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Week of 18 April, 2019
Thursday - 4/18
 Youth West Virginia Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesOff Site Church Event


 Youth Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org

6:00 AM - 10:30 AMAbune Aregawi Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSoul Matters with Hank Dahlstrom and Trude Myers
Available Rooms & SpacesOff Site Church Event


Soul Matters groups are Covenant Groups that use a curriculum developed for Unitarian Universalist congregations.  They involves monthly themes which are explored in a packet sent to each participant every month.  The packet contains readings, poems, suggested spiritual exercises, on-line resources including music and videos.  Soul Matters groups meet monthly to explore the theme in deeply respectful conversations where participants speak about how the theme has meaning for them and how it touches their heart.  Some of the themes for this year are journey, mystery, trust, wholeness and possibility.  Prior Registration required.



10:30 AM - 12:00 PMQigong

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


Qigong is an ancient approach for achieving balance and vitality. The movements are gentle and can be done sitting, standing, or lying down. Qigong will meet in the Center from 10:30-Noon on Thursdays. Wear comfortable clothing. $10 suggested donation. Instructor: Carol Baker, Registered Nurse. No registration required, but appreciated. For more information, contact Carol at Bakerstrac@aol.com.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUUCA Book Group

Contact  Betsy Bailey
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


5:00 PM - 9:00 PMPrivate Guitar Lessons with Eric Waters

http://www.watersguitar.com/
Contact  Eric Waters
info@watersmusicdesign.com
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMDivine Reading Group

Contact  Julian Adams
juliana@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesYouth Room


Snackies will be there!


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMHolistic Moms

Contact  Michelle Rief
michrief@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesFellowship Hall


7:15 PM - 9:00 PMSanctuary Singers Rehearsal

Contact  Mimi Bornstein
mimib@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


Sanctuary Singers welcomes any and all high school and adult singers who love choral singing and the unique musical community of a choir. The choir’s eclectic repertoire includes choral classics, jazz, gospel, folk songs and world music. There are no auditions for this group. The ability to read music is not required, though it is helpful. Sanctuary Singers rehearses weekly on Thursdays from 7:15 - 9:15 in the Center. Contact: Mimi Bornstein (MimiB@uucava.org)


7:15 PM - 9:15 PMSeeking the Heart of Compassion Covenant Group with Melissa Nuwaysir
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 16


Mindfulness, Presence, Compassion—what do these terms mean in practice? How can we cultivate and integrate them into our everyday lives more deeply and intentionally? We will read from several texts, all with a Buddhist theme, to guide our exploration and sharing each month. Meetings will include time for brief meditation. We will read portions of The Miracle of Mindfulness, by Thich Nhat Hanh; The Wise Heart, by Jack Kornfield; and Wherever You Go There You Are, by John Kabat-Zinn.


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEarly Christianities
Available Rooms & SpacesVolunteer Room


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEnglish Improvement Class

Contact  Ric Blacksten
hricblacksten@yahoo.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


The UUCA ESOL program provides free classes and conversation sessions geared to adult foreigners who are fairly proficient in English speaking and writing but seek language enrichment, grammar improvement, accent reduction, plus increased knowledge of American culture and idioms. Teacher-led classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Conversation-only sessions are offered on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. 

 ESOL includes an email-based English Writing Improvement Program assigns English writing coaches to those wishing to have their writing reviewed and improved. This is an evolving program that might include face-to-face meetings in person or via the Internet.

 ESOL also serves to introduce students to Unitarian Universalism and its place among other religions. ESOL students sometimes attend UUCAVA events and have even become members or friends.

 ESOL volunteer teachers and facilitators find their participation a joy rather than a burden, but occasionally we experience the need for new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please contact Ric Blacksten (ESOL Chair), 703.980.5899, hricblacksten@gmail.com.



7:30 PM - 9:30 PMCircle Dance

Contact  Ann Ulmschneider
aulmsch@msn.com
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


We offer a meditative, movement-oriented spiritual experience. Most dances come from folk traditions from around the world. Newcomers welcome any time. All dances are taught.


7:30 PM - 9:30 PMVirginia CURE

http://vacure.org/
Contact  Ric Blacksten
hrickblacksten@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 10


Virginian Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants is an all volunteer advocacy organization for prisoners and families in Virginia.


