Metro Weekly

Community Calendar

Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA

Sunday, September 15, 2019

outdoors group hikes 9 moderate miles in Rock Creek Park from the Van Ness Metro to Silver Spring, with an optional stop afterwards at Denizens Brewing Company. Bring plenty of beverages, snacks, comfortable walking shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, the $2 trip fee, and whatever you care to spend at Denizens. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the top of the escalators on the eastern side of Connecticut Avenue at the Van Ness Metro, near the CVS. For more information, contact Jeff, 301-775-9660 or visit
All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church
celebrates Low Mass at 8:30 a.m., High Mass at 11 a.m. 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-232-4244,
Bethel Church-DC
progressive and radically inclusive church holds services at 11:30 a.m. 2217 Minnesota Ave. SE. 202-248-1895,
Casa Ruby's Monthly Dinner
Held on the third Sunday of each month, in conjunction with The DC Center and Food Rescue DC, the event provides a hot meal to those housed at Casa Ruby. Homemade or store bought meals welcome. 7-8 p.m. Casa Ruby Shelter, 1216 Kennedy St. NW. For more information, contact,, or visit
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Wilson Aquatic Center. 9:30-11 a.m. 4551 Fort Dr. NW. For more information, visit
DC Front Runners
running/walking/social club welcomes runners of all ability levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, with socializing afterwards. Route distances vary. For meeting places and more information, visit
offers Roman Catholic Mass for the LGBT community. All welcome. Sign interpreted. 6 p.m. St. Margaret's Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave. NW. For more information, visit
Fairlington United Methodist Church
is an open, inclusive church. All welcome, including the LGBTQ community. Member of the Reconciling Ministries Network. Services at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. 3900 King Street, Alexandria, Va. 703-671-8557. For more info, visit
First Congregational United Church of Christ
welcomes all to 10:30 a.m. service, 945 G St. NW. For more info, visit or call 202-628-4317.
Friends Meeting of Washington
meets for worship, 10:30 a.m., 2111 Florida Ave. NW, Quaker House Living Room (next to Meeting House on Decatur Place), 2nd floor. Special welcome to lesbians and gays. Handicapped accessible from Phelps Place gate. Hearing assistance. Visit
Hope United Church of Christ
welcomes GLBT community for worship. 10:30 a.m., 6130 Old Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Visit
Institute for Spiritual Development
God-centered new age church & learning center. Sunday Services and Workshops event. 5419 Sherier Place NW. Visit
Lincoln Congregational Temple – United Church of Christ
for an inclusive, loving and progressive faith community every Sunday. 11 a.m. 1701 11th Street NW, near R in Shaw/Logan neighborhood. Visit
Lutheran Church of Reformation
invites all to Sunday worship at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Childcare is available at both services. Welcoming LGBT people for 25 years. 212 East Capitol St. NE. Visit
Metropolitan Community Church of Northern Virginia
services at 11 a.m., led by Rev. Emma Chattin. Children's Sunday School, 11 a.m. 10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax. For more info, call 703-691-0930 or visit
Metropolitan Community Church of Washington, D.C.
services at 9 a.m. (ASL interpreted) and 11 a.m. Children's Sunday School at 11 a.m. 474 Ridge St. NW. For more info, call 202-638-7373 or visit
National City Christian Church
inclusive church with GLBT fellowship, offers gospel worship, 8:30 a.m., and traditional worship, 11 a.m. 5 Thomas Circle NW. For more info, call 202-232-0323 or visit
Riverside Baptist Church
a Christ-centered, interracial, welcoming-and-affirming church, offers service at 10 a.m. 680 I St. SW. For more info, call 202-554-4330 or visit
St. Stephen and the Incarnation
an "interracial, multi-ethnic Christian Community" offers services in English, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and in Spanish at 5:15 p.m. 1525 Newton St. NW. For more info, call 202-232-0900 or visit
Unitarian Church of Arlington
an LGBTQ welcoming-and-affirming congregation, offers services at 10 a.m. Virginia Rainbow UU Ministry. 4444 Arlington Blvd. For more info, visit
Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring
invites LGBTQ families and individuals of all creeds and cultures to join the church. Services 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. 10309 New Hampshire Ave. For more info, visit
Universalist National Memorial Church
a welcoming and inclusive church. GLBT Interweave social/service group meets monthly. Services at 11 a.m., Romanesque sanctuary. 1810 16th St. NW. For more info, call 202-387-3411 or visit