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Coat Drive, LINK Thanksgiving Holiday Program

Thank you for your generous donations of 150+ winter garments for the LINK Thanksgiving Holiday Program. The coats were distributed to over 900 families in need on Saturday, November 18th. LINK, an all volunteer Christian pantry serving Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn hosted their Thanksgiving holiday program on Saturday, November 18th. More than 900 families were signed up to receive [...]

2017-12-14T10:20:57+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Crossroads Thank You

Dear Community Lutheran Church Family, Thank you for your generous donation to Crossroads Jobs and for the opportunity to speak to your congregation about Crossroads Jobs and celebrate our faith partnership. The more than 240 people we have placed in market place jobs so far include victims of domestic abuse, the homeless, people with disability, [...]

2017-12-11T17:16:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

The Rwanda School Thank You

Dear Friends,   My family and I have just finished celebrating Thanksgiving, and as we paused our usual routine to offer thanks, we were mindful of our upcoming December 1, third graduation of RLS students. Your sponsorship of Geofrey Mugisha and Devotha Uzabumwana has not only helped their education, but has helped ensure the success [...]

2017-12-10T18:01:03+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Special Thank you from Edward Makara

Edward on the left. Dear all, I write this to express my gratitude for your generous support and prayers. Since last year, the car accident that almost took my life and injured me with 65% incapacity level of disability,  I have been struggling with my leg, my  faith questioned about God's presence in mixed feelings [...]

2017-11-28T19:16:11+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Communing our Homebound

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 [...]

2017-11-16T18:22:07+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Celebration of CLC’s 45th Anniversary

  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 [...]

2017-11-14T17:51:03+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

“Heritage, Heart and Hope”

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 [...]

2017-11-12T21:06:25+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

500th Celebration of the Reformation at the National Cathedral in Washington DC

    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 [...]

2017-11-20T17:57:41+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Cross & Dove|0 Comments