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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Advent Party



Hark! Advent Revelry at St. John’s!
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
In the Parlors of the Parish House
Food, fun, and entertainment for all ages
All Are Welcome!
Bring your family and friends.


Holiday music presented by the St. John’s Choir Quartet,

Musicians from Iglesia San Juan, and all carolers present.


If you can help, please contact Christi Rich at crich25@yahoo.com or Robert Carroll at robertcarroll227@gmail.com


Please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board at the entrance to the Parish House so we will know you will be attending.


Nursery Care will be available from 4:45 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. Special activities and food will be provided for children.

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