Marta Valentin Chase has been named the interim team minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington.

Valentin Chase was most recently the program coordinator for the Unitarian Universalist Association's Identity Based Ministries. Before entering the ministry, she was a producer of Latino music and culture programs at WGBH radio in Boston. She received a master of divinity degree from Episcopal Divinity School last year.

Grace Episcopal Church will present Gabriel Faure's Requiem at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the church. The church is at 3601 Russell Rd., Alexandria. For more information, call 703-549-1980.

Washington Street United Methodist Church will present a recital by French organist Pierre Pincemaille at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the church. Voluntary donations will be accepted. The church is at 115 S. Washington St., Alexandria. For more information, call 703-835-4324 or visit

The John Leland Center for Theological Studies will present a concert of Dvorak's Biblical Songs at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at the First Baptist Church of Clarendon. The concert will feature soprano Cynthia Cole and pianist Patricia Humphrey. Voluntary donations will be accepted. The church is at 1210 N. Highland St., Arlington. For more information, call 703-812-4757.

Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Alexandria will host a concert by the Logan Circle Chamber Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the church. The group will perform the music of Brahms and Mozart. The church is at 321 S. Fairfax St. For more information, call 703-549-6670 or visit

-- Compiled by MIYA WISEMAN

To Submit an Item


Fax: 703-518-3001

Mail: Alexandria-Arlington Extra, Religion News, 526 King St., Suite 515, Alexandria, Va. 22314

Details: Churches and other religious institutions are encouraged to contribute news about clerical appointments, bazaars, seminars and other special events. The column appears the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. All items should be sent in at least 10 days before publication. Call Miya Wiseman, 703-837-1664, for more information.