CALENDAR OF EVENTS
December 20, 2014 9:00 AM
This is the monthly meeting of the NoVES Board of Directors.
December 21, 2014 9:15 AM
Join the NoVESingers as we rehearse the songs we will be singing at the Platforms on the fourth Sunday of each month through June.
December 21, 2014 11:00 AM
Panel of NoVES Members - While we have grown beyond the beliefs of our childhood, memories of holidays past continue to shape our lives. Come listen to a few of our members who will share stories of past holidays. Take a moment to share your own special holiday memories, perhaps happy, sad or just plain funny. Since food is often part of our memories, you are encouraged to bring a favorite holiday treat for our coffee table. (Note: This is NOT our Winter Festival, which will take place on January 11.)
December 28, 2014
See you in the new year!
Northern Virginia Ethical Society
Founded September 1983
We meet at Green Hedges School
415 Windover Ave. NW, Vienna, Virginia
Platform talks and Sunday School begin at 11 am,
most Sundays from September through June
Our Ethical Society
The Northern Virginia Ethical Society (NoVES) welcomes visitors to our diverse community. We are a humanist congregation with members around the greater Washington, DC area. People of all types and all different ages, with or without children, of many religious and ethnic backgrounds, all have made NoVES their humanistic/religious home. The mission of NoVES is to bring out the best in others and thereby in ourselves, strengthen our relationships with one another, and build a more humane world by offering a humanistic program that promotes ethical growth and learning, builds and sustains community and implements ethical action beyond our Society.
Our Sunday School
We have a thriving Sunday School! Our children like attending because our Sunday School is a fun, hands on learning environment! Visit our Sunday School page to learn more about what we do and have planned for the year. To let us know you're interested or to seek further information, contact our Director of Ethical Education. Get a head start and fill out a Sunday School registration form too! You can enroll any time.
The Northern Virginia Ethical Society is pleased to conduct weddings for those who are interested in a non-demoninational, humanistic ceremony. We welcome all couples, irrespective of gender. Our officiants are authorized to operate in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. We will work with you to plan the type of ceremony that you find meaningful. For additional information about weddings and other ceremonies, see our Ceremonies and Officiants section.
Visit us on Sunday Morning
We invite you to check us out on a Sunday Morning and to join us in other activities. You might find, as so many others of us have, the sort of caring, thoughtful community you didn't even know was out there - just waiting for you to become a part of it. Take a look at our current and past Newsletters to get a further understanding of who we are. Note our committed staff and volunteers. See what's going on by looking at our Calendar. We also invite you to 'friend' us on Facebook by following this link.
Driving Directions: Take the Nutley Street North exit from Route I-66. At the fourth light, cross Maple Avenue (Route 123) and start watching your odometer. At 0.2 miles, you will see a driveway with “Watch for Turning Vehicles” and “Green Hedges” signs. There will also be an Ethical Society sign next to the driveway. Turn right into the driveway, park in the lot, and take the nearest entrance into the building.
If NoVES must cancel a Sunday Platform meeting, we will post a closing notice on our web site home page, and send an email blast to our members.
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