St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church will hold a spring festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 4 and 5 and from noon to 9 p.m. June 6. The event will feature Greek food and pastries. The church is at 3149 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church. For more information, call 703-671-1515 or visit

Vienna Presbyterian Church will host a service with the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation on the healing power of the Psalms from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 6. The choirs of both congregations will participate. The church is at 124 Park St. NE. For more information or to arrange child care, call 703-938-9050.

Providence Presbyterian Church will hold a mission gala featuring a picnic and an auction to benefit its missions programs from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 6. The church is at 9019 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. For more information, call 703-978-3934.

Washington Plaza Baptist Church continues monthly meetings of its "YAWEH (You Are Welcome Here)" Christian discussion group for the gay, lesbian and transgendered community at 6:30 p.m. June 6. The church is at 1615 Washington Plaza, Reston. For more information, call 703-471-5225.

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer will welcome speaker Mitri Raheb for a book signing and public forum at 7:30 p.m. June 8. Raheb will discuss his new book, "Bethlehem Besieged: Stories of Desperation and Hope From the Holy Land." The church is at 1545 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. For more information, call 703-356-5442 or visit

-- Compiled by C. WOODROW IRVIN

To Submit an Item


Fax: 703-273-2836

Mail: Religion Notes, Fairfax Extra, The Washington Post, 4020 University Dr., Suite 220, Fairfax, Va. 22030

Details: Items are published weekly on a space-available basis. Include the address of the event and a telephone contact number for publication. Items should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the event.