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Community Lutheran Church

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10:30am Bible Study | 12:00pm Eucharist

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9:30am – 2:30pm

Church Calendar


Sunday Extra Online

Click on the PDF below and access the current “Sunday Extra" 2018-03-18 Extra For past “Sunday Extra” inserts, please call the church office (703-430-6006) or email (clcsecretary@communitylutheran.org).

Holy Week Schedule

Rachmaninoff Vespers – March 25 7pm

Rachmaninoff Vespers Service Sun., March 25th at 7pm."Come, ye people, come and worship our King and Almighty God.” This beautiful Russian music and chant will put you in the mood for Holy Week.

Lenten Wednesdays Schedule

Conversation & Confession: 5:00-5:30pm in Pastors' Offices Community Meal: 5:30pm in Fellowship Hall Evening Prayer Service: 6:30pm in the Sanctuary

The Cross & Dove Blog

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 [...]

February 21st, 2018|

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 [...]

February 15th, 2018|

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, [...]

February 15th, 2018|

Latest Sermons

Gravity and Grace in a Grain of Wheat

March 20th, 2018|

Lent 5-B/March 18, 2018/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought John 12:20-33  A flying catch in the end-zone on the last play of the game; An Academy Award and footlights of fame; Standing on the platform for Olympic [...]

Looking Upon Life

March 11th, 2018|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Fourth Sunday of Lent Numbers 21:4-9, John 3:14-21 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – March 11, 2018   “So open up my eyes to a new light I [...]

Dying So That We May Live

February 27th, 2018|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Second Sunday of Lent Mark 8:31-38 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – February 25, 2018 Oh, boy. This is just such an awkward situation. Peter is naturally upset [...]

Tested and Tried for Discipleship

February 20th, 2018|

Lent 1-B/February 18, 2018/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought                                  Mark 1:9-15 Between His Baptism and Ministry, Jesus endured testing and temptation for 40 days.   But this is nothing new for God’s children.  Noah was called by God [...]

The Journey Down – Transfigured in the Everyday

February 12th, 2018|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Transfiguration of Our Lord Sunday Mark 9:2-9 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – February 11, 2018   “…he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, [...]

Raised to New Life to Serve like Jesus

February 6th, 2018|

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Mark 1:29-39 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – February 4, 2018 So far, John has come baptizing in the Jordan. Jesus has been baptized [...]