Welcome to First Trinity and

St Matthew Lutheran Churches


Welcome to the season of Advent! You're invited to journey in faith, love, understanding, inclusivity, advocacy, and awareness. We as individuals are not perfect, but we strive to be better witnesses of Christ. 

NOTE: Due to the spread of COVID-19 in the worldwide pandemic, we are not worshipping or gathering in-person together for the foreseeable future. Instead, we offer many virtual resources and events to help you find community during this difficult time of uncertainty.  


Sunday Morning Worship 10 AM

You are invited to worship via Zoom, Facebook  Live, or YouTube Live on Sunday mornings at 10AM! If you miss the livestream, you can watch the worship video anytime throughout the week on our website, Facebook, or YouTube.

Tuesday Evening Prayer & Fellowship

Gather Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm-8pm with the community including friends of Grace Lutheran Church via Zoom for a series of fellowship, prayer, and worship. Join for any/all of the scheduled activities. Click here for event details. 

Weekly Wednesday Bible Study 12pm 

You're invited to a drop-in community Bible Study on Zoom every Wednesday where you'll find discussion of readings from the Bible in a literary context, while also taking time to pray with one another. Contact  for Zoom details. 

Sunday School

Welcome to Sunday School for all ages! This is an opportunity to grow in faith learning the Word of God in the Bible and the love God has for us and the world. Participate virtually by watching new lessons every week on our YouTube channel.

MLK Day 2021

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.,  the Metro DC Synod and African Descent Lutheran Association are hosting a live reading of MLK's "Letter from Birmingham Jail". Come and listen to the African-American voices ELCA leaders, asserting a call for action to the Church by reading the very words written by Rev. King. Livestreamed Sunday, January 17 & 18 at 4pm EST. on Metro DC Synod's Website, Facebook, and YouTube pages. 

Leadership Academy 

One of the Metro D.C. Synod’s priorities is to equip and develop healthy leaders on various topics and ministry tools led by industry and theological experts. From developing new worship experiences to getting in the weeds of communication tools to better tell your story, you can expect to leave each academy session uplifted and empowered to serve in the capacity God is calling you. Watch past videos or register for a new one here. 

Welcome Pastor Margrethe Kleiber! 

Please extend a warm welcome to Pastor Margrethe Kleiber, who will be serving as the interim pastor for both St. Matthew and First Trinity starting January 1st.