Kids Make Valentines

Preschoolers at Bethany United Methodist Church in Purcellville made 100 valentines for men and women serving with the Air Force in Kuwait. They were forwarded to Spec. William Hatfield of Mount Airy, Md., nephew of preschool director Sharon Flowers, to be distributed to troops in his unit.

Potluck, Brunch Planned

Loudoun Jewish Congregation is holding a Shabbat potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday and a family service an hour later at the synagogue at 10 Cardinal Park Dr., Leesburg. All are welcome. For information, visit

The congregation's sisterhood plans a brunch for prospective members from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 at their synagogue. RSVP by Feb. 16 to Rachel Beauchemin, 703-443-8539 or visit the Web site.

Christian Concert Friday The Salvation Army holds a concert featuring the contemporary Christian singers GLAD at 8 p.m. Friday at Christian Fellowship Church, 21673 Beaumeade Cir., Ashburn. Tickets are $22, $18.50 and $15 or $13.50 with a group discount.

To order, call 877-777-4849, visit or go to Family Christian Bookstores at Dulles Crossing. Proceeds benefit the county's needy.

10-Week Course Scheduled

Potomac Falls Episcopal Church is sponsoring an Alpha course, a 10-week exploration of the Christian faith, starting at 7 p.m Tuesday at Dranesville United Methodist Church at 1089 Liberty Meeting Ct. in Herndon.

Each evening is to include a dinner, talk and group discussion. Free child care will be provided. Information: 703-404-0900 or

Music at St. David's

"Love Is All You Need," the next concert in a series at St. David's Episcopal Church, is scheduled at 3 p.m. on Feb. 16 and features great love songs from opera and Broadway.

All concerts are in the church sanctuary at 19917 Ashburn Rd., just off Route 7 in Ashburn. Suggested donation at the door is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For information, call 703-729-0570 or visit

Fireside Cafe at Sterling Sterling United Methodist Church plans a Fireside Cafe on Feb. 22 at the church's Gallihugh Hall, 304 East Church Rd., just off Sterling Boulevard. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and a light dinner with contemporary Christian music, followed at 7 by more music, drama, movies and other entertainment.

Nursery school is available for children under 2. Voluntary donations are suggested. 703-430-6455.

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