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.

ALL 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, ALL 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.

Worship Schedule

8:30 am and 11:00 am Worship Service

9:45 Sunday School

Church Office Hours

Monday – Friday    9:00 am to  4:00 pm

We are streamlining our

Sign up process…

Use this link to sign up for greeting, lector,
communion assistant, acolyte, and nursery.
You can also sign up for all
Elementary  Youth Activities  through this link.
We will be adding more activities to this sign up each week!

Scroll Down for all the activities at St. Matthew’s this fall!

Adult Lunch Bunch

Join us for food and fellowship

Sept 20th at Brickmaker’s Café

9751 Ox Rd Lorton, VA 22079


Sardines/Hide and Seek

Friday, September 21st  at 5:00 pm


Saturday, Sept 22nd 9:00 am

Help get the church grounds and building ready for the new program year. We begin at 9am and sweep, dust, rake and care for our church home together. Men, Women, helpers of all ages both needed andwelcome! Join us after the work is done for the great 2ND  ANNUAL Chili Cook Off!

Please sign up on the bulletin board if you can participate.


Sunday, September 23

 On the 23rd of September the Youth will hold a Cookie and Punch Reception  at 9:45 am as an appreciation of your support in sending them on this wonderful trip.  Any outstanding “Scripture Envelopes” would be appreciated at that time.  Look for a basket in the Narthex before and after each service.


Monday evenings

September 24th  and

October 1st  & 15th at 5:30 pm

we will do a small group video study with Bart Millard, lead singer of Mercy Me.

Please sign up on the poster on the bulletin board.


Salad Supper

The Women of St Matthew’s are invited to a

Salad Supper on Tuesday, Sept 25th at 7 p.m.

 It’s an evening of food & fellowship

with our sisters in Christ.  

There’s a sign-up poster in the Narthex  that has all the details.


Items still needed!!!

There’s a sign-up poster in the Narthex  that has all the details.


Bill Mehr Drop In Center Banquet

September 29th at 7:00 pm 

at First Baptist Church Minnieville Road

The Cooperative Council of Ministries is hosting the 4th Annual Bill Mehr Banquet. The evening begins with a silent auction, a full course gourmet meal and some very prominent speakers. The banquet is held to raise money to meet yearly expenses of the Bill Mehr Drop in Center for the Homeless. The Center provides essential services to the unsheltered homeless in Prince William County. The services the Center offers are nutrition and wellness programs, social skills and job readiness programs, and medical services. These programs empower individuals with marketable skills that will increase their earning potential and avoid continued homelessness.

Tickets may be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bill-mehr-banquet-tickets-49054472247


Join us for

Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, October 7th at 3 pm


Middle /High School Youth

Camp HighRoad

21164 Steptoe Hill Road, Middleburg, VA 20117

Monday, October 8th

8:15 to 4:00 pm

Camp Highroad’s Team Challenge Course builds communication, cooperation and trust by helping groups to face challenges as a team. For more information check out https://www.camphighroad.org/

Please sign up at Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4ca8af29a7f85-camp


Join us for

Yoga with Olivia

Sunday, October 14th

Kids Session at 3:00 pm

Adults Session at 4:00 pm

Please bring a mat, blocks and strap if you have them. (a belt or scarf will work too) All skill levels welcome!


BOOK GROUP

Sunday, October 28th at 2:30 pm

Join us as we discuss The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies by Jason Fagone.

In 1916, a young poetry scholar was hired to find secret messages embedded in Shakespeare’s plays. She soon learned to apply her skills to an exciting new venture: codebreaking. Fagone chronicles the life of this extraordinary woman who played an integral role in our nation’s history—from the Great War to the Cold War. Elizebeth Smith Friedman helped catch gangsters and smugglers, exposed a Nazi spy ring in South America, and fought a clandestine battle of wits against Hitler’s Reich, cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine. She and her husband William are considered the “Adam and Eve” of the NSA.

We will end our 2018 Book Group discussions on Sunday, November 18 at 2:30 p.m. with Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf’s final installment (published after his death) from Holt, Colorado, the familiar setting of all of his stories. Two neighbors, both in the autumn years of their lives, have long been living alone in their houses, now empty of family—the nights so terribly lonely, especially with no one to talk to. “A fitting close to a storied career . . . a powerful pared-down story of two characters who refuse to go gently into that good night.”


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