Little River United Church of Christ

…welcoming diversity, independent thought, & faithful action…

Sunday, February 22, 2015: The church is closed!
All activities for the day are cancelled.

Little River UCC highway entrance

We are glad you are visiting our Web site. A friendly welcome awaits you at our church, set in a wooded grove in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia.

Join us for worship in our beautiful, window-lined sanctuary on Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. with coffee and conversation in our social hall following both services. All are welcome in worship.

Care for infants and toddlers is provided during both services. Church school is offered for children and youth at 9:30 a.m.

Find us on Google Maps. Turn at the tall white cross opposite Northern Virginia Community College, on Route 236 at Lake Drive in Annandale.

accessibility logo Our church building and facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities.


Worship with us during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter

Communion at 11:00 each Sunday in Lent, February 22-March 22

Palm Sunday – Maundy Thursday – Good Friday – Easter Sunday

Lenten Soup & Discussion Series • Special Choral Music in Worship • More

Read our Lent brochure for full details

We are Open and Affirming: read more


Holy Week and Easter

Palm Sunday March 29

The 9:30 am service begins with a Palm Parade, led by our children and youth. We will reflect on Christ’s “triumphal entrance” into Jerusalem, his prayers in the Garden of Gethsemane, and the symbolism and mystery of Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday April 2

Beginning at 7:30 pm, we will remember Jesus’ last meal with the Disciples, and his words of prayer in the Garden. This service includes a ritual of hand washing and Communion.

Good Friday Tenabrae April 3

The traditional service of candles and darkness will begin at 7:30 pm. We will share in an experience of the three days of self-exploration leading towards Easter. Music, Meditation, Communion, Scripture and the Extinguishing of the Lights.


Sunrise Service at the Cross 6:30 am: A service of Baptismal renewal and Communion followed by an Easter breakfast with hot cross buns and Easter eggs.

A Service of Resurrection, 9:30 and 11:00 am, with the Sanctuary Choir and Brass Ensemble. The brass and tympani call us to rejoice as we exclaim, Christ is risen; Christ is risen, indeed! Read more

Communications Coordinator Position

Position open for a Communications Coordinator.  Interested persons please contact the church office. Position Description

"Hands-On Mission Project"

All teens and adults are invited to attend Safe Church training on Sunday, August 24. Read more

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