Mount Tabor Catholic house of prayer and retreat center, 2363 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna, will hold a fireside chat on "Spiritual Ecumenism," with John Crossin of the Washington Theological Consortium, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday . 703-476-1446.
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation,1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston, will be the site for a meeting of the Potomac Chapter of Hadassah at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Life coach Gwen Paulson will offer a seminar, 703-391-8522.
Church of the Holy Comforter, 543 Beulah Rd., NE Vienna, is launching a monthly contemplative prayer group with a meeting scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17. The group will focus on prayers of peace and justice. 703-204-0746 or http:/
First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, will hold special Ash Wednesday services at noon and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. The services will include music, creative prayer and the traditional imposition of ashes. 703-532-8220.
Washington Plaza Baptist Church,1615 Washington Plaza, Reston, will present a showcase of artworks by artists from the church's congregation at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Included in the list of display items, some of which will be offered for sale are paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture and jewelry. For more information, call 703-471-5225.
-- Compiled by C. WOODROW IRVIN