The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


It takes a village

Washington, D.C., church builds a place for those without a place

To see the benefits of Luther Place Memorial Church's ministry of hospitality, you only need to look at Robin. For two years this abused, brutalized woman made her home under a bridge, with four coats to keep her warm and drugs to numb the days. One day "something sparked inside me," Robin says. "I didn't want to die."

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