Memorial service

A memorial service for longtime UUCF custodian Flori Diaz will be held Sun., Mar. 31, at 2 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Flori’s husband, Vladimir Ralda, will also be remembered. All are invited. More details coming in the Mar. 28 Thursday email.

Coming of Age DC Adventure Trip

Sun., Apr. 7, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For RE students in the Coming of Age program (Grade 7). Youth, mentors and a few parents are invited to join Youth Ministry Coordinator Courtney Firth for an adventure to DC! We will meet at Vienna Metro at 9:30 a.m. and travel to All Souls Unitarian. We will walk to Ben’s Chili Bowl and then metro to the National Portrait Gallery. We should arrive back at Vienna Metro by 5:30 p.m. Please sign up by Wed., Apr. 3.  

Middle School Youth Group

Game Night. Fri., Apr. 5, 7-9 p.m. Prog. Bldg. Come play games with your UUCF friends! Bring games to share or just come to participate in a new game. Please bring a snack or drink to share and $5 for pizza. As always, adults are needed to help with the festivities. Sign up to attend. Questions? Contact Courtney Firth.  

General Assembly 2019

The Unitarian Universalist Association’s annual General Assembly will be held Jun. 19-23 in Spokane, WA. UUCF still has slots available for both on-site and off-site (stay at home!) delegates. If interested, complete an application. Questions? Contact Mark Magee or Mary Butler.

Condolences

Former UUCF member Tony DeCamp, husband of Mary Lazar, has died. Services will be held Wed., Mar. 20, at 6 p.m. at Covenant Funeral Services in Fredericksburg, VA. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Read the obituary. Notes of condolence may be sent to Mary at 11510 Savannah Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Book talk

Thu., Apr. 4, 7-8:30 p.m., American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA), 14120 Newbrook Dr., Chantilly, VA. Free and open to the public. Register here (required). Books will be available for purchase at the event. All are invited to a talk on the Rev. Henry Brinton’s mystery novel “City of Peace,” hosted by Rumi Forum, ATFA and Ezher Mosque. The book features Christians and Muslims in the town of Occoquan, VA, and is a gripping and fast-paced mystery that will engage people politically and spiritually, leaving them with fresh insight into how they can overcome polarizing divisions among people of differing cultures and faiths. Henry G. Brinton is an author and a […]

Emma’s Revolution performance

Sat., Mar. 30, 8 p.m., Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier, MD. Tickets: $18 in advance, $22 at the door. Tickets available online. Facebook event page. Emma’s Revolution is the dynamic, award-winning activist duo of Pat Humphries and Sandy O, whose songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and covered by Holly Near. With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying eclecticism, Emma’s Revolution delivers the energy and strength of their convictions, in an uprising of truth and hope for these tumultuous times.    

Revolution Ringers handbells

Grade 7-adult. Meets most Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Check the calendar. Questions? Contact Assistant Director Gina King. Drop-ins welcome. No musical experience needed. This handbell ensemble performs in worship throughout the year and attends area-wide performances. Perfect for families to do together!

Empowering Women and Creativity

Date: Sun., Apr. 7, 9:15 & 11:15 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Director of Music & Arts Laura Weiss. Music: Bella Voce. Religious Exploration: RE classes in session for age 2-Grade 12. Details coming soon. Child care for infants 6 months old to children 3 years old will be held in the Program Building. The Sanctuary Nursery will be open for parents caring for newborn infants. As always, parents are welcome to keep their children with them during services.