Fairfax County religion notes

November 14, 2012

Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna, will hold a Christmas craft show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Shop for handcrafted gifts, jewelry, stationery, baby items, kitchen accessories, fall and Christmas decor, pies and cakes, fabric and notions. 703-281-4411.

St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Tpk., Annandale, will hold a craft fair, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Shop for juried crafts, arts, baked goods and more to benefit local, national and international mission projects. 703-978-3500, www.stmatthewsumc.org.

Temple B’nai Shalom, 7612 Old Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, will hold a “Tot Shabbat” service with music, stories, activities and child-friendly prayers, designed especially for newborns through second-graders. 7-7:30 p.m. Friday. 703-764-2901, www.tbs-online.org.

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 6800 Columbia Pike, Annandale, will hold its annual Light of the World Christmas bazaar, with baked goods, white elephant items, books, toys, jewelry, homemade items, Santa Claus, breakfast and lunch. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. 703-256-2966.

Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 6817 Dean Dr., McLean, will hold a Thanksgiving labyrinth walk, 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Walk the labyrinth at your own pace in contemplation, in search of guidance, in remembrance, in grief, in thanksgiving, to work on your balance or simply to try something new. 703-356-6336, www.charleswesleyumc.org.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 8009 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria, will hold a candlelight concert by the Suspicious Cheese Lords, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $20; seniors, $15; students, $10. 703-765-4342.

Burke Area CROP Hunger Walk, a 6K or the shorter Golden Mile walk to benefit international relief and development efforts of Church World Service and local Ecumenical Community Helping Others in Springfield and Western Fairfax Christian Ministries in Chantilly. Nonperishable food will be collected for ECHO. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Sunday; walk, 2 p.m. Living Savior Lutheran Church, 5500 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Registration required. 703-455-9025, www.burkecropwalk.org, burkeva.crop@cox.net.

Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd., Herndon, offers a program to address addiction, codependency, anger and other self-destructive behaviors. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Celebrate Recovery is a faith-based, 12-step program. Child care is provided. 703-793-0026, recovery@florisumc.org.

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, offers a “centering prayer” gathering for those who want to pray silently in the company of others. 7-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays. 703-356-1881.

Fort Belvoir Military Council of Catholic Women will hold a Bible study group, for military women and spouses of active or retired military members, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Woodlawn Chapel, 1800 Wright Rd., Fort Belvoir. The group will study the book “Hail, Holy Queen” by Scott Hahn. Charlotte Pierce, 703-339-8437.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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