Welcome to the Georgetown Presbyterian Church!
Since 1780, we have been worshiping in Georgetown and serving our neighborhood, city, and world. We hope that you find GPC welcoming, challenging, and empowering.
What is worship like?
We tend to worship traditionally, relying on liturgy, hymns, and an organ and choir. Worship is an hour long beginning at 11 a.m. for most of the year, and 10 a.m. during the summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
What should I wear?
We tend to “dress up” on Sundays. Often men wear suits or a jacket, and women wear dresses. Summer in DC is hot, though, so make yourself comfortable!
Are children welcome?
Of course! Children are always welcome during worship! We also have a room with the service on a TV where you and you children can take a break, and nursery care that begins during adult education at 9:30. We also have other ways for children to engage. At about 15 minutes into the service, children ages 2 through 5th grade are welcome to leave the sanctuary for age-appropriate worship and learning. During the year (aside from summer), children through 5th grade are welcome to join us at 9:45 a time of singing, engaging Bible stories, and other learning activities. We also have youth group programming on Sunday evenings for middle and high school aged students. More information is available at Children and Youth.
Do you have educational opportunities for adults?
We love learning! On Sunday mornings, there are two adult classes, a lecture on all sorts of topics that begins at 9:45 a.m., and a Bible study that begins at 10 a.m. We also host weekly Bible studies at church an in homes. More information on this is at Adult Education.
Can I get married at GPC? Can my child be baptized here?
Yes to both! However, we believe that both marriage and baptism takes place in a supportive community. If you would like to make GPC your church home and become a member, we would love to have your wedding here, and we welcome your child into our community! We also host weddings for family of members. Please remember that we’re a church family, not a venue. More information is at Baptisms, Weddings, and Funerals.
Can I talk to a pastor?
The pastors here at GPC would love to talk to you. The best ways to do so are call, email, or just say “hi” on Sunday.