St. Matthew’s to Hold Last Christmas Tree Giveaway

Photo caption: St. Matthew’s members and Southwest neighbors at last year’s Christmas tree giveaway. After many years of working toward building a new church, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church (222 M St. SW) will finally break ground in January. This means their lot will be available to for one more Christmas tree giveaway before construction begins. […]

St. Matthew’s Finalizes Its Future

At the Christmas tree giveaway on Saturday, Dec. 13, we gave away all 135 trees and 10 wreaths. Kylie Leiker, one of the architects from Shalom Baranes Associates who helped design the new St. Matthew’s, was present to engage with the community, answer questions, and explain the design. There was a great spirit to the day and the […]

St. Matthew’s Says ‘Thank You’ with Free Christmas Trees for Southwest

Over the past six years, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church has sold Christmas trees at cost to the Southwest community from its property at 222 M St. SW. This year they are doing something new. There will be a Christmas tree giveaway on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Rev. Phillip C. Huber, pastor of St. Matthew’s, said, “We […]

In Brief: DC Zoning Commission News

The DC Zoning Commission approved the plans for Parcel 11 of the Wharf development at their December 10 meeting. This parcel contains parks as well as the new building with St. Augustine Church and condominiums. The committee also decided to delay its vote on the apartment building and retail development at the exit of the Navy […]