Has Washington National Cathedral been a source of companionship, inspiration, comfort and joy for you? You’ve gotten to know us online, and now we want to get to know you in person! Join your Cathedral friends and fellow pilgrims for Homecoming 2022, a unique and transforming experience September 23–25. We can’t wait to see you!

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Highlights

Friday, September 23

Homecoming Mix & Music
This up-close-and-personal experience will bring you together with the preachers and musicians you see at each Sunday service as well as the village of artisans that make our worship possible. Along with heavy hors d’oeuvres, enjoy performances from the Cathedral’s contemporary music team and special peeks at Cathedral treasures.


Saturday, September 24

Festal Sung Morning Prayer + Unique Cathedral Programming
Join Dean Randy Hollerith, Cathedral clergy and the Cathedral Choir for Festal Sung Morning Prayer in the Cathedral’s Gothic surroundings, honoring the centuries-long tradition of musical leadership in worship. Early birds can catch an organ demonstration. Then, enjoy programming exclusively for Homecoming attendees including Clergy Conversations, Gardens and Woodland Pilgrimages and Behind the Scenes Tours. Lunch included.


Sunday, September 25

Cathedral Day Festival Eucharist + Reception
Participate in Festival Eucharist on the Cathedral’s 115th Birthday. Together with the whole Cathedral family, experience a resplendent celebration of the Eucharist including dynamic preaching from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. Immediately following the Eucharist, celebrate Cathedral Day on the west front with a lunch reception.

Homecoming Registration & Payment FAQ


What does registration include?

• Friday Musical Reception
• Saturday Festal Sung Morning Prayer + Unique Cathedral Programming
• Sunday Festival Eucharist + Reception
• Some meals (heavy hors d’oeuvres on Friday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday)

What does registration NOT include?

• Travel to and from Washington, DC
• Hotel accommodations (discounted room blocks available, some that include free breakfast – details further down this page)
• Other meals, and personal expenses
• Option to purchase additional Saturday afternoon tours of Washington, DC

What is the registration fee and when is payment due?

• The registration fee is $450 per person ($399 per person End of Summer Special until August 15) and includes a $150 non-refundable deposit
• Payment is due at time of registration
• Scholarships are available

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

• All notice of cancellation must be received in writing by Washington National Cathedral. Email notice to [email protected]
• Registration is refundable until August 15, minus $150 non-refundable deposit
• No refunds after August 15
• In the event that Homecoming is postponed or rescheduled by the Cathedral due to pandemic-related travel or health concerns, all funds MINUS the $150 non-refundable deposit will be refunded. The deposit will be applicable to the rescheduled date. If the pilgrim declines to join the rescheduled date, the non-refundable deposit will be retained by the Cathedral.

Do you offer financial assistance?

The Cathedral has funds available to offer some assistance for those who may need it. Please write to [email protected] and provide some explanation of your circumstances and what degree of support you are seeking.

Who can I contact with additional questions?

For all other questions about Homecoming, please email us.

Reserved Hotel Blocks


Reservation Details

➞ The Cathedral has secured discounted room blocks at two hotels, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chevy Chase Pavilion, and the Omni Shoreham.

➞ Attendees are responsible for their own reservations; private registration links will be shared with those who register for Homecoming Weekend.

➞ Transportation will be provided from partner hotels to the Cathedral and back throughout the weekend.

Embassy Suites by Hilton - Washington DC - Chevy Chase Pavilion Hotel

4300 Military Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015
➞ Rates: $169 to $189 per night, includes complimentary breakfast
Reservations must be received on or before Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Private reservation links will be shared with those who register for Homecoming Weekend.

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Omni Shoreham Hotel

2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
➞ Rates: $219 to $259 per night, does not include breakfast
Reservations must be received on or before Friday, September 2, 2022. Private reservation links will be shared with those who register for Homecoming Weekend.

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Join your Cathedral friends and fellow pilgrims for Homecoming 2022, a unique and transforming experience September 23–25. We can’t wait to see you!

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