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ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP will be held at 12 Noon in the Chapel and at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary.  It will include the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion.

You are invited to join us midweek during Lent for worship, a meal and reflections on BONHOEFFER’S BLACK JESUS: HARLEM RENAISSANCE THEOLOGY AND AN ETHIC OF RESISTANCE by Reggie Williams.

During the month of February, we invite our community to “give your heart” to our Food Pantry. Pick a heart with a suggestion for needed products when you come to worship or make a donation online using the donate button.

For the month of February, the Racial Equity Team will be celebrating Black History Month by reading Reggie William’s book, BONHOEFFER’S BLACK JESUS: HARLEM RENAISSANCE THEOLOGY AND AN ETHIC OF RESISTANCE. Please join us as we share our reflections with you each week.

Join us for worship and brunch on March 3 as we say “Farewell and Godspeed” to Vicar Tamika and her family. We wish her God’s blessings as she joins the staff of First Lutheran Church in Ellicott City, MD and finishes her preparation for ordination.

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!

Come together with citizens from opposite ends of the political spectrum on Saturday, January 12, 2019 for a day of structured conversations. We’ll be listening and reflecting rather than debating and persuading.

Plan for your own or a family member’s future health care needs at this workshop on “Five Wishes”. Our Stephen Ministers will offer resources and discussion around advance care and end-of-life planning on January 26 from 1 – 3 PM at Christ Lutheran Church.

Thanks to the Creation Justice Ministries, #CareForCreation at www.creationjustice.org, each week we’ll be sharing one way that you can care for creation. This week’s tip: RESEARCH HOW YOUR COMMUNITY REGULATES WASTE.

Gather with us on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 10:30 AM for worship to hear the story of birth of Jesus and the coming of the wise men as told by the children of the congregation.

Get the year off to a great start with food and friends!  Youth are invited to come and share their hopes and intentions for 2019 while reflecting on what they learned in 2018.

Worship with us on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Come at 4:00 PM on Christmas Eve for a family friendly, child centered service. Or join us at 7:30 PM for a Festival Service with Holy Communion. The prelude begins at 7:10 PM. On Christmas day we’ll gather at 10:30 AM for lessons and carols.

We’re celebrating God’s word made flesh and dwelling among us this Advent. Join us for worship on Sunday at 10:30 AM or enjoy an Advent devotion wherever you are.

You are invited to an Advent dinner church on Tuesday, December 11 at 7 PM. Together we will worship, eat, and share with one another about God’s justice in our world.

We invite you to share gift cards, pancake mix and syrup, or mittens, hats and scarves with our neighbors at Housing Up apartments. Bring them to worship or drop them off at the church office.

Help a local family have a Thanksgiving feast! Donate a gift card or a can of cranberry or pumpkin.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear our music minister, Joy-Leilani Garbutt make music. She’ll join her husband, Mark Willey on the organ bench in a tribute to Jeanne Demessieux.

Luther started a church reformation in 1517, but the church is still being reformed today. Worship with us at 10:30 AM to celebrate God’s amazing grace as well as the many ways that God continues to transform the church and us!

We invite you to a Bible Study using resources from the ELCA Votes Initiative. The study will focus on people on the margins, the prophets speak for justice, and communal commitment.

We will lift up the saints who have gone before us and the saints all around us. Worship will include the Fauré Requiem, sung by the choir and soloists with chamber orchestra, and a commemoration of All Saints in the Memorial Garden.

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