Event List

Event List

All Past Events

Dec 5, 2020

Contemporary Weekly Worship

Our weekly Saturday service offers the ancient faith in a modern and informal style. Music at this service is led by our house band, Voices of Praise. Their style blends contemporary, bluegrass, folk and classical. The roster has changed a little over the years, but the sense of teamwork and the zeal for God’s work has never flagged.  The members of Voices of Praise do not think of themselves as performers, but as worship leaders, inviting all the People of…
Dec 6, 2020

Traditional Weekly Worship

Please join us for our weekly Sunday service with traditional music and liturgy, an inspiring sermon, and holy communion. Our Sunday morning services are vintage Lutheranism: liturgical but not stuffy, with a constant focus on God’s love, communicated through the the Word and Sacraments. If you like classic hymns, a booming organ, the voices of a choir raised in song — and a few moments of silence for prayer and meditation — this is the service for you.
Dec 8, 2020

Advent Tuesday Services

By Zoom, for Extra Human Contact! On two Tuesdays in Advent, December 8 and December 15 at 7:00pm, we will hold simple, short services of Responsive Prayer using the Zoom video-conference platform.  There will be time afterward for casual conversation and catching up with old friends. To join Zoom service, click on the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87936636235?pwd=T0g2Y2g2bDJlOUFUbzNLYjU0UndBZz09 Meeting ID: 879 3663 6235 Passcode: 146381 For those who wish to attend with audio only (telephone), dial +1( 301) 715-8592 and use the…
Dec 9, 2020

Confirmation Education

Confirmation teaches baptized Christians who wish to become Lutheran Martin Luther’s theology on the Ten Commandments, the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, Baptism, Confession, and the Eucharist. … Students usually take confirmation classes through 7th and 8th grade. For enrollment, contact the church office or one of the pastors.
Dec 10, 2020

Dave’s Class

“Rediscovering” Luther’s ideas of 500 years ago – Justification and Vocation; two ideas—at once simple and scandalous, easily grasped and easily forgotten—central to the Biblical witness, but rediscovered by Martin Luther.
Dec 16, 2020

Christmas for Warrenton Manor Senior Angels

Echo and Social Ministry are making Christmas plans to adopt all the seniors living at Warrenton Manor (low income housing). If you would like to help out, we are collecting monetary donations and Thrivent Grant money to put together a small gift for each resident. Please donate online (select “Warrenton Manor Sr. Angels” from the Select Fund drop-down menu) or if you are dropping off a check, write ‘Sr Angels’ in the memo line by 3pm on Wednesday, December 16. For…
Dec 17, 2020

Evangelism Ministry Meeting

Join others on Zoom to discuss how to help others come to know Jesus through Our Saviour’s welcome, worship, ministries, and membership process.   To join the discussion, sit at your computer or smartphone with the microphone and camera on, and follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89909848114?pwd=Zm1uR1dDYU9kWnJQWkIyVFJDWnJhZz09 If you can’t connect by computer, it is also possible to dial in by phone (audio only). Call +1 (301) 715-8592 (USA) and enter Meeting ID: 899 0984 8114 and Passcode: 855049.
Dec 20, 2020

Staff Christmas Gifts

If there was ever a year the staff might need uplifting, this is it! We are collecting for a monetary gift to all our staff – Pastors, Administrative Assistant, Musicians, and Sexton to be presented before Christmas. Collections will continue through Sunday, December 20 in order to be given out Wednesday, December 23. For in-person giving, please mark your donation as Staff Christmas Gift. For online giving, please select “Staff Christmas Gifts” from the Select Fund drop-down menu on our donate page.
Dec 24 – 25, 2020

Christmas Services

Christmas Eve WorshipThursday, December 24 Drive-In Worship @ 4:00 pm We will gather in our cars (facing toward the church building) for a safely-distanced in-person worship experience. Listen on your car radio (FM 92.3) to the songs and story of Christmas, including our Choir’s first-ever performance from their cars! Light a candle as we sing “Silent Night” and are the first to rejoice in the Nativity. Online Worship @ 7:00 pm This service will be pre-recorded and streamed on our…
Dec 31, 2020

End-of-Year Giving

To those who make a special year end donation, these must be deposited in our bank by December 31. While the office will be closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s (more on that in next week’s news e-blast), Sandy Benfit will check the mailbox periodically that week and make an in-person deposit at PNC Bank on December 31. If you have questions, email Sandy Benfit. If it is easier for you, this donation can also be made online.