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Lutheran Disaster Response

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CTS is a member of the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod of the ELCA


Christ the Servant Lutheran Church is a progressive, sacramental community dedicated to living out the implications of Jesus’ love ethic. Our acronym, CTS, not only refers to our name, but also refers to our three primary tasks: to Care, Teach and Serve. We strive to be a place of generous caring, lively study and committed service to the world. We welcome you to get to know us!


CTS is seeking an Organist / Choir Director. The position available December 2017. Click here for more information.



8:30 am: Morning Prayer
A service of Holy Communion is held on the first Sunday of each month and on festival days.

9:50 am: Christian Education
Children, youth and adults gather for lessons and discussions.

11:00 am: Holy Communion
We celebrate Holy Communion every Sunday.

Hospitality following the 11:00 am Service
Join us for refreshments and conversation.



Conversational English
This class meets every Tuesday from 10:30 am to noon in the parlor.

Recovery Fellowships
Five different AA or NA groups meet in our classrooms, offering meeting opportunities each weekday. Check the Calendar for details.

Evening Prayer
We maintain the practice of evening prayer each weekday evening in our sanctuary.  The start time for any given day appears in the Upcoming Events list to the right.



November 24
  • 5:00 pm:Evening Prayer

November 26
  • 8:30 am:Festival Eucharist

  • 9:50 am:Christian Education

  • 11:00 am:Festival Eucharist

November 27
  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

November 28
  • 10:30 am:Conversational English

  • 12:00 pm:Bible Study

  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

  • 7:00 pm:Koinonia

    The Backus/Eastlack koinonia group gathers at the home of Ron and Joyce Backus for fellowship and discussion. All are welcome.

November 29
  • 7:30 pm:Evening Prayer - Taizé

November 30
  • 8:00 am:Disaster Response Kit Assembly

    We will be assembling Lutheran Disaster Response emergency kits at the Church World Service warehouse in New Windsor. Carpool with colleagues from Good Shepherd, leaving Good Shepherd at 8:00 am and returning around 4:00 pm. Lunch is provided. Contact Polly Brody for more information.

  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

  • 7:30 pm:Choir Rehearsal

December 1
  • Chrysalis

  • 5:00 pm:Evening Prayer