StMattCrossSt. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Woodbridge Virginia is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). We are a community that fosters faith, service, and spiritual growth.  We invite you to share our life in Christ.

You are welcome here!
Visiting a new church can be a bit intimidating, and we know that! To help ease the nerves, we’ve created a section of information about what to expect when visiting Saint Matthew’s. Please contact us if you need more information.

In Christ’s Name, you are welcome here!

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We are part of the Metropolitan Washington Synod, which includes the areas of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Worship Schedule for the SUMMER

8:30 am Worship Service

10:00 am Worship Service

Church Office Hours for the SUMMER

Monday – Friday    9:00 am to  1:00 pm

 

 

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FLOATIE FRIDAYS

July 29, and  August 4, 12, 19, 26

4 pm to 8 pm

Canterbury Woods Pool on Springwoods Drive

Bring your own float and let’s have some fun for all ages!

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CHURCH WOMEN SUMMER FIELD TRIP

Join us Saturday, July 30 for a walk thru some of the best gardens and historic sites in the mid-Atlantic region. Tour glorious demonstration gardens with Master Gardener docents. Hear about Green Springs fascinating history, educational mission and how they can help your gardens grow! We will also tour the historic house built in 1784 by John Moss, followed by lunch together at a local restaurant (to be determined). Please sign up on the bulletin board.

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BILL MEHR DROP-IN CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS FUNdraiser

Join us Sunday, July 31st 5-7 pm at Cheers Art Studio on Minnieville Rd to raise money for the Bill Mehr Drop-In Center for the Homeless. Bring a friend, your favorite beverage and a snack to enjoy while bringing out your inner artist!

It’s FUNdraising for a great cause! 20% of all registrations will be donated to the Homeless Center. $35 to attend. Please register at www.cheersartstudio.com

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Tuesday, August 2 at 9:30 am

     YOUTH ~ National Zoo Trip  ~ those interested in carpooling can meet at the church.

Some families may choose to use the Metro and meet up at the zoo.

     See Barb Bell for more information.

Thursday, August 4 at 1:00 pm            YOUTH ~ Fun with Fusion Beads 

Please join us at St. Matthew’s in making some fun crafts. Barb Bell has all materials.

Tuesday, August 9 at 10:30                FAMILIES ~ Front Royal Water Fun

Canoes, kayaks, rafts or tubes can be rented. Group discounts are offered. Children ages 4 and up are allowed. Pack a picnic lunch to eat before getting on the river. People are on the river around 3 hours.

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HYMN FESTIVAL SUNDAY ~

Sunday, August 21st join us for a hymn fest.  This will be a chorale service incorporating many of our favorite hymns into the liturgy.  If you are interested in giving input, please see the “favorite hymn” forms at the Information Table.

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Tuesday, August 23 Movie Day

 

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