New to St. Stephen’s?

Welcome! St. Stephen’s is located at 1525 Newton St. NW, at the intersection of 16th and Newton Streets, NW in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC.


Worship Schedule

On Sundays, we celebrate the Holy Eucharist in English at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM and in Spanish at 5:15 PM. Finding Center–an informal, contemplative service–takes place Saturdays at 5:30 PM.

About Us

St. Stephen and the Incarnation is a community of seeker/learners desiring to know ourselves and others as much-loved children of God and to serve God by loving and serving others. We are an open and growing Episcopal church with roots in the movement for more inclusiveness. Our great diversity of backgrounds, lifestyles and callings is a resource from which we draw our strength. Learn more about us, our leadership, and our history.

Getting Here

We are accessible via Metro’s Columbia Heights station on the Green Line (approximately 7 minutes away by foot) and numerous Metrobus routes.

Street parking is usually available within a few blocks of the church; allow a few minutes for finding a parking place, especially on Sunday mornings.

Here are driving directions from various places.

From I-95 in Maryland:

Starting southbound on I-95
Bear right on HWY 495 (the Beltway) heading west for 3.5 miles
Take the HWY 29 exit south and go for 4.1 miles
Turn right on MILITARY heading west for 0.5 miles
Turn left on 16th Street heading south for 2.0 miles to 1525 Newton St NW

From I-270 in Maryland

Starting southbound on I 270
Bear left on I-495, (the Beltway) heading east for 3.8 miles
Take the GEORGIA AVE exit (HWY 97) heading south for 0.6 miles
Turn right on 16TH ST heading south for 5.1 miles
Turn left on MERIDIAN PL NW heading east for 0.2 miles
Turn right on 14TH ST NW heading south for 0.1 miles
Turn right on NEWTON ST NW heading west for 0.2 miles to 1525 Newton St Nw

From the Brookland neighborhood (and points east):

Go west/south on MICHIGAN AV NE
Continue on COLUMBIA RD NW heading west for 0.8 miles
Turn right on 14TH ST NW heading north for 0.3 miles
Turn left on NEWTON ST NW heading west for 0.2 miles to 1525 Newton St Nw

From Capitol Hill in Washington, DC (and points southeast):

Starting on Pennsylvania Ave, go north at any convenient point to Massachusetts Ave. Go left on Massachusetts Ave. Turn right onto 15th Street NW. When 15th Street merges into 16th Street, continue north for 4 blocks to Newton Street NW.

From Virginia, via I-395:

Go north on 395. Take US-1 North toward downtown DC. Stay straight to go onto 14th Street NW. Go just under 3 miles and turn left onto Newton Street.