Angels in a Christmas Pageant

Children of the Christ Church’s Sunday school and youth group rehearse while dressed as angels before the Christmas Pageant on Sunday in Alexandria. The annual event, which features children from kindergarten through high school, has been held for more than five decades. The church was built more than two centuries ago.

An child part of the Christ Church Sunday school and youth group waits for her part during the Christmas Pageant in Alexandria, Va., on Sunday, December 16, 2012. Christ Church was frequented by such notables as George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Philip Richard Fendall I. The pageant is an annual event that has been taking place for over five decades. Children as young as kindergarden an as old as high schools take part in working, singing and acting in the pageant. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

An child part of the Christ Church Sunday school and youth group waits for her part during the Christmas Pageant in Alexandria, Va., on Sunday, December 16, 2012. Christ Church was frequented by such notables as George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Philip Richard Fendall I. The pageant is an annual event that has been taking place for over five decades. Children as young as kindergarden an as old as high schools take part in working, singing and acting in the pageant. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

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