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Washington Revels Tickets
As in years past, Dumbarton UMC has been approved as an agency that serves families so will be able to attend the December 9th,  7:30 pm Washington Revels dress rehearsal
This Week in Dumbarton United Methodist Church History in Washington, DC
This Week in Dumbarton’s History Selected events from this week in our history, researched and compiled by Jane Donovan for a calendar created in 1998 to celebrate our 225th Anniversary.
Dumbarton’s Homecoming: Celebrating 250 years!
October 15th & 16th, 2022 We look forward to welcoming back many former Dumbartonians, seminarians, and friends of the congregation to celebrate this special anniversary year. Weekend Events Saturday, October
Book Study with Mt. Zion UMC
Oct 26, Nov 30, Dec 28, and Jan 25 “Reading While Black” by Esau McCauley Rev. Selina Johnson of Mt Zion is leading this group studying “Reading While Black” by
“Why Can’t We Have Nice Things” (John 5:1-9)
As president of a national think tank, Heather McGhee thought that the most important change came out of Washington. But as the years passed and she saw the limitations of
The Sum of Us: An Online Small Group Study for Stewardship Season
Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm (Oct 27, Nov. 3, Nov 10, and Nov 17) on zoom This year our Stewardship Theme is “The Sum of Us” inspired by the book
Breakfast Pop Up for Unhoused Neighbors Washington DC
On Saturdays October 15, 22, and 29, 2022 8 am – noon. We will provide a welcoming place for people to come together in fellowship and enjoy coffee, food and
Homecoming Sunday “Reminiscences & Dreams”
October 16, 2022 10 a.m. Come for an informal time to get to know one another, those coming back for the homecoming and folks in the current congregation. We’ll have
Second Sunday Celebration
Second Sunday Celebration Intergenerational Activity in person only on October 9 at 10 a.m. —an all ages Sunday school and fellowship hour Each month includes refreshments and activities on a
“I’ll Be There For You” — Fall Sermon Series about Friendship
October 8, 2022 11 a.m. 3133 Dumbarton Street, NW Washington DC 20007 Preacher: Rev. Rachel Cornwell Sermon: “Make New Friends, But Keep the Old” Scripture: 1 John 4:7-21
Condemning “Christian Nationalism” and Racist Violence
DUMBARTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STATEMENT CONDEMNING “CHRISTIAN NATIONALISM” AND RACIST VIOLENCE  — On May 14, 2022, a White man invoked “Christian nationalism” to justify his horrific premeditated murder of eleven
Giving Up Plastic for Lent in 2022: What Did We Learn?
Giving Up Plastic for Lent in 2022:  What Did We Learn?  — During the 2022 Lenten season, many Dumbarton United Methodist Church parishioners pledged to give up as much as
Dumbarton’s Support for Gun Violence Prevention
Dumbarton's and the United Methodist Church's Support for Gun Violence Prevention — And the Leadership of Dumbarton’s Own Mike Beard  — In 1974, the General Conference of the United Methodist
Catalyst Team Study Reveals Dumbarton’s Call
Catalyst Team Study Reveals Dumbarton's Call  — A dedicated team of Dumbartonians (Rev. Rachel, Mittie Quinn, Neal Christie, Stuart Johnson, Jeehye Kim Pak, Kelly Dickenson, and Barbara Michelman) set out
Dumbarton UMC 2.0
A Strategy for Hybrid Worship — For the Pandemic and Beyond Introduction  — Amid the fear and sadness of the COVID-19 pandemic our congregation, like so many others, adapted to