Update on Mary Tripp

Mary Tripp broke her hip several weeks ago and is currently in a rehabilitation facility. She and husband Bob do not need food or other support at this time but Mary would welcome cards sent to their home address, 1704 Lake Shore Crest Dr., Apt. 16, Reston, VA 20190-3247. No phone calls, please.

Cards welcomed

Billye Stevens fell last month and broke her arm. She is currently living at the Sunrise at Fair Oaks. Cards addressed to her may be sent to 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Room 234, Fairfax, VA 22033.

Encore ROCKS Fairfax

Rehearsals begin Fri., Sep. 7, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., UUCF campus. More information and online registration here. Flier here. Questions? Contact Lee Lipsey, chorale master, Encore Chorale of Reston, encorereston@gmail.com. This rock ‘n’ roll chorus sings popular music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.        

Encore Chorale fall registration open

Tue., Sep. 4-Tue., Dec. 11, 2:30-4 p.m., United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA. Flier here. More information at encorecreativity.org. Online registration here. Questions? Contact the Encore Creativity office, 301-261-5747. Registration open for singers age 55+ to join the Encore Chorale of Reston (David Lang, director). Auditions not required. Tuition: $175, covers 15 rehearsals, sheet music, practice CD and concerts. Encore Creativity for Older Adults is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering excellent, accessible arts education programs led by professional artists. There are 16 Encore Chorales and seven Encore ROCKS choruses in the DC/MD/VA area.      

Middle School potluck and Coming of Age parent orientation

Fri., Aug. 24, 6:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Sign up here indicating what you’ll contribute to the potluck. Questions? Contact Courtney Firth. Potluck for 7th and 8th graders and their parents or guardians. Bring a dish to share. Following dinner, youth will enjoy games and socializing while parents of 7th graders attend the Coming of Age orientation. Parents of 8th graders can supervise the youth or sign up to chaperone other events during the year.

Giving Ourselves Away

Date: Sun., Aug. 26, 10 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Rev. Rebecca Benner. Music: Jesse Lynn, classical guitar. Religious Exploration: Last day of Summer RE. Preschool and rising Kindergarten begin and end in class. Rising 1st-6th graders begin and end in Chapel. Rising 7th-12th graders begin and end in the Program Building, Room 11. Child care to age 3 available in the Sanctuary Nursery.