Lutheran Social Services (LSS) based at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fairfax, is overwhelmed and understaffed to deal with all of the generosity that has been pouring in, along with Afghan refugees. Volunteers are needed to help receive, unpack, and organize donations, plus help our new Afghan Ally neighbors shop through the donations area. Shifts are broken into two hours M-Sat…11-1 & 1-3. Please click the link below to choose the time(s) that best fits for you: Volunteer Here
Let’s work together to care for creation! It’s time to register for ReNew: the Green VBSTM! Dates: August 2 – 6 Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location : James Long Park, 4603 James Madison Hwy, Haymarket, VA 20169 Dates: August 2 – 6 Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PMLocation : James Long Park, 4603 James Madison Hwy, Haymarket, VA 20169 At ReNew: the Green VBSTM children will: Explore God’s Word through Jesus’ Parable of the Sower. Learn about God’s creation and what we can do to care for it. Meet members of our community who are stewards of the environment.
The NEW Children & Family Ministry Team invites all to join us Sunday, May 23 after the late service (around 11 am), for a Pentecost Celebration as we recognize the gift of the Holy Spirit. Like the wind, the Spirit is invisible, but we can see the work of what it does. To celebrate the “Spirit” as it moves through us all we invite you to join us for a kite flying event. Kites and stomp rockets will be made available along with other activities for all to enjoy! We will be serving pizza and drinks for lunch. Come join the celebration to “see” and “feel” the
All Are Welcome! Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2021Zoom link Worship Services Only7 pm – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83911824800 Good Friday, April 2, 2021Zoom link Worship Services Only7 pm – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85214899585 Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021Join us for Outdoor Worship in Lawn Chairs (please bring your chair), Drive-In or Zoom Services8:00 am – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/847313958619:30 am – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8397681050311:00 am – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89959469319 Easter Sunday Egg HuntsFor Elementary Age Children, bring your own Easter Basket to fill!8:45 am and 10:15 am
Mid-week Lenten Services Join us Wednesdays at 7pm, starting Feb. 24 on Zoom for a short service in which we explore Eric Burtness’ Book of Faith Lenten Journey: Beyond Question. Each week we will examine one of the transformative questions that Jesus asked in the Gospels. Copies of the book are available at church on a first come basis. Otherwise, they can be ordered from Augsburg online Mid-week Bulletin Downloads Download bulletin for Wed, 17 February Download bulletin for Wed, 24 February Download bulletin for Wed, 3 March Download bulletin for Wed, 10 March Download bulletin for Wed, 17
You are invited to engage in the 12 days of Christmas Devotional! Various leaders from across the Metro D.C. Synod, including a few of our seminarians, have provided daily devotions, prayers and questions to ponder during the 12 days leading up to Epiphany.Download the Devotional PDF HERE. Daily devotional posts will be shared at 5:00 AM every morning on the Synod website and Facebook page.
Come celebrate the miraculous birth! Please join us for outdoor (in lawn chairs & vehicles) and Zoom Worship Times: 4:00, 5:30 and 7:00 PM. O, Come, let us adore Christ the Lord through the singing of carols, listening to the Gospel story as young people present the Nativity scene, celebrating Holy Communion, and singing “Silent Night” with special lights of the season. The 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM worship services will be projected onto an overhead screen at the front of the church. If outside your vehicle, please wear your masks. We are looking for volunteers to help with parking and
The Music and Worship team has chosen to emphasize prayer in 2020 to encourage a closer relationship with God among all who worship with us. Starting in February, SOTH has offered sermon series, prayer vigils, retreats, and other opportunities to learn more about prayer. Our overview of the year is here. We explore the A.C.T.S. prayer model, emphasizing four types of prayer: Adoration is about who God is. Confession is about who we are. Thanksgiving is about what God does. Supplication is about what we ask God to do for us and those we love. Each week we will
Welcome All to the 11th Annual Christmas Tea! Heavenly Peace Because we can’t meet in person this year, we hope this video presentation will bring a little Christmas joy into your homes. Take a break from the busyness of the season to gather the family, prepare a cup of something delicious, and simply enjoy some beautiful music and inspiring words. Many thanks to those who played a part in putting this virtual tea together. We hope you, your family, and your friends will return to it whenever you feel the need to refresh your spirit. Just click here for
Sunday Mornings: Join us for Adult Education from 9:45-10:30 a.m. Currently, we are reading the book of Acts and the formation and development of the Christian church. Monday Evening Book Study via Zoom 7:00 pm Meeting Every Other Monday on the Following Dates: September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, November 15, November 29. All are invited to be part of the study led by Nels Hendrickson every other Monday at 7:00 pm as he explores “Book of Faith; Marks of the Christian”, by David Miller. You can purchase the book HERE. Join us Monday evenings at 7 pm