Christ Church, Georgetown is an Episcopal parish first started in Georgetown in 1817 and has occupied its current…More location since 1818. The present church dates from 1885. Its brick facade hugs the street corner, creating an impressive presence on both 31st and O Streets.
A small courtyard garden framed by a brick wall and trees adjoins the historic building. The Parish Hall, located on O Street, houses the administrative offices and offers space for education and fellowship events. The congregation includes both Georgetown residents and faithful from the extended DC metro area.
St. John's Episcopal Church in Georgetown is across O Street from the Hyde-Addison school. The church sits on a hill,…More straddling O Street and Potomac Street, and was founded in 1796. Francis Scott Key and Thomas Jefferson were founders.
Today the parish hosts both spiritual and social events. Church members go on monthly "field trips" to places of interest like the Newseum and the Franciscan Monastery. Additional activities include an annual picnic, a Christmas greens sale and a monthly movie night. The church's sign, emblazoned with the expression "all are welcome," exemplifies the attitude of the parish towards its neighboring community.