Hope Lutheran Church will hold a yard sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Flu shots will be available from Inova Health Services, from 11 a.m. The church is at 4604 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. For more information, call 703-256-9040.

Our Lady of Good Counsel church will be the site of a symposium at 1:30 p.m. Saturday hosted by Education+Parish+Service, exploring how the Second Vatican Council is being implemented in the church today. Tickets are $50. The church is at 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna. For more information, call 202-884-9021.

The Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation will host a Jewish-Catholic interfaith dialogue from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Speakers will be Rabbi Jan Katzew, director of the department of lifelong learning at the Union for Jewish Reform, and the Rev. John P. Langan, a professor of philosophy at Georgetown University.

At 6:45 p.m. Monday the congregation will hold a Simchat Torah service. The service will include music from the Bulgarim, a klezmer band from central Virginia. The congregation meets at 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston. For more information, call 703-437-7733 or visit www.nvhcreston.org.

Calvary Road Baptist Church will welcome James Flowers and family for a gospel concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Donations collected at the concert will go to the building fund for Laurel Grove Baptist Church. Calvary Road is at 6811 Beulah St., in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, across from the site of Laurel Grove, which was destroyed by fire last December. For more information, call 703-273-9414.

Temple Rodef Shalom will host Middle East peace negotiator and U.S. ambassador Dennis Ross for a discussion of the peace process at 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Ross is the author of "The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace." The temple is at 2100 Westmoreland St. in the Falls Church area. For more information, call 703-532-2217.

Great Falls United Methodist Church will hold a fall bazaar from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. It will feature a silent auction and dinner. The church is at 10100 Georgetown Pike (Route 193). For more information, call 703-759-3705.

First Baptist Church of Merrifield will sponsor a clothing give-away from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29. The event is sponsored by the church's outreach ministry. First Baptist is at 8122 Ransell Rd. in the Falls Church area. For more information, call 703-560-3247.

-- Compiled by


To Submit an Item

E-mail: fxextra@washpost.com

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.