Christ Episcopal Church

University District + Seattle WA

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Christ Church is located in the heart of Seattle's University District, just a few blocks from the University of Washington—a multi-generational community serving the U-District for over 115 years.

We are steeped in centuries-old Christian practices and we also love robust dialogues about what it means to live our beliefs out in the modern world. We strive for beauty in worship, empowerment through education, and action informed by faith.

We believe that the diversity of families reflects the abundance of God’s love. We honor the lives and families of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. We welcome single people, partnered people, divorced people and widowed people. We treasure the energy of our children and teenagers as well as the wisdom of our older members. Wherever you are in your life, there is a place for you here.

Some of us are activists, some of us are liturgy nerds, some of us are passionate about hospitality, some of us are just trying to get out the door without forgetting our keys and phone. We embrace diversity of all types, trying to acknowledge and heal the occasional discomfort that comes from being in community with other humans.

Your life, your dreams, and your mess are all warmly welcomed at Christ Church.

Christ Episcopal Church is a parish in the Diocese of Olympia, part of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.