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Heather Janules was named the new assistant minister at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda. Janules will support senior minister Roger Fritts and minister of religious education Susan Archer in coordinating pastoral care services to the nearly 900-member congregation.

Janules was ordained into the Unitarian Universalist ministry by the Arlington Street Church in Boston.

Coming Events

Church of the Little Flower will premier a Mass, composed by Roberta Halladay and arranged by Samuel Schmitt, at 7 p.m. tomorrow. 5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda. Free. 301-320-4538.

The Guru Gobind Singh Foundation will hold an open house and community outreach in advance of the opening of its gurdwara, or Sikh place of worship, at 1 p.m. Saturday. 13814 Travilah Rd., Rockville. Free. 703-929-9285.

Christ the Servant Lutheran Church will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Montgomery Village Avenue and Centerway Road in Montgomery Village. Free. 301-977-0285.

Liberty Grove United Methodist Church will host a Turkey Supper Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. 15225 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. $8, adults; $4, children 6-12; free, 5 and younger. 301-384-0444.

St. John's Lutheran Church will hold its fall yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 4629 Aspen Hill Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-946-5458.

Bethesda Presbyterian Church will hold a community fair, including Irish dance, yoga, children's activities, book sales and food, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Clarendon Road and Wilson Lane, Bethesda. Free. 301-986-1137.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Heavener Hall, Fawcett and Mitchell streets, Kensington. $5, adults; $2, children 11 and younger. 301-933-7933.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church will hold its third annual "Blessing of the Animals" at 10 a.m. Sunday. All pets, even stuffed animals, are welcome. 6030 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. Free. 301-530-1800.

Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Center, Islamic Weekend School and Church of the Redeemer will hold an interfaith event from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday to celebrate the convergence of Rosh Hashanah, Ramadan and Saint Francis of Assisi Feast Day. Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Dr., Bethesda. Free. 301-229-3770.

Resurrection Lutheran Church will hold a pet blessing service in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi at 1 p.m. Sunday. 3101 University Blvd. W., Kensington. Free. 301-942-0400.

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church will host an orchestral performance of music by Mozart and Dvorak at 5 p.m. Sunday. 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Free. 202-333-2075.

Chevy Chase United Methodist Church will host a concert by classical guitarist Robin Bullock at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. 7001 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. Free. 301-421-0255.

Ha Olam Congregation will hold a biblical feast at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith United Methodist Church. 6810 Montrose Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-279-0061.

St. Raphael's Church will hold a meeting for the families and friends of people with depression or bipolar disorder at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 1513 Dunster Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-299-4255.

Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church will host a concert featuring Eastern Orthodox church choirs, highlighting ancient Byzantine chants and choral music from Russia, Bulgaria and Georgia, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. 10620 River Rd., Potomac. Free. 301-765-7001.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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