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“Tear open the heavens and come down!”

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B –First Sunday of Advent Mark 13:24-37 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – December 3, 2017   “O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence…” I read those words, my heart leapt, and I thought, “yes!” Rip open the [...]

2017-12-05T10:31:22+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Christ in the Least of These; Christ the King

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Christ the King Sunday Matthew 25:31-46 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – November 26, 2017   “When was it that you saw Jesus?” Was it when there were hungry people in your midst? Or when the thirsty cried out for a drink? Was it when a stranger looked [...]

2017-11-28T14:20:53+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Freed by God’s Grace to Always Be Reformed

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Reformation Sunday Matthew 22:1-14 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – October 29, 2017 Throughout school, I studied history and German, so I was bound to learn about the upstart monk who turned Europe on its head! Studying history and Luther introduced me to the ideas of justification by [...]

2017-10-31T10:24:56+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Young Adults Hike at Great Falls

On Saturday, October 14, 9 young adults, 3 children, and one fluffy Husky got together for a hike at Great Falls Park, Virginia. The weather was overcast and cool - perfect for a nice walk in God's creation exploring the overlooks, climbing the ruins of the locks, and sitting at the picnic tables to snack [...]

2017-10-17T14:20:21+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

All Are Welcome

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 22:1-14 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – October 15, 2017   In Indianapolis this past July, Sarah Cummins was planning to get married. She’d been planning her dream wedding for two years, working overtime, scrimping and saving for the $30,000 event. But the [...]

2017-10-17T13:57:50+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Who has Authority, Power, and Control in Your Life?

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 21:23-32 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – October 1, 2017    In June I found myself pulling myself along hand over hand through two wooden barrels strung between trees in the Pyrenees Mountains.  Jeff and I were in the tiny country of Andorra [...]

2017-10-03T10:17:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments

Forgiveness: A New Way to Live

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year A – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 18:21-35 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – September 17, 2017   Last week, we heard Jesus explaining to the disciples how to forgive and how to tackle conflict in the community – the community that Peter will be leading and guiding in the [...]

2017-09-19T13:28:09+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Sermons|0 Comments