August 3, 2014 10:00 AM
Contact Merry for directions
August 3, 2014 11:00 AM
The NoVES Mid-Summer picnic and focus group meeting will be held on August 3rd at Accotink Park (picnic area). Enjoy a pleasant summer picnic with your NoVES friends and then participate in a discussion about the future of the Society. The picnic will start at 12:00 noon.and the focus group meeting will begin at 1:00 pm. For further information contact Jennifer Rossmere firstname.lastname@example.org
August 10, 2014 6:30 PM
Book Discussion - "The Harder Right" by Arthur Dobrin. Iris Woodard will lead an engaging book discussion. Arthur Dobrin, past leader of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, NY has written a book that will challenge black and white thinking with multiple, complex shades of gray. The stories in this book set up ethical dilemmas and situations that make the reader revisit thier own morals and values. To be held at the Roberts' home in Vienna. Contact Iris at email@example.com.
August 14, 2014 7:00 PM
The group consists of members and friends of NoVES. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at one of our homes for two hours of relaxed, friendly conversation. For information on where we will be meeting this month contact Andy Stanton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Virginia Ethical Society
Founded September 1983
NoVES meets at Green Hedges School, 415 Windover Ave., NW
Vienna, Virginia, most Sundays from September through June.
Platform talks and Sunday School begin at 11 am
NoVES is not having formal platform meetings during July and
August. Our first platform meeting after the summer break will
be on September 7. We will start posting information about
upcoming platform talks in August.
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.
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. See what's going on by looking at our Calendar. We also invite you to 'friend' us on Facebook by following this link.
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.
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.
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