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.


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Sundays at 9am and 11am
Holy Eucharist at both services
Nursery care at both services
Music and Children’s Chapel 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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Contemplative Eucharist (Thursdays in Advent)

December 21, 2017

Advent is a time to slow down and create space in your life to reflect on the ways God is present.  In a candlelit sanctuary, we will gather with Taize music, Scripture, silence, prayer, and communion. The service will last about 30 minutes. Create room in your week to join us.

Christmas Eve Services

December 24, 2017

4:30 pm: “Come as you are” Family Service- Well-known carols, informal pick-up pageant, children’s message, and communion. 6:30 pm: Formal Family Service- Well-known carols, Christmas pageant, homily, communion, and music from St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble. 10:00 pm: Choral Prelude with St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble- This wonderful ensemble offers us the music of the vast Russian […]

First Friday Book Group

January 5, 2018

The Friday Night Book Group returns with two interesting evenings planned for the winter months. January 5: Separating and Remaining: Families in Nazi Germany, by Christ Church’s own Norman Metzger, who will join us for the evening. The book is available through Kindle. February 2: For African American History month, we’ll be reading two essays, one by Ta-nehisi Coates and the […]

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.