First Trinity | St. Matthew DC and First Trinity Lutheran Church

Welcome to First Trinity 

We are a community in Christ loving and serving our neighbors


Sundays at 9 am

In-person service with St. Matthew, 222 M Street SW.

Sundays at 10:30 am

Hybrid service at First Trinity, 501 4th Street NW, also streamed on Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook. Email   for the Zoom link.


Virtual Resources

We gather Sundays at 10:30 to worship both in-person and online so that all can join us. You can join via Zoom (email for the link) or watch the livestream on Facebook or YouTube at


Volunteers Needed!

We need both in-person worship assistants and also Zoom hosts and tech support help! Please faithfully consider volunteering on Sunday mornings. If you're willing to serve in any of these roles, please contact MJ at

Prayer Requests

If you have any joy, sorrow, or concern that you would like the congregation to pray for please respond email MJ at and they will include it in the bulletin for the next Sunday worship.

Lifeline Partnership

Lifeline Partnership is a non profit organization for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, based at First Trinity.

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First Trinity Hostel

First Trinity has a Hostel ministry that hosts various organized groups looking for affordable accommodations during their stay in Washington, DC. *The hostel is currently closed due to pandemic*

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Community Family Life Services

Community Family Life Services (CFLS) responds to the needs of the poor, homeless and returning citizens to the community. First Trinity Lutheran Church started Community Family Life Services in 1969. Today CFLS is an independent non-profit offering a continuum of care to clients.

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First Trinity is a Reconciling in Christ Congregation! 

Affirming we are all one in Christ Jesus in the midst of our diversity (Galatians 3:28) and recognizing that society and the church at large often exclude and hurt LGBTQIA+ individuals, we affirm the following: that people of all sexual orientations and gender identities share the worth that comes from being unique individuals created by God; that people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome within the membership of this congregation upon making a common, public affirmation of faith; and that as members of this congregation, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are expected and encouraged to share in the sacramental and general life of this congregation.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church

222 M St SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 800-4600

First Trinity Lutheran Church 

501 4th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-4859

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