Volunteer Chris Newman serves wine during the opening of Luther's Table on April 16.
Gretchen Mertes, mission developer of the Renton, Wash., coffeehouse, restaurant and bar, said the line of customers continued throughout the day.
|Volunteer Chris Newman serves wine during the opening of Luther's Table on April 16.|
It stands on ground vacated by Renton Lutheran Church, which in its closing helped make the center a reality. The redevelopment includes 52 apartments for veterans and their families.
Luther's Table, where the motto is "Good Food and Generous People," is the site of worship, live music, poetry readings, open mic and theology discussions.
© 2015 Augsburg Fortress, Publishers