WELCOME TO SAINT JOHN’S CHURCH

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.

History

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.

Mission

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.

Service Times

St. John's offers several opportunities on Sundays and during the workweek for you to join us during worship. All are welcome.

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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Blog

Dispatches from the Holy Land – January 22

When I was about seven or eight years old, my godmother bought me a necklace for Christmas that she said she purchased in Bethlehem. I remember taking it in my hands, and quickly clasping it around my neck, so enamored with the fact that.

Dispatches from the Holy Land – January 20

Hear, O Israel:  The Lord alone.  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Deuteronomy 6: 4-5 Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem. Psalm 122: 2 Our day.

Dispatches from the 2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage – January 19

Dispatches from the 2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage – January 19

Dispatches from the 2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage – January 17

Dispatches from the 2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage – January 16

Dispatches from the 2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage – January 15

Meet Pete Burgess, our new Seminarian

Dispatch from General Convention, pt. 2

Dispatch from General Convention


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