Pohick Church, the colonial church of George Washington & George Mason, will celebrate Easter Sunday with four services, beginning with a Sunrise service at 5:30 am, followed by three festival services at 7:45, 9:15 and 11:15 am.
Pohick's colonial-style organ will be joined by its full choir, all under the direction of Linda Wilberger Egan, SSM. This year, at the 9:15 and 11:15 services, the music will feature the singing of Handel's Messiah, accompanied by brass. The services themselves will be led by the Rev. Donald D. Binder, PhD and the Rev. Diane Murphy, PhD, and will be followed by receptions with coffee, tea and Easter refreshments. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt on the church grounds for the children following the 9:15 am service.
Take I-395 south to I-95 south to the Fairfax County Parkway exit towards Lorton. Head East until the Road ends at US 1. Turn right and proceed to Telegraph Road. Turn left at this light and make an immediate right into the Church parking lot. If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.
Take I-95 North to the Mt. Vernon exit (#161), just after the Occoquan River, towards Lorton. This ramp becomes US 1 North. Proceed about three miles to the corner of US 1 and Telegraph Rd. The Church will be on the right. Turn Right and into the parking lot immediately on the right.If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.
Take the Fairfax County Parkway to the Rolling Road exit. Proceed East on Rolling Road across I-95 (just prior to this overpass the road becomes Pohick Road) towards Lorton. Proceed all the way to US 1 and turn left at the light. Go to the next traffic light, which is Telegraph Road/Old Colchester Road. The Church is on the right. Turn Right and into the parking lot immediately on the right. If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.