Sunday 10 a.m.: Phillip Bobbitt, who is a nephew of President Lyndon B, Johnson and a Columbia Law School professor, talks about the Vietnam War and other aspects of Johnson’s foreign policy. 10 a.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766.
Sunday 10:30 a.m.: Jeremiah A. Wright, pastor emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, delivers the keynote address for St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church’s African Heritage Celebration, “Celebrating a Royal Heritage.” St. Paul AME Church, 4901 14th St. NW. Free. 202-882-7088.
Sunday 10:30 a.m.: The Bicentennial Committee of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church hosts a black history celebration. Parishioners will read the names of the 101 African Americans, most of them held in bondage, whose baptisms were recorded in the original parish register. There will be hymns and spirituals, and guest soloist Geraldine Payton will perform two hymns. Antique quilts will be displayed, and storyteller Janice Curtis Greene will discuss the role of quilts in black history. A lunch of homemade soup and cornbread will follow the presentation. St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 21611 Laytonsville Rd., Laytonsville. 301-519-2526 or email@example.com.
Sunday 11 a.m.: “Venetian Renaissance Choral Music with Brass,” a music festival featuring works of Gabrieli and Monteverdi, performed by St. John’s Choir and Amadeus Brass Quartet. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766.
Sunday 11 a.m.: “The World Is About To Turn.” Dumbarton United Methodist Church marks 26th years of welcoming gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their families. Service followed by a pancake breakfast and Mardi Gras party. Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-333-7212.
Sunday 1 p.m.: The burning of palm branches in anticipation of Ash Wednesday. After the noon Mass. Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 14th and Quincy streets NE. Free. 202-526-6800.
Sunday 5 p.m.: Washington Bach Consort, led by J. Reilly Lewis. Baritone Mark Duer will also perform, and the concert will feature music played on the church’s new organ. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown Parish, 3240 O St. NW. $30; seniors and students, $15. 202-338-1796 or www.stjohnsgeorgetown.org.
Sundays 5-6:30 p.m. through April 21: Games, Bible stories, memory verses and special events for children 12 and younger. Berwyn Baptist Church, 4720 Cherokee St., College Park. 50 cents per week per child. 301-474-7117 or berwynbaptist.org.