Men’s Retreat Weekend to Signal Knob Retreat Center – Front Royal, Va

“The Power of Forgiveness” February 9-11             “Without Forgiveness we become Puppets of the Past.”                     “People who hold on to hurt and revenge stay unhealthy”           “When we forgive, we release a person from prison and that person is us.”   Men of Community Lutheran gathered with Men of St. Andrew Lutheran Church at [...]

2018-03-09T20:25:37+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Thank You – Alva Nelson Service

Pastor Joe and Annabelle,   I just want to personally thank you for the wonderful service you gave my mom, Alva Nelson.  You both were great throughout the whole process.   My wife and I just paid a donation on your web page and I wanted to write a little note to thank you and [...]

2018-02-15T20:52:43+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Blessing the “Christ the Teacher” Icons

I began to take notice when people in the congregation asked if I would ever teach an icon writing class. I had already been leading a class called “Diving into Prayer” for roughly two years that centered on exploring various prayer practices, one of these had been praying with icons, which people seemed to really [...]

2018-02-15T14:47:43+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Cross & Dove|1 Comment

Community Kids Christian Preschool

Christmas Program Community Kids celebrated their Christmas Program on December 15, 2017.  Children were dressed in their Sunday best and they gave a beautiful performance.  As always we ended the program with “We Wish You A Merry Christmas And Happy New Year”.  The program was followed by holiday cookies.   Open House Community Kids hosted [...]

2018-02-13T15:27:20+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Soup(er) Bowl of Caring – Fundraiser for Building Puentes and Youth Events

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the “Soup”er Bowl of Caring, hosted by the Confirmation class. We had a great turnout! Fourteen people brought delicious varieties of soup. Over 75 people came to taste. Whether you cooked soup or came to taste-test, (or both) we are so happy you came. The Confirmation [...]

2018-02-02T21:15:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments