SYMPOSIUM ON SCIENCE AND RELIGION

"Science, Spirituality and Healing," a symposium sponsored by the Washington Theological Consortium, will be at 9 a.m. today at Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel St. NW. Admission is $5. 202-832-2675.

ELDER CARE WORKSHOP

"The Caring Spirit: Pastoral Caregivers Helping Older Adults," a workshop on providing care to the elderly, will be at 9:30 a.m. today at St. John's Church, 1525 H St. NW. Admission is $15, $25 for couples. 202-347-8766.

BAHA'I CEREMONY

A recognition ceremony commemorating the first assembly of the Baha'i Community of Charles County will be at 2 p.m. today at Charles County Library-Potomac Branch, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. 301-374-9648.

FREE CONCERT

A free performance featuring soprano Elizabeth Kluegel-Niblock and pianist Deke Polifka will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3655 Calvert St. NW. 202-333-4949.

PIANO RECITAL

A piano recital featuring Todd Wilson will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, 1217 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Admission is $10, $5 for students with ID. 202-347-8161.

HANDBELL CHOIR PERFORMS

A performance by the Raleigh Ringers will be at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. Admission is $15, $10 for children younger than 12. 202-527-7553.

CHORAL PERFORMANCE

"With One Voice We Sing," a free performance featuring the Jubilee Majestic Choir, will be at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Canaan Baptist Church, 1607 Monroe St. NW. 202-234-5330.

DUET RECITAL

A performance featuring soprano Barbara Quintiliani, mezzo-soprano Keri Alkema and pianist Craig Terry will be at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Church of the Annunciation, 3125 39th St. NW. Admission is $10. 202-332-3133.

ONE-MAN PERFORMANCE

"The Gospel of John," a one-man theatrical performance featuring Brad Sherrill, will be at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Admission is $5, $3 for children. 410-647-2550.

FORMER REAGAN OFFICIAL TO SPEAK

"Pope John Paul II and the Fall of Communism," a free lecture by Richard V. Allen, former national security adviser to President Ronald Reagan, will be at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd. NE. 202-635-5400.

CAMPAIGN KICKOFF

"God Is Still Speaking," a national campaign directed by the United Church of Christ featuring Ron Buford, will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ, 4704 13th St. NW. 202-829-5511.

LECTURE BY COLUMNIST

"Catholics and Presidential Politics: Reflections on 1960 and 2004," a free lecture by Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Life Cycle Institute Auditorium, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5999.

TALK ON CLONING

A free lecture on banning cloning, sponsored by St. Patrick Catholic Church and featuring William Sanders, will be at noon Wednesday at Catholic Charities, 924 G St. NW. 202-347-2713.

LECTURE ON AIDS IN AFRICA

"Africa Rising, Hope and Healing," a free lecture by physician Gilbert Buckle on grass-roots efforts to combat HIV and AIDS in Ghana, will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Theological Union, CE Room, 6896 Laurel St. NW. 202-541-5331.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

"Coping With the Holidays," a workshop sponsored by Holy Trinity Catholic Church, will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-754-1856.

HOLIDAY-STRESS SEMINAR

"Getting Ready for the Holidays," a seminar on stress and anxiety management, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Holy Name Parish, 920 11th St. NE. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 202-397-6639.

FREE SYMPOSIUM

"Authority After Authoritarianism: Christian Contributions to Jurisprudence," a free two-day symposium featuring Cardinal Avery Dulles, will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd. NE. 202-635-5480.

-- Timothy Wilson

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