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Alexandria and Arlington religion notes

Thursday, Jan. 17

Faith-sharing group, for women ages 20 to 30. 7 p.m. Thursdays; for location information, call 703-527-5500, Ext. 13 or

Sunday, Jan. 20

Meditation and Buddhism introductory class, taught by Buddhist teacher Chris Jamison, with a question-and-answer session. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 17, Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, Arlington branch, Randolph Towers, 4001 N. 9th St., Suite 105 , Arlington. Each class, $10. 202-986-2257 or

Monday, Jan. 21

Inauguration Day morning prayer service, followed by coffee and fellowship. 9 a.m., Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6201 Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-532-5991.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Divine Mercy Cenacle, 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.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Faith, Food and Fellowship, features a service with music by J. Reilly Lewis of the Washington Bach Consort at noon; followed by lunch ($5), 12:30 p.m.; and a 20-minute video followed by a question-and-answer by Dottie Bockstiegel of the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards about “Mountaintop Removal,” 1-1:40 p.m. Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St., Arlington. 703-527-8574.

School curriculum night, speakers discuss upper-school curriculum for prospective parents and students, Grades six to 12. 7-8:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, Upper School, 1000 St. Stephen’s Rd., Alexandria. Reservations necessary. 703-212-2706, or

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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