National Presbyterian Church

Who We Are

Leading people to become followers of Jesus Christ together in God's world.

A multigenerational church with a rich heritage, National Presbyterian Church (NPC) is made up of approximately 1,500 members from Maryland, D.C., and Virginia and holds both traditional and contemporary services every Sunday. NPC offers a variety of classes and programs for adults, children and teens, concert series throughout the year, and service projects both locally and internationally. Established in 1795, National Presbyterian Church now resides in northwest D.C. where President Dwight D. Eisenhower laid the cornerstone of the current building. National Presbyterian is a member of the PC(USA) denomination.

Our Services

Service Times

  • 08:15am - Contemporary Service
  • 09:15am - Traditional Service
  • 11:00am - Traditional Service

What to Expect

What are services like?
We have an intimate, contemporary service in our chapel every Sunday at 8:15; and larger, more traditional services in our main sanctuary at 9:15 & 11 a.m.

What is the community like?
NPC is a large church of about 1500 members, where we strive for everyone to be known and feel at home.


David Renwick

Dr. David A. Renwick has been an ordained Presbyterian Minister for over 35 years, serving diverse congregations in Newfoundland, Canada; San Antonio, Texas; Lexington, KY; and Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Renwick is a graduate of St. Andrew’s University in Scotland, where he studied Applied Mathematics. He received his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. David’s wife Currie is a Media Specialist in the DC Public Schools. They have three adult children and three grandchildren.


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