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Jubilee Christian Center will have a special Healing Service on Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m., with missionary to Spain Sean Galyen. Located at 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax. Call 703-451-7116. Go to: www.jccag.org.

Congregation Yad Shalom, located in Centreville, provides a variety of programs in a traditional format with a modern flair. It openly invites inquiries about participation in these activities by the community. There are a number of activities for the family for the new year:

* Ask about the K-2 Hebrew school for the children. Check out the opportunities for the winter semester and the educational opportunities with the congregation.

* March 15 at 9 a.m. Shalom Jewish Children program about Purim. Experience one of the most fun holidays for children. Bake hamantaschen, make noise, design a costume, sing silly songs and hear a great story. Free and open to the public. To be held at Little Rocky Run Rec Center #3.

* Join the congregation for a Friday night service with Cantor Zucker on March 28 at 8 p.m. at Little Rocky Run Community Center # 3.

* The children will enjoy playing special games and celebrating their Jewish heritage. Meets with the Jewish community on Saturday, March 29 at Little Rocky Run Community Center # 3 at 9 a.m.

* April 12 at 9 a.m. Shalom Jewish Children program about Passover. Make a project to use at the seder, act out the songs, snack, listen to story time and hop like frogs with new friends. Free and open to the public. To be held at Little Rocky Run Rec Center #3.

* Passover Seder for the entire community. All are welcome. The cost is $25/adult and $15/child or max of $60/family. Wonderful food, spirited singing, and story-telling. RSVP by April 13 to yadshalom@yadshalom.com.

Contact the Congregation at 703-579-6079, or visit the Web site at www.yadshalom.com.

For further information and/or directions, contact the Congregation at 703-579-6079, or visit the Web site at www.yadshalom.com.

Wellspring Church worships this Sunday for communion and preaching by Pastor Kendal Brown, founder of City of Refuge in Washington, D.C. There will be a special food offering for the pantry at Western Fairfax Christian Ministries. Sunday worship is at 11 a.m., at the chapel on Route 29, 13510 Lee Highway, Centreville. The chapel is on the north side of Route 29, just west of the Lee Highway-Union Mill Rd. intersection.

Sunday School for children meets during the worship hour. A fellowship hour with fair-trade coffee and treats follows the worship, and visitors are welcome.

A Bible study on "saving Jesus" meeting during the week, and the Arts and Spirituality group meets on Sunday afternoons. Check the Web site, wellspringucc.org, or call Sara Little at 703-257-4111 for information on these and other special events.

Wellspring is thoughtful, prayerful, justice-seeking, and Open and Affirming to seekers of all backgrounds. Worship is informal.

Sunday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Chabad of Northern Virginia will host internationally renowned Doron Kornbluth, author of best seller "Why Mary Jewish?" To be held at the Chabad Community Campus, 3939 Prince William Dr., Fairfax. Suggested donation is $10. Evening sponsorship is $100. RSVP to 703-426-1980 or visit www.chabadva.org.

Several Northern Virginia churches are sponsoring a New Career Conference on March 7-8, for people who have a desire to serve God in ministries. This conference will explain how to leverage your individual experience, skills and gifts for new assignments that make eternal sense. Workshops and assessment interviews will be conducted by various missions agencies during the conference. Featured speaker Dr. Cary Perdue from Sugar Grove Church in Goshen, IN, will discuss the following topics: "If Not Me, Who?," "If Not Here, Where?," "If Not Now, When?" The conference is being sponsored by: Chantilly Bible Church, Cherrydale Baptist Church, Grace Bible Church, Immanuel Bible Church, Reston Bible Church and SEND International. Hours are: Friday, March 7 from 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 8 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Chantilly Bible Church, 4390 Pleasant Valley Rd., Chantilly. Call 703-263-1188; www.chantillybible.org. Registration is $45/person or $60/couple. Registration covers a light breakfast and lunch as well as an opportunity to interact with up to 20+ mission agencies. To register, go online to www.chantillybible.org/ncc or call 703-263-1188.

Centreville Presbyterian Church will present "Footloose, The Musical." Tickets are $10. Showtimes are 8 p.m. for Thursday, Feb. 28, Friday, Feb. 29, Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2. Purchase tickets via the CPC Web site, www.centrevillepres.com or stop by the church.

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CPC Women's Ministry Retreat, "Empowered by the Invisible," Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centreville Presbyterian Church. Sharon Glasgow will be the speaker. Cost: $20, Sign up by Feb. 27. Call 703-830-0098.

Oakton Baptist Church of Chantilly is holding a Gospel Concert with Gary Shepherd, previously with the Kingsmen, on Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Sullyfield Circle and Route 50 in Chantilly. A free will offering will be received. Call 703-631-1799.

Recovery and Support Care Groups at New Life: Passion for Community in cooperation with New Life Christian Church has an ongoing recovery and support groups for people suffering with various addictions, destructive and dysfunctional behaviors, or who just need some support. These groups are a safe place to receive support and healing. Contact Lucy Martinez at 703-222-8836.

* Recovery Connection (12-step group), Sunday's at 9:30 a.m. at Westfield High in Chantilly;

* Food Freedom (a women's group; 12-step group), Sunday's at 9:30 a.m. at Westfield High in Chantilly;

* Single Mom's support Group, Saturday's at 9:30 a.m. in Centreville (call for location);

* Authentic Masculinity Men's Group, Thursday's at 7:30 p.m. in Chantilly (call for location).

<lst>The Jubilee Christian Center Children's Ministry will sponsor an Easter "Eggstravaganza" on Saturday, March 15 (rain date, March 22) from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Burke Wal-Mart parking lot on Burke Centre Road. There will be food, an illusion show, inflatables for kids, candy in plastic eggs, and a helicopter marshmallow drop for prizes. All activities and food are free. Call 703-383-1170 for information. Go to: www.jccag.org

Temple Beth Torah is a Reform Jewish congregation and member of the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) that meets at St. John's Episcopal Church in Centreville. Religious school is held at the Goddard School in Chantilly. The congregation offers the Northern Virginia Jewish community services that provide numerous spiritual, educational, support and social opportunities including religious school for member children age 2 through Bar/Bat Mitzvah and confirmation. The congregation welcomes all members of the community to attend any of these services or events. Call 703-263-2252 or visit www.BethTorah.net.

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church has regular services on Sunday at 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. All are welcome. Located at 43987 John Mosby Highway, Chantilly. Call 703-327-4461 and Web site is www.pleasantvalleyumc.net. Call 703-266-2424.

Centreville United Methodist Church offers four worship services in the morning — 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:02 a.m. The new Connections Contemporary Worship Service is held in the ROC (Recreation and Outreach Center) each Sunday. Sunday School is offered at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and a nursery is available for all services. Centreville United Methodist church is located at the intersection of New Braddock Road and Old Centreville Road. Call 703-830-2684.

The Fairfax Chinese Christian Church welcomes the public. It is a developing community church that meets at St. John's Episcopal Church, 5649 Mount Gilead Road, Centreville. The church is located in the heart of Centreville's historic district and is accessible from Braddock Road at the junction of Route 28 (Lee Hwy.), Route 29 and I-66. They speak Mandarin, Taiwanese, Cantonese, and some other Chinese dialects in the church. Their Sunday worship service is held at 10 a.m., both in Mandarin and English, and a lunch fellowship will follow after Sunday school. Call 703-395-0017 or email at fairfaxccc@cox.net.