St. Augustine’s Begins New Role as “Church Without Walls”

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, a fixture in Washington, DC’s Southwest community since 1965, has announced a new phase of life in its neighborhood. St. Augustine’s Rector Martha Clark noted, “We are beginning a period as a ‘church without walls’ while we await the construction of our new church on its original site at 6th and […]

Westminster Presbyterian Makes Plans to Stay and Grow

Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at the southwest corner of 4th and I St. SW, has been part of  the neighborhood since 1853. On April 6, 2014 there was a unanimous vote of the members at a congregational meeting to support the recommendation of Westminster’s governing body “to actively pursue redevelopment of the church property as a strategy […]

St. Augustine’s Transition and New Building Plans Revealed

photo credit: Elaine Graves photo caption: Ward 6 Councilmember-elect Charles Allen, center, looks at early church photos with long-time Southwest residents and St. Augustine’s founding congregation members Neal and Barbara Peirce. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church members hosted an Open House on Sunday, May 18 with 70 Southwest community members to share the story of its […]

St. Dominic Christmas Bazaar

Welcome to the St. Dominic Christmas Bazaar and gift sale, to be held at 630 E St SW from November 16-19, 2013. The Bazaar will feature crafts and suitable Christmas gifts. Beside crafts made by members of the parish, we will have china, ousehold items, framed pictures, jewelry (costume and sterling), silver plate tableware, decorative bowls, collectibles, lamps, […]

St. Dominic Church to Celebrate Heritage

Founded in 1852, St. Dominic Church remained a stable presence in Southwest Washington when almost everything was cleared away in the work of urban renewal in the 1950s. Parishioners relocated to Maryland and Virginia, but retained an affinity for the church and the Dominican Friars who have ministered to the people of the parish since […]