FREE WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN

"Growing With Purpose: Women Walking in the Fullness of God's Given Power," a free workshop for women, will begin at 8 a.m. today at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 700 I St. NE. 202-547-8849.

CHAMBER SINGERS PERFORMANCE

A benefit performance featuring the Chamber Singers of Church of the Holy Communion will begin at 6 p.m. today at Church of the Holy Communion, 3640 Martin Luther King Ave. SE. Admission is $20. 202-562-5400.

NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY CONCERT

"Coming Out in the Spirit -- Celebrating Our Loves," an interfaith concert marking National Coming Out Day, will begin at 7:30 p.m. today at National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-462-5934.

WORKS BY CHOPIN, BEETHOVEN AND MORE

A free piano recital featuring Molly Orlando will begin at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3655 Calvert St. NW. 202-333-4949.

TOUR RESTORED CATHEDRAL

A free guided tour of the restored St. Matthew's Cathedral will begin at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW. 202-347-3215.

'WOMEN OF THE BIBLE'

A theatrical performance of Anita Gutschick's "Women of the Bible" will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, 4606 16th St. NW. Admission is $15. 202-829-2773.

EVENSONG

A evensong performance by the professional choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish, will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the parish, Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street NW. 202-726-2080.

HARP CONCERT

A performance by harpist Greg Buchanan will begin at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Hollywood Church of the Nazarene, 24710 Sotterley Rd., Hollywood, Md. An offering will be accepted. 301-373-2130.

MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS

"Muslims and Christians Together: A Day With Kenneth Cragg and Akbar Ahmed," free lectures examining Christian and Muslim relationships, will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at Virginia Theological Seminary, 3737 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. 703-461-1752.

CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE DISCUSSION

A free discussion of Flannery O'Connor's "Revelation" with the Rev. Susan LeMar will begin at noon Wednesday at Channing Memorial Church, 3230 Bethany Lane, Suite 4, Ellicott City. 410-203-0474.

THE PROPHETS

A free lecture on prophets and their prophecies by the Rev. Christopher Begg will begin at noon Wednesday at Catholic Charities, 924 G St. NW. 202-347-2713.

CATHOLICISM LECTURE

"Future Challenges of Catholicism," a free lecture by the Rev. Gerald O'Collins, will begin at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Riggs Library, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. 202-687-4134.

'HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE?'

"How Would Jesus Vote?," a free panel discussion on biblical references on voting, will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 E St. NW. 202-737-4859.

EXAMINING CHRISTIAN TRADITION

"Beyond Christianity: Reason, Religion and the Road Ahead," a two-day seminar with Thomas Sheehan and Joe Bessler-Northcutt, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Unity of Fairfax, 2854 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. Registration is $50. 877-523-3545.

-- Timothy Wilson

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