Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: The Evelyn Underhill Association hosts “Becoming the Parent of New Life,” an exploration of Underhill’s friendships with those who needed guidance to create a spiritual life. The program will be directed by Merrill Ware Carrington, a retreat leader and Episcopal laywoman. Washington National Cathedral, Sayre House, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Saturday, 10 a.m.: Northeastern Presbyterian Church will host a community forum on the prevention of gun violence and a screening of “TRIGGER – The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence.” A discussion follows with the mother of a crime victim, a former officer in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and a D.C. official. Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 2112 Varnum St. NE. Free. 202-526-1730.
Saturday, 2 p.m.:Liberty Baptist Church will host a program of appreciation for organist Robert L. Jones. Refreshments after the program. Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Ave. SE. Free-will offering. 202-543-7894.
Saturday, 4 p.m.: “A Force of Will: The Reshaping of Faith in a Year of Grief.” Author Mike Stuvlund discusses his wrestling with God after losing an infant son. The Gallery at Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. 703-998-6260 or www.convergenceccf.net.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: The Oakland Girls Choir of Pittsburgh will perform songs from great American traditions, including hymns and spirituals. Christ Episcopal Church, 600 Farmington Rd. W., Accokeek. 301-292-5633.
Sunday 8:30-11:15 a.m.: Martha’s Table ministry helps feed area homeless men, women and families through its McKenna’s Wagon soup kitchen. Volunteers can drop off sandwiches and fruit at Washington National Cathedral, Hearst Circle, adjacent to the Wisconsin Avenue parking garage entrance, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org or email@example.com
Sunday, 9 and 11:15 a.m.: The St. John’s Episcopal Church choir, accompanied by violins and organ, will sing Mozart’s Missa in C Major during both morning services of Holy Eucharist. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 6715 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free-will offering. 703-356-4902 or www.stjohnsmclean.org.
Sunday, 10 a.m.: The coffee hour features a discussion about the Southern Africa Partnership Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, including information about its mission and ways to support the partnership through local projects, study, information exchanges and travel. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.