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Sunday Extra Online

Click on the PDF below to access the current “Sunday Extra": 2019-08-18 Extra with Worship Servants For past “Sunday Extra” inserts, please call the church office (703-430-6006) or email ([email protected]).

From the Desk of the Bishop: A Response to Craziness

The following note was written from Kalamazoo, Michigan, but sent to the staff while the Bishop was at Churchwide Assembly. August 1, 2019 Dear friends, I am writing you this letter from Kalamazoo, Michigan. We are here visiting Nancy Ann’s mother, on our way to the Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee. [...]

FAQs for Transition

Pastoral Transition - What You Need to Know Since Pr. Joe announced his retirement (his last day is September 29th) we know there have been many questions as to future staffing and/or another pastor for Community, so we hope these FAQs put together by Pr. Joe and Pr. Annabelle will [...]

Nursery Help Wanted

We are seeking to hire a part time nursery assistant to work Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings (occasional through the summer, then weekly beginning in September). The candidate would be over 18, have experience with children, and be reliable. For a detailed job listing, please click below. NurseryAttendant Job Description [...]

The Cross & Dove Blog

“Jesus Makes a Difference!”  –  CLC Youth and Pr. Joe attend Confirmation Camp 2019

  Eight Confirmation Students from Community Lutheran and Pr. Joe attended Confirmation Camp at Mar Lu Ridge Lutheran Camp in Jefferson, MD July 21-26th.    A total of 35 Youth from seven congregations in Maryland and Metro DC were in attendance with Pastors, Youth Leaders, Camp Counselors and Staff as they [...]

August 16th, 2019|

Thomas Nowak Receives Eagle Scout Award

Thomas Nowak received the Rank of Eagle Scout on Saturday, June 15th at a Court of Honor at Community Lutheran Church.  In attendance for the Ceremony were members of his Scout Troup, Family, Friends and Pr. Vought from Community Lutheran.  Thomas has 26 merit badges total and has been working [...]

July 25th, 2019|

“Shave for the Brave” and CLC’s “Loudoun Veterans and Family Support” Ministry raises over $4,000.00 for Loudoun Veterans and Families in Need!”

Did you know that there are over 20,000 military veterans in Loudoun County—one of the largest concentrations of veterans in the United States?   Many of these brave men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom and independence sometimes find themselves in need of a helping hand to [...]

July 15th, 2019|

Latest Sermons

A God of Justice *and* Mercy

August 19th, 2019|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 12:49-56 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – August 18, 2019   There’s a line I love from the animated movie Toy Story 2 [...]

Loving God, Serving Others While We Can

August 12th, 2019|

Pentecost 9-C/August 11, 2019/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought Genesis 15:1-6   Ps 33:12-22  Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Luke 12:32-40  Last week we heard a parable about a rich man who thought only of himself, planned only for himself [...]

What Is Precious To Us?

August 4th, 2019|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 12:13-21 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – August 4, 2019   This morning’s gospel is really a pretty funny little section of scripture. [...]

Prayer, Like a Dog Looking to the Master

July 29th, 2019|

Pentecost 7-C/July 28, 2019 /Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought Luke 11:1-13  This morning our Scripture lessons focus on prayer.  Scholars remind us that in Jesus’ day, most people were peasants and not in charge of anything. [...]

Pulled In Many Directions

July 23rd, 2019|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 10:38-42 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – July 21, 2019   There is a medieval story called the “Golden Legend” that says that [...]

Christ in the Stranger

July 15th, 2019|

u Pentecost 5-C/July 14, 2019/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought Luke 10:25-37  Years ago there was a movie called Grand Canyon.  It told the story of a wealthy businessman played by Kevin Kline.   This man has it [...]