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The Ekoji Buddhist Temple offers an introductory class on Buddhism at 10 a.m., beginning Jan. 16. Sessions meet for five weeks. For more information, visit www.ekoji.org. The Ekoji Buddhist Temple is located at 6500 Lake Haven Lane, Fairfax Station.

Congregation Adat Reyim sponsors the following events at 6500 Westbury Oaks Court, Springfield. For more information, call 703-569-7577.

* Young Family Service, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., with an Oneg Shabbat following. Traditional services begin at 8 p.m. Open to everyone.

* Create Judaic Art. Experienced instructors present a series of five creative endeavors. First class begins on Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., on Metal Mezzuzot. Fee is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. For more information, or to enroll, call 703-493-8801.

* Services. Adat Reyim is a progressive conservative congregation with educational programs for preschoolers through high schoolers. Led by Rabbi Bruce Aft. Services are as follow: Maariv every Wednesday at 7:40 p.m.; Erev Shabbat every Friday at 8 p.m.; and Shabbat Service every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Call for information on monthly Tot Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat and other special services.

The Messiah United Methodist Church sponsors the following events/services. The church is located at 6215 Rolling Road, Springfield. For more information, call 703-569-9862.

* Mission Fair. Sunday, Feb. 13, from 8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come to see how you can “Serve God by Serving Others.”

* Blood Drive. Sunday, Feb. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the church to make an appointment.

* Stewardship Workshop. “A Call to Financial Discipleship: Encouraging the Joy of Generous Giving,” a free workshop on Saturday, March 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Rev. David S. Bell, leader of the Center for Christian Stewardship of the United Methodist Church, presents an educational and practical workshop that addresses Christian stewardship. To register, call the church office.

* Sunday Services. Traditional Sunday morning worship services: 8:15 a.m. (with Holy Communion every Sunday), 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. (Holy Communion on the first Sunday)

* Heartline. A contemporary praise and worship service, Sunday evenings at 7:15 p.m.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church hosts a soup and salad dinner on Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m., at the church, 6509 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Following the dinner, the program, "The Mission of Charity in the Sudan," takes place at 6:30 p.m. Child care and a children's program are available. Free. For more information, call 703-455-2500.

The Chabad Community Center sponsors "Yeshiva Day," a celebration of Jewish thought on Sunday, Feb. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Chabad Community Campus, 3939 Prince William Drive, Fairfax. Cost is $25 for the full day, $15 for half day. For more information, call 703-426-1980.

Singer-songwriter David M. Bailey performs on Feb. 20, at 7 p.m., at Grace Presbyterian Church, 7434 Bath St., Springfield. Admission is free. Childcare is available. For more information, call 703-451-2900.

The Fairfax United Methodist Women sponsor the Little Angel Consignment Sale for children's clothing, toys and equipment on Saturday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax. For more information, call 703-591-3120.

Christ United Methodist Church hosts a Children’s Consignment Sale on Saturday, March 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church, 8285 Glen Eagles Lane, Fairfax Station. Items on sale include children's clothing, toys, games, books, videos, shoes, infant items, maternity and more. Due to space limitations, no strollers are allowed in the building during sale. For more information, call 703-690-3501 or visit www.christchurchva.org.

The Fairfax Church of Christ sponsors a Divorce Recovery Support Group every Monday at 7:30 p.m., at the church. Cost is $10 for book used. For more information call 703-631-2100 or visit www.fxcc.org. The Fairfax Church of Christ is located at 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax.

International Calvary Church is a Christ, Bible and Spirit centered church. Sunday services are as follows: English services at 9:45 a.m., Korean services at 11:30 a.m., and youth services at 11:30 a.m. Sunday School is as follows: English classes at 11:30 a.m., and children's classes at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and Youth Meeting are at 8 p.m., and Friday Prayer and Youth Meeting take place at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 703-569-1918. The International Calvary Church is located at 5700 Hanover Ave., Springfield.

Burke Presbyterian Church offers a Coffeehouse Worship Service on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m., for those people who may be unavailable Sunday mornings or are seeking a break from a more traditional style of worship. The service offers the same lesson and sermon as the Sunday service, but in a less formal environment. A nursery is provided for young children. Burke Presbyterian Church is located at 5690 Oak Leather Drive in Burke.