations

Color Amazed Congregations–by Rev. Karen Brau God’s timing is different than our timing.  We call it Kairos. The person who taught me best about Kairos, was my father, The Rev. Henry Brau.  Since his death in May, one of the things I miss most is our long phone conversations.  I’d...

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