Children part of the Christ Church Sunday school and youth group dress up as angels and rehearse their song before their 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)

Photo by: CRAIG BISACRE

Children part of the Christ Church Sunday school and youth group dress up as angels and rehearse their song before their 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)