A Joint Statement from Bishops of Virginia and Washington Following Shootings in Alexandria

Posted by Meredith, June 14, 2017

 Gun violence is not partisan.

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Bishop's Visit - June 4, 2017

Posted by Meredith, May 15, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Susan Ellyn Goff, will join us on June 4 for baptism, reception, reaffirmation, and confirmation. A reception to honor all will follow. All are encouraged to bring goodies to share at the reception. Items should be dropped off in the Meade Room kitchen prior to the 10:00 a.m. service. Suggested foods include: cheese and crackers, fruit, meatballs, ham biscuits, mini quiche, brownies, cookies, and other favorite finger foods. If there are questions, please contact Starlet Zarek at 703.823.2870.

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Gender Revolution Screening

Posted by Meredith, May 2, 2017

On May 13 join PFLAG Alexandria, Metro DC PFLAG, Alexandria LGBTQ Task Force, FCPS Pride, TGEA, Metropolitan Community Church Northern VA and Christ Church (Alexandria, VA) in the screening of National Geographic's Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Christ Church Auditorium. This FREE screening will be followed by a panel of local transgender leaders, professionals, and family members.

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Outreach Sunday is April 30, 2017

Posted by Meredith, April 20, 2017

Outreach Sunday is April 30, 2017

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Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by Meredith, April 6, 2017

Sunday, April 16 2017. Easter Egg Hunt. Join us for a 9:00 a.m. family Easter service, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt in the courtyard at 10:00 a.m. (There is also a service at 11:15 a.m.) Plastic eggs filled with small toys and stickers with be hidden around the yard for kids of all ages to find. The hunt will move to the Fowler House in case of rain. Our youth groups will be hiding 4,000 eggs, so there will be plenty for everyone to find! Bring a bag or basket if you can. We reserve a special space for egg hunters age 3 and younger.

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Celebrate Easter with Christ Church

Posted by Meredith, April 4, 2017

The worship schedule for Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 varies slightly from the regular worship schedule: 

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Choral Evensong - April 2, 2017

Posted by Meredith, March 24, 2017

At Choral Evensong on April 2, guest organist Dr. Patrick Scott (from the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta) will improvise in the French alternatum tradition. That is, members of the choir will sing to plainsong a verse of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, and then the organist will improvise the next verse. This movement back and forth between the choir and organ will continue until the end of each of these canticles. A winner of the 2014 American Guild of Organists Competition in Organ Improvisation, and a student of Dr. Gerre Hancock, Dr. Scott is recognized as one of the country’s leading improvisers on the organ. He will play a recital beginning at 4:40 and then accompany the service beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

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Winter Storm Stella

Posted by Meredith, March 14, 2017

For March 14, 2017

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Sewanee Choir Concert

Posted by Meredith, March 13, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, the University Choir from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, will perform a choral concert at Christ Church at 7:30 p.m. The choir, under the direction of Dr. Geoffrey Ward, is stopping to sing at Christ Church as part of their spring tour. The concert is free and we invite everyone to join us for this wonderful opportunity to hear this fine choir!

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March 5, 2017 Evensong

Posted by Meredith, March 1, 2017

Please join us for Evensong on Sunday, March 5. Our guest organist, Joseph Russell, will play an extended organ prelude beginning at 4:40 p.m. Mr. Russell is currently a senior at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the Interlochen School of the Arts and has served the past four years as Organ Scholar at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Following the prelude, the choir will sing works by Kinley Lange, David Ashley White, Gary Davison and William Bradley Roberts. All are welcome to join us for this Lenten Evensong. A reception follows in the Meade Room, hosted by the Christ Church Stewardship Committee. 

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