Vision—Implementation Process

Luther Place Vision—Implementation Process The birth of spiritual life starts in deeply listening to one another; encountering God in listening. As a congregation, we committed to deepening relationships through one-to-one relational meetings connected to the Vision—as a way to move forward our vision goals within each ministry area. Each ministry...

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Reflections-Community Organizing

Reflections from the Industrial Areas Foundation 3-day Community Organizing Training by Allison Basile and Lauren Williams The November IAF 3-day Community Organizing training was full of inspiration and ideas, and we had a great time representing  the Luther Place Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) Core Team. We met people from DC,...

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Christmas!

Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Morning Service at 10:00 a.m. Nativity of Our Lord III Readings: Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1-4 [5-12], John 1:1-14

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Discipleship-MKJones

Discipleship: Love Steeped in Evangelism & Innovation by Marquita Jones, Coordinator of Deaf Ministries at Luther Place Church Discipleship. In the past few months, the Holy Spirit has taken me on a journey to a deeper understanding of what that word means—especially as a faithful leader in Deaf Ministry. I...

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History of Free Soviet Jewry

History of Luther Place participation in the movement to free Soviet Jewry Luther Place has a long history of interfaith justice ministries both locally and internationally. A great example of international interreligious collaboration around justice was the daily Soviet Jewry protest vigil across from the Soviet Embassy in DC that...

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waiting and expectation

Blog reflection written by Christiana Lundholm for Advent Dinner Church–week 2. All are welcome to our Advent Thursday Dinner Church starting at 6:30pm, including delicious soup. “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops...

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An “outsider” keeps the Holy Family

Thursday, December 12 Readings: Psalm 146:5-10, Ruth 1:6-18, 2 Peter 3:1-10 [Naomi’s sons married Moabite women while the family was living away from the land of Israel. Now Naomi’s husband and her sons have died, so Naomi has two daughters-in-law who are doubly cursed: they are widows and they are...

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Relational Meeting Testimony

Spiritual Growth Listening Team Testimony by Faith Korbel, testimony was given May 5th,2013 during the 10am Joint Celebration Service When Kristen Kane-Osorto initially met with our Spiritual Listening Team and explained that we were each committing to having 4 one-on-one conversations by April 21st, I definitely panicked.  Many of you...

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Adent 5-God’s Promises

Thursday, December 5 Nick Krafft Readings: Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19, Isaiah 4:2-6, Acts 1:12-17, 21-26 Endow the king with your justice, O God,  the royal son with your righteousness. Psalm 72 Expectations color our experience as citizens and as Christians. Indeed, this psalm works in both ways. When the psalmist pleads...

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