Events

Nov
16
  • Free
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Jessica Williams

Minority Christian Women Entrepreneurs Network (MCWEN) meets every third Friday of each month. We invite you to come network, share and collaborate with like-minded Christian women entrepreneurs. Come be a part of a community where faith and business intersect. We look forward to seeing you! Details and registration at http://mocomcwen.eventbrite.com

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Nov
16
  • Free
  • Olney, MD
  • Tasha Mitchell

You're invited to be a part of this vibrant worship experience. Oakdale Church is excited to bring you the Watoto Children’s Choir performing their brand new album, “We Will Go”. As the children share their personal stories and present live worship music from Uganda, you’ll see firsthand the power of God’s love transforming lives around the world.

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Nov
17

Unmasked

02:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Free
  • Beltsville, MD
  • Simene' Walden

Purpose: To share what one has overcome by sharing their real, raw, and relevant testimonies of God’s faithfulness to them and how he made a way of escape to deliver, heal, and set them free. “Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.” Psalms‬ ‭119:2‬ ‭KJV‬‬

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Nov
17
  • Free
  • Occoquan, VA
  • Cynthya Hale

Come to help us outreach to many soldiers overseas during the Christmas holiday. We want you to come out and show you care. We need Christmas cards, gift cards and letter drop off. We are sending these amazing soldiers; cards, letters, and pictures of families that are thinking of them while they are protecting our freedoms. Bring your whole family, and drop off your letters, or write a card at our event.  If families would like to donate items for these soldiers overseas they can do so as well. We are looking for donations and gift cards to fill these boxes for our soldiers before Christmas.  Donations needed: FOOD * Single servings of canned fruit (You can theme your whole package around fruit!) * Single servings of canned veggies * Beef jerky * Peanut butter * Jelly * Marshmallow creme * Oreos, Nutter Butters– you know, the cookies that could outlast a nuclear winter * Cake in a jar * Cookies (Use a vacuum sealer, and you’re golden!) * Brownies (Ditto about the vacuum sealer!) * Single-serving tuna packets * Tuna lunch kits * Dried fruit * Nuts * Granola bars (Try this recipe!) * Loose granola * Homemade nut mixes (Try this recipe!) * Crackers * Cracker sandwiches * 100 calorie snacks * Gum (the kind in blister packs keep better!) * Mints * Hard candy like Lifesavers or Werther’s * Sunflower seeds * Cereal bars * Trail mix * Popcorn * Healthy bars (protein, power, nutrition) like Clif Bars, Luna Bars, LARA Bars, etc. * Ramen noodles * Mac ‘n’ cheese in a cup * Ravioli, Spaghetti-O’s, etc. * Salt and pepper (packets or the shakers– you know what your recipient needs!) * Seasoned salt * Packets of ketchup, mustard, relish, mayo, etc. (Send these in a sealed Ziploc bag!) * Seasoning packets (ranch, Italian, etc.) * Spices * Dried herbs * Fruit snacks/fruit leather * Coffee * Packets of powdered coffee creamer * Packets of sugar/sugar substitutes * Single-serving 0 calorie drink mixes * Liquid drink and tea mixes (Mio, Lipton’s, etc.) * Sports drink mixes * Hot chocolate mix * Tea bags * Lemonade mix * Kool-Aid packets * Protein powder * Tang * Iced tea mix * Salsa * Instant oatmeal * Pretzels * Pita chips * Popcorn chips * Cereal * Baked Goodies just make sure they are sealed up very good SELF-CARE/BEAUTY SUPPLIES * Body wash * Band-Aids * Athlete’s foot powers, ointments, or creams * Gold Bond * Tums * Aspirin/Ibuprofen * DayQuil/NyQuil * Odor Eaters * Floss * Toothbrushes * Toothpaste * Mouthwash * Hand/face lotion * Nail clippers * Nail file/emery board * Deodorant * Razors (handles and blades) * Tissues * On-the-go toothbrush products * Shampoo * Face wash * Conditioner * Baby wipes * Eye drops * Contact solution * Hand-sanitizing wipes * Liquid hand sanitizers * Insect repellent * Lip balm * Chapstick * Bag balm * Sunblock * Q-tips * Lozenges * Hand towel * Full-sized towel * Shower puff * Pumice stone * Washcloth * Feminine care products PERSONAL ITEMS * Physical pictures * USB drive with photos and videos * Small photo album (Or try your hand at a photo-a-day journal!) * Encouragement book * Letters/notes * To-go insulated coffee mug * Envelopes * Journals * Notebooks * Writing utensils * Pencil sharpeners * Stationary * Tablets * Hand/feet warmers * Hot water bottle * Sunglasses * Gift cards * Calendar (You could make your own!) * A set of sturdy, reusable, plastic cutlery * Small packets of washing detergent * Flashlights * Desk fan * Mesh laundry bag * Devotional ENTERTAINMENT/ATHLETICS * Batteries * Tennis balls * Hacky sacks * DVDs * Card games * Puzzles * Sudoku/Crossword/Puzzle books * Book light * Books * Magazines * Newspapers * Sneakers * Other sports equipment * Cotton socks * Under Armor * Nerf balls/frisbees * Headphones If you would like to donate items or for more information please contact : Facebook- @christina.cruzpagan Facebook- @FFTHelpingOthers Facebook- @queenofmortgages

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Nov
18

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Free
  • Alexnadria, VA
  • Heather Nye

Come join Franconia United Methodist Church for a free community Thanksgiving Dinner. Turkey and all the trimmings will be provided and the entire family is welcome.

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Nov
20

THANKSGIVING TURKEY DRIVE

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Free
  • GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND, MD
  • YINKA ARE

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Mercy Seat Chapel (MSC), a parish of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (a non-profit organization) located at 17604 Washington Grove Lane, Gaithersburg, Maryland will host the annual Thanksgiving Turkey drive as part of our commitment to serve our community and especially Montgomery County. This philanthropical act involves distribution of fresh turkeys. The event is free and open to the public. Our target is families who cannot afford turkeys on their dinner table to complete the joy of the yearly thanksgiving. More information is available at http://www.mercyseatchapel.org.

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Nov
24

International Potluck

11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
  • Free
  • Alexandria, VA
  • New Life

Bring a Dish, Try a Dish! Join us for special Thanksgiving Service and our International Potluck. All our welcome.

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Dec
01

Community Craft and Bazaar

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Goods are priced by individual vendors
  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • georgina Kun Sherman

Clothes, decorative pillows, hand bags, backpacks, scarves, evening outfits, alterations,and orders can be placed for needed. Handmade craft , post cards, knitting, skincare, handmade jewelry and of course food ( Indian ) and much more.

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Dec
01

Journey Through Bethlehem

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Free
  • Olney, MD
  • Darlene Maxfield

The Journey Through Bethlehem Returns by popular demand. Saturday, December 1 from 6-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 from 3-6:00 p.m. A Magical Evening for the whole family. Experience an interactive Presentation that takes you on a Journey Through Bethlehem on the night when Christ was born. Learn facts from the Prophets, Priests and Roman soldiers, visit the petting zoo, living manger, enjoy warm cider and cookies and sing Christmas songs and carols.

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Dec
07
  • Free!
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Joyce Munt

Come to Bethlehem and see...a night filled with light! Pender UMC is bringing the Christmas story to life so you and your family can walk through the Bethlehem marketplace and living nativity, and be immersed in the spirit of Christmas. Visit and participate with Bethlehem bakers, carpenters, potters, scribes, and artists as you learn about the events surrounding Jesus birth, and see the live animals and actors in the nativity. This is a free, family friendly event - no tickets required. All are welcome!

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