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

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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Contact Centering Prayer

A Message from the Rector and Wardens

Contact Sarah Wood, the Rev. Savannah Ponder, and Sigi Block

An Easter Message from the Rector and Wardens

Contact Help at St. John’s

A Message from the Wardens

From Our Rector: Reflections and Updates

Sunday Activities

Sermon Church School Bible Study Instagram

An Important Message from the Rector

Contact Chris Gardner