The Christ Church Vestry is pleased to announce that The Rev. Dr. Richard (Rick) Miles has answered the call to serve as our Interim Rector. For the past 8 years, Rev. Rick served as Rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Reidsville, NC . Originally from California, he received his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary. We look forward to welcoming Rev. Rick to DC and to the Christ Church…
The Reverend Serena Wille Sides joined Christ Church as Assistant Rector in June 2017. Serena is responsible for our Children and Family Ministry, and, along with Cara, leads our liturgy, preaches, and develops adult faith formation in small groups. Serena graduated in May 2017 with her M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary and was ordained a priest in June 2017 at the National Cathedral. Serena served for 1.5 years as our seminarian. Born in Washington, DC, Serena spent her childhood and…
Associate of Music Ministries
As part-time organist and choirmaster and active recruiter for other instrumentalists to join in worship at Christ Church, Richard welcomes anyone interested in exploring music ministry to join the choir — no formal audition required! The choir includes singers with a wide range of experience. Music is selected from all periods and styles of sacred literature. Additionally, working with the rector, Richard incorporates congregational music for the liturgy. To contact Richard, please email him.
Parish Life & Office Manager
Jennifer Baker Howard has deep ties to Christ Church – as a congregant/member since 2000 and getting married and baptizing both her children at CCWP. She served on various committees and as a volunteer before assuming her staff position in May 2014. Her professional career spanned over 18 years as a fundraiser at performing and cultural arts organizations in Washington and New York City, including: the Smithsonian Institution; Arena Stage; The Washington Ballet; and, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). As Parish Life & Office…
Kevin is responsible for the care and upkeep of the church complex. He works under the purview of the Parish Administrator, wardens, and the rector.