Rep. Robert F. Drinan (D-Mass.) a Jesuit priest, will receive the 13th annual "Profiles in Courage" award of the John F. Kennedy Lodge of the B'nai B'rith in Adelphi.

B'nai B'rith officials said Drinan would receive the award for his deep commitment to human rights and his adherence to standards described by the late President Kennedy in his book, "Profiles in Courage." They particularly noted Drinan's efforts to focus mational attention on the plight of Soviet Jews who seek to leave Russia.

Metropolitan Theodosras, bishop of Pittsburgh and West Virginia for the Orthodox Church in America, was named head of the organization Tuesday at the group's fifth All-American Council in Montreal.

Theodosius, who also was elected bishop of Washington in 1967, but never resided here, now has the title archbishop of New York and metropolitan of All-America and Canada. The church's 1 million members have ethnic roots in territory now part of the Soviet Union.

The Rev. Dr. Joseph Wesley Mathews, of the United Methodist Church in Chicago, died last Sunday at the age of 66. A former executive director of the Institute of Cultural Affairs center and dean of the Ecumenical Institute, both of which aid small community social and economic development in 24 countries, Dr. Mathews was best known for his work with the Fifth City Human Development Project on Chicago's west side.

United Methodist Bishop James Mathews, of Washington, is his brother.

The Rev. Bruce A. Eberhardt. 45, who entered the Episcopal ministry after an engineering career with Dupont Co., will be installed Sunday as the new rector of the Church of the Nativity, camp Springs.