• Hospitality & Welcome–All Saints Room 

    Beginning Sunday, May 13, Coffee House will start at 7 am–welcoming anyone for coffee, tea, and lite snacks–and continued to be facilitated by staff member Angelica Lopez. At 9:45 am the Hospitality Teams will continue to bring food to be shared before and after the Worship Service. At 10:15 am–the All Saints Room...

  • Refugee & Immigrant Assistance

    In the midst of family reunification of parents separated from their children at the border – many of us have been asking the question of how can we help? A sister congregation of ours on the border in El Paso has requested our assistance. Iglesia Luterana Cristo Rey is similar...

  • We Are One! God Changes Everything!

    On Sunday, June 24, Pastor Mike Wilker (Reformation), Beyonnie, Alex, Trevour and I took off to Houston, Texas, for our first ever MYLE (Multicultural Youth Leadership Event). On site at the Uniervsity of Houston, we joined over 600 other youth and adults, including 99 people from Puerto Rico, celebrating the...

  • Alert: Immigrant family separated at Baltimore ICE check in today

    by Gary Maring I was witness today along with other DMV Sanctuary Congregation representatives to a family being separated by ICE at the Baltimore ICE office this morning. Marta who has lived here in New Carrolton Md. for 10 years, is married and has 5 children (see her story below)....

  • Adult Spiritual Formation, July 15, 2018

    In the past year or two, we’ve seen a growing number of social and political protests. The demonstrations highlight very real differences on a number of issues — from immigration to gun control, to racial equity and women’s rights. Recently, there has been a call for the discourse to become...

  • All Kids are our Kids.

    by Pastor Karen Brau After a few rounds on a group text praying for a newborn, the tone of the messages changed.  Our prayers at the start were asking for God’s loving care in the difficult time, they moved to a series recognizing the strain on the new parents, and...

  • Help Bring Separated Children and Families Back Together

    Luther Place is a community that is not neutral around issues of injustice. In the past few weeks, we have had our collective hearts broken over a new policy of family separation at the border. But there IS something we can do, even from here in Washington, DC. Parents separated...

  • StLuthRef and ELCA National Youth Gathering

    Rooted in Ephesians 3:8 and with daily themes focused on “Call Changes Everything”, “Love Changes Everything”, ” Grace Changes Everything” “Hope Changes Everything” and “Jesus Changes Everything,” we will spend time centered on God’s Word learning just what “this” is. We ask for your prayers for safe travels and that...

  • GenOut 4th Annual Day Camp, July 16-20, 2018

    GenOUT, the DC area’s only choral ensemble for LGBTQ+ and allied youth, will be hosting its 4th annual day camp July 16-20 at Clarendon Presbyterian Church (1305 N. Jackson St., Arlington, VA – accessible from Clarendon Metro stop).  Camp events include singing, choreography, creative writing, guest speakers, panel presentations, outdoor...

  • Rev. Robert Lee Speaks at Luther Place

    Luther Place welcomes guest preacher, Robert Lee, to Sunday service on June 24, 2018 at 10:30 am. The Reverend Robert Wright Lee, IV is an author, activist, commentator, professor, and preacher. Lee is a native of Statesville, North Carolina and a graduate of Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North...