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Faith Notes

Faith Notes are for announcements and events in the faith community. Send to vienna@connectionnewspapers.com or 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Call 703-917-6449 with questions.

Church of the Holy Comforter (Episcopal) in Vienna will be participating in the Open Houses of Faith program with an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 7-9 p.m. The open house will include a brief history of the Episcopal Church and its Anglican roots; music; information about beliefs, worship and Christian education; a tour of the facility and its artwork; information about mission programs; and refreshments.

Attendance helps fulfill requirements for the Open Houses of Faith patch program for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth organizations; visit www.openhousesof faith.org for information. The church is located at 543 Beulah Road NE, Vienna. Visit www.holycomforter.com or call 703-938-6521.

Epiphany United Methodist Church will hold it annual chocolate festival on Saturday, Feb. 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 1014 Country Club Drive, N.E., Vienna. There will be a chili dinner, chocolates in many forms for sale, and an auction featuring theme baskets. Proceeds go to support the church’s mission programs. Call 703-938-3494.

The Friends of Pleasant Grove present their third annual Black History Month program on Saturday, Feb. 17, at noon at the Historic Pleasant Grove Church, 8641 Lewinsville Road, McLean. The guest speaker will be Virginia Williams, with a presentation of the hush harbor experience through selected readings and songs. Everyone is invited to attend; the event is free. Parking will be available in the lot adjacent to the cemetery. For more information, contact Garry Jewett at 703-893-9075.