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.

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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Sanctuary Ministry

Washington National Cathedral Sanctuary Ministry provides support and solidarity for our immigrant brothers and sisters who are being wrongfully profiled, and who risk detention, deportation, and family separation.

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2021 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.

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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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