Welcome! The Episcopal Diocese of Washington comprises some 45,000 people in the District of Columbia and Montgomery, Prince George’s, Charles and Saint Mary’s counties in Maryland. The heart of our life and ministry is found in our 88 congregations, numerous schools, service ministries, and in the lives of our members. We invite everyone to know, love, and follow Jesus. Join us!
Bishop Mariann Budde
Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde is the first woman elected to lead the diocese. She is committed to revitalizing and strengthening the congregations and core ministries of the diocese.
The 122nd convention will be held on January 28, 2017 at Washington National Cathedral . Tickets are now available online.
"Even as we pray and work for common purpose, know that I understand how much is at stake in this moment and the importance of our collective witness. We are called to pray and sometimes to protest. We are called to seek reconciliation, but never at the expense of justice." More
A Spiritual Home
The diocese's many congregations vary in size and demographics, and worship in distinctive styles. But all are committed to deepening our relationships with God and with one another. Find a church.