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Welcome New Members!

April 24, 2023

Welcome New Members!
On Sunday, April 23 we welcomed Joanne Halley (pictured left) and Eileen Way (right) into membership.

Joanne has been a lifelong Congregationalist and is drawn to Rock Spring’s vibrant, friendly community that “walks the walk.” Joanne has been a Supervisory Attorney for US Customs and Border Protection, specializing in Ethics, Labor, and Employment Law for 33 years, 23 of them in Long Beach, California. She started her career in DC and said she would never come back – too much heat, humidity, and politics! But she has learned to never say never. She accepted her current position at the DC headquarters office in 2016. It took her awhile to find Rock Spring, but now that she has she says it “feels like home.” For fun, Joanne likes to go for walks, museums, theatre, and explore new and familiar places.

Eileen likes the welcoming atmosphere at Rock Spring and looks forward to putting her faith into action through the church. Eileen is a retired Arlington Public School teacher and has begun helping with Rock Spring’s Sunday School program. For fun Eileen loves to read, garden, and travel. She is married and has one daughter.