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XYZ Lunch: From Librarian to Landscapes, An Artist’s Journey

Join us, Thu., Aug. 6, for pretzels and punch at 12:15 PM and potluck lunch at 12:30 PM. Our presenter will be award-winning artist Kathleen Best Gillmann, featured at Workhouse Arts Center (Lorton), in a forthcoming solo show at the … Continue reading

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XYZ Welcomes David Donaldson

St. Michael’s talented organist and choirmaster, David Donaldson, gave an interesting and informative presentation about crosses at XYZ’s February meeting. Jane Cook, our program planner, had noticed that the crosses David wears at the services always seem to be appropriate … Continue reading

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XYZ Potluck Lunch: The Symbolism of the Cross

Join us, Thu., Feb. 5, for a potluck lunch. David Donaldson will discuss the cross as a Christian symbol and display samples from his collection of pectoral and art-crafted crosses. Note: If you have a cross that is unusual or has special … Continue reading

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XYZ Stone Soup

XYZ welcomed St. Michael’s own Evelyn Bence to speak at the December meeting. Evelyn’s newest book, Room at My Table, was just released this fall. After a potluck lunch, Evelyn offered insights about the publishing industry in her talk entitled A Step … Continue reading

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XYZ’s Last Supper Lessons

At XYZ’s April meeting, the speaker was longtime member Anne Jacoby who gave a most moving presentation on lesser known details of Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples. This is an important event, as it was when Jesus told his … Continue reading

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XYZ Potluck Lunch: The Last Supper–Did Leonardo Get It Right?

On Thu., Apr. 3, XYZ will welcome Anne Jacoby, who will present biblical and historical insights into the the Last Supper. What was this meal like, and what did it mean for the disciples? What does it have to teach … Continue reading

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XYZ Goes To Cuba

At their February meeting, XYZ welcomed St. Michael’s own Sandra Phaup who spoke on her recent trip to Havana and nearby areas in Cuba. Sandra, who traveled with an education and culture tour, especially enjoyed the art and architecture of … Continue reading

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XYZ Lunch: A Cuban Venture

Join us for a potluck lunch, Thu., Feb. 6. Our speaker, Sandra Phaup, has just returned from Cuba, having visited on an educational tour. Come and hear her travel and cultural insights. Gather at noon in the Parish Hall for punch and pretzels. … Continue reading

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XYZ Visits the Coast Guard

At their meeting on Dec. 5, XYZ welcomed Captain Robert Burchell who talked about his life and experiences in the U.S. Coast Guard. Robert and his family were members of St. Michael’s until June when they moved into D.C. and … Continue reading

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