ABOUT US

Our mission Together in Jesus Christ we are freed by grace to live faithfully, witness boldly and serve joyfully. 

ADDRESS

(703) 768-1112

 

1300 Collingwood Road

Alexandria, VA 22308

church@nativitylutheran.org

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HOLD YOUR NEXT EVENT WITH US!

 

Nativity and its facilities are available to use to both church members and non-members for various activities and events.

 

Our beautiful sanctuary and spacious gathering places are ideal spaces for private musical events, banquets, receptions, meetings and, of course, weddings. Companies find our facilities a refreshing change up from the standard cookie-cutter hotel meeting rooms or when a change of scenery is need to inspire creativity.  All our facilities are ADA compliant and meet or exceed state and local fire code and health requirements. Big bonus; when you use or facilities, the money you give is tax-deductible as a charitable deduction! 

Sanctuary

Worship in Nativity's contemporary sanctuary which is framed with vaulted ceiling supported by four gorgeous arches, reminiscent of old world timbered churches.   Flanking the arches are two wall-to-wall horizontal custom stain-glass windows crafted just for Nativity and depicts Mary and Joseph's journey to Jerusalem and the birth of the Christ child.  They are beautiful!  

 

Just to the side of the chancel area is our miss the organ in our sanctuary — it’s front and center, as is the music in every worship service. Designed and crafted in a contemporary style yet with Old World charm, our organ sets the stage for worship. Located just in front of the organ is a 12" square stage that's perfect for bands, presentations and demonstrations. 

Our sanctuary accommodates large crowds of up to and is set in the "theater-in-the-round layout, making every seat in the house a perfect choice.

Church-wide Usage

Nativity is known and enjoyed for it's spacious and multi-use flexiblity that's perfect for congregations looking for a home, groups seeking a place to meet and services in need of a place to work. 

 

Our Sanctuary is roomy, our Fellowship Hall is awesome and our classrooms are multi-functional -- if you are in search for a new home to be or a temporary location, please reach out and let's talk!  We're confident we'll have a solution for your needs.

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Narthex

Capacity - 75-100

The pride of Nativity is our Narthex, with it's tall ceilings, large rectangular space flanked with floor to ceiling windows on our south side overlooking nature's finest floral and tree garden.  Within our Narthex sits Nativity's very large baptismal fount that can accommodate the smallest of babies or an adult or two when answering the call to christening.  There is plenty of room enough to include space for tables and chairs and is outfitted with a small living-room-like area perfect for greeting guests.  Wedding receptions, official functions, sermon preparations and awesome backgrounds for photo sessions are the perfect choice for Nativity's Narthex.  

Nativity's Fellowship and Multi-Use Hall

Once Nativity's main sanctuary, our Fellowship Hall is a multi-purpose room complete with a tall ceiling, can be made private and has access to brand new banquet and meeting furniture. The hall contains tons of wide open space and has multi-controlled lighting for the perfect ambiance for day and evening events. The standard setup includes 6-8 round tables with 8 chairs each. The room comes with it's own sound system and is Wheelchair accessible.

Meetings/Class Space

Capacity - 25 Adults 35 Children

This is the place to meet!  Nativity's utility meeting room accommodates up to five 8" round tables or can be set schoolroom or theater style to meet your needs. In fact, this area can serve as a meeting or the tables can be removed so the room can be used to host a small gathering.

The best part about our utility meeting space is it's flexibility -- when you let us know more about your event, we'll help configure the best usage of this great space to maximize your outcomes.  Audio visual equipment and sound systems are available at an additional cost.

 

Kitchen

 

They say the kitchen is the heartbeat of any home -- and, Nativity's kitchen frequently proves that adage correct!  Our kitchen is well equipped, with a refrigerator, freezer, stove and oven, microwave, serving utensils, dishes, coffee percolators, dishware, and tableware. Groups of up to 150 have found our kitchen the perfect size to manage soup to nuts presentations, great for warming foods and has plenty of storage space for added convenience.  You may wash your own dishes, or request dishwashers for your event for an additional donation.   

 

Nativity's Child Care Room, Capacity - 8-10​

 

We offer private areas for nursing moms in our infant nursery where parents and young children can stay together during services and events.  Nativity's very clean child care room is brightly colored, outfitted with cool stuff to play with and has the capacity to be darkened when it's nap-time. 

 

Nativity can also provide well-qualified individuals to manage the child care room for you for an additional donation consideration. 

 

Parking Lots

Capacity - 100-130 Cars

Our large, asphalt covered parking lot flanks either side of the church building and provides easy, no incline access or egress to our facilities.   Our parking area is the perfect setting for outdoor events and is "L" shaped, which enables event producers to hold their outdoor event on one side and provide ample parking on the other. Let's talk about your outdoor event and make some fun happen!

 

Outdoor Stage and Events Area

Nativity's "back yard" is a beautiful and scenic oasis that has a canape of tall pines over a stage area and awesome grassy areas for picnics and children's fun. Generations of families, neighbors and friends have used this location for outdoor concerts, worship services and more.  This location is especally desirable for fundraisers due to it's nearby location to Fort Hunt and Collingwood Roads passers-by.  The location is also set back far enough from the roadway to be safe for playing children and to contain noise from our neighbors.  The possibilities are endless with Nativity's outdoor space -- stop by and let's discuss how your family or organization can make memories with in Nativity's "back-yard!"

Office Space and Equipment

Nativity offers standard office equipment for limited usage during on a scheduled basis or during your event. Our offices have WiFi and can also be outfitted for telephone conferencing when requested.  We're great at coming up with creative uses for Nativity's space and if your organization or group is in need of office space or equipment, let's talk!

Library/Meeting Room

Capacity - 15

Nativity's library is the perfect study room for small groups or when it's meeting time!  Set just aside of all the action of the larger rooms, our library is comfortable and easily accessble from the outside with a door just to the side of it.  Also, it's conveniently located next to Nativity's kitchen and adjcent to restrooms.  We're able to provide limited audio-visual service for an additional donation consideration. 

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Conference and Banquet Furniture

When you hold your event at Nativity, you'll benefit from our recently updated banquet and meeting furniture that includes 8' rounds, cocktail tables and 4', 6' and 8' long display tables. If your events needs are greater than what we have on-hand, just let us know and we'll work with you to accommodate your needs.  

We're proud of the way we're able to creatively plan and help folks conduct awesome events at Nativity and we're confident you'll be happy with the results!  Give us a shout and let us know what your needs are and let's get planning!

 

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