Event Calendar

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Current Exhibits

Stitches for God, a exhibit of Cathedral needlework is on display through October 30 in the south transept. Learn more »
 

Currently on display on the seventh floor are “Though the Earth Be Moved,” a look at the impact of the 2011 earthquake on the Cathedral, and “Gothic Resilience,” an exhibition of Cathedral photographs by Colin Winterbottom.

Wednesday, October 1

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, October 2

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 3:00 PM

    Close-up Tour: 20th Century American Gothic

    Explore the Gothic style and its unique characteristics, purposes, and building methods—and learn why the Cathedral was built in the Gothic style. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    TREC: Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church

    A night of prayer, presentations, Q&A, and Engagement Learn more »

Friday, October 3

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, October 4

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  • 9:00 AM

    Many Ways to Pray

    Canceled: Creating Prayer Flags for All Saints Day Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, October 5

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Preston Hannibal, preacher

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Meet the Samaritan Ministry Team

    Making a powerful impact through the Next Step Program Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, preacher Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

    Enjoy the company of fellow crafters and make cozy caps and scarves Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Close-up Tour: 20th Century American Gothic

    Explore the Gothic style and its unique characteristics, purposes, and building methods—and learn why the Cathedral was built in the Gothic style. Learn more »

  • 2:30 PM

    Blessing of the Animals

    Annual celebration of the Feast of St. Francis with blessing of animals Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Heritage Chorale from Lancaster, Penn., sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Piotr Rachon

    Guest organist Piotr Rachon plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Creativity as Prayer

    Explore different ways to pray through creativity Learn more »

Monday, October 6

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, October 7

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, October 8

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Circle of Meditation and Healing

    Explore a range of healing meditations and visualizations together Learn more »

  • 7:00 PM

    Spiritual Struggles: Five Stories from the Old and New Testaments

    Learning from tested, lost, and imperfect figures in the Bible Learn more »

Thursday, October 9

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

Friday, October 10

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  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Candler Singers from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia, sings choral Evensong.

Saturday, October 11

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  • 10:00 AM

    Annual National Acolyte Festival

    Acolytes from across the United States filled the Cathedral for a service of rededication and Holy Eucharist. The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, preached. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Due to Annual Acolyte Festival all day, all touring will be unavailable. The Cathedral store and grounds will be open.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, October 12

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, preacher and presider

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Meet the Martha's Table Team

    Take up the sandwich challenge! Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    Congregation Potluck Luncheon

    Event cancelled. Learn more »

  • 3:30 PM

    Choral Prelude

    The Fredericksberg Church Girls’s Choir from Denmark sings a choral prelude to Evensong.

  • 4:00 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The Cathedral Singers sing Evensong. The Rev. Canon Gina Gilland Campbell, officiant and preacher. Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Evensong and Evensocial

    Monthly worship and fellowship with the 20s&30s Group Learn more »

  • 5:15 PM

    Organ Recital: Sigurd M. Øgaard

    Sigurd M. Øgaard, born in Bergen, Norway, and now living in Houston, Texas, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s great organ. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Creativity as Prayer

    Explore different ways to pray through creativity Learn more »

Monday, October 13

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  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided tours available due to holiday. Please check with staff. Audio and self-guided tours will be available 10 am–4 pm. Cathedral Store will be open.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Tuesday, October 14

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, October 15

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No touring in the morning of the nave (main level) due to special service. Touring will resume at 1 pm.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Dear Friends: The Letters of St. Paul to Christians in America

    Book talk with author Christopher Webber Learn more »

Thursday, October 16

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  • 10:00 AM

    Stitches for God

    An exhibit of Cathedral needlework Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

Friday, October 17

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, October 18

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  • 8:30 AM

    Stitches in Sacred and Secular Spaces: A Needlework Symposium

    A day of lectures, exhibits, workshops, tours, and lunch. Learn more »

  • 9:00 AM

    Cathedral Chorister Audition Day

    Become Part of the Cathedral Choirs Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, October 19

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    Seminarian Elizabeth Hadaway, preacher; the Rev. Sally Slater, presider

  • 8:30 AM

    Martha’s Table Ministry

    Third Sunday of each month drop off your sandwiches and fruit Learn more »

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Meet the Environment Advocacy Team

    Ready to re-focus on Christmas? Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 12:30 PM

    Newcomer Welcome and Orientation

    Learn more about congregation life; following the 11:15 am service Learn more »

  • 1:00 PM

    Knitting and Crocheting Ministry

    Enjoy the company of fellow crafters and make cozy caps and scarves Learn more »

  • 2:00 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Cathedral will close at 2 pm for concert preparations. No evening service due to concert. Box Office will open for ticket purchase and ticket holders at 3 pm for concert.

