Transfiguration engages in many ministries that feed our soul and deepen our relationship with God. We believe that we can make our daily life and work a vocation of service, whether that is in a career position, in retirement, as a parent or a student. 

We also take our faith outside the walls of this parish to our community and  to the world. Service to the world is a gift we make in thanksgiving for all of our blessings.

Our Ministries

Transfiguration Thrift Shop

Our Thrift Shop is a 501(c)3 organization of Transfiguration Parish.

The Thrift Shop accepts gently-used donations of and provides low-cost retail sales of clothing and household items to members of our community, some of whom send these items to their homelands to help people in need. Proceeds from sales help support Transfiguration outreach programs.

Transfiguration Skills for Donations

We believe that everyone has skills they can use to help others in our community. Skills for Donations helps match our members and their skills with opportunities to serve others. For example, a skilled woodworker might offer to build a custom cabinet for someone else. Once this service is performed, the recipient makes a cash donation to Transfiguration representing the value of the service. To date there has been a wide range of skills and services shared, benefiting the participating community members and the church.

Colesville Council of Community Congregations (C-4)

Colesville Council of Community Congregations (C-4) is an interfaith partnership of congregations that helps people in need in Montgomery County by providing:

  • Clothing for infants, children and adults
  • Infant care items
  • Household necessities
  • Christmas toys
  • Backpacks with age-appropriate school supplies
  • Occasional non-perishable food

AIM - Action in Montgomery

AIM (Action in Montgomery) is a non-partisan alliance of congregations and neighborhood organizations in Montgomery County, which works with public and private power-brokers to solve community and economic problems such as:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Child Care and Education
  • Recreation
  • Economic Hurdles for Senior Citizens


Chartered by Transfiguration since 1966

Troop 1444B – Boys 6th thru 12th Grade (ages 12-18)
Troop 1444G – Girls 6th thru 12th Grade (ages 12-18)
Crew 1444 – Boys & Girls (ages 14-21)
Pack 250 – Boys & Girls K thru 5th Grade (ages 5-11)

Scouts provides a wide range of positive experiences, including:

  • Exposure to new and different perspectives
  • Occasions to provide service to others
  • Support for building self-confidence
  • Developing and sustaining ethical standards

Our Little Roses

Our Little Roses is an Episcopal mission in San Pedro Sula, Honduras that provides a residence and support to young girls, helping them to become positive, productive, integral members of their community. 

Head Start

Head Start Services of Montgomery County serves 3-and 4-year-olds of low-income families in our community by providing comprehensive services in areas such as education, nutrition, social needs, medical care, dental care, mental health services. 

We principally provide family food baskets at Thanksgiving & food that children can prepare on their own when they are at home during Easter break.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW)

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW) helps people in need in in the DC Metro area, with support from Episcopal and other churches. SMGW serves people who are: homeless; unemployed; living with HIV/AIDS; or need to make changes for a better life. Services offered include: employment workshops and resume writing; life skills classes; GED prep classes; food and clothing; emergency financial assistance for housing and utilities.

We help Samaritan Ministry to raise funds and collect non-monetary donations, as well as to increase awareness of the people served by SMGW.

Knit & Purl

Knit & Purl supports kids, families & people in need, locally and globally, by creating: 

  • beautiful prayer shawls for community members and friends
  • warm mittens and hats for Head Start families and others in need
  • elegant afghans to raffle and support Heifer International, a world-wide organization that helps empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity

NA - Life On Life's Terms Group

Weekly Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Type: Open, Discussion, Literature Study, Variable Format
Language: English
Location: Transfiguration Episcopal Church