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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!

Christmas Eve 6:00 pm

Candlelight, Carols and Communion – a service for all ages

Christmas Eve 11:00 pm

Solemn High Mass with incense and candlelight

Christmas Day 11:00 am

Service of Holy Communion


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:

Mon: 7:30 pm
Tue: 7:00 pm
Wed: 6:30 pm
Thu: 7:00 pm
Fri: 5:00 pm


December 24
6:00 pm: Communion Service with Carols and Candlight
11:00 pm: Solemn High Mass
December 25
11:00 am: Holy Communion
January 4
10:00 am: Young Parents
We will continue discussion of Parenting Preschoolers Faithfully.
1:00 pm: Animate Bible #4
All are welcome to join the Young Adults@CTS for Session 4 GOSPELS | UNEXPECTED GOOD NEWS; Nadia Bolz-Weber
January 7
6:30 pm: Youth Koinonia
Come join us for a meal and an evening of fellowship!
January 14
7:00 pm: Confirmation Class
January 15
7:30 pm: Outreach Meeting
January 18
5:30 pm: Film Buffs
January 21
7:00 pm: Confirmation Class