Welcome! The Episcopal Diocese of Washington comprises some 38,000 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
"This is what we do when we don't know what else to do. We cling to one another, voice our grief, and offer up our prayers to God. Please join in the response. When we say, "Gracious God," we invite your response: Heal and Renew Us, O God." - Litany from the St. Mary's County prayer service following the Great Mills School shooting. Read more
See photos from March 24, 2018 March for Our Lives event in Washington DC and stay connected with Advocacy and Liturgical Resources. Learn 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.