Friday - 4/19
 Youth West Virginia Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesOff Site Church Event


 Youth Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org

6:00 AM - 10:30 AMAbune Aregawi Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


7:00 AM - 9:00 AMFriday Morning Devotional with David McTaggart and Gregg Forte

Contact  David McTaggart
dmtagg@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesYouth Room



Friday Morning Devotions

We invite you to smooth the path into the weekend with a half-hour of meditation followed by shared reflections each Friday morning beginning at 7 a.m. Please contact in advance either David McTaggart (dmctagg@gmail.com) or Gregg Forte (gforte@mac.com). A ride is available afterward to Ballston Metro.

Date: Each Friday, 7:00 a.m.

Location: Room 20 (Youth Room) 



11:30 AM - 12:00 PMMoroccan American Community Organization Call to Prayer
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


12:30 PM - 1:00 PMMoroccan American Community Organization Call to Prayer
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


1:30 PM - 2:00 PMMoroccan American Community Organization Call to Prayer
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


7:00 PM - 10:00 PMUUCA African American Book Sharing Circle

Contact  Linda Lutes Corsoro
lindalutes@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


A BOOK FOR ADUL
TS AND YOUTH
Brown Girl Dreaming
African American Author Book Sharing Circle April 19
What an interesting book! Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson, is the story of the author’s childhood written in free verse that tells a complete story from beginning to end. Goodreads tells us that Ms. Woodson “shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child’s soul as she searches for her place in the world.” The African American Author Book Sharing Circle will share experiences in reading Brown Girl Dreaming on April 19. The book is relevant and appropriate for ages 10 through adult, so we hope parents will read this with their families and come together to the sharing circle. We hope to see you then. For more info, please contact Pat Findikoglu, pfindikoglu@gmail.com, or Linda Lutes Corsoro, lindahlutes@gmail.com.

Date: Friday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Welcome Room.


Saturday - 4/20
 Youth West Virginia Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesOff Site Church Event


- 10:00 PMYouth Service Trip

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org

6:00 AM - 10:30 AMAbune Aregawi Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


9:00 AM - 12:00 PMKM

Contact  Robert Gayer
robertgayer@me.com
Available Rooms & SpacesWalden Room


Those interested in joining this intermediate meditation group should contact Bob Gayer at robertgayer@me.com.


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMEnglish Improvement Class

Contact  Ric Blacksten
hricblacksten@yahoo.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


The UUCA ESOL program provides free classes and conversation sessions geared to adult foreigners who are fairly proficient in English speaking and writing but seek language enrichment, grammar improvement, accent reduction, plus increased knowledge of American culture and idioms. Teacher-led classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Conversation-only sessions are offered on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. 

 ESOL includes an email-based English Writing Improvement Program assigns English writing coaches to those wishing to have their writing reviewed and improved. This is an evolving program that might include face-to-face meetings in person or via the Internet.

 ESOL also serves to introduce students to Unitarian Universalism and its place among other religions. ESOL students sometimes attend UUCAVA events and have even become members or friends.

 ESOL volunteer teachers and facilitators find their participation a joy rather than a burden, but occasionally we experience the need for new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please contact Ric Blacksten (ESOL Chair), 703.980.5899, hricblacksten@gmail.com.



4:00 PM - 10:00 PMGames Night for Ages 13 to 103

Contact  Larry Rascop
lrascop@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 10
Room 11
Room 12


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMKol Ami Community Seder

Contact  Herb Levy
herbcl1@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesFellowship Hall


8:00 PM - 9:30 PMAA

Contact  Annie Parker
aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesYouth Room


Sunday - 4/21
8:00 AM - 1:30 PMChoir Greenroom

Contact  Mimi Bornstein
MimiB@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


9:15 AM - 10:30 AMWorship Service & Religious Education
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


9:15 AM - 1:00 PMSunday Connections Circle

Contact  Sarah Masters
dircl@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


Quiet, informal alternative to Coffee Hour in Fellowship Hall.  Volunteers can answer questions about Unitarian Universalism, UUCA, and activities.  Great for newcomers and those who want a chance to visit in a calmer environment.



