From left, Rev. Meredith Keseley and Seminarian Heidi Eickstadt of Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence in Burke, and Rabbi Amy R. Perlin, D.D. and Rabbi Laura Rappaport, D.D. of Temple B’Nai Shalom in Fairfax Station, at the 30th consecutive joint Thanksgiving Eve service, held Nov. 23 at the Jewish congregation’s synagogue.
Fairfax Station Temple B’nai Shalom in Fairfax Station and Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence in Burke held a 30th consecutive joint Thanksgiving Eve service Nov. 23 at the Jewish congregation’s synagogue.
Each year the host alternates, with the visiting clergy offering the primary homily, sermon or holiday message.
The ever-popular service included music performed by a mixed choir with representatives from both faith communities.
Food donations were collected at the service that will go to the Lorton Community Action Center.