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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Christmas Pageant Sign up and Rehearsal

This year, the Christmas Pageant rehearsal – mandatory for anyone who wants to participate in the pageant – will be Saturday, December 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We are  issuing a call for shepherds, angels, friendly beasts, and anyone interested in helping  with the pageant. Sign up forms will be handed out to students and parents in Church School. If you have questions, please email the Rev. Sarah Taylor Miller at sarah.miller@stjohns-dc.org or call (202) 347-8766, ext. 304


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