Chrysalis- Synodical Event for Middle Schoolers

Back from a wonderful weekend at Chrysalis - our synodical event for middle schoolers. Daphne Becker, Laura Sagen and Becca Shelor had the glorious pleasure of shepherding eleven of our incredible youth to this event where we learned all about how we are Named and Claimed and had lots of fun along the way! The [...]

2018-03-22T19:38:59+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

New Member Welcome, Year in Review and Celebration of Ministries 2017 Sunday, February 25th 2018

On Sunday, February 25th 62 congregational members gathered for a Luncheon in the Fellowship Hall to Welcome New Members and Celebrate CLC Ministries during 2017.  During lunch members got to know each other by: introducing themselves, sharing where they were baptized and one good memory of church or a faith community from their childhood. Pr. [...]

2018-03-09T20:23:44+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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