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Traditional Worship of Holy Communion at 8:00 AM and Service of Holy Communion at 10:30 AM each Sunday.

First Communion Classes

Special instruction for First Communion for youth 10 years and older will be offered in a two-session class to help them more fully appreciate the Sacrament of the Altar. Parents are encouraged to attend with your youth. Classes will be on Wednesday evenings, January 31 and February 7, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Children’s Library, Room 130. Please join us for Youth Night dinners which begin at

5:45 p.m. in the Atrium.


The students’ First Communion will be offered on February 11 at both services. A reception will be held between services. To enroll, please call the church office, 851-2838.












Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

February 13, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. You are invited for pancakes, sausage, fruit cocktail, juice, and hot drinks. The Youth Groups will serve, and our own Al Scherrer, Jr., will make his delicious pancakes! Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will be given to the Virginia Synod’s Forwarding Faith campaign which will provide permanent funding for its youth and faith formation ministries such as its annual youth events, ACTS program, and Power in the Spirit.


Ash Wednesday Service

February 14, 7:00 p.m.

Service of Holy Communion with the optional Imposition of Ashes.



New Member Sessions

If you are interested in knowing more about Gloria Dei and its mission and ministry, you are cordially invited to


Dinner with the Pastors on

Sunday, April 15, at 5:00 p.m.

in the Fellowship Hall.


You are also invited to

Lunch with the Pastors on

Sunday, April 22, at 12:00 p.m.


We will receive New Members on

Sunday, April 29, at the 10:30 a.m. service followed by a reception in your honor.