Witness of Democracy in Kenya

December 9, 2017

St. Mark’s Capitol Hill parishioner, Gwen Dillard, was part of an 80-member delegation that traveled to Kenya in August 2017 as international observers of the Presidential and general election. This is her story. Learn more


11th Annual Cathedral Christmas Simulcast Service with Bethlehem

December 16, 2017

Live simulcast Christmas Service with Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Palestine. Choirs, readings, and carols alternate in English and Arabic between the two places. Open to the public and people of all faiths.

Advent Gifts from Bethlehem and the West Bank

December 8, 2017

Once again, olivewood crèches, ornaments, and Canaan Fair Trade olive oil will be on sale in Baxter Hall through December 24, following all services. 20% of proceeds will be contributed to the Diocese of Jerusalem schools and clinics. Learn more

Christmas Festival Fund Donations

December 8, 2017

Learn what the Festival Fund is, what it supports, and how to make a donation. Contributions must be received in the Parish Office by Monday, December 17. Learn more


Service of Loss and Remembrance

December 11, 2017

This service of loss and remembrance offers a safe, caring, and quiet worship experience for those who are grieving, or keenly feeling the effects of loss and change in their lives. All are welcome.


Christmas Day Holy Eucharist

December 25, 2017

Celebrate Christmas Day with other parishioners and guests at this single morning worship service with Eucharist. All are welcome!


De-greening the Nave (3rd of 3 opportunities to help!)

December 31, 2017

Please consider helping to take down the greening decorations on New Year’s Eve day/afternoon, so that we can have them down in time for Epiphany. Many hands make light work!


Deck the Halls (2nd of 3 opportunities to help Green the Nave!)

December 24, 2017

We have a very short window to green the nave for Christmas this year because Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. That means we need as many people as possible to lend a hand!


Advance Greening (1st of 3 Opportunities to help!)

December 17, 2017

The most time-consuming tasks for the greening is winding lights around the columns. So we would like to do it early! This is not the full greening; it is just to get the lights up. Ladder-climbers especially needed!


An Evening of Carols | 21st Century Consort

December 16, 2017

This musical evening will include the 21st Century Consort’s presentation of Jon Deak’s ” Passion of Scrooge or A Christmas Carol” and a “Ceremony of Carols” by the Girls of the Washington National Cathedral. Free.