a community Christmas event

DETAILS: We (the partner churches below) are excited to bring this high-quality event to downtown Vienna! The concert will be held in the historic sanctuary of Vienna Assembly of God, 100 Ayr Hill Avenue NE. The community is invited to come along with your family, neighbors and co-workers. Reserve your space here.

The Immanuel project, Melanie’s songwriting journey through the Christmas story, was called a songwriting tour de force by Christian and mainstream press. It reached No. 1 on Amazon’s Christian, Worship and Holiday Download charts.


    "a sense of wonder ... in songs of faith" - LA Times
    "infectious vocals" - American Songwriter
    "the comfort we need right now" - Parade
    "full of charm and grace" - Huffington Post
    "relentlessly hopeful"- Christianity Today
    "telling a story of change and transformation” - Relevant

ABOUT MELANIE: Melanie Penn is a hometown girl, having grown up in neighboring McLean, VA. She is a songwriter at the crossroads of faith and culture. After studying classical voice, she moved to New York City and pursued musical theatre where she enjoyed several years as a mainstay in the theatre scene, most notably playing Sandy on the Broadway national tour of Grease! starring Frankie Avalon. Melanie is also a worship leader and served at Redeemer Presbyterian Church under the leadership of author and theologian Tim Keller.

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Brought to the community through the cooperative efforts of:

Vienna Assembly of God

Faith Encounters Community Church

Iglesia Cristo Es Mi Refugio

Christ Church Vienna