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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February 22 – Ash Wednesday

A friend remarked the other day, “It sounds funny to say this, but I am really ready for Lent to start this year.” But it makes total sense. To look … Continue reading February 22 – Ash Wednesday

February 15th Choral Evensong

2023 Women’s Retreat

The Third Sunday Of Advent: December 11th

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Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist

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