The Rev. Becky Zartman

Recent Sermons

Each Sunday, our priests and guest speakers grapple with meaning of each week’s scriptural selections in relation to issues of the present day and our spiritual journey. Sermons are recorded in mp3 format for listening online or downloading. Click here…



Welcome to St. Thomas’ Parish—a diverse and progressive congregation of The Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Washington. Our life together — and in service to others — centers on God’s radical hospitality that invites us to be fed at God’s table…


Building Project

Planning for Our Third Home! Click here for Frequent Asked Questions about the project. St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish is a community of 250 members living mostly in and around Dupont Circle proper, but drawing also from the surrounding DC Metro…


Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve & Day Services

Our Christmas Eve service starts with prelude at 6:30pm. Throughout the service, we will be joined by instrumentalists from the Suitland High School; featuring trumpet, french horn, trombone, and tuba. Our 10am Christmas Day service will feature a joyful celebration…


Volunteer at the Samaritan Ministry Christmas Celebration on December 20

Volunteers are needed from 1:30 – 5:30 pm on December 20 for the Christmas Celebration for Samaritan Ministry’s homeless participants in Northern Virginia. This party will take place at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2217 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA 22204. Volunteers will…


Samaritan Ministry Christmas Gift Drive

The Parish is conducting a drive for Christmas gifts for homeless children and adults who participate in Samaritan Ministry programs. Please consider making Christmas a little brighter for one of these families by purchasing a gift. Gifts for children (all…


Gene Robinson, Bishop-in-Residence

St. Thomas’ Parish is privileged to be the home church of Bishop Gene Robinson, retired bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire. Gene generously shares is wealth of experience and spiritual wisdom with our Parish, and frequently preaches at our…

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Nancy Lee Jose, Rector

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Lee Jose is the eighth Rector of St. Thomas Parish, and the first woman to hold that position. She is proud to be a fifth-generation Washingtonian and a cradle Episcopalian, both of which are increasingly rarities….

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The Rev. Becky Zartman

Becky Zartman, Assistant Rector

Rebecca (Becky) Zartman became our part-time Assistant Rector at St. Thomas’ Parish, on All Saints’ Sunday, November 3, 2013. She was ordained in March 2014. She also works with our diocese to begin a mission on H Street, where she and her…

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