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Join us for worship on Sunday May 26 at 11 a.m. The adult ed and children's ed programs are on haitus until September. Nursery is available. Enjoy refreshments with us after the service.


Registration is open for Dumbarton's Annual All-Church Retreat --West River Weekend!  May 31 - June 2 at the West River Retreat Center  near Edgewater MD. Last day to register is Monday May 20, To register, click here. (The early-bird discount expired May 15.)

Come for the whole weekend...or come for whatever portion you can! (the Saturday Night Variety Show and Sunday morning worship by the river are definite highlights!!)  A variety of meal & lodging options are available. The adult program will be Martha Dickey and Nancy Holland leading a discussion of Mark Schaefer's book "The Certainty of Uncertainty."

Financial aid is available to any who need it. Contact Melany or Mary Kay in the church office for details.

Don't Miss this fun time at the River!

Photo taken after Dumbarton's Easter 2019 Easter service, featuring the sermon: "Searching for Alleluias" by the Rev. Mary Kay Totty. An Easter egg hunt and refreshments followed the service  Photo by Alan Mayers.

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Meet new people at Dumbarton’s Young Adult Group, which combines faith journeys with social activities.  You might find them at a book study session, a restaurant outing, a gathering at someone’s home or at Busboys and Poets. You’ll see them at the worship service, often seated in the right-hand back rows.

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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 11 a.m. from September through May, 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.