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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 Bible: For some an instruction manual; for us, a love poem to God.

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!


9:30 AM Holy Communion
We offer a single service of Holy Communion for the summer months.

Hospitality following the Service
Join us for refreshments and conversation.


Montgomery Village Farmers’ Market
We will be hosting a Farmers’ Market in our parking lot from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm every Saturday from June 7th thru October 25th. Click on the logo above for more information.

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 & Wed: 7:30 pm
Tue & Thu: 7:00 pm
Fridays: 5:00 pm


  • August 2
    • 1:00 pm: Gaithersburg HELP

  • August 3
    • 11:00 am: Young Adult Brunch

      Join us as we gather after worship for brunch! College students home for the summer and 2014 high school graduates are welcome to join us.

  • August 7
    • 7:30 pm: Campfire and Compline

      Come join us around a campfire for an evening of story, song, and s’mores, ending with a brief Celtic Compline prayer service.

  • August 12
    • 7:30 pm: Stewardship Committee

  • August 13
    • 4:30 pm: Gaithersburg HELP

      Please let Inge know if you can help with handing out food at the pantry this evening!

  • August 14
    • 12:00 am: Pastor's vacation

  • August 20
    • 7:50 pm: Worship Committee

  • September 3
    • 7:30 pm: Stewardship Committee

  • September 7
    • 12:00 am: "God's work. Our hands."

    • 12:00 am: Rally Day