Christmas in Loudoun

Message Series at Crossroads UMC: The Reel Christmas

Every year millions of people watch Christmas movies. There’s a message in each and every movie. This Christmas we will consider five Christmas movies through the lens of the original Christmas story.

November 26: The Polar Express
December 3: Elf – Interactive Worship for All Ages
December 10: Home Alone – Ugly Sweater Sunday
December 17: Rudolph – Christmas Concert
December 24: It’s A Wonderful Life – Candlelight Services at 3, 5, 7 & 9pm

Christmas Tree/Wreath Sales
Friday, November 24-until they sell out, Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue

Fresh Fraser Fir trees, wreaths, ornaments, fire pits and hot apple cider benefiting Ashburn’s Volunteer Fire & Rescue.

Read more here.

Santa Rides Through Lansdowne and Ashburn
December 1st & 2nd Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue

Santa will be making his way through Lansdowne on Friday, December 2nd and through Ashburn on Saturday, December 3rd.

Read more here.

Tree Lighting in Leesburg
Saturday, December 2nd, 6pm

The Town of Leesburg will hold its annual tree lighting ceremony on Town Green on Saturday, December 2, 2022 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will feature holiday songs, a visit from Frosty the Snowman and Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Read more here.

11th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in One Loudoun
Saturday, December 2nd, 5-7pm

The Holiday Tree Lighting at One Loudoun welcomes the community to celebrate the season with a modern twist on the traditional celebration.

Read more here.

Interactive worship service at Crossroads UMC (with a surprise visit from Santa!)
Sunday, December 3rd, 10am

Come to worship at 10am where we will feature clips from the movie Elf!

Touching Heart- Santa’s Workshop
Saturday, December 9th, 2-4pm, Crossroads UMC

This Touching Heart tradition will bring families together to donate and wrap gifts for children in foster care. Participants will also pack items for homeless shelters, enjoy fun holiday crafts and yummy treats. And we have it on very good authority that there will be a special visitor from the North Pole!

Read more and register here.

Christmas and Holiday Parade in Leesburg
Saturday, December 9th, 6pm

On the second Saturday of December, the holiday spirit will be in full swing as Leesburg Glitters & Glows with the Annual Christmas and Holiday Parade. The parade will usher Santa and his friends down King Street, through Historic Downtown Leesburg.

Read more and sign up to participate in the parade here.

Wear Your Ugly Sweater to Church
Sunday, December 10th, 10am, Crossroads UMC

Get out your Christmas sweaters (ugly or not!) and wear them to church.

Christmas Party for Students
Sunday, December 10th, 6:30-8pm

Come out and bring a friend to our annual Christmas Party complete with food, holiday games, and our traditional White Elephant gift exchange!

Christmas Concert at Crossroads UMC
Sunday, December 17th

Celebrate the season with a beautiful concert of your favorite Christmas carols and an inspiring Advent message during the 10am worship service. We will also be sharing our favorite Christmas cookies. If you want to sign up to bring some, please do so here.

Christmas Eve Services at Crossroads UMC
Sunday, December 24th, 3, 5, 7 and 9pm

All services will feature contemporary and traditional carols, an inspirational message, communion, the traditional lighting of individual candles and joining our voices in singing “Silent Night”.

There will be some special moments for kids at the 3 & 5pm services.

The nursery (infant-3 years old) will be available at 3, 5, and 7pm.