SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 4:00 – 4:30 P.M. Outside, at Nineteenth Street Baptist (on 16th Street, NW at Buchannan)
Houses of Worship along 16th Street will come together in prayer and remembrance of those who have died from Covid 19. Christ Lutheran, First Baptist and Nineteenth Street Baptist will partner in a joint vigil. Please come masked and observe social distancing.
We will be gathering on Zoom at 11:30 am and/or 7:00 pm for thirty minutes of prayer each Wednesday in Lent. After brief introductions, we will explore a different prayer practice each week and end with prayers of intercession.
On Sunday, March 28, at 9:00 AM, we will gather on the front lawn of the Christ Lutheran Church for the Blessing of Palms, the reading of the Palm Sunday Gospel and a procession with palms. Participants in this Palm Sunday Celebration will have time to return home with their palms and be able to join online worship at 10:30 AM. Everyone is invited. Please wear your masks and observe social distancing.
On December 5, our Fellowship Hall was transformed into a blood donation center for Children’s Hospital. Eighteen members of CLC and the surrounding community donated blood that will help 65 children in the hospital.
Join us online for worship on Christmas Eve – 4:30PM Family Worship with Holy Communion, 7:15PM Prelude of Carols with organ and cello, 7:30 PM Festival Worship with Holy Communion; Christmas Day – 10:30 AM Service of Lessons and Carols with Holy Communion.
On Saturday afternoon, December 19, we will be presenting a socially distanced outdoor musical event featuring a fabulous brass ensemble organized by our own Jess Lightner. The group will play a short set of carols at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm on the front lawn.
Thanks to the skilled craftsmanship of Andrew Goldkuhle, the Christ the King window at Christ Lutheran Church has been restored. This window was originally dedicated on November 27,1955 and was a gift of the Wenchel family.
Uncertain times call for big dreams. This summer at CLC we are calling all singers, dancers, artists, storytellers, students, parents, and anyone else who wants to join us as we create our first ever online summer musical production: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and stitching together a digital performance throughout the summer.
In these tumultuous times, we turn to hymns and spirituals for comfort and encouragement. This week cellist Christine Lightner joins Joy-Leilani Garbutt in an arrangement of “It Is Well With…
We are holding vigils every Friday during the month of June on 16th Street. The goal is to bring people together (safely!) from various congregations, organizations, and neighborhoods to take a public action against racism and police violence. This is our public, prayerful, meditative response to the murder of George Floyd (and far too many more), as well as our way of being in solidarity with the people protesting in downtown DC and across the country.
As we celebrate Black Music Month this June, our weekly musical reflection comes from composer Florence Price, whose fascinating life story includes being the first African-American woman to have her music performed by a major symphony orchestra. Adoration, originally for organ solo, is reimagined for cello and piano and features the first socially-distant live recording in our series.