Welcome to Christ Church ✝ Washington Parish on Capitol Hill! We are a welcoming, diverse, and joyous Episcopal community of faith committed to nurturing its members and neighbors through worship and service. If you are looking for a new church home or just somewhere to worship this Sunday, join us at Christ Church to find a warm welcome.


Come and Worship
Sundays at 9am and 11am
Holy Eucharist at both services
Nursery care at both services
Children’s Chapel at both services
Music at 11am

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Congressional Cemetery

Congressional Cemetery is a 35 acre historic, yet active burial ground on Capitol Hill, owned by Christ Church.

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What’s Happening?

New Member Welcome

April 22, 2018

During 9am and 11am services we will welcome new members to Christ Church.  If you would like to make your membership official, please email the rector, the Rev. Cara Spaccarelli

Shake It Off: Finding Faith, Hope, and Strength in Anxious Times

April 22, 2018

We are not the first people to live during an era of high anxiety and emotion.  In this four-part series, we will draw on the Book of Common Prayer and the lives of Christians:  St. Benedict (4-8), Frederick Law Olmsted (4-15), W.H. Auden (4-22), and Frances Perkins (4-29). Drop-ins welcome.

Blessing of Marriages

April 29, 2018

During the 9am and 11am services, we will celebrate the gift  of long-term relationships.  As part of this, we will have a station for the blessing of marriages during communion for those who want to participate.

Vision for the Future

Christ Church is a landmark building on Capitol Hill, but more importantly it is our spiritual home, where we gather to worship, socialize, raise our families, and do God’s work in the world.

Learn more about our vision to preserve our church home for future generations.