In the Kitchen with Dee…A personal perspective

  CLC member Dee McGibbon has been in the CLC kitchen for many years, literally.  Many of you see her in the kitchen on Sundays for coffee hour between services. But, did you know that, faithfully, for the past 17  years, from November to the end of March, Dee (and volunteer church members, members of [...]

2019-03-18T09:04:31-04:00March 13th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Shrove “Fat” Tuesday Pancake Supper

                                                        C4238C52-F828-42F6-BC6B-B5CEE73D9C44 On Tuesday, March 5 the youth of CLC celebrated  Shrove  Tuesday by  offering pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit and pastries.  The were able to raise $400 towards [...]

2019-03-18T09:06:42-04:00March 6th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Focus Benefit Concert at CLC

    On Saturday evening, March 2, I had the honor of hosting a major concert for  Focus ( on the Fellowship Hall stage.  An overflow audience and 18 performers came together in a benefit concert for local songwriting legend Tom Prasada-Rao, who is battling cancer and unable to work for some time.  CLC welcomed [...]

2019-03-06T20:03:46-04:00March 6th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

“How Do We Breathe Underwater?”  Men’s Retreat at Signal Knob Retreat Center, Strasburg, VA   February 8-10, 2019

Men of Community Lutheran gathered with Men of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Centreville at “The Strasburg Hotel” on Friday, Feb. 9th for Dinner as they began the Retreat Weekend at Signal Knob Retreat Center. The Theme of the Retreat was “How Do We Breathe Underwater?”  a DVD Retreat led by Franciscan Fr. Richard Rohr.    Calling [...]

2019-03-05T10:12:44-04:00February 27th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

Interfaith in February

On February 3rd, Rabbi Joe Charnes joined Pr. Annabelle for an interfaith Scripture Study looking at Psalm 71:1-6 and Luke 4:21-30. We learned about the beauty and richness of chanting/singing the psalms by singing in Hebrew and discussing the emphasis of the words of this prayer. Looking at Luke 4, we discussed the tension between [...]

2019-02-25T11:50:41-04:00February 25th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments

CLC Youth Group Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off

The Super Bowl Chili Cook-off was a huge success.  There were 10 soups entered into the contest and the WINNER was the Andress Family with a Texas Taco Soup.  A round of applause for the $432 that was raised!!! All the money is being donated to the Children's Ward at Inova Loudoun except for a [...]

2019-03-05T10:14:09-04:00February 17th, 2019|Cross & Dove|0 Comments