Flying Solo is a group for singles in their prime years (more or less 50 and above) belonging to the life and ministry of Westminster Presbyterian Church. The group offers single adults the opportunity for Christian fellowship, spiritual and intellectual growth, and service to others. No reservation needed for our events, unless indicated. For more information, please contact Nancy Hall Berens, Director.
Fourth Tuesday Potluck
We gather each month for a casual potluck dinner and to make sandwiches for the Bag Lunch project. Please bring a salad, entree or dessert to share. 7 PM in the Johnson Parlor. Upcoming dates: January 23, February 27
The Book Group meets four times a year to discuss works of fiction and non-fiction (alternating quarterly) that help us reflect on our faith and our world. Mondays from 7-9 PM. Location information by email from Nancy Hall Berens.
Monday, January 29
We will discuss “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. Dinah, daughter of Old Testament patriarch Jacob, narrates this novel which depicts what life must have been like for women during biblical times. 7 PM at the home of Cindy Smith
Super Chili Bowl Party!
5:30 PM at the home of Nancy Harper
Nancy Harper has invited us once again to her home for our annual chili and football party! We will need one or two folks in addition to Nancy to prepare chili (she can lend you her recipe) and then other folks to bring appetizers, sides, salads, cornbread, desserts and drinks (no red wine, please). RSVP directly to Nancy Harper to let her know what you’d like to bring. Look for Nancy’s address and contact info by email or see her at Fellowship Hour after church. Enjoy fellowship, friendship, and football!
Second Monday Dine-Out
Second Monday of the month. Take the opportunity to try some moderately-priced local restaurants while enjoying a good conversation! Carpool from church at 7 PM or meet there at 7:15.
Monday, February 12 | Take a culinary “trip” to Italy with Flying Solo friends at Savio’s Italian Restaurant, 516 S. Van Dorn St. in Alexandria.
Roundtable: Coffee Klatch with Matt Viser
12:15 PM in the Haverkamp Room; a light brunch will be served.
Matt Viser, Deputy Washington Bureau Chief for the Boston Globe, is a self-proclaimed coffee “guru” and will share with us his special insights into the world of coffee and his special way of preparing his perfect cup of coffee! A well-known political correspondent, Matt used to also have a coffee column at the Globe. From beans to brewing, come learn how a true coffee connoisseur creates that special morning treat. Whether you’re a coffee drinker or not, come enjoy the fellowship of Flying Solo friends and listen to a fun and engaging speaker tell about his unique coffee routine and, if you like, have a taste of his special brew!
Annual Fall Retreat
Members of Flying Solo enjoy a time to come together and reflect on various themes or topics. During the weekend, we enjoy some relaxed time for extended conversations and fellowship with friends, delicious food, lively games, quiet prayer, group worship, joyful singing, snapping photos, reading, walking, and exploring.
October 5-7, 2018 (Columbus Day Weekend)
This year, we will welcome Patrick Hunnicutt as our retreat leader and we will be going to a new location – Loyola on the Potomac, a Jesuit Retreat House on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River in Southern Maryland.