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In the news: Churches offer back-to-school physicals

In the news: Churches offer back-to-school physicals In “Prescription for School Success” (written by Marie French), the meaningful impact of activity initiated by a coalition of congregations including St. Mark Lutheran in Springfield, Virginia, is described. In addition to pads and pencils, a physical and required vaccinations help Read More →

In the News: Summertime is Funtime at St. Paul’s Lutheran in D.C.

In the News: Summertime is Funtime at St. Paul’s Lutheran in D.C. “Some people think, ‘Oh religion, oh that’s boring,’ . . . But we have fun.” Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a long-standing tradition that holds terrific summer memories for children all over our area, including those being nurtured at St. Read More →

In the News: Pastor’s Opinion on Immigrant Policy in Online Washington Post

In the News: Pastor’s Opinion on Immigrant Policy in Online Washington Post In a Guest Voices: Other Views on Faith and Its Impact on the News posting (6/10/09) to the Washington Post Web site, the Rev. Kathleen Blaner of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Kensington, Maryland, writes, “A good pastor treats an illegal immigrant in jail for getting drunk Read More →

In the News: Tour de Revs Raise $ and Hunger Awareness

In the News: Tour de Revs Raise $ and Hunger Awareness When the Tour de Revs hit town, some news sources caught the excitement. Covering 13,000 miles on a custom-made three-seater bamboo bike, the Lutheran pastors from West Virginia stopped at several local congregations last weekend, including Crusader Lutheran in Rockville, Maryland. Read More →

In the news: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Woodbridge

In the news: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Woodbridge The evening news on NBC4 TV aired a report about a community outreach event hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Woodbridge, Virginia, on March 19, 2009. The congregation hosted “People Helping People,” a job fair connecting employers and community members and offering tips Read More →

In the News: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Gaithersburg

In the News: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Gaithersburg Just before Easter, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland was mentioned in “Area Churches Join Lenten Trend: Cutting Out Carbons” by Emily Langer in the Washington Post (3/14/09). The Rev. Sarah Scherschigt discussed the Lenten custom of fasting and Read More →