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Called to Die; Called to Rise

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 16:21-28 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – September 3, 2017   Peter got it right only a few lines ago in the Gospel account.  “‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.’”  Yay! You know those moments when you get something [...]

2017-09-08T19:49:17+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey Relief

If you would like to donate to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, you can do so at: Thrivent (who will match all donations up to $3 million) https://www.thrivent.com/making-a-difference/living-generously/disaster-response/ Lutheran Disaster Response http://www.elca.org/en/Our-Work/Relief-and-Development/Lutheran-Disaster-Response/Our-Impact/US-Hurricane-Relief Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod https://gulfcoastsynod.org/hurricane-harvey/ Thank you for your prayers and donations.  

2017-09-08T19:37:28+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Great Confession, Godly Vocation

12th Pentecost-A/Aug. 27, 2017/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought Romans 12:1-8    Matthew 16:13-20  Jesus has moved north of Galilee.  He is alone with his disciples near Caesarea Philippi, a city built to honor Caesar, who the Romans believed was god.  There were also many temples in that region to Greek and pagan gods.  Jesus asks, “Who do people [...]

2017-09-08T19:46:03+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

” Jesus Makes a Difference! – CLC Youth at Confirmation Camp 2017″

13 of our amazing Confirmation Students, Becca Shelor and Pr. Joe attended Confirmation Camp at Mar Lu Ridge Lutheran Camp in Jefferson, MD July 16-21. CLC had the largest group (13) in attendance from 7 congregations across Maryland/Delaware and Metro DC Synods.  A total of 63 Youth were in attendance with Pastors, Youth Leaders, Camp [...]

2017-09-08T19:25:28+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

A Savior in our Storms and Stress

10th Pentecost-A/August 13, 2017/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought 1 Kings 19:9-18 Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33 Jesus called his disciples to be fishers of people, to join him in proclaiming Good News of God’s Reign, God’s Healing and Salvation. Each of them saw his healings, miracles, compassion and his ministry of inclusion. But halfway through the Gospels, [...]

2017-09-08T19:42:14+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Community Kids Summer Camp – Week 4

The last week of Summer Camp came to a Roar with all the Dinosaurs in the building.  God's love was with every camper this week. You see how gentle our friends were with the Dinosaurs.  Each camper made lasting friendships during this magical summer. Many decades ago the dinosaurs handled many types of weather as we [...]

2017-09-08T19:26:31+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Take me out to the Ballgame with CLC

Members of CLC Congregation went to the Washington Nationals Baseball game on Sunday, July 30.  This year we were greeted by fabulous summer time temperatures and a mild breeze.  Thanks to Debra Vought for securing seats in the shade.  Even with the mild temperatures we could tell that those in the sun were slightly over [...]

2017-09-08T19:28:39+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Cross & Dove|1 Comment

The God Who Sustains Us

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 14:13-21 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – August 6, 2017 There’s a Weight Watchers commercial and it features Oprah Winfrey saying “I LOVE BREAD!” And while I also love bread, the intensity with which she says it would make me afraid to ever [...]

2017-09-08T19:42:29+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Community Kids Summer Camp – Wk 3

Community Kids Week 3 for Summer Camp was Space Camp.  Campers started off on the ground but, by the end of the week the campers blasted into space with their Jetpacks on their backs. I was so impressed with all the children. I was listening to a few children who read to the classroom and all the children [...]

2017-09-08T19:19:46+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments