LGBTQ Community

An Open and Affirming Congregation

National City Christian Church is an open and affirming congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). We welcome persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to Christ’s communion and to the full life and leadership of the church.

Are you looking for a church home or a congregation where you can find affirmation as an LGBTQ person? Join us for worship on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. (Gospel) or 11:00 a.m. (Traditional). If you have questions, send an email to Rev. Michael McMahon or phone him at (202) 797-0103.

LGBTQ Bible Study on Wednesday, March 14

All are welcome to our monthly Bible study on Wednesday, March 14, in the Music Suite at National City Christian Church. Our Senior Pastor, Dr. Stephen Gentle, will lead the first in a series of sessions on the Gospel of Mark. For more information, contact Rev....

LGBTQ Brunch on Sunday, March 11

Please join us for brunch following the 11:00 a.m. worship service at ChurchKey, 1337 14th Street, N.W.,on Sunday, March 11. In addition to being an award-winning craft beer bar, ChurchKey has a wonderful and reasonably priced brunch menu. If you’re able to...

LGBTQ Community

The LGBTQ Community is a social and service group within the congregation, particularly committed to furthering National City’s mission to help us all to “journey toward a fuller commitment to Christ by being an inclusive church family which fully embraces in its life and ministries people of every race, gender, age, culture, economic circumstance, sexual/gender orientation, family configuration, physical or mental condition, and all other distinctions which are the rich tapestry of God’s creation.” For more information about the LGBTQ Fellowship at National City Christian Church, contact Rev. Michael McMahon at 202-797-0103.

LGBTQ Ecumenical Bible Study

Second Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.

Please join us on Wednesday, June 14, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Music Suite for the first in a series of sessions on LGBTQ people and the Bible. What does the Bible teach that affects LGBTQ people and their relationship with God, the church, and the world?


As an open and affirming congregation, National City welcomes the opportunity to host your wedding here at the church, or one of ministers will gladly officiate an offsite ceremony. You can find complete information here about weddings at National City Christian Church. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Stephen Gentle.