Events

Dec
07
  • Free
  • White Plains, MD
  • South Potomac Church

Annually we turn our Worship Center into a "small mall" on the first Saturday of December and serve 550 - 600 homeless or people in need from our local community. "Angel Dollars" are used and everything is FREE! The church body and local community donate items however, we always have a need for toiletries, undergarments, warm blankets, children's toys and bikes. If you feel led to donate, we have two donation drop-off dates at the church, 24 Nov and 1 Dec between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. Please contact the church if you have any questions or need more information.

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Dec
07

Night in Bethlehem

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Free
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Heather Nye

Come join Franconia United Methodist Church for our annual Night in Bethlehem event! During this free family event, all ages are welcome to explore the busy marketplace of first century Bethlehem at your own pace between 5 and 7 PM on Sat., Dec. 7. This free community event is open to all ages and includes a petting zoo, a living Nativity, crafts like woodworking, leather, etc, snacks from the bakery and even hot cider.

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Dec
07

A Night in Bethlehem

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Free
  • Alexandria,
  • Heather Nye

Come see what that holy night might have been like so long ago. Live nativity. Live animals, 13 first "shops". Cookies and hot cider.

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Dec
07
  • Free
  • Vienna, VA
  • Claudia Bowen

Annual Christmas Candlelight concert presented by the preK to high school students of Vienna Adventist Academy.

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Dec
07
  • Free
  • Vienna, VA
  • Claudia Bowen

Annual Christmas Candlelight concert presented by the preK to high school students of Vienna Adventist Academy.

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Dec
07

Carpe Noctem Holiday Market

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • $5
  • Hyattsville, MD
  • Jenna Bishop

The event features two levels of shopping fun! In addition to many talented vendors , Carpe Noctem offers various dinner options, wine, beer, and tasty desserts, all available to purchase. Children can enjoy face-painting, a photo op with St. Nicholas, and coloring activities. Customers will receive a complementary drink with their paid entrance of $5 into the Holiday Market. All children 12 and under are free! The Carpe Noctem Holiday Market is a wonderful event that supports the students of St. Jerome Academy. The proceeds from this annual fundraising event go directly towards helping fund the cost of our children’s education. Community support is vital to our success and St. Jerome’s has been a member of the Hyattsville community for 75 years. The school prides itself on teaching students in a classical curriculum and is supported by a vibrant and engaged community of families and alumni. When you support St. Jerome Academy, you are not only supporting the school, but the Hyattsville community as well.

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Dec
07

One Starry Night in Bethlehem

06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • Free
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Ashburn Presbyterian Church

Now in it's 5th year, One Starry Night is a wonderful free event for your entire family. Imagine walking through Bethlehem and smelling fresh baked bread, working in a wood shop, eating from the marketplace . . . then suddenly, shepherds appear to tell you the great news . . . a Savior has been born! You then meet Mary and Joseph and see the Baby Jesus with your own eyes! Come begin the Christmas Season with us as we walk through Bethlehem!

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Dec
08

Journey Through Bethlehem

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • FREE
  • Olney, MD
  • Darlene Maxfield

Journey Through Bethlehem, An Interactive Walk-Thru play that allows you to experience the sights and sounds of Bethlehem the night Christ was born. Cookies and warm cider, 30 minute tours, throughout the day, finish at the end with singing along to beautiful Christmas music. A wonderful way to start the Christmas Season. Begin a new family tradition.

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Dec
08

Neighborhood Noel

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Free
  • Bristow, VA
  • Andrea Reed

Celebrate the Christmas season at our first Tree Lighting. Special guest will be the Patriot High School Choir. Bring family and friends to sing and worship. Enjoy hot cocoa and homemade goodies! Please bring a food item for our Food Pantry

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Dec
08

Supporting the Persecuted Church

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
  • Free
  • Washington, DC
  • Fr. Carleton C. Clarke

Jeremy Frith, executive director of Barnabas Aid USA, will provide an overview of the persecution of Christians around the world, featuring testimony from survivors like Pastor Umar Mulinde of Uganda, the victim of an acid attack. He will describe the activities of Barnabas Aid, which is known for its informative country-by-country surveys of persecution and financial support of on-site organizations assisting the endangered faithful. He will discuss the varied forms of oppression suffered by one Christian in ten and what we can do about it.

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