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.

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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Rector Transition

An Update From The Rector Search Committee – March 1, 2019

The Rector Search Committee has presented to the Vestry three finalists for their ultimate determination. This concludes an eleven-month committee endeavor, which included conducting and analyzing a parish survey; hosting focus groups; developing a parish profile; receiving and reