Christ Episcopal Church is part of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States.
As such, it is governed by several documents, including:
- CEC Bylaws
- Constitution of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
- Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
- Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church of the United States
- Maryland Vestry Act
Christ Episcopal Church is run by Clergy and elected Lay Leaders from the Congregation.
The Vestry of Christ Episcopal Church includes our Clergy and lay leaders elected by the congregation. Officers include the Senior and Junior Wardens, the Rector(s), the Treasurer, and the Secretary. The vestry is responsible for the business of the church, including financial matters.
Vestry meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 pm and are open to the congregation. Items may be added to the agenda by contacting the Officers or parish office before the Officers meeting the second Tuesday of the month.
Christ Church Vestry with The Rt. Rev. Bishop Mariann Budde
Christ Episcopal Church is supported by our Staff.
Director of Music — Our Director of Music, Jason West, directs the choir as well as serving as our Organist. Working with our Clergy he plans and implements the music the accompanies our services as well as special functions.
Administrative Assistant — Our Administrative Assistant, Ms. Judith Schneider, supports the the clergy, vestry, and other staff through administrative and pastoral tasks. She is the welcoming voice on the telephone, the keeper of the master schedule, and the coordinator of the use of the church facilities.
Sexton — Our sexton, Mr. Angel Garcia, supports the clergy, vestry, staff and ministries through custodial and maintenance tasks. He is the smiling face that often greets you when you arrive on our campus, and the energetic force behind the organization and set-up of our programming and worship space.
Christ Episcopal Church does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, color, national origin, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions including lactation, age, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law; follows the applicable policies and governing principles of the Episcopal Church pertaining to non-discrimination; and requires all tenants and users of its facilities to do likewise while on Christ Episcopal Church property.