Thursday, February 5, 201512:00 noon
to RSVP for Luncheon
or send E-mail to
Saint Luke Lutheran Church
9100 Colesville Road at
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Bridges: Christians Connecting With Muslims
About 1.5 billion Muslims have little chance of hearing the Gospel of
Jesus Christ. Nearly 7 million of them call North America home. We are living
in urgent times. Millions of Muslims around the world and across the street are
searching for true peace that can only be found in Jesus. Muslims are coming to
our borders, God is opening the door to reach them here.
Yvette Moy is Crescent Project's Metro D.C. area coordinator. She has
been involved with Lutheran outreach to Muslims since 2009. Yvette has a love
for Muslim people and a passion to share with them the love of Christ. Her
greatest joy is to equip congregations and individuals to share the Gospel with
their Muslim friends and neighbors and to fulfill Christ's command to make
disciples of all nations.
Yvette has served on the Black, Urban, Multi-Ethnic Ministries Team,
Spanish Language Missions Task Force, Multicultural Ministry Team and LINC
Metro D.C. of the Southeastern District. Yvette led Hispanic Mission
Development of Northern Virginia between 2008-10. She has served on two
short-term mission trips to Haiti. In 2007, Yvette was part of the largest
Lutheran delegation to visit China.
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We invite all Lutherans and their friends to join us for
this luncheon meeting of Lutheran Lay Fellowship, scheduled for the first
Thursday of each month from 12:00 noon till 2:00 p.m. at Saint Luke Lutheran
Church, 9100 Colesville Road at Dale Drive in Silver Spring, one mile south of
the Capitol Beltway at Exit 30. Ample off-street parking is available.
Interested persons can make reservations for a delicious lunch by sending their
RSVP to email@example.com or by contacting Vicki Porter at
301-229-9884 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3. The cost of the
meal is $9.00, payable at the door.
March 5 - TBD
April 2 - TBD
May 7 - TBD
June 4 - TBD
Click here to read December's meeting minutes
What is the Lutheran
LLF is an organization for women and men, both lay and clergy, active in
the Nation's Capital area. As early as 1936, feeling there was a definite
need for closer cooperation between Lutheran laity and clergy, a group of
laymen in the Washington, DC. Metropolitan area, organized to hold meetings
that would bring pastors and laity closer together. Due to jurisdictional
differences as well as ministerial difficulties, very little success was
achieved until the fall of 1941. Then the group met and decided to hold a
luncheon once a month, invite their friends and bring visitors. The first
luncheon was a success, and within three months every Lutheran judicatory was
[From a Lutheran Directory of Metropolitan
Washington, DC, published in 1999.]
Today, more than 70 years later, the Lutheran Lay Fellowship of
Metropolitan Washington takes pride in knowing that every night, 365 nights
each year, more than 700 low income seniors and disabled persons live in safety
and friendship in four high rises owned and managed by Fellowship Square
Foundation, Inc. By means of annual scholarships and grants, LLF also supports
various college and seminary students; it also provides ushering services for
major inter-Lutheran events. But most of all, LLF is known far and wide as a
place to hear stimulating speakers on timely topics and to make friends from
other Lutheran congregationsfriendships that last for decades!
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Effective August 2011, the previous month's Meeting Minutes will be
posted in the ARCHIVE section of our website, www.LutheranLayFellowship.org and
the only hardcopy available will be at the next month's meeting. Meeting
Announcements will continue to be mailed to dues-paying members who do not have
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