By Paul Taylor For the 12th consecutive year, the Southwest Comm-Unity Annual Christmas Toys for Tots was another huge success. Held on Saturday, December 12, 2021 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Toys for Tots event was a bit different from previous years to practice proper COVID protocols. Parents and children received the toys from a […]
Photo caption: St. Matthew’s members and SW neighbors at the 2015 Christmas tree giveaway. Groundbreaking for the new church was in September. St. Matthews Lutheran Church will be giving away trees again this year. St. Matthews broke ground on their new building in October. Many of you have seen the large hole forming as work crews […]
Photo caption: Ms. Belinda Belk (seated, center), president of Greenleaf Gardens senior apartments, surrounded by her residents. ‘Tis the season to celebrate holiday greetings with the residents of the Greenleaf Gardens senior apartments. The spirit of Christmas was in full swing as the residents, who were dressed in their most stylish and festive holiday colors, […]
Please enjoy these photos from the Dec. 6 Parade of Lighted Boats event, which took place along the Washington Channel. Photos courtesy of Perry Klein.
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 […]
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 […]