Welcome! The Episcopal Diocese of Washington comprises over 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
I speak today as a disciple of Jesus Christ, who taught us, by his example, to welcome children when they come to us, to welcome, not detain them. He taught us that however we treat the least among us--those most vulnerable and in need of care---is how we treat Christ himself. Our nation's immigration policies have been devastating for children for a very long time. The level of cruelty rises with each new policy, thus far without sufficient outrage among the American people to compel our elected officials to change course. Read More.
Stewardship Support Network Launch
This event on August 27 at St. Columba's is to connect stewardship leaders (clergy and lay) from churches across the diocese for consultation, resource sharing, problem solving, and support from others dealing with similar successes and concerns. Learn and share resources with others who have built solid, successful, and comprehensive Stewardship programs in their parishes. Learn More.
Business Methods Workshops
This workshop is designed to acquaint church leaders with best practices for stewardship of the assets entrusted to us for carrying out our mission, including accounting, financial controls, audits, risk management, IT, and HR. The next workshop is for parishes in Southern Maryland on Saturday September 28.
Province 3 Trail to Truth: Pilgrimage of Racial Reconciliation
1:00 pm on Oct 11th thru 12:00 pm on Oct 15th
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.