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Faith, Jan. 27, 2010

<b>McLean Presbyterian Church</b> is holding the worship service at 9:15 a.m. and 11a.m. During these services, the church also offers a variety of adult education classes, as well as children’s ministry program and student ministries gatherings. The church also invites the public to informal and more intimate Saturday Night Service, which meets in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. every Saturday. The worship music is provided by Saturday night band and the message is the same as Sunday morning but with opportunity for more interaction with the pastor. Childcare and children’s programs are provided for infants through 2nd grade.

McLean Presbyterian Church is located at 1020 Balls Hill Road in McLean. For more information visit www.mcleanpres.org or call church office at 703.821.0800.

<b>Universalist Congregation of Fairfax,</b> 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, will show ‘Until The Violence Stops’ at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29. The film is a documentary about how the play The Vagina Monologues grew into an international grassroots movement called V-Day to stop violence against women and girls. Donations accepted to benefit V-Day Oakton 2010. 703-716-0150 or www.uucf.org.

<b>Maggie Page, of Vienna,</b> is beginning a one-year service assignment with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in southeastern Europe as a teacher’s assistant. Page has a bachelor’s in studio art from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn. She is associated with Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Shoreview, Minn. Page is serving through MCC’s SALT – Serving and Learning Together — program for young adults from Canada and the U.S. who volunteer outside both countries. MCC is a relief, development and peace organization of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches in Canada and the U.S. For more information on MCC, visit mcc.org. For more information on the SALT program, visit mcc.org/salt.

<b>Episcopal Church Women of St. Thomas</b> Episcopal Church Lace & Grace Tea, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. With a variety of tea delicacies and sweets, and live music by local instrumentalists, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hudson Hall, 8991 Brook Road, McLean. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Alternative House in Vienna. $30 per person. Reserve tickets at 703-442-0330. Group sales welcome. 703-272-7796 or mollieregan@verizon.net.

<b>Emmaus United Church of Christ</b> will offer the lecture series "Nurturing the Body through Nutrition." Classes will be 7 p.m. in the parlor of Emmaus Church, 900 East Maple Avenue, Vienna. Free and open to the public. Contact Dana Krauskopf, 703-272-8675 or hamanasi@bellsouth.net, or Marsha Komandt, 703-938-1264 or mgkomandt@verizon.net.

*Monday, Feb. 8. Learning to Reconnect to Your Body in Healthy Ways: Weight Management.

*Monday, Feb. 22. Learning to Reconnect to Your Body in Healthy Ways: Energy Enhancement.

*Monday, March 8. Sugar: The Unsweet Truth.

*Monday, March 29. Food is Medicine.

<b>McLean Bible Church,</b> 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, will host LifeWay Women’s Going Beyond with Priscilla Shirer, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. Shirer encourages women to go beyond everyday life to walk with Christ. Tickets are the two-day event are $45. Register at www.lifeway.com/goingbeyond or 800-254-2022.

<b>The Jewish Social Services Agency (JSSA)</b> offers a wide variety of support groups for those with emotional, social, and physical challenges. Contact Gary Axelrod, 301-610-8309 or gaxelrod@jssa.org, or www.jssa.org.

<b>HAVEN of Northern Virginia</b> offers a variety of free bereavement support groups, meeting on a weekly basis. Contact 703-941-7000 or www.havenofnova.org for schedules and registration information.