This Cathedral follows the call of the prophet Micah: Do justice; Love mercy; Walk humbly with God. With your help, we can change the world for good and serve those most in need.

Vaccine Outreach


Vaccine Confidence Event

On March 16, the Cathedral hosted leaders from the National Institutes of Health and the White House for a vaccine confidence program. 25 clergy from throughout the DC area received the COVID-19 vaccine on camera to encourage others to do the same. Speakers included Dr. Anthony Fauci, Melissa Rodgers, Dr. Francis Collins, and Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable.

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He got his COVID-19 Vaccine. Have you?

You may recognize his voice from a Ken Burns documentary, or from any of the slew of films he’s been in. But now Keith David has a message for you about your #COVIDVaccine.

Get your shot. Save a life.

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COVID Vaccines

Walk-Up Appointments Now Available in D.C.

The District of Columbia now offers 11 high-capacity sites across the city for walk-up vaccination shots, including our partners at Arena Stage in Southwest D.C.  No appointments are needed, and shots are available for all D.C. residents ages 18 and up.

Now’s the time. Get your shot.

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Local Outreach


Cathedral Close Cares

Cathedral Close Cares is a partnership among the seven neighboring institutions—Washington National Cathedral, St. Albans School, National Cathedral School, Beauvoir, the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation and St. Alban’s Parish—to foster discussion and promote action concerning service, justice and unity.

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Supporting Our Neighbors

During these times of uncertainty, it is more important than ever to support our neighbors. The Cathedral partners with organizations throughout the DC metropolitan area, and has gathered resources on how to help.

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2020 impact report

Outreach & Social Justice Ministries

The Cathedral’s Outreach & Social Justice Ministries make a difference through prayer, faith and unity. Read more about our work during the past year and throughout the pandemic.

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Veterans Outreach


Veterans Day Morning Prayer

Wednesday, November 11 • 7 am eastern

Join us as we honor all those who have taken the oath of service and those who care for them. Bishop Carl W. Wright, Bishop for Armed Forces and Federal Ministries and Air Force Chief of Chaplains Steven A. Schaick lead this special morning prayer service from War Memorial Chapel.

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Roll of Honor

In a tradition of Cathedrals around the world, Washington National Cathedral remembers the fallen and MIA, and honors those who are serving and have served to protect our country.

Honor a veteran you know by adding their name to the Roll of Honor, or search the current Roll of Honor.

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Learn More about our Veterans & Military Outreach

Watch the video below to learn more. We also invite you to:

Meet the Veterans and Military Advisory Committee

Read the vision statement adopted by the committee and Cathedral leadership

• Get involved! We’re organizing to support veterans. Fill out a brief form to get started.

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