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
ASL Interpreter at 11am Service

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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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Crab Feast!

July 30, 2016

Join us for our fourth annual Crab Feast Saturday, July 30th at 5:30 pm. Keeping it simple, we will serve crabs, watermelon, corn on the cob, and beverages. You don’t need to bring anything, but tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $25 and pre-registration is required by July 2oth to the Parish at office@washingtonparish.org.

Funeral of John Pontius

August 6, 2016

The funeral service for longtime parishioner and former senior warden, John Pontius, will be held on Saturday, August 6. The church will open at 9:00am for visitation and quiet meditation. The funeral will be at 10:00am with burial at Congressional Cemetery immediately following the service. A reception will be held at Christ Church in the […]

Back-to-School Blessing

August 21, 2016

Our children start school in the coming weeks so let us gather them together and send them out with a blessing from their faith community.  Bring your backpack to church for the 10am service on August 23rd for a special blessing.

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.