Faith, Feb. 11-17

Faith, Feb. 11-17

Faith Notes are for announcements and events in the faith community, including special holiday services. Send to reston/ or call 703-917-6437. Deadline is Thursday.

Congregation Beth Emeth Hazak Chapter, 12523 Lawyers Road, Herndon, hosts prominent speakers and entertainers on the third Tuesday of each month, at 1 p.m. Free light refreshments are served. Call 703-860-4515, Ext. 127. The guest list is as follows:

Feb. 17: Dr. Mark Lowenthal, formerly Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production

March 17: Dr. Louis Blumen, Jewish Medieval Medicine

April 21: Steven Gross, The Holocaust in Hungary

May 19: Speaker from Embassy of Israel

June 16: Year-end Luncheon

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren Street, Herndon, is hosting their annual "Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper" Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m. Enjoy pancakes, French toast sticks, ham, and other treats. $12/family; $6/adult, Call 703-437-3790.

Citizenship classes meet Thursdays, through March 26 at St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 1700 Wainwright Drive, Reston. The goal is to prepare qualified adult students to pass the USCIS interview and exam for naturalization to become U.S. citizens. Book fee of $15.00. Call 703-437-6530.

The Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston, welcomes the Co-op of Israeli Artists for the Israeli Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, Feb. 28, 6-10 p.m. and Sunday, March 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Co-op represents artists from the artists’ colony of Safed and elsewhere in Israel. Payment will be accepted by cash or check only. Visit or call 703-437-7733.

Cedar Run Community Church, 13560 McLearen Road, Herndon, is hosting a live simulcast event entitled "Focus On Marriage – Seeing Your Marriage Through The Eyes Of God" Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit

A parenting workshop will be held Friday, March 6, 6:30--8:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 651 Dranesville Road, Herndon. Learn a three-step program to address challenging behaviors, promote positive behavior and enhance family relationships. $29/person, $20/couples or groups. E-mail to register.

Congregation Beth Emeth, 12523 Lawyers Road, Herndon, will host a Yiddish Club on the first Tuesday of each month. Members will engage in a variety of activities that utilize the Yiddish language, including reading stories, listening to music and radio broadcasts, reading Yiddish newspapers and more. Free. Call 703-860-4515, ext. 127.

Every Wednesday, at 12:15 p.m., St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St., Herndon, offers a lunch-time Healing and Holy Communion service. This half-hour service is offered to all and allows people an opportunity to worship during the work week when they may be away from their regular church. All baptized Christians are welcome to receive the Sacrament and all who have not been baptized may receive a blessing at the Altar rail. Call the church Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at 703-437-3790 or visit

Knitters needed the first and third Wednesdays of the month, at 7 p.m., at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St., Herndon. The church's Shawl Ministry is offering free knitting instruction while providing shawls, blankets and other knitted items for people in need. No cost and yarn can be provided. E-mail or visit the Pastoral Care page at

Nondenominational Christian businessmen meet for prayer, Biblical discussion and fellowship every Friday, at 7 a.m., at Anita’s, 1051 Elden St., Herndon and every Thursday at noon at 555 Grove St., Suite 200, Herndon. Call 703-795-1257.

Adult Sunday school will be held every Sunday, at 9:30 a.m., at the Washington Plaza Baptist Church at Lake Anne Village Center. The group is studying the Gospel of Mark. Services follow every Sunday at 11 a.m.