Metro Weekly

Community Calendar

Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA

Metro Weekly's Community Calendar highlights important events in the gay community, from alternative social events to volunteer opportunities. Event information should be sent by e-mail to or by mail to Metro Weekly, Attn: Community Calendar, 1775 I Street, NW; Suite 1150; Washington, D.C., 20006. Deadline for inclusion is noon, the Friday before publication. Announcement submissions that are not date-specific may run for two weeks, with the option for listing organizations to resubmit if appropriate. Questions about the calendar can be directed to the Metro Weekly office at 202-638-6830.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church
celebrates Low Mass at 8:30 a.m., High Mass at 11 a.m. 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-232-4244,
Bethel Church-DC
progressive and radically inclusive church holds services at 11:30 a.m. 2217 Minnesota Ave. SE. 202-248-1895,
Casa Ruby's Monthly Dinner
Held on the third Sunday of each month, in conjunction with The DC Center, the event provides a hot meal to those housed at Casa Ruby. Homemade or store bought meals welcome. 7-8 p.m. Casa Ruby, 3530 Georgia Ave. NW. For more information, contact,, or visit
arts & culture group holds annual meeting and plans it springtime museum visits and out-of-town excursions at a Metro-accessible restaurant in D.C. Non-members welcome. RSVP by March 17. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Kevin, 571-338-1433 or
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Wilson Aquatic Center. 9:30-11 a.m. 4551 Fort Dr. NW. For more information, visit
DC Front Runners
running/walking/social club welcomes runners of all ability levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, with socializing afterward. Route will be a distance run of 8, 10 or 12 miles. Meet at 9 a.m. at 23rd & P Streets NW. For more information, visit
offers Roman Catholic Mass for the LGBT community. All welcome. Sign interpreted. 6 p.m. St. Margaret's Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave. NW. For more info, visit
Fairlington United Methodist Church
is an open, inclusive church. All welcome, including the LGBTQ community. Member of the Reconciling Ministries Network. Services at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. 3900 King Street, Alexandria, Va. 703-671-8557. For more info, visit
First Congregational United Church of Christ
welcomes all to 10:30 a.m. service, 945 G St. NW. or 202-628-4317.
Friends Meeting of Washington
meets for worship, 10:30 a.m., 2111 Florida Ave. NW, Quaker House Living Room (next to Meeting House on Decatur Place), 2nd floor. Special welcome to lesbians and gays. Handicapped accessible from Phelps Place gate. Hearing assistance.
Hope United Church of Christ
welcomes GLBT community for worship. 10:30 a.m., 6130 Old Telegraph Road, Alexandria.
for gay men living in the DC metro area. This group will be meeting once a month. For information on location and time, visit
Institute for Spiritual Development
God-centered new age church & learning center. Sunday Services and Workshops event. 5419 Sherier Place NW.
Lincoln Congregational Temple – United Church of Christ
for an inclusive, loving and progressive faith community every Sunday. 11 a.m. 1701 11th Street NW, near R in Shaw/Logan neighborhood.
Lutheran Church of Reformation
invites all to Sunday worship at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Childcare is available at both services. Welcoming LGBT people for 25 years. 212 East Capitol St. NE.
Metropolitan Community Church of Northern Virginia
services at 11 a.m., led by Rev. Emma Chattin. Children's Sunday School, 11 a.m. 10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax. 703-691-0930,
Metropolitan Community Church of Washington, D.C.
services at 9 a.m. (ASL interpreted) and 11 a.m. Children's Sunday School at 11 a.m. 474 Ridge St. NW. 202-638-7373,
National City Christian Church
inclusive church with GLBT fellowship, offers gospel worship, 8:30 a.m., and traditional worship, 11 a.m. 5 Thomas Circle NW. 202-232-0323,
Riverside Baptist Church
a Christ-centered, interracial, welcoming-and-affirming church, offers service at 10 a.m. 680 I St. SW. 202-554-4330,
St. Stephen and the Incarnation
an "interracial, multi-ethnic Christian Community" offers services in English, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and in Spanish at 5:15 p.m. 1525 Newton St. NW. 202-232-0900,
Unitarian Church of Arlington
an LGBTQ welcoming-and-affirming congregation, offers services at 10 a.m. Virginia Rainbow UU Ministry. 4444 Arlington Blvd.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring
invites LGBTQ families and individuals of all creeds and cultures to join the church. Services 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. 10309 New Hampshire Ave.
Universalist National Memorial Church
a welcoming and inclusive church. GLBT Interweave social/service group meets monthly. Services at 11 a.m., Romanesque sanctuary. 1810 16th St. NW. 202-387-3411,