Welcome to St. John's Church, Lafayette Square—a vibrant historic Episcopal church located across from the White House. We invite you to join with us for worship, Christian fellowship and outreach.


From our organization as a parish in 1815 to today, St. John's Church has provided a powerful symbol of faith in the heart of our nation's capital.


At St. John's, we believe Christ is calling us to be a renewed church in a changing world. In worship, education, parish life, and social action, we seek to expand our horizons by serving God by loving one another.

Clergy, Staff, & Vestry

Meet St. John’s diverse and engaging clergy, vestry and staff.

Directions & Parking

Located at the corner of 16th and H Streets in Northwest Washington, St. John's is near the McPherson Square and Farragut North Metro stations. Limited street parking is available; free valet parking is offered for certain hours.
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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Second Sunday after Christmas Day

Bluegrass Music Festival

We are celebrating the last Sunday before Lent with a Bluegrass Music Festival at Sunday’s 11:00 a.m. service. The Parish Choir will be joined by North Carolina bluegrass band, the … Continue reading Bluegrass Music Festival

Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong in Celebration of Black History Month Thursday, February 17, at 5:15 p.m. February’s service of Choral Evensong will be sung in celebration of Black History Month. The St. … Continue reading Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong

Thursday, January 20, at 5:15 p.m. Steeped in the beauty of the Anglican tradition, Evensong meets us at the even point between the active day and the restful night. Evensong … Continue reading Choral Evensong


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