Temple B’nai Shalom, 7612 Old Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, will hold a musical Shabbat, with artist-in-residence Hannah Spiro. 8 p.m. Friday. 703-764-2901, www.tbs-online.org.
Truro Anglican Church, 10520 Main St., Fairfax City, will hold a “Messiah” singalong, accompanied by a chamber orchestra, organ and soloists. Bring your score or buy one there. Non-singers welcome. 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Freewill offering. 703-273-1300, www.truroanglican.com/artsbytruro.
Our Lady of Good Counsel, 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Cry Out With Joy and Gladness,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7 p.m. Saturday. 703-938-2828, www.olgcva.org.
St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church, 7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, will hold a Simbang Gabi service,“Cry Out With Joy and Gladness,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7:30 p.m Saturday. 703-451-8576, www.stbernpar.org.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 6715 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will hold a Festival of Lessons and Carols, 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Lessons will be read by parishioners and seasonal anthems presented by the church’s choirs, accompanied by organist John C. Wulff and the Sunrise String Quartet with Teri Lazar and Osman Kivrak. Carols will be sung by the congregation. 703-356-4902.
Great Falls United Methodist Church, 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, will hold an Advent sermon series, 10 a.m. Sundays, through Dec. 23. 703-759-3705, email@example.com.
St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 3149 Glen Carlin Rd., Falls Church, will hold a bake sale, including Greek pastries, noon-2 p.m. Sunday. 703-671-1515.
St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 8531 Riverside Rd., Alexandria, will hold evening Celtic services, 5:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 23. Candlelight, silence, prayers and music from the Celtic tradition will set the tone for this contemplative worship and communion service. 703-360-4221, www.staidansepiscopal.com.
Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, will hold an “Evening in December” concert, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 703-256-8330.
Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Pkwy., will hold a musical family Christmas celebration. 7 p.m. Sunday. 703-250-6100, www.burkeumc.org.
Dranesville Church of the Brethern, 11500 Leesburg Pike, Herndon, will hold a Peace Service, 7 p.m. Sunday. Commemorate the Civil War Battle of Dranesville and to pray for peace. 703-430-7872.
St. Philip’s Church, 7500 St. Philip’s Ct., Falls Church, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Cry Out With Joy and Gladness,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 703-573-3808, www.stphilipsparish.com.
St. Anthony of Padua, 3305 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Share Our Faith and Culture,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7 p.m. Monday. 703-820-7100, www.stanthonyparish.org.
St. Veronica Catholic Church, 3460 Centreville Rd., Chantilly, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Share Our Faith and Culture,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7:30 p.m. Monday. 703-773-2000, www.stveronica.net.
Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “St. Joseph, Protect the Call of our Fathers,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 703-978-3802, www.holyspiritchurch.us/site/.
Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd., Herndon, offers a program to address addiction, codependency, anger and other self-destructive behaviors. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Celebrate Recovery is a faith-based, 12-step program. Child care is provided. 703-793-0026, firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, offers a “centering prayer” gathering for those who want to pray silently in the company of others. 7-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays. 703-356-1881.
Fort Belvoir Military Council of Catholic Women, for military women and spouses of active or retired military members, will study the book “Hail, Holy Queen” by Scott Hahn. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 26, Woodlawn Chapel, 1800 Wright Rd., Fort Belvoir. Charlotte Pierce, 703-339-8437.
Living Savior Lutheran Church, 5500 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, will hold an Advent worship Holy Communion service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 703-352-1421, www.livingsaviorlutheran.org.
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