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 Frequently 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…


A Message from Our Recently Retired Rector, the Rev. Dr. Nancy Lee Jose

Beloved St. Thomas’, It has been a month-plus a few days since we last shared Holy Communion on June 26th, our glorious leave taking Sunday. And we will not get to share a common table this week either, although I…

Message from President Obama on the fatal shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota

Posted on President Obama’s Facebook page on July 7, 2016: “All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. We’ve seen such tragedies far too…

Rev. Dr. Nancy Lee Jose - Rector

Announcement From the Wardens

On Sunday April 10th, during her sermon at the 11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, The Rev. Dr. Nancy Lee Jose announced her retirement as Rector of St. Thomas’ Parish. The last Sunday with St. Thomas’ for Nancy Lee and her husband, Dr….

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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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