Capitol Hill United Methodist Church

To be the heart of God in the community. Washington, DC
Capitol Hill United Methodist Church

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421 Seward Sq SE
Washington, DC 20003

202 546-1000


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Who We Are

Capitol Hill UMC is called to the ministry of reconciliation. We embrace as a gift the diversity of our neighborhood and the world. We celebrate our human family’s diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, faith history, economic status, marital status, physical and mental ability, and education.

We affirm that all people are created in the image of God and as beloved children of God, all are worthy of God’s love and grace. We welcome the full inclusion of all people in the life and ministries of Capitol Hill United Methodist Church as we journey toward reconciliation through Christ.

We recognize that there are differences among us, but believe that we can love alike even though we may not think alike. We proclaim this statement of welcome to all who have known the pain of exclusion or discrimination in the church or in society.

We invite all people to join us in our faith journey toward greater love, understanding, and mutual respect.

About Us

Casual, Traditional Liturgy, Down to Earth, Friendly, Progressive, Gay affirming, Inclusive, Multigenerational, Young families, Lots of kids

Community Service, Social Justice, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education

Traditional Hymns, Organ

Methodist (UMC)



Our Services

What are services like?
Our worship is grounded in the tradition of the Church and enlivened by the Holy Spirit! "Traditional but not stuffy" is our worship style! Members of the congregation participate in worship through planning liturgies, reading, writing and leading prayers, creating art installations for the sanctuary, reading Holy Scripture, designing flower arrangements and seasonal decor, ushering, greeting, creating bulletin art, preaching, sharing testimonies, singing in the choir, sharing the Children's Message, serving Holy Communion, and more.

What is the community like?
We are a friendly and inviting congregation, welcoming all regardless of age, race, social standing, gender, sexual orientation - or anything else. We at CHUMC Want You to Know.... No matter where you have come from and no matter where you are going... No matter what you believe or doubt... No matter what you are feeling or not feeling... No matter what you have or don't have... And no matter whom you love... All of you is welcomed into this community of faith by a God who loves you and knows you by name. Thanks be to God - Amen!

What if I'm not a Christian?
All are welcome here, regardless of what you believe or doubt. Come and join us - and let us join you - in this journey of life!

Leadership View all

Rev. Alisa Lasater-Wailoo

Rev. Alisa Lasater-Wailoo

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