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We are in the midst of our Fall Stewardship Appeal, “Growing Together in Christ.” Last week, we sent individual letters to members with a request to consider increasing your offering along with a Statement of Intent card to review, complete and sign. You may also review and complete your Statement of Intent using the online…

If you would like to be part of the team that prepares for and leads worship, please talk with Pastor Lee or Vicar Kevin. We’ll do a training on November 24 after worship, beginning at about 12:30 for all volunteers. If that date isn’t good for you, we’ll pair you with a mentor and do…

Our food pantry has been awarded a matching grant under ELCA World Hunger’s new “Daily Bread” program. If we raise at least $500 online for our pantry ministry we will receive a $500 Daily Bread matching grant. Our actual goal is to raise a total of $2,000 [$1,500, plus the $500 matching grant]. This money…

There will be a Congregational meeting and potluck on Sunday, November 17 immediately following Worship. We will have council elections, vote on a mini-capital budget and have updates about ongoing ministry. Please come and bring a dish to share. Anyone is welcome to stay, regardless of membership status!

A group of churches on 16th Street is organizing to open their sanctuaries for quiet, prayer and meditations in the evenings throughout October. We invite you to pray with us on Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Click on this post to learn more.

Friday, October 25th, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Children and youth of all ages and their parents are invited to a night of games, food, and pumpkin carving!

Now that the yard sale is over, we’re cleaning and reorganizing to make room for new ministry opportunities.

Celebrate the saints who have gone before us and all the saints on earth as we gather for worship.

We’re on our way to our 40TH, and last, Yard Sale! All proceeds benefit those who serve our neighbors including: Housing Up, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington, Christ Lutheran Church Pantry, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. The yard sale will take place from 10 AM – 4 PM on Saturday, September 28 and 12 PM – 4 PM on Sunday, September 29.

St. Francis loved the animals, and so do we.  Bring your pet by for a blessing and a treat!  Better yet, invite a friend to come with you!

If you are interested in learning more about “Five Wishes” and advance care and end-of-life planning, the Stephen Ministry team will lead a discussion of the Five Wishes on Saturday October 12, 2019 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at Christ Lutheran Church,

Join CLC on September 8th at 12:30 for the Unity Walk. The Interfaith Unity Walk is a public demonstration of solidarity and unity for all faith groups in the DC metro area. Check-in, the resource fair, and the opening ceremony will be at Washington Hebrew Congregation (at the corner of Macomb St and Massachusetts Ave,…

Celebrate Christian Education on Sunday morning as we return to our Fall schedule. We invite learners of all ages to gather in the Fellowship Hall at 9:25 a.m. for a brief opening. Adult Forum will continue as usual, Atrium, Sunday School and Confirmation students join in fun learning activities around the church.

Save the date for a very special birthday party! On Saturday, September 21 at 3 pm, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the installation of our 1969 Beckerath organ with hymns, organ music, stories, and cake.

On Friday, August 16, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, the CLC youth are hosting an all-ages board game night. Please bring a dish to share and a favorite board game if you have one!

Kevin comes to Christ Lutheran from United Lutheran Seminary, Philadelphia campus. Meet him on any Sunday morning at 10:30 AM when we gather for worship!

Come and celebrate all that the children in our PLAY: SUMMER MUSIC CAMP have learned! Revel in the sounds of singing, bell ringing and steel pan. We will also be blessed with music from steel pan artist Josanne Francis and her ensemble.

The CLC Food Pantry is sponsoring our yearly school supplies drive for children at Partner Arms Apartment Buildings. Help equip local students for another year of learning by donating items from the DC Public Schools list. Click on the photo for more details.

This year music camp will be held from July 22 – 26, 2019 with a concert on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The camp will feature fun learning activities and hands on music making, including: choir, hand bells, steel pan, music theory, art and more!

Please drop off gently used goods on Saturday, June 22nd from 9 AM to Noon at Christ Lutheran Church (CLC) on 16th Street at Gallatin in northwest DC. These goods will be sold at a mega yard sale on the last weekend in September. Proceeds are used to support organizations that focus on social ministry and social justice such as housing the homeless and support for victims of domestic violence.

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