religion notes

Thursday, March 10, 2011; T21

St. Francis Episcopal Church,9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, will present four performances of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $20; 17 and younger,$15. 703-759-2082 or www.stfrancisgreatfalls.org.

Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield, will host a Saturday seminar for adults, "Hidden Lives: Never Out of God's View . . . Our Christian Response to Human Trafficking," conducted by Rachel Bachenberg, Missouri Conference coordinator for social action, and a member of the Women's Division Human Trafficking Task Force. Breakfast, 8 a.m.; seminar, 9 a.m. Child care available with reservations. 703-451-8223 or www.sumcdisciples.org.

Bethany Lutheran Church,2501 Beacon Hill Rd., Alexandria, will hold a "Parents Night Out," 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Bring your children to the church for babysitting to support the church's youth group. Donations accepted; registration required. 703-765-8255 or bethany-lcms.org.

Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Rd., Franconia area, will hold penitential services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 13. 703-971-5151, www.franconiaumc.org or admin@franconiaumc.org.

St. Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Church,4429 Brookfield Corporate Dr., No. 500, Chantilly, will celebrate Presanctified Liturgy during Great Lent, followed by a light supper, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through April 13. 703-222-2422.

St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church,5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, will host a DVD study series on the history of the Catholic Church with a screening of "Constantine." 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 17. Free. 703-323-0345, lucys5959@yahoo.com.

Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave. Fairfaxm will host a choral concert by Fairfax High School choirs. 7:30 p.m. March 17. A freewill offering will be collected. 703-591-3120.

- Compiled by Jean Mack

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