Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints

July 11, 2020

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‘Wonderful News’: the Rev. Tim Cole Returns Home

March 27, 2020

The rector of Georgetown’s Christ Church, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington, D.C., is back home from the hospital.

Grace under Quarantine: Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering at Hospital

March 21, 2020

Cole, 59, was the first Washington, D.C., patient diagnosed with coronavirus on March 7, after being admitted with pneumonia on March 5. He has been isolated ever since.

Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering; Wife, Son Test Negative

March 14, 2020

Though Cole is on the mend, four parishioners have tested positive for the disease, including the church’s organist, Tom Smith.

Georgetown Rector Contracts Coronavirus: D.C.’s First Case

March 8, 2020

According to Christ Church spokesman Rob Volmer, the Rev. Tim Cole fell ill shortly after attending an Episcopal conference in Louisville on Feb. 22. 

Holiday Fun: Georgetown and Beyond

December 4, 2019

Yuletide magic is luminous in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. It’s time to fill your Advent calendar with only the best and brightest. From the sparkly to the spiritual, it’s all here […]

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

May 9, 2019

This year’s seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

Sweethearts & Patriots Go to France

February 20, 2019

“Say Yes to the Dress” host Monte Durham was on the red carpet Feb. 9 for a special cause: wounded veterans. “I didn’t think anybody would know who I am, […]

Georgetown Marks Armistice Centenary

November 12, 2018

A solemn International Service of Remembrance, attended by representatives from nations involved in World War I, was held at Christ Church on Nov. 11.

Christ Church Marks 200 Years

May 14, 2018

Hundreds of parishioners gathered at the Georgetown landmark for a special service commemorating the laying of the church cornerstone on May 12, 1818.