Annette and I have had the privileged of serving as Communion Ministers since the beginning of this ministry program. The ministry involves much more than sharing Communion with our homebound members and associates. Listening to an important occurrence in the communicant’s life both good and bad, replacing a light bulb ,reading a label written in [...]
On Sunday, November 11th, 2017 The Rev. Dr. Paul Opsahl returned to the pulpit at Community Lutheran Church in celebration of CLC's 45th Anniversary! Pr. Opsahl served Community Lutheran from 1988 – 2006, helped the congregation grow its ministries and presided over the building of the Sanctuary as well as the Educational Wing and [...]
Life and Legacy Endowment Celebration On Sunday, November 5th, members and former members of Community Lutheran, Rev. Paul and Geri Opsahl, who helped build CLC over the past 45yrs, were honored at a festive banquet in the church fellowship hall. A written history of CLC and many memories were shared. The CLC Endowment Committee was [...]
A group from CLC enjoyed a wonderful evening at the National Cathedral on Sunday October 30th joining thousands of others in a standing room only crowd for the Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The sermon was delivered by The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Beautiful [...]
I know someone who legitimately would not lift a finger to help anyone, or so he says. In reality, I think he does many things to help people, but if you ask him, he will tell you he doesn’t do anything. I believe in service. Those of you who have talked with me know I [...]
This was a choir that includes Dulles Area Muslim Society and Community Lutheran Church children that met for one day on a Saturday in October at Community Lutheran Church. With the hard work of Jennifer Quinones and the kids, they came together from different faiths to make music, learn more about each other, and most [...]
“Oktoberferst: Celebrating our Lutheran German Heritage with Food, Fellowship and Fun” “Whenever you are assailed by the Devil and tempted, gather together in the company of friends, enjoy good food, laughter and beer, make music and sing songs to God! The devil can’t stand merriment.” Martin Luther On Saturday, September 30th our Fellowship [...]
August 18th, in celebration of the end of summer and the beginning of the school year in sight middle and high school youth gathered together for some fun and food in the Fellowship Hall! We played silly games like Pictionary Telephone and Psychiatrist and caught up with each other after a summer of exciting adventures.
The Adult Education Class is "Celebrating Luther's 500th" and the Reformation!!! We filled the classroom to overflowing the first week!! There will be a brief movie and discussion for the next 7 weeks. Please Join us!!
Sunday, September 10th marked the official kick-off for the Christian Education year with a service project, Sunday School sign up, food and fellowship. This year we gathered supplies for Meadowland Elementary School and together we packed over 70 backpacks with all sorts of supplies - 89 packs of crayons, 107 two pocket folders, 49 pads [...]