Transition – A Turn of Season

“A Turn of Season” Presentation in Adult Forum on Transition by The Rev. Gene Kern August 11, 2019   In this process, Pr. Annabelle is looking for her leadership style and the type of congregation she wants – the congregation is looking for the...
Set Free to Proclaim Good News

Set Free to Proclaim Good News

Pentecost 11-C/August 25, 2019/Community/Pr. Joe Vought Luke 13:10-17  Have you ever been ashamed of the way you treated someone because of their appearance or reputation?   When I was in Middle School we used to pick on some kids who were...
A God of Justice *and* Mercy

A God of Justice *and* Mercy

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 12:49-56 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – August 18, 2019   There’s a line I love from the animated movie Toy Story 2 that Mrs. Potato Head says to husband before he...
Loving God, Serving Others While We Can

Loving God, Serving Others While We Can

Pentecost 9-C/August 11, 2019/Community Lutheran/Pr. Joe Vought Genesis 15:1-6   Ps 33:12-22  Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Luke 12:32-40  Last week we heard a parable about a rich man who thought only of himself, planned only for himself and was surprised...