Faith Notes

Faith Notes

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<lst>Bethel United Church of Christ launched a new worship schedule. Under the new schedule, "Worship! Out of the Box" is held at 9 a.m. every Sunday, a more informal, discussion-based service. The traditional service is held at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 4347 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. For more information, visit or call the church office at 703-528-0937.

Bazaar/Flea Market. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church holds a Flea Market and Bazaar Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature a bake sale, silent auction, special treasures, house wares, jewelry, games, toys and lunch. Arlington Forest is located at 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. For more information, call 703-525-0961 or visit

Bazaar. St. Agnes Catholic Church Parish Center will hold a bazaar Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bazaar will feature Christmas gifts, decorations, knit and crochet, used books, white elephants, a quilt and money doll raffle, a bake sale and lunch. St. Agnes is located at 1914 N. Randolph St., Arlington.

Family Shabbat Service. Rabbi Gilah Langner leads a family Shabbat service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Kol Ami Northern VA Reconstructionist Community, Arlington. At 11 a.m. children will play with adult supervision and parents can enjoy a brief study of the Torah parsha of the week. We will come together at 11:30 a.m. for an oneg. This service is designed to make Jewish prayer accessible and meaningful to family members of all ages. Please RSVP to Hope Warshaw at 703-780-7207.

The Rev. Marta Valentín Chase is the new interim team minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington. She began her one-year term on Aug. 15, and works with team ministers the Rev. Michael McGee and the Rev. Linda Olson Peebles. Valentín Chase most recently served as program coordinator for the Unitarian Universalist Association's Identity-Based Ministries staff group. The church is located at 4444 Arlington Blvd., and holds services at 9:16 and 11:15 a.m. For more information, call 703-892-2565.