Large churches where thousands of people attend church in the metro Washington DC area

Maryland

Northern Virginia

Washington DC (District of Columbia)

  • National Community Church http://theaterchurch.com (Washington DC, 7 locations)
  • National Cathedral http://www.nationalcathedral.org
  • National Presbyterian Church http://nationalpres.org
  • Metropolitan Baptist Church
  • International Ethiopian Evangelical Church
  • Family Church of America
  • Shiloh Baptist Church
  • Temple of Praise
  • Saint Columba’s Episcopal Church
  • Greater Mt. Calvary Holy Church
  • Rhema Christian Center Church
  • Bible Way Temple

* based on data from HIRR hirr.hartsem.edu/cgi-bin/mega/db.pl?db=default&uid=default&view_records=1&ID=*&sb=5

[update November 2015] also see this list of Churches in Montgomergy County, Maryland aka MoCo, mostly less larger ones

[update December 2016] 2 curated lists = A Guide to the Historic Churches & Cathedrals in the District of Columbia (dc.about.com) + Washington, D.C.’s Most Interesting Churches (Folashade Oyegbola @ CBS DC)