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Fairfax County religion notes

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Burke Presbyterian Church, 5690 Oak Leather Dr., Burke, will hold a Lenten study, with many small groups meeting on a variety of days and times through April 23. The groups will discuss John Indermark's book "Gospeled Lives: Encounters With Jesus." 703-764-0456,

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 "Arianism and St. Athanasius." 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. 703-323-0345,

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

Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10550 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, will hold a rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Proceeds will help fund a 2011 youth mission trip. Refreshments will be available. 703-759-6068.

Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Rd., Vienna, will host United in Prayer Day. No experience in meditation required. Bring a bag lunch. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Free, donations accepted. 703-759-3509,

Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield, will host a gala art auction, 6 p.m. Saturday. Art in all media and price ranges, snacks, door prizes and music, child care provided. Proceeds benefit youth mission projects, including urban and rural repair for the poor. $10; couples,$15; children, free. 703-451-8221,

Men's Praise Movement meeting will be at Harvester Presbyterian Church, 7800 Rolling Rd., Springfield, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The monthly men's meeting of worship, praise, teaching, testimony and discussion is open to adult and older teen men. Topics pertain to the struggles men face as they pursue the Christian lifestyle. The Bible is the text for all meetings. 703-929-4106,

Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, will hold a sermon series on "24 Hours That Changed the World," with small-group studies featuring videos, Bible study and discussion of the last 24 hours of Jesus's life. 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays through April 24. 703-256-8330,

Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Rd., Franconia, will hold penitential services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 13. 703-971-5151,,

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.

- Compiled by Jean Mack

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