religion notes

Fairfax County religion notes

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston, will host a talk, "The Erosion of Religious Liberty and Free Speech," by Jeffrey Rosen, law professor at George Washington University and a constitutional law scholar, 8 p.m. Thursday. Free. 703-437-7733.

Herndon United Methodist Church, 701 Bennett St., Herndon, will hold a harvest bazaar, featuring crafters, vendors, a yard sale, a bake sale, a carwash, a silent auction, a Brunswick stew lunch and children's activities, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 703-707-6721.

McLean Baptist Church, 1367 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, will hold an Alternative Christmas Gift Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Buy gifts from around the world. All proceeds will benefit various causes supported by the church's Women's Ministry. Lunch, $5. 703-356-8080,

Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, will hold a Christmas bazaar, featuring more than 30 artists, crafters and vendors selling jewelry, ornaments, purses, sand gardens, handmade candles, fabric art, blankets and food, plus a tour of the Little White Church and museum. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 703-256-8330,

Lincolnia United Methodist Church, 6335 Little River Tpk., Alexandria, will hold a forum on immigration, 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Learn about the United Methodist Church Social Principles on Immigration from Bill Mefford, director of civil and human rights of the UMC General Board of Church and Society. 703-370-2558,,

Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, 2455 Gallows Rd., Dunn Loring, will hold a choral concert by the combined choirs of Church of the Holy Cross and First Christian Church of Falls Church, 5 p.m. Saturday. They will perform spirituals and hymns in honor of All Saints Day. A reception follows the performance. $15. 703-698-6991,

St. Joseph Parish, meeting room, 750 Peachtree St., Herndon, will host an open house of the Tau Fraternity of the Secular Franciscans, 1 p.m. Sunday. Free. 703-437-6465,

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 3439 Payne St., Falls Church, will hold a concert, "Mass in C," performed by the church's combined choirs, followed by a reception, 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. 703-820-2625.

Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence, 6304 Lee Chapel Rd., Burke, will hold a Hallow's Eve-All Saints Day Concert, featuring music from "The Phantom of the Opera," Bach's "Toccata" and "Fugue," "When the Saints Come Marching In," and arrangements for various instrumental ensembles, including strings, flutes, keyboard, brass and woodwinds, 7 p.m. Sunday. Free; freewill offerings accepted for Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO). 703-455-7500.

Heritage Fellowship Church, 13515-C Dulles Technology Dr., Herndon, will hold a fall revival Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, featuring the Rev. Maurice Watson, senior pastor of Beaulahland Bible Church in Macon, Ga., who will deliver the message each evening at 7:30 p.m. A light dinner will be served at 6:30 each evening. 703-620-9515,

-- Compiled by Jean Mack

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