Centennial celebration in McLean

St. John the Beloved Church in McLean will host a celebration weekend Sept 20-22 commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of their mission.

The events will begin Sept. 20 at 6420 Linway Terrace in McLean from 6 to 10 p.m. with an authentic Louisiana shrimp boil with jambalaya and New Orleans bread pudding; a beer and wine garden; a movie with pizza and popcorn for children; as well as a performance by "The Dixie Power Trio," a zydeco band. On Sept. 21, the celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. and will include bungee jumping, an obstacle course and games; BBQ brisket, ribs and pulled pork; live blues music; and a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. On Sept. 22, Father Jerome Daly will give a presentation on "The Mission of the Church" during a Holy Hour at 3 p.m., to be followed by a 4 p.m. happy hour in the parish hall.

Find out more

Go to sjb100.org to buy tickets or sign up as a volunteer.

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