  • 4:00 PM

    Brahms Requiem

    The Cathedral Choral Society performs works by Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Bread for the Journey

    A Writing Group for Everyone Learn more »

Monday, October 20

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    Fiction Fun! with Gary Hall

    A monthly discussion of classic and contemporary novels. This month: Regeneration by Pat Barker Learn more »

Tuesday, October 21

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, October 22

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:00 PM

    Touring Interruption

    Limited guided tours this afternoon due to concert rehearsal. Self-guided touring available all day. Cathedral Store will be open.

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

  • 7:30 PM

    The Choir of Westminster Abbey

    The Choir of Westminster Abbey kicks off the Cathedral’s British Choir Festival: A Corner That Is Forever England Learn more »

Thursday, October 23

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  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Friday, October 24

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Saturday, October 25

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  • 9:30 AM

    The Case for a More Joyful Christmas

    Resetting our focus Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No guided tours all day. Self-guided and audio tours are available 10 am–3 pm. Cathedral Store will be open.

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 12:30 PM

    Carillon Recital

    Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor plays a recital most Saturday afternoons. Best heard from the Bishop’s Garden.

  • 4:00 PM

    Evening Prayer

    This 20 minute service, known as the evening office, includes prayers, Scripture, and liturgy for the close of the day. All are welcome.

Sunday, October 26

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  • 8:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist, Rite 1

    The Rev. Rich Kukowski, preacher

  • 9:00 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Live webcast. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Meet Families with Young Children

    Calling worshipers with young children! Learn more »

  • 11:15 AM

    Holy Eucharist

    Live webcast. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, preacher Learn more »

  • 12:45 PM

    20s and 30s Annual Open House Brunch

    20s&30s Fellowship Event Learn more »

  • 4:00 PM

    Lutheran Reformation Service

    A worship service commemorating the Reformation is sponsored annually by the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod of the ELCA. Learn more »

  • 6:30 PM

    Bread for the Journey

    A Writing Group for Everyone Learn more »

    Tickets: $20 per evening; RSVP by October 24. Order tickets now »

Monday, October 27

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Girl Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

Tuesday, October 28

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 10:45 AM

    Spiritual Reflections Tour

    Explore up close the inspiring stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone in the Cathedral, and be nourished on your own spiritual journey. No matter your religious tradition or background, enjoy this unique one-hour meditative tour that offers story, silence, poetry, prayer, and reflective invitations. Learn more »

    Tickets: $15. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 1:30 PM

    Tour and Tea

    Enjoy an in-depth Cathedral tour followed by traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, and a scenic view of Washington. Learn more »

    Tickets: $30 per person. Order tickets now »

  • 5:00 PM

    Listening for God

    Hear the word of God in reading Holy Scripture, in silence, and by sharing with others in prayerful listening during this time of modified Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Boy Choristers sing Evensong. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Cathedral Crossroads: Grieving Mindfully

    An evening of contemplative practice on the last Tuesday of each month; free and open to the public. Learn more »

  • 6:00 PM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

Wednesday, October 29

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  • 8:00 AM

    Centering Prayer

    Open your entire being to God’s presence during this time of silent prayer as you move beyond thoughts, words, and emotions into a quiet communion with the Divine. Learn more »

  • 10:00 AM

    Touring Interruption

    No touring of the nave (main level) due to a special service.

  • 11:00 AM

    Funeral Service for Former Washington Post Editor Benjamin Bradlee

    Live webcast. The Very Rev. Gary Hall, preacher Learn more »

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Girls sings Evensong. Learn more »

Thursday, October 30

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  • 10:30 AM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 5:30 PM

    Weekday Evensong

    The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys sings Evensong. Learn more »

Friday, October 31

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  • 12:00 PM

    Holy Eucharist

    This 35-40 minute service includes prayers, Scripture, a homily, and Holy Eucharist. All are welcome.

  • 1:30 PM

    Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    This specialty tour takes you up close to stained glass windows, gargoyles, and areas of the Cathedral not included on the Highlights Tour. Learn more »

    Tickets: $25 per adult; $21 for children, seniors, students, military; includes admission. Order tickets now »

  • 5:30 PM

    Choral Evensong

    The choir of Liverpool Cathedral, U.K., sings Choral Evensong. Learn more »

Parking at the Cathedral

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