Coming Events

RUMMAGE SALE

St. Peter's Parish in Poolesville will hold a rummage sale from 5 to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Items for sale include children's and adult clothing, toys, household goods, furniture, books, tools and gardening and camping equipment. The church is at 20100 Fisher Ave. For more information, call 301-349-2073.

SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE

The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Bethesda will present "On Being a Spiritual Guide," a workshop on spiritual development by Rose Mary Dougherty, Gerald May and Barbara Osborne, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. today. Registration is $50. The center is at 5430 Grosvenor Lane. For more information, call 301-897-7334.

PASSOVER LECTURE

Ohr Kodesh Congregation in Chevy Chase will present "The Good Friday-Passover Connection," a free lecture sponsored by the Foundation for Jewish Studies, featuring Jon Levenson, professor at Harvard University, at 8 p.m. today. The synagogue is at 8300 Meadowbrook Lane. For more information, call 301-770-4787.

RUMMAGE SALE

Hughes United Methodist Church in Wheaton will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, household goods and appliances. The church is at 10700 Georgia Ave. For more information, call 301-949-8383.

50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Silver Spring Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Eastern Middle School, 300 E. University Blvd., Silver Spring, and a 3 p.m. concert at the church. Reservations required; $15 for adults, $10 for children under 10. The church is at 580 E. University Blvd. For more information, call 301-439-4646.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will sponsor a free performance by the gospel group Serenity at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington. For more information, call 301-587-0144.

FREE LECTURE

Bethesda Jewish Congregation will present "Constructing Sacred Space," a free lecture sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, featuring architect Stephen Muse, at 2 p.m. Sunday. The synagogue is at 6601 Bradley Blvd. For more information, call 202-789-0900.

COMPASSION AND JOY

Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church in Olney will present "Concert for Compassion," a benefit concert featuring the youth choir Joyful Noise, at 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5. The church is at 3425 Emory Church Rd. For more information, call 301-570-0576.

BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville will present a benefit concert for Beacon House, featuring mezzo-soprano Barbara Hollinshead, pianist Mary Gottlieb and cellist Yvonne Caruthers, at 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10. The church is at 501 Mannakee St. For more information, call 301-762-7666.

FAITH IN THE OPEN

St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville will premiere "Private Faith and Public People," a free lecture series moderated by the Rev. Roy Howard examining the faith of community leaders, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The church is at 10701 Old Georgetown Rd. For more information, call 301-530-0600.

-- Timothy Wilson

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