The Leesburg Church of the Nazarene presents "Return to Bethlehem," a living drive-through Nativity, Saturday and Sunday nights. Live animals, including camels, will be part of the display. The presentation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. each night. Free; donations welcome. 17667 Roxbury Hall Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-6850 or

This Sunday's sermon at the Unitarian Universalists of Sterling is "The Essential Christmas Legend." James Stafford will look at the results of biblical scholarship to find a Christmas story that supports and exemplifies Unitarian Universalist religious principles and sources. UUS meets at 10:30 a.m., 22135 Davis Dr. 703-406-3068 or

Ashburn Presbyterian Church is midway through a five-week sermon series focused on finding Jesus at Christmas, searching for the true meaning of Christmas and finding Jesus at work in our lives. The sermon series, delivered by John Peterson and the Rev. Mark Armstrong, will continue on Sundays through Dec. 18 at the contemporary worship service at 9:45 a.m. and the traditional worship service at 11:15 a.m.

The church has scheduled two children's worship services on Christmas Eve, at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., each featuring a live Nativity scene performed by children. A traditional candlelight service is scheduled for 7 p.m., and a traditional candlelight and Communion service is set for 9 p.m.

On Christmas day, the church will have a 10:30 a.m. worship service. 20962 Ashburn Rd. 703-729-2012 or

Catoctin Presbyterian Church will conclude its annual Christmas tree fundraiser this weekend. The locally grown, fresh-cut white pine, Scotch pine and Norwegian spruce, donated by a member of the congregation, will be sold for $40 each. 24-inch double-sided decorated wreaths are $30, and gift-wrapped apple butter is $5 a pint. Proceeds benefit the church. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. 15565 High St., Waterford. 540-882-4478.

Blue Ridge Bible Church presents a living Nativity Dec. 16 and 17 at Patrick Henry College. The staging of the Christmas story will be presented at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 and at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 17. Free. 1 Patrick Henry Cir., Purcellville. 540-955-6388.

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