What's Happening

Come to our worship service Sunday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m., when we will draw on the wisdom of African-American poets who inspire us to counter racism.

Adult ed at 10 a.m. will feature The Rev. Phil Wogaman and Ella Curry: discussing: “The United Methodist Crisis: Is There a Way Forward?”

Children's ed also begins at 10 a.m., and Godly Play for younger children will be held during the service.

Please stay for a refreshments in in the social hall after the service. Child care is available.

To hear sermons from previous weeks, use this link .

We had members from GenOUT of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington lead Sunday school in a discussion on bullying, how we can be more caring to those different from us, and how to be better allies to our LGBTQ friends.


Dumbarton UMC welcomed to services this morning the mayors of Bethlehem and Wadi Foquin, Palestine. Accompanying them were the Rev. Neal Christie, the Rev. Michael Yoshii and UMC Missionary Janet Lahr Lewis. The guests will be holding a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning..

We are sorry to report the death of longtime Dumbartonian Beth Nielsen. A memorial service was held for her on Sunday, Nov. 5.


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3133 Dumbarton St
NW Washington, DC, 20007
Phone: (202) 333.7212

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A Reconciling Congregation


Sunday worship is held at 10 a.m. during summer.  Refreshments following church. Nursery provided.

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What People Say About Us

--"There is a welcoming fellowship and a continuing challenge to be engaged in social justice."--Harry K.

--"I love how Dumbarton continues to stand up for the rights of the marginalized, especially LGBT people"

--"I appreciate the incredible lay participation and leadership - it is unrivaled elsewhere, in my experience."--Jamie M.

--"Everyone at Dumbarton is honestly and uniquely who they are - there are no pretensions or facades to pretend to be someone we are not." Michelle D.

--"I like the time in the service when we prayerfully express our joys and concerns."--Joan C.