Blessings of the Quilts

Blessings of the Quilts

We were delighted to have 50 quilts blessed by the congregation on Sunday, May 6 for Lutheran World Relief. A group of us traveled to New Windsor, MD and delivered the quilts to their distribution center. The staff was kind enough to give us a tour of the warehouse...
Closer Than Our Breath

Closer Than Our Breath

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Day of Pentecost Acts 2:1-21 & John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – May 20, 2018 I recently watched a documentary on Netflix called “Coffee for All.” I love coffee, but I was...
‘One in Christ, Remembering Who We Are”

‘One in Christ, Remembering Who We Are”

2018-05-13/Easter 7-B/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joseph Vought John 17:6-19 I see them every morning driving out of my neighborhood as I stop for the school bus: mothers and fathers praying as they hug their kids; praying as  they get on the bus; praying and waving...
True Love and Friendship

True Love and Friendship

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year B – Sixth Sunday of Easter John 15:9-17 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – May 6, 2018 Love. Friendship. Chosen-ness. After talking about how amorphous or nebulous the word “love” can be, the Bible Study...