The Rev. George Ennis has been named senior pastor at Hughes Memorial Methodist Church, and the Rev. Hattie Johnson-Holmes was selected as associate pastor.

Ennis is a former pastor at Severna Park United Methodist Church in Severna Park. Johnson-Holmes is a former associate pastor at New Life United Methodist Church in Baltimore.

The church is at 10700 Georgia Ave. in Wheaton. For more information about the church, call 301-949-8383 or visit the Web site:



The Washington Area Worship Leaders Association will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Kensington. The meeting will include new songs, teaching, prayer and fellowship.

The association, sponsored by Fresh Start Music Ministries, brings together Christian worship leaders, worship teams, musicians, songwriters, pastors and anyone else involved or interested in praise and worship music.

The church is at 3101 W. University Blvd. For more information, call 301-962-6823 or send e-mail to


The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington will present a lecture, "Making Sense of Rosh Hashanah and the Fall Jewish Holidays," on Wednesday in Rockville. The lecture begins at 8 p.m. The cost is $21. The registration deadline is Tuesday.

The center is at 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. To register or for more information, call 301-230-3756.

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