About Us

At Christ Church

  • We believe in the power of the Risen Christ.
  • We have a church dating back to 1773, making us one of the oldest churches in Northern Virginia. 
  • We have a vibrant outreach of community service to the city of Alexandria and lots of volunteer opportunities. 
  • We believe that Holy Scripture is the word of God. 
  • We are a diverse congregation.
  • We practice Christian welcome. 
  • We preach the Gospel. 
  • We baptize, confirm, and receive approximately 75 children and adults every year.
  • In accordance with federal law and with the Episcopal Church we are honored to offer the sacrament of marriage to all people.  
  • We offer Sunday school, Youth groups, and Vacation Bible School to share God's love.
  • We have Bible studies, Covenant classes and other ways to deepen our faith. 
  • We have a pew where George Washington worshipped. 
  • We see the Lord’s Table as the center of all we do. 
  • We celebrate the participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in all ministries.
  • We support mission ministries by our presence and our presents in countries throughout the world. 
  • We have a beautiful churchyard with pre-Civil war gravestones in the middle of Old Town Alexandria.
  • We doubt and question sometimes. 
  • We make room for folks wherever they are on their spiritual journey.
  • We want to get to know you.
  • We have room for you.