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Alexandria and Arlington religion notes

Thursday, Nov. 8

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 an “Armchair Visit to Vietnam” by Pam and Paul Gilbert, 1-1:40 p.m. Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St., Arlington. 703-527-8574.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Arlington Temple UMC is hosting a job-seeker and career enrichment support group. Sessions include readings, exercises and discussions. Meets at 12:15 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday at the temple, Arlington Temple United Methodist Church, 1835 N. Nash St. Free, registration requested. 703-525-6075, or

Christ House Open House, featuring Art Bennett of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington; tour of the shelter, meet residents, volunteers, pastors and parishioners and hear live music. 2-4 p.m., Christ House, 131 S. West St., Alexandria. 703-549-88644.

The Spirit of Taize, find stillness and silence in a Taize-style service of song, silence and prayer. 5 p.m., Convergence, Sanctuary, 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. Free. 703-998-6260.

Monday, Nov. 12

Interfaith Meditation Initiative presents Muslim and Christian traditional meditation. 7:30-8:45 p.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace, Church Ministry Center, 2700 S. 19th St., Arlington. 561-881-7318 or

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Divine Mercy Cenacle, a study of the Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Diary of Saint Faustina. 10 a.m., St. Mary’s Lyceum, 313 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-836-4100.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes tours, group tours for parents of prospective junior kindergarten and kindergarten students. 8:30 to 11 a.m., St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, Lower School, 400 Fontaine St., Alexandria. Reservations necessary. 703-212-2705, or

St. George’s Labyrinth walk, 6-7:30 p.m., St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St., Arlington. 703-525-8286 or

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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