Visitor Information

As a visitor to WCF it is our hope that you may find the rich presence of God, the warmth of genuine fellowship and the abiding truth of the Word. Below are answers to a few questions you might have about visiting WCF.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the church and how do I get there?

We are located at the corner of 9th Street and Maryland Avenue NE in Washington, DC.

Sunday: Enter from the main bell-tower entrance or from 9th Street entrance (next to the wheelchair-accessible ramp).

Monday-Friday: Enter from the 907 Maryland Ave office entrance.

Our building is located just 10 blocks east of Union Station Metro (directions from Union Station Metro) on Capitol Hill, or 10 blocks north of Eastern Market Metro (directions from Eastern Market Metro). You can also get to WCF by taking Metrobus X8, D6, 90, 92 or 93 lines. If you have difficulty, call the church office at 202-543-1926. Plan your trip to WCF via public transportation with WMATA's trip planner.

Where do I park?

There is free on-street parking all around the church building on Maryland Avenue, 9th, 10th and 11th streets, and E street.

Is there childcare during the worship service?

Children under 2 years old can be brought to the nursery on the third floor, room 300, at any time. Children ages 2 through 5th grade join the congregation in a time of praise and singing, then they are dismissed to their classes. Middle schoolers meet offsite at a nearby coffeeshop together with leaders on the third Sunday of the month.

For families visiting for the first time, pre-register each of your children to speed up check-in when you arrive. Simply enter your phone number at the check-in station when you arrive.

What is the worship like?


Worship at WCF is a blend of traditional and contemporary music, celebration, teaching and sharing.

What about Sunday School?

There are opportunities for spiritual nurture for children, youth and adults both during the worship service and during the Second Hourdirectly after the worship service. Read more about our children's program and our youth program. And read about our Ongoing Programs, which include several different options for adults. 

What should I wear?

There is no dress code and you will see a variety of styles. You will meet some people dressed up in their “Sunday best” and others dressed casually. Wear what’s comfortable for you and come with an honest and open heart.

What does it mean for WCF to be latex and fragrance, and nut-free?

WCF seeks to be a welcoming and safe place for those in the congregation with life-threatening allergies to latex, fragrance, and nuts.  Read here for more information.

What does WCF believe?

We invite you to read more about what we believe.