Temple B’nai Shalom, 7612 Old Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, will hold a Tot Shabbat service with music, stories, activities and child-friendly prayers, designed for newborns through second-graders. 7-7:30 p.m. Friday. 703-764-2901.
St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Imitate the Ways of Mary,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7 p.m. Saturday. 703-978-4141, www.stmaryofsorrows.org.
Great Falls United Methodist Church, 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, will have the final sermon in the Advent sermon series, based on the book “A Different Kind of Christmas: Living and Giving Like Jesus” by the Rev. Mike Slaughter. 10 a.m. Sunday. 703-759-3705, firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 8531 Riverside Rd., Alexandria, will hold an Advent Celtic service, with candlelight, silence, prayers and music from the Celtic tradition. 5:30 p.m. Sunday. 703-360-4221, www.staidansepiscopal.com.
Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd., Herndon, will hold a traditional Christmas Eve service for families that are traveling Dec. 24 or are offering their time in service to others, 7 p.m. Sunday. The sanctuary choir and orchestra will provide the music. Child-care available for children 5 and younger. 7 p.m. Sunday. 703-793-0026.
St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Rd., Chantilly, will hold a Simbang Gabi service, “Open Yourself to the Joy of Seeing God Working in Your World,” sponsored by the church’s Filipino Catholic Ministry. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 703-378-7461, www.sttimothyparish.org.
Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd., Herndon, will hold Christmas Eve services. A preschool family service, 3 p.m.; a family service featuring children’s choirs, 5 p.m.; a service in Spanish, 7 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall; a traditional service featuring the sanctuary choir and orchestra, 9 p.m. (deaf interpretation is provided); and a traditional service offering Communion and music by the classical chamber choir, 11 p.m. 703-793-0026.
Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, will hold Christmas Eve services at 4, 7 and 11 p.m. 703-256-8330.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 6715 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will offer three Christmas Eve worship services: Holy Eucharist for families with young children, 4 p.m.; and traditional services of Holy Eucharist with familiar carols, 7 and 10 p.m. Christmas music will begin 30 minutes before each service. 703-356-4902.
St. Peter’s in the Woods, 5911 Fairview Woods Dr., Fairfax Station, will hold Christmas Eve services. A Holy Eucharist service with a choral ensemble and a living creche, 5 p.m.; special music, 7 p.m., and a Holy Eucharist service with a choral ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nursery care will be available for the 5 p.m. service. 703-503-9210, www.spiw.org.
Living Savior Lutheran Church, 5500 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, will hold Christmas Eve candlelight services with Holy Communion at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. 703-352-1421, www.livingsaviorlutheran.org.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 6715 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will hold a Christmas morning service with Holy Eucharist and carols, 10 a.m. 703-356-4902.
Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna, will hold a women’s empowerment New Year’s rally to encourage women to live vibrantly, with former BET news anchor and moderator Cheryl Martin. 10 a.m.-Noon Dec. 29. Free, registration required. 703-615-6588.
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