Welcome to Grace Church!

Grace Church, a big-hearted, air-conditioned Episcopal parish in lower Georgetown, invites you to join us for worship and programming.

Keep an eye on this page, and on Upcoming Events, for information about events in Epiphany and Lent: a visit to the “Picturing Mary” exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts; a Covenant Prayer Service where DC congregations, with Mayor Bowser, will commit ourselves to an effort to significantly reduce homelessness; Fat Sunday; Ash Wednesday; and a Lenten continuation of our Advent series, “A Life of Subtraction in a City of Addition.”

Sunday morning services at Grace combine simplicity, informality and reverence, continuing the tradition that drew the working people of a rough-and-tumble neighborhood to Grace at its founding nearly 150 years ago.

Volunteers and staff work together to provide high-quality Christian education for our youngest parishioners. The Georgetown Montessori School meets here on weekdays. Adult education programs invite animated discussion of Christian faith and its connection with the pressing issues of modern living, both personal and public.

Music and arts programming at Grace begins with Sunday worship and our outstanding choir, organist/choirmaster and organ. But it doesn’t end there. Blues, jazz and Bach; poetry both traditional and contemporary; community and cutting-edge theater; these and other expressions of the creative spirit find a home at Grace.

From the time its Pastor was known as the principal source of financial assistance for struggling dockworkers, canal diggers and their families, Grace has devoted itself to the service of those in need. Through a partnership with the Georgetown Ministry Center and our own Saturday community lunch and conversation, we make the homeless and marginally housed people of Georgetown a special focus of concern.

Please click around our website, read our blog, and learn more about us through Twitter and Facebook. We welcome you, in this season of new life and always, to Grace Church.

John Graham, Rector
Fall 2014

News & Events

A Life of Subtraction in a Town of Addition · Resumes Feburary 26

Theme: Salvador, Salsa and Stone Restoration
Sunday, April 12, 5–8 pm

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Sunday Services at Grace

8:30 am · Holy Eucharist

10:15 am (last Sunday of the month) · Prayers for the Nation and the World, with Remembrance of the Fallen

10:30 am** · Holy Eucharist, with full music*; Sunday School

5:00 pm*** · Sunday Evening Eucharist

* Child care available
** 10:00 am Memorial Day through Labor Day
*** 6:00 pm Memorial Day through Labor Day