Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Oct 4, 2019

First Friday Book Club

The Christ Church Book Group meets most months (except December, March and April) at the church to explore spiritual and/or religious themes in select books.  A light supper is served at 6:30 pm, with book discussion starting at 7:00 pm.  This year’s reading schedule is as follows: October 4, 2019: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, with Douglas Abrams. We plan to discuss the first section of the book at the October…
Oct 6, 2019

Make Homeless Lunches

On the first Sunday of each month, usually after the 11am service, we make 100 sandwiches and pack bag lunches for residents of CCNV shelter.  This is a great way for children to serve.  If you are interested in purchasing the monthly supplies, setting up the lunch making, or dropping off the lunches at the shelter, please contact the church office.
Oct 6, 2019

Blessing of the Animals at 11am Service

Bring your pets – dogs, cats, fish, stuffed animals – for a blessing at this special service celebrating St. Francis and his love of animals. You can also bring a photo of a beloved pet to be remembered.  Please keep them on leash or in an appropriate carrier for their safety. A pet-friendly coffee hour will follow the service outside in the courtyard, weather permitting.  9am service will be pet-free.
Oct 6, 2019

Laundry Love

Join us for this outreach event to serve our low-income neighbors as we provide the money and supplies at Good Hope Laundromat on the first Sunday of each month. It’s a vital service and a great way to get to know people in our community.  Please plan to serve 1:30-4:00pm on the first Sunday of the month or designate a portion of that time.  To sign up, contact Jennifer Baker Howard at office@washingtonparish.org
Oct 6, 2019

Oktoberfest to Benefit Samaritan Ministries

Christ Church is hosting a fundraiser for Samaritan Ministries of Greater Washington on Sunday, October 6 from 5pm – 8pm. The menu will include Texas Smoked Brisket with beans, coleslaw and dessert with libations provided by the Christ Church Brew Crew. Music will be performed by local favorites, the Capitol Hillbillies. Samaritan Ministries of Greater Washington provides employment opportunities and life skills and support to our neighbors throughout DC and close-in suburbs. Tickets: $50/adult $15/child (12 and under and includes…
Nov 28, 2019

Thanksgiving Service and Dinner

Thanksgiving Service and Dinner, Thurs. Nov. 28, 11am – Join us for a Christ Church tradition to host a service of gratitude at 11am on Thanksgiving followed by a wonderful community dinner at noon. We provide the turkeys and the drinks – everyone else brings the sides and desserts.  Please sign up with the number of attendees and what you are bringing.  We typically have about 50 people at the dinner so think large servings.  We especially need volunteers for cleanup…
Dec 7, 2019

St. Nicholas Dinner and Christmas Shop

This festive event is a Christ Church holiday tradition with a special appearance by St. Nicholas!   Buy sweets from the sweet shop, bid on baskets, children receive stockings from St. Nick, and we share in a festive dinner.  Refreshments/Christmas Shop opens at 5:30pm, dinner is at 6:30pm.  More information about cost and registration will be updated in November.