Faith Notes are for announcements and events in the faith community. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Call 703-917-6449. Deadline is Friday.
Make a card for a military service member on Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Church of the Holy Comforter, 543 Beulah Road, Vienna. This activity will be held in the church library on the lower level of the building; enter through the preschool doors in the lower parking lot. Blank hand-made cards will be sent to service members so they can have something to send home to their loved ones for birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. All are welcome. Contact Rose-Ellen Eastman, 703-200-2340.
The Baha’i community of McLean holds a weekly fireside, a meeting of discussion, devotion and fellowship, at 7500 Box Elder Court in McLean, beginning at 8 p.m. every Friday. The fireside is an opportunity to learn about the Baha’i faith and why Baha’is find hope in a seemingly hopeless world. Call 703-556-3400.
English classes. McLean Baptist Church is offering free conversational English classes on Mondays. Classes include beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Advanced electives are Literature, U.S. Government, World Religions, and current events. There is no cost for the class or registration, however students must buy their own books. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at noon. New student registration begins at 9 a.m., until Oct. 30. McLean Baptist Church is located at 1367 Chain Bridge Road. Call 703-356-8080 or visit www.mcleanbaptist.org.
Vajrayogini Buddhist Center offers ongoing classes on meditation and Buddhist philosophy Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. at Unity of Fairfax at 2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, $10 per class.
Call 202-331-2122 or visit www.meditation-dc.org.