• ALERT: Luther Place Parking

    The Washington Plaza Hotel parking garage is undergoing construction work through July 2018. The Luther Place parking vouchers will continue to be accepted on Sundays during construction. However, Luther Place vouchers will not be accepted for parking Monday through Saturday. There may be limited parking in the church semi-circle on Vermont...

  • Security Alert: Luther Place Building Access

    In light of the ever increasing need for safety awareness while maintaining a warm, welcoming and open community, Luther Place is adjusting how the church building is accessed on Sunday and what entrances will be open. The church building will be accessible from the N Street “red doors” entrance, the Vermont Avenue “blue church...

  • Rolling Ridge Retreat Center

    Luther Place is Partner Member of the Rolling Ridge Study Retreat Center in Harpers Ferry West Virginia.  Luther Place weekends at Rolling Ridge for 2018 are: February 23-25: Open April 13-15: Community Craft Collective (planned) Oct. 12-14: 20s/30s retreat (confirmed) You may also be interested in these other retreats and events at...

  • Rally to End Racism, April 3-5, 2018

    On April 3-5, 2018 the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC) and its partners will gather in Washington, D.C. for a historic event to launch its Truth and Racial Justice Initiative. As we mark 50 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King...

  • Lent 2018: On Pilgrimage

    Using the title of a book written by Dorothy Day, that follows her journal entries during the year 1948, we as a congregation will also contemplate being On Pilgrimage. A pilgrimage refers to a religious journey or a religious expedition that is usually made to a sacred place. Dorothy Day’s...

  • Act to protect DREAMers

    Luther Place members Christiana Lundholm and Gary Maring, along with National City clergy and lay persons with advocacy signs, participated in a Dreamer rally along the 16th Street corridor with many other congregations during evening commute hours on February 7, 2018. Over 600 Dreamers and supporting interest groups assembled at...

  • The Recipe Corner: Cherrywinkles

    Combine: 1 1/2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 2 tablespoon of almond flavor 1 cup margarine 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups of flour Pour into a lightly greased 9×13 cake pan. Before making, mark off approximately 2″ x 2″ squares. Put...

  • #IAmLutherPlace: Michael Sonnenberg

    How long have you been a member of Luther Place? I have been a member of Luther Place since 2013. How have you shared your time and talents with the Luther Place community? I coordinate Friends of the Feast and make sure the sanctuary is ready for weekly worship.  I...

  • “Men’s Breakfast” becomes “Men’s Fellowship”

    At the Men’s Winter Retreat at Rolling Ridge, WV, the group decided to take some steps to expand the diversity of the group, moving away from meeting only early Saturday mornings. The group will vary the times and even the day of the month, sharing the plan for several months...

  • 2018 Friends and Family Retreat

    Our 2018 Friends and Family Retreat at Mar-Lu Ridge Lutheran Camp is slated for Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8. Our theme is: koinonia What is the Family Retreat?  In lieu of those busy Sunday morning conversations, we spend intentional time in sessions, conversation and free time with other parents and children.  It’s...

  • #IAmLutherPlace: Susan Boyle

    (pictured l-r: Susan, Maddy, Amelia, Jay) How long have you been a member of Luther Place? I have been involved with Luther Place since I was a college student at GWU in the mid-1980’s.   My husband Rick and I were married at LP in 1993 and have raised our...