Alexandria and Arlington religion notes

Sunday, Jan. 6

Epiphany celebration, featuring Chewy the Camel, crafts, music, an Epiphany parade around the church grounds and refreshments. 10 a.m., Church of the Covenant, 2666 Military Rd., Arlington. 703-524-4115.

Armonia Nova concert, 6 p.m., Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-549-1450 or

Feast of the Epiphany Choral Evensong, by organist-choirmaster Grant Hellmers featuring music by Byrd, Wood, Mendelssohn and Ayleward. Donations of non-perishable foods are accepted for the St. Paul’s Lazarus Ministry. 7:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria. Free-will offering. 703-549-3312, or

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Middle school visiting day, prospective students shadow current students for half-day classes. 8 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, 4401 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free, reservations necessary. 703-212-2706, or

Contemplative Night, featuring a labyrinth, 6-7:30 p.m. and a Taize service, 7:30 p.m. hosted by Urban Abbey. St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St., Arlington. 703-525-
8286 or

Thursday, Jan. 10

Faith, Food and Fellowship, features a noon service with music by J. Reilly Lewis of the Washington Bach Consort; followed by lunch ($5), 12:30 p.m.; and a talk by Scott McCaffrey about “Inside the Sun-Gazette,” 1-1:40 p.m. Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St., Arlington. 703-527-8574.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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