Religion Notes

Religion Notes

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Antioch Baptist Church , 6531 Little Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, hosts a public meeting on preventing identity theft at 10 a.m. Saturday. Speakers include representatives from the Fairfax County Police Department and Apple Federal Credit Union. The church will offer free document shredding. 703-425-0710 or .

Mount Olive Baptist Church , 6600 Old Centreville Rd., Centreville, celebrates its 121st anniversary with a service at 3 p.m. Sunday. 703-830-8769 or .

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia , 8900 Little River Tpk., will offer a course, "The Evolution of Our Worship Service," at noon Tuesday. A second course, "God and the Cosmos," will be offered at noon Oct. 31 and Nov. 7 and 14. The classes are sponsored by the Foundation for Jewish Studies. The fee is $10 for the first course and $20 for the second. Participants should bring a brown-bag lunch. 301-279-5665 or .

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation , 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston, presents an Israeli arts and crafts fair from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct 29. The fair features the work of artists from Safed in northern Israel. Art and crafts for sale include paintings, prints, photographs, jewelry and silks. 703-437-7733 or .

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer , 1545 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, will offer a women's worship service at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 to celebrate peace and diversity. Women of all faiths are invited to attend. 703-356-3346 or .

Ekoji Buddhist Temple , 6500 Lake Haven Lane, Fairfax Station, offers a workshop on the naikan practice of self-reflection from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 4. Naikan has its roots in Japanese Buddhism. 703-239-0500 or .

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church , 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church, hosts a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The event includes a craft sale, games, food and entertainment. 703-532-5656 or .

-- Compiled by C. WOODROW IRVIN

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