CTS is a Bread for the World Congregation

Lutheran Disaster Response

Find out how you can help bring God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters.

The environment is a sacred trust. We are stewards, not owners.

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!

Beginning Sunday, December 3, Christ the Servant will begin a new Worship and Sunday Education Schedule.

Worship: 9:30 am

Education: 11:00 am

  • Education will start 15 minutes after worship should the worship service extend beyond 10:45.

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



9:30 am: Holy Communion
We celebrate Holy Communion every Sunday.

Hospitality follows the 9:30 am Service
Join us for a period of refreshments and conversation.

11:00 am: Christian Education
Children, youth and adults gather for lessons and discussions.
May, on occasion, be delayed to 15 minutes after end of worship.



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.



December 14
  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

  • 7:30 pm:Choir Rehearsal

December 15
  • 5:00 pm:Evening Prayer

  • 7:00 pm:Advent Party

December 17
  • 9:30 am:Holy Communion

  • 11:00 am:Christian Education

  • 12:00 pm:Greening of the Church

    Join us as we prepare the sanctuary for the Christmas season.

  • 5:30 pm:Youth Gathering Prep

December 18
  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

December 19
  • 10:30 am:Conversational English

  • 12:00 pm:Bible Study

  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer

December 20
  • 6:30 pm:Advent Soup Supper

  • 7:30 pm:Advent Vespers - Katherine von Bora

December 21
  • 7:00 pm:Evening Prayer