Although the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church lot at Delaware Avenue and M Street is now a construction site, the annual tradition of having a Christmas tree lot on the site will continue. The church will be giving away a total of 130 trees on Saturday, December 3, starting at 10am on the sidewalk along M Street in front of the construction site. Reservations will be given on a first come first serve basis and can be obtained by either sending an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling (202-484-3189) before December 2. Reservations can be made at the St. Matthews’s lot beginning at 10am to pick up a tree, if any remain, after 12pm. The trees will be complimentary, but the church is asking for people who are able to afford it to make a generous contribution to the church’s World Hunger Appeal. There will be free food and beverages at the giveaway as well as construction drawings of the mixed use project, which will include a new sanctuary for St. Matthew’s as well as a 221-unit apartment building.
Rendering courtesy of Shalom Baranes Associates