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  4:00 pm

 


FLOATIE FRIDAYS

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August 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!

 


MEN’S Breakfast

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Saturday, August 20 at 8:30 am

Join us Saturday, 20th at 8:30 for breakfast fellowship and then we’ll do some small repair projects around the church.  There is a sign-up on the narthex bulletin board.  Pastor will be cooking up scrambled eggs, hash browns and sausage.  Fruit will also be available.


CHECK OUT BOOK GROUP

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Sunday, August 21 at 2:30 pm

at Carol Moonan’s, you’re invited to join in Book Group’s discussion of The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics  by Daniel James Brown. Come share conversation and refreshments. Please RSVP to Carol @cdmoonan@gmail.com

         


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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

Movie to be determined. Meet at church and carpool to theater. Watch for more details.


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Bring a Friend Sunday

September 25, 2016

A recent study indicated that 92% of those surveyed responded that they would attend church with a friend, if only they were invited!

YOU are the key element to our

Bring a Friend Sunday becoming a success!!!!!

 

Think about the many places you have friends: Relatives, Close personal friends, Family with a new baby, Neighbor nearby or distant, Person who just moved in, Hobby, craft, fishing, camping friends, Contacts in organizations and clubs, Vocational associates.

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Who will you invite?     Pray this prayer every day this week:

Lord Jesus, you invited tax collectors, lepers and sinners into your presence and transformed their lives. Grant me a sense of your inviting presence that I too might have the attitude of acceptance and hospitality toward all people.  I lift up to you the name(s) of my friend(s),______________________.  Grant them a sure sense of your presence in their life. Bless my asking and inviting. I ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.

 

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