To have an item listed, mail to the Gazette, 1604 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; fax to 703-917-0991 or e-mail to Deadline is Friday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos and artwork encouraged. If you have any questions, call Elizabeth Orr at 703-917-6449.

Up Where We Belong Family Ministry will hold its Northern Virginia's Super Church event, the third Sunday of every month starting at 10:40 a.m., at Mount Vernon High School's main auditorium. Bring the family and participate in their worship celebration and eligible families will receive free groceries. Pre-registration is necessary. Contact Bishop Robert Lewis Taylor at 703-878-2247.

The Christian Business Women’s Committee (CBWC) meets to study God’s word each Wednesday morning at the Royal Restaurant in Old Town Alexandria. The CBWC meets Wednesday at 7 a.m. for breakfast. For information, contact Pamela Nilsen at 703-519-4475 or 703-660-6759.

Noon Prayer Meeting. Christians from around the area unite in prayer for the country and community every Friday, noon to 1 p.m., at Regent University, in room 303. For more information, call Rich Nilsen at 703-922-5183.

Messiah United Methodist Church, 6215 Rolling Road, Springfield, is offering the Successfully Single program every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call 703-569-9862, ext. 213.

Organ Recital. Jane Bourdow, organist and choir master of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8009 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, will present an organ recital at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24. She will play music by Buxtehude, Sweelinck, Krebs, Bach, Cook, Phillips, Bourgeois and Reger. Free. For more information, call 703-765-4342.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church invites the community to join in an in-depth study of the best-selling book, "The Purpose Driven Life," during "40 Days of Purpose" in October and November. Sunday sermons and weekly small group meetings will explore the age-old question, "What on earth am I here for?"

Everyone is welcome for Aldersgate's "40 Days of Purpose" services on Sunday mornings at the church, Oct. 10-Nov. 21, at 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. Individuals can contact the church office now to join one of the many small study groups. The office can be reached at 703-765-6555 or Child care is available. Aldersgate United Methodist Church is located at the corner of Collingwood and Ft. Hunt roads in the Mount Vernon area of Alexandria.