Cathedral Congregation

A Growing Community

The Cathedral Congregation is growing as a vital community committed to ongoing worship, spiritual formation, service, stewardship, and hospitality.

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Lenten Meditations

Read meditations by Cathedral congregation members, volunteers, and staff each day during Lent. Read now »

Congregation Eucharist

“We have a special vocation to offer radical hospitality and spiritual nourishment to all who come our way.”
—Cathedral Vicar Jan Naylor Cope

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At the heart of congregation life is gathering weekly for worship and the Holy Eucharist. We welcome everyone at worship, and we encourage members to participate actively in Sunday services. Learn more »



Opportunities abound for congregation members and friends to learn more about congregation membership, explore Scripture and books, deepen your faith, and enjoy fellowship with other members. Explore the offerings »

Pastoral Care


Providing support to one another, especially in times of crisis, illness, or grief, is at the heart of our lives together as a congregation. Learn more »



Everything we have is a gift from God, and when we recognize our talents and our resources as gifts from God, we are drawn to return the gift. Learn more and make a gift »



Established at Washington National Cathedral in 2007, The Cathedral Congregation is a community of faith growing into the fullness of Christian life. Learn more »



As volunteer ushers, greeters, and coffee-hour refreshment providers, our hospitality ministry offers the first welcome to all whom God sends our way. Learn more »

Urban Ministry


Our urban ministry work presents opportunities to put our faith and our unique gifts to work—to find our treasures in reaching out to the poor, sick, oppressed, and forgotten. Together, our magnificent Cathedral community can make an ever greater difference. More information »

20s & 30s


The Cathedral has an active 20s and 30s group, with fellowship, spiritual, and service activities throughout the year, including Evensong and Evensocial and meeting for brunch on the last Sunday of the month. Learn more »

Parking at the Cathedral

Parking in the Cathedral’s underground garage is free on Sundays for services; parking for concerts and programs is available for an event-parking fee. Learn more about parking options for individuals and groups.