10:15 AM - 11:00 AMYouth Easter Dessert Sale

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org

10:30 AM - 11:15 AMBellissimo Handbell Choir Rehearsal

Contact  Ken Bissell
kenhandbells@aol.com
Available Rooms & SpacesMusic Studio


Bellissimo is open to everyone Grade 3 through
adult. No previous handbell experience is required.
Rehearsals are on Sunday mornings from 10:30 to
11:05 a.m. in the music room.


11:15 AM - 12:30 PMSunday Worship & Religious Education

http://www.uucava.org/
Contact  Annie Parker
aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


12:15 PM - 1:00 PMEaster Egg Hunt

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesActivity Room
Other Room ManagementPlayground


12:15 PM - 1:00 PMYouth Easter Dessert Sale

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org

12:30 PM - 1:30 PMCrescendo Handbell Choir Rehearsal

Contact  Ken Bissell
kenhandbells@aol.com
Available Rooms & SpacesMusic Studio


Crescendo is an intermediate ensemble open to
everyone with handbell experience. Rehearsals are
on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the
music room.

 



12:30 PM - 2:00 PMYoung Adults' Podcast Discussion Group

Contact  Julia Peterson
Jpeterson@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 19 - OWL Room


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMSoul Matters with Pat Bodnar and Topher Dunne
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 16


Soul Matters groups are Covenant Groups that use a curriculum developed for Unitarian Universalist congregations.  They involves monthly themes which are explored in a packet sent to each participant every month.  The packet contains readings, poems, suggested spiritual exercises, on-line resources including music and videos.  Soul Matters groups meet monthly to explore the theme in deeply respectful conversations where participants speak about how the theme has meaning for them and how it touches their heart.  Some of the themes for this year are journey, mystery, trust, wholeness and possibility.  Prior Registration required.



1:30 PM - 3:30 PMMoonFire

Contact  Ed McGrady
mcgradye@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


MoonFire is an active group of UU pagans that strive to build a safe and nurturing community that is inclusive and provides for spiritual growth and service to the Earth and Her children. Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 1:15 pm and to check the signs posted at the main stairwell to confirm room assignments. The ritual begins at 1:30 pm, followed by a potluck and fellowship. All are welcome. For more information contact Ed McGrady, mcgradye@gmail.com.



3:00 PM - 4:30 PMAsian Sangha

https://imcw.org/Calendar/Event-Calendar/EventId/3437/e/asi...
Contact  Anna Johns
yogini.annaj@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 16


Asian Sangha Description:

We are an affinity sangha who welcomes all people who self-identify as Asian, Asian American, or those with Asian ancestry. 

Aspiration

To provide a safe(r) space for people of Asian descent to be seen, heard, and supported in our practice of mindfulness meditation and in our lived experience as Asians in American culture.

To explore and share Asian cultural challenges and impacts on our individual and collective psyches in light of the Buddha dharma.

To cultivate a conscious community that fosters authentic connection and a sense of belonging.



3:30 PM - 4:30 PMFamily Meditation Class

Contact  Fred Persi
fpersi@att.net
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


Family Meditation Class for 5-11 year-olds

Classes will be held on the third Sunday of each month from 3:30 - 4:30PM in the Chapel.   

The Family Meditation class provides young children with a mindfulness framework to develop healthy responses to the ever-changing world around and inside of them.  

Children will learn how to express their innate qualities of being present with what is happening, respect for others and nature, loving kindness and compassion.  Planting these seeds at an early age can reduce stress as well as sustain and nourish the mind, body and spirit for a lifetime. 


Classes include lessons on basic Buddhist teachings, short meditations, movement exercises and hands on activities geared towards developing mindfulness. 

 

Parents attend the classes with their children.  


Questions?  Contact Fred Persi at fpersi@att.net.

 



3:30 PM - 4:30 PMMiddle School Meditation Class

Contact  Satyani McPherson
sistersatyani@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


Middle School Mindfulness Class is for children currently in grades 6-8. (Parents attend the Family Class, which is where everyone - including middle schoolers - begin the session.  This is not a drop-off class.  A guardian or parent must be present.)

Classes will be held on the third Sunday of each month from 3:30 - 4:30PM.   

The Middle School Meditation class offers short meditations, movement, hands-on activities, and discussion.

