WORKING THROUGH GRIEF

Shirley Gibson, president of Concerns of Police Survivors, will lead a workshop on recovering from grief from 9 a.m. to noon today at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 6477 Lincolnia Rd., Alexandria. 703-256-1268.

HEALTH FAIR

A community health fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 2112 Varnum St. NE. 202-832-6407.

CELEBRATION FOR A SHRINE

A festival for the shrine at Walsingham, England, will begin with a Mass at 11 a.m. today at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2430 K St. NW. 202-337-2020.

TALK ON HOLOCAUST AND THE POPE

A lecture on Pius XII and the Holocaust by Sister Margherita Marchione will begin at 3 p.m. today at Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd. NE. Admission by donation. 202-635-5400.

CHURCH THEATER

Tonia Vines's "Acting for Christ" will be performed at 7 p.m. today at Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church, 610 Rhode Island Ave. NE. Admission is $7. 202-529-4547.

ETHIOPIAN MUSIC CELEBRATION

A free event celebrating the contributions of St. Yared, credited with composing the fundamental music of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Church, 1030 Earl Place NE. 202-726-4115.

TENOR IN RECITAL

Tenor Kelvin Page will perform at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Lincoln Congregational Temple, 1701 11th St. NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-332-2640.

GOSPEL CHOIR CONCERT

Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music will perform at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Michigan Park Christian Church, 1600 Taylor St. NE. Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 202-526-3355.

YOUTH CHORUS CONCERT

A performance by the Montgomery County Youth Chorus is set for 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Potomac United Methodist Church, 10300 Falls Rd., Potomac. An offering will be accepted. 301-299-9383.

GOSPEL CELEBRATION

"Taking Jesus' Groove Back to School," a free event distributing school supplies and a concert featuring by John Tillery and Living Sacrifice, will begin at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1340 Massachusetts Ave. SE. 202-547-9444.

INVESTIGATING ISAIAH

The Rev. Jude Winkler will lecture on "The Prophet Isaiah" at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City. Admission is $15. 410-531-2800.

SCHOLAR ON THE CRUCIFIXION

"The Death of Jesus: Reviewing the History," a free lecture by the Rev. John R. Donahue, will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hannan Hall, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5683.

FROM HIGH SPEED TO ETERNITY

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, will present a free lecture, "Finding God in Our High Speed World," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ireland's Four Provinces, 3412 Connecticut Ave. NW. 301-853-4559.

TRUTH SQUAD ON PROPHETS

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

TALK ON CHURCH AND VOTING BOOTH

"What Does It Mean to Be a Faithful Catholic in the Voting Booth?," a free lecture by the Rev. Joseph Nagle, will begin at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthew's Cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW. 202-347-3215.

WRITING COACH FOR THE SOUL

Author Nan Phifer will lead a free workshop on writing a spiritual memoir at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

MIDDLE EAST PEACE FORUM

"Beyond Revenge: Support Peace, Tolerance and Reconciliation," a free interfaith forum featuring Nadwa H.S. Sarandah and Robi Damelin, will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-835-3650.

TALK ON TAXES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

"Who Pays? Taxation and the Common Good," a free panel discussion sponsored by the Woodstock Theological Center, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bunn Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. 202-687-3564.

LECTURE ON NONVIOLENCE

A free lecture by Liz McAlister, co-founder of Jonah House in Baltimore, on nonviolent resistance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Northminister Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Ave. NW. 202-548-7640.

A COMBAT CHAPLAIN'S STORY

A free film screening of Philip M. Hannan's "The Grunt Padre in Vietnam" will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Ann's Academy, 4001 Yuma St. NW. 202-362-0059.

-- Timothy Wilson

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