2019 Octoberfest Celebration

2019 Octoberfest Celebration

The 2019 Octoberfest Celebration at CLC Community Lutheran Church was a huge success!!  Awesome food, dancing, and fellowship. This year’s Oktoberfest proved to be a fun time for all. Participants feasted on bratwurst and wonderful German dishes and desserts paired...
Set Free and Always Re-Formed

Set Free and Always Re-Formed

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Reformation Sunday John 8:31-36 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – October 27, 2019   Today is Reformation Sunday and for those who are coming from non-Lutheran backgrounds, this may be a strange day. It’s a day when...
Farewell Service and Reception for the Vought’s

Farewell Service and Reception for the Vought’s

Sunday September 29, 2019 was a day of Celebration and of Sadness as we sent Pastor Joe and Debra on their retirement journey   “Yesterday was wonderful and warmed my heart. I joined and have remained a member at CLC for the very reason you saw yesterday. A...
Heart Healing

Heart Healing

Pastor Annabelle P. Markey Year C – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 17:11-19 Community Lutheran Church, Sterling, VA – October 13, 2019 Last week we heard Jesus tell the disciples they had faith – faith enough to throw mulberry trees unceremoniously into the...
The Blessing of the Animals

The Blessing of the Animals

What a wonderful sight to see so many dogs, a cat and a few pictures of pets show up for St Francis Blessing of the Animals. There was an entire service conducted by Pastor Annabelle for our beloved pets. Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Where there is hatred,...