This middle school mindfulness class explores practices for fostering greater balance, compassion, and awareness in the midst of the natural highs and lows of early adolescence.  The mindfulness toolkit provides the foundation of the class. Investigating the fabric of our inner lives, the causes of emotional stress, and the possibility of freedom from suffering are explored within the spirit of play and curiosity.  

Questions?  Contact Satyani McPherson at sistersatyani@gmail.com

 



6:00 PM - 7:30 PMSunday Sanity Meeting

Contact  Donnice Benford
703 568 9122
Available Rooms & SpacesYouth Room


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMAA
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


Monday - 4/22
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMAUCP Music Class

Contact  Liz Fuchs
elizabethmetzfuchs@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


3:30 PM - 8:15 PMPanthera Martial Arts

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesActivity Room


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMCovenant Group Strategy Team Meeting

Contact  Nancy Schroll
nschroll07@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMMindfulness and Movement (Yoga)

Contact  Rita Naomi Moran
info@ritanaomi.com
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


This class offers a form of movement that is particularly well-suited for meditation.  You'll explore practices that will energize and strengthen you, help you release deep-seated tension and cultivate a sense of presence and well-being. The class is designed to be inclusive for all levels of yoga, from new to experienced. 

Class begins as 6:30 and ends at 7:20, giving you time to gently transition to the guided meditation with Jonathan at 7:30.

This class is offered freely so that no one is denied access to the practices. Your donation helps cover the cost of the room and supports the teacher.

Contact Rita Moran at 301-452-8924 or info@ritanaomi.com



6:30 PM - 8:00 PMS.M.A.R.T.
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 10


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMDebtors Anonymous (DA)

Contact  Barbara Gilligan
Available Rooms & SpacesParlor (Room 13/15)


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMSilent Meditation

Contact  Jim Strube
emacs.1@juno.com
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM8th Principle Task Force

Contact  Laurel MacLaren
laruelmaclaren@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesVolunteer Room


7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAUCP CE

Contact  Susan
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMIMCW Teen Mindfulness Group

Contact  Corinne Krill
cckrill@gmail.com
Available Rooms & SpacesCenter Gallery


The TMG aims to foster community, responsible decision-making, social awareness, and self-management. No mindfulness experience is necessary and drop-ins are welcome.  Ages 14-18. For more information, contact Corinne Krill at 703-304-4255 or cckrill@gmail.com.



7:30 PM - 9:00 PMMindfulness Meditation Class

Contact  Bob Gayer
Available Rooms & SpacesSanctuary


meditation mindfulness

**NEW -Now livestreaming at www.uucava.org/livestream.

Classes focus on sitting and walking meditation, different aspects of the Buddha’s teachings, and how to bring the practice into everyday life. Classes generally include a guided meditation, a dharma talk and/or experiential exercise. While the classes complement one another, they are also structured as independent from each other – i.e., whatever class you are able to attend should be informative and useful in and of itself. No fee, but donations accepted. Instructor is Jonathan Foust of the Insight Meditation Community of  Washington. See Jonathan's website for more information and class schedule here.



8:45 PM - 9:30 PMAfter-Class Discussion and Mindful Dialog Group

Contact  Bob Gayer
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


Ray Manyoky and Tara Cassidy host a discussion group right after class.  This is a wonderful way to reflect and share on your personal practice and connect with like-minded people.  The group starts about 8:50 and ends by 9:30. 



Tuesday - 4/23
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMSoul Matters and Mindful Movement with Dana Cook and Laura Mazzarella
Available Rooms & SpacesChapel


This group explores the Soul Matters Curriculum and complement our spiritual practice with some meditative postures, breathing, and movement, inspired by yoga teachings. There's no need to bring anything; just wear comfortable clothing. Preregistration is required.


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMDay Alliance Leadership Team Meeting

Contact  Henriette Kellum
h.kellum@verizon.net
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


4:30 PM - 7:15 PMPanthera Martial Arts

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesActivity Room


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMDHS Security Grant Application Team Meeting

Contact  Annie
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 10


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMSoul Matters for Parents of Young Kids with Gerda Keiswetter & Sephanie Schmidt

Contact  Annie Parker
aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesWelcome Room


Soul Matters groups are Covenant Groups that use a curriculum developed for Unitarian Universalist congregations.  They involves monthly themes which are explored in a packet sent to each participant every month.  The packet contains readings, poems, suggested spiritual exercises, on-line resources including music and videos.  Soul Matters groups meet monthly to explore the theme in deeply respectful conversations where participants speak about how the theme has meaning for them and how it touches their heart.  Some of the themes for this year are journey, mystery, trust, wholeness and possibility.  Prior Registration required.



7:00 PM - 8:30 PMPolymnia Handbell Choir Rehearsal

Contact  Ken Bissell
kenhandbells@aol.com
Available Rooms & SpacesMusic Studio


Polymnia is a more advanced group of handbell
ringers who ring for our services and concerts,.
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to
8:30 p.m. in the music room.


7:15 PM - 8:15 PMPanthera Martial Arts Hapkido Class

Contact  Lisa Harper Chang
office@pantheramartialarts.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 2
Room 4


7:15 PM - 9:15 PMSoul Matters using Circles of Trust Practices with Mary Pike and Barbara Buzzell
Available Rooms & SpacesParlor (Room 13/15)


Facilitated by Mary Pike and Barbara Buzzell, this group will introduce and practice the discernment process described in Parker Palmer’s Hidden Wholeness.  It is recommended that you read this book before the group starts.  We will meet for 2 hours on the 4th Tuesday from 7:15-9:15, starting September 25th.  We plan to reschedule the December meeting for another time. Preregistration is required.



7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEnglish Improvement Class

Contact  Ric Blacksten
hricblacksten@yahoo.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


The UUCA ESOL program provides free classes and conversation sessions geared to adult foreigners who are fairly proficient in English speaking and writing but seek language enrichment, grammar improvement, accent reduction, plus increased knowledge of American culture and idioms. Teacher-led classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Conversation-only sessions are offered on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. 

 ESOL includes an email-based English Writing Improvement Program assigns English writing coaches to those wishing to have their writing reviewed and improved. This is an evolving program that might include face-to-face meetings in person or via the Internet.

 ESOL also serves to introduce students to Unitarian Universalism and its place among other religions. ESOL students sometimes attend UUCAVA events and have even become members or friends.

 ESOL volunteer teachers and facilitators find their participation a joy rather than a burden, but occasionally we experience the need for new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please contact Ric Blacksten (ESOL Chair), 703.980.5899, hricblacksten@gmail.com.



8:00 PM - 9:00 PMAA
Available Rooms & SpacesActivity Room


Wednesday - 4/24
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMStaff Meeting

Contact  Tamara Srader
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


4:30 PM - 8:15 PMPanthera Martial Arts

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesActivity Room


6:30 PM - 9:00 PMChildcare for Adult Religious Education Classes

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 5


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBuilding Your Own Theology with LeeAnn Williams

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 9


Preregistration requested. Please email LeeAnn Williams at lwilliams@uucava.org.


7:00 PM - 10:00 PMSoul of Aging

Contact  LeeAnn Williams
Lwilliams@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 14
Room 16


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMAUCP Board Meeting
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 10


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEnglish Improvement Class

Contact  Ric Blacksten
hricblacksten@yahoo.com
Available Rooms & SpacesRoom 12


The UUCA ESOL program provides free classes and conversation sessions geared to adult foreigners who are fairly proficient in English speaking and writing but seek language enrichment, grammar improvement, accent reduction, plus increased knowledge of American culture and idioms. Teacher-led classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Conversation-only sessions are offered on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. 

 ESOL includes an email-based English Writing Improvement Program assigns English writing coaches to those wishing to have their writing reviewed and improved. This is an evolving program that might include face-to-face meetings in person or via the Internet.

 ESOL also serves to introduce students to Unitarian Universalism and its place among other religions. ESOL students sometimes attend UUCAVA events and have even become members or friends.

 ESOL volunteer teachers and facilitators find their participation a joy rather than a burden, but occasionally we experience the need for new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please contact Ric Blacksten (ESOL Chair), 703.980.5899, hricblacksten@gmail.com.



7:30 PM - 9:00 PMSilent Meditation

Contact  Jim Strube
emacs.1@juno.com
Available Rooms & SpacesWalden Room


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMWorship Team Meeting

Contact  Annie Parker
Aparker@uucava.org
Available Rooms & SpacesBoardroom


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