Choirs Perform in Southeast At Baptist Church Festival
The music ministry of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Southeast Washiington is holding its fourth annual choir day celebration at 4 p.m. tomorrow. The church's nine choirs will perform. The guest soloist will be Evelyn Byers, a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Arlington. Emmanuel Baptist Church is at 2409 Ainger Pl. SE.
Wittenberg Awards Honor Lutherans
The first Wittenberg Awards to honor Lutherans from around the world for their distinguished service to the church and to society will be conferred at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Hyatt-Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.
The award winners are Bishop Werner Leich of the Thuringia Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany; Dean L. Buntrock, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Waste Management Inc. in Chicago; the Rev. Dr. Martin J. Heinecken, theologian and author; and Dorothy J. Marple, a retired church executive.
The awards ceremony commemorates Oct. 31, 1517, recognized as the beginning of the start of the Protestant movement.
Feast of Ten Tables at Moor Church
Benedict the Moor Catholic Church will present its third annual Feast of Ten Tables today, offering an assortment of ethnic foods on 10 tables in the church hall. Tickets are $10. Benedict is at 320 21st St. NE.
Boys Choir from Haiti at NW Church
Les Petits Chanteurs, the boys choir of Sainte Trinite Cathedral in Port au Prince, Haiti, will perform in concert Wednesday at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 4700 Whitehaven Pkwy. NW. The choir, which is directed by Marise Bayard McNeeley, will sing classical works and selections from a Haitian folk mass. The boys choir will be joined by the Day School and Youth Choirs of St. Patrick's for several selections. The concert, which begins at 7 p.m., is free.
Celebration of Music of Many Religions
A concert titled "Music of Seven Religious Traditions" will be held at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Washington Hebrew Congregation, at Macomb Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW. The program will feature music from Jewish, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Sikh, Islamic and Unitarian Universalist faiths. It will begin with the chanting of the Islamic call to prayer. For tickets call 202-234-6300.