Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church will host country and pop-rock artists Christa McVoy and Lauren D'Aria for a 7:30 p.m. concert Friday. Christa, 13, was a finalist at the recent Positive Teen Talent Contest at the University of Maryland. Lauren, 18, has performed locally at coffeehouses and fairs and has sung the national anthem at a Bowie Baysox game. The church is at 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane in the Alexandria section. For more information, call 703-765-6118.

Church of the Holy Comforter will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 24. Items for sale will include baby equipment, power tools and antiques. The church is at 543 Beulah Rd. NE, Vienna. For more information, call 703-938-6521 or visit

Oakton United Methodist Church will hold a series of revival-style meetings Sunday through Wednesday. The meetings will be led by Ron Smith, president of Wesley Biblical Seminary, and will feature music by Dan and Renita Koehn. The church is at 2951 Chain Bridge Rd. For more information including times, call 703-938-1233.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church will hold a vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1-5. The camp is for the whole family, and a light dinner will be served each night. The church is at 5800 Backlick Rd., Springfield. For more information or to register, call 703-451-4331.

Truro Episcopal Church will hold its annual used-book sale from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15, noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22. The church will accept donations of books, videos, DVDs and cassettes for the sale beginning Aug. 1. The church is at 10520 Main St., Fairfax. For more information, call 703-273-1300.

Immanuel Presbyterian Church will hold a vacation Bible school from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Aug. 16-20. Classes are for children age 4 through rising fifth-graders and will feature stories, games, music and snacks. Registration ends Aug. 1 and costs $15 per child, with a maximum of $40 per family. The church is at 1125 Savile Lane, McLean. For more information or to register, call 703-356-3042 or visit

-- Compiled by C. WOODROW IRVIN

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