The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer of McLean will host one-hour "Faith and Life" forums at 9:45 a.m. the next three Sundays between morning services. This Sunday the presentation will focus on recent controversies and theories regarding the Dead Sea Scrolls. On March 23, members of the Lutheran volunteer corps will share stories of social volunteerism with homeless shelters, inner-city education programs and families in need. The March 30 forum will examine Christian parenting techniques. The church is at 1545 Chain Bridge Rd. For more information, call 703-356-3346 or visit

St. Paul's Lutheran Church will welcome actor Frank Runyeon in his one-man show "Afraid" at 7 p.m. on March 22. In the play, Runyeon performs as the apostle Mark. Tickets are $5 a person or $10 a family. The church is at 7426 Idylwood Rd. in Falls Church. For more information, call 703-573-0195.

McLean Bible Church will hold its annual Accessibility Leadership Summit Saturday and Sunday in Vienna.

The conference brings together families of children with physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral disabilities with faith-based organizations, government agencies and other community-wide resources.

There will be more than 25 disability-related sessions and more than 60 exhibitors. Speakers will include former Major League Baseball player Dave Dravecky; Ginny Thornburgh of television's "Sue Thomas FB Eye"; and recording artist Delia Knox.

Conference session topics include treatment options for autism, technology accessibility for people with disabilities, establishing a deaf ministry, behavior management, the role of psychotropic drugs and others.

The church is at 8925 Leesburg Pike. Registration is $75 in advance and $90 at the door. For more information or to register for the conference, call 703-770-2942 or visit

Jubilee Christian Center will welcome the "Old Time Gospel Hour" Quartet for a concert at 6:30 p.m. on March 23. The church is at 4650 Shirley Gate Rd. in Fairfax. For more information, call 703-383-1170.

The Little River Church of Christ will hold its annual flea market from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 22. Baked goods, clothes, books, toys, games, kitchenware, collectibles, plants, jewelry, CDs, tools and more will be available. The church is at 8410 Little River Turnpike. in Annandale. For more information, call 703-978-3060.

Garfield Memorial Christian Church will welcome William Mallard, professor emeritus of church history at Emory University's Candler School of Theology, as the guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. services on March 23.

The service will also feature special music.

The church is at 1731 Great Falls St. in McLean. For more information call 703-802-1697.

-- Compiled by C. Woodrow Irvin

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