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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Young Adult Latrobe Fellowship Fall Events

Parish Lunch is Back for 2016-2017!

Pull together your family and friends and sign up!  A calendar has been posted on the Parish House bulletin board with available dates and times.  You may also contact Holly … Continue reading Parish Lunch is Back for 2016-2017!

Being Mortal: A Deeper Exploration of End of Life

The Rev. Elizabeth Gardner, on staff with the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, will lead a 4 session workshop about end of life issues. She will examine the practical considerations that … Continue reading Being Mortal: A Deeper Exploration of End of.

Pastoral Care and Prayer List

Those who are sick or recovering: From our parish: Margo Arnold, John Culver, Chet Grey, Ruth Harwood, Kenny Kraft, Jesus López, Jim Mullins, Leah Proffitt, Denzel Ramirez, and Gordon Richmond. … Continue reading Pastoral Care and Prayer List

Parish House Renovation Update

Dear Parishioners: At its June 2016 meeting, the Vestry unanimously affirmed its commitment to spend a total of $5.5 million to renovate the Parish House. The Vestry first made that … Continue reading Parish House Renovation Update


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