CANCELED due to Coronavirus.

Next Program Meeting:
Saturday, March 28 — 7-9:30 pm
Social Hall of Concord-St. Andrews United Methodist Church
5910 Goldsboro Road - Bethesda, MD

Genealogy and Designing Family Tree Charts 
with Tamara Stoneburner

Tamara StoneburnerThe first half of the program involves how to do smarter and targeted genealogical research and what records and online links to search for the harder-to-find information.

The second half will be a presentation of how to begin laying out and designing a family tree chart that is customized to the information available.

There will be handout packets given to the attendees as well as a raffle of the book by Marie Lynskey,Family Trees: A Manual for their Design, Layout & Display.

This program is free of charge and is open to all. Invite a friend and enjoy the free parking and light refreshments.

Concord-St. Andrew's Church Social Hall
5910 Goldsboro Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
(Directions below)

Artist Bio:
Tamara Stoneburner is a professional calligrapher and the owner of Gracestone Calligraphics, an independent studio started in 1997 and located in Northern Virginia. She specializes in fine art commissions ranging from weddings and anniversaries to awards and certificates to complex family tree charts to resolutions and retirements, as well as other hand-rendered personal calligraphy art pieces.


CANCELED: April 25 — 7-9:30pm
Sheila Waters and Julian Waters:
Sheila Waters’ 70-year Career Retrospective

CANCELED: May 16 — 7-9:30pm
Elections and Annual Finance Report

Lubna Zahid

[Illuminated R by Lubna Zahid]

Christine Tischer

rogram meetings are generally held at Concord-St. Andrews Church, 5910 Goldsboro Road at the intersection of River and Goldsboro Roads in Bethesda, Maryland.

Meetings offer the fellowship of calligraphic colleagues. Each meeting features a program, such as a lecture, field trip or demonstrations on a variety of topics. Meetings are held regularly from September to May (except January) and are free and open to everyone. Information about meetings and other Guild activities is published in the Bulletin.

Directions: From the Beltway (Rt. 495) take the River Road exit (39) south towards Washington. Turn left onto Goldsboro Rd. The entrance to the church parking lot is about 40 yards on the right. The Chapel (door #6) is at the rear on the left side (as you're facing the front of the church). Social Hall entrance is the first door on the left side of the church (door #7). Map of meeting location.

[Illuminated P by Chris Tischer]

Highlights of past meetings


WCG Board meetings: Open to all members. At Guild Board meetings, the annually elected Board of Directors develops and carries out Guild policies as well as leads the committees of volunteers that prepare Guild activities. Many board members are relatively new to calligraphy, but devoted in their interest. Contact President Tamara Stoneburner to find out how you can help the Guild grow!


Julian Waters

Julian Waters


Right: Julian Waters' demo for Blackletter workshop; larger view


Left: Fractur by Julian Waters



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Anne Lane

Logo at left by Anne Lane