Note to readers: Religion Notes was inadvertently left out of the Oct. 27 Loudoun Extra. We apologize for the oversight.

The Rev. Elton P. Wilson Sr. was installed Oct. 16 as pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in St. Louis. The installation service, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Upperville, drew nearly 500 people, including the moderator and vice moderator of the Northern Virginia Baptist Association.

Ashburn Presbyterian Church begins a four-week sermon series today by the Revs. John Peterson and Mark Armstrong. The series, which will focus on questions on the Bible, heaven, Jesus and gratitude, will be presented from the perspective of a skeptic who brings questions to God.

The sermons will be given at the church's 9:45 a.m. contemporary service and the 11:15 a.m. traditional service. 20962 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-2012 or

At the Unitarian Universalists of Sterling's 10:30 a.m. service today, the Rev. Matthew McNaught will deliver a sermon titled "The Pause That Refreshes." 22135 Davis Dr., Sterling. 703-406-3068 or

Riverside Presbyterian Church of Sterling debuts its Hispano-Latino church, Nueva Rivera, at 6 p.m. today at Potowmack Elementary School, 46465 Esterbrook Cir., Sterling.

The "New Beginnings" celebration is an opportunity to experience what Riverside worship services will be like, as Nueva Rivera will worship in Spanish at 10:45 a.m. alongside Riverside's second service and will share the church's established youth programs.

For information, contact Edwin Andrade, Nueva Rivera's pastor, at 703-444-3528, Ext. 14, or at

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