The Christians

A Play For Our Time By Maggie FitzRoy Is Hell real? And do some people go there when they die? Yes, of course, believes Pastor Paul, the leader of a mega-successful evangelical church—until one day, when he has an epiphany, and changes his mind. That is the basis of...

Meet “The Ethereals”

Christ Church Creative Academy will celebrate its 10th year of theatrical productions this Fall. Over that time, hundreds of “stars” have shone in roles big and small, some with prior experience, some experiencing the thrill of live theater for the first...

What is a Magnificat?

In the Gospel of Luke in the Bible, is a song which Mary, the Mother of Jesus gave us, when she learned that she was chosen to be the mother of Jesus. Mary had been prepared to be the channel that would give birth to Jesus. Not only was she of the right blood line and...

New community children’s choir

When she was 3-years-old, Jen Schlechte sang her first solo at the church where her mother was the organist. After growing up singing in children’s show choirs, she attended George Mason University on an opera scholarship, directed award-winning children’s choirs in...

To turkey or not to turkey?

Nothing with eyes. That was the rule for a long time. Fish with heads were not and are not allowed to gaze up at us from the plate. More recently in my family the rule has spread to turkey – it should not look too much like a bird. Turkey breast, turkey roast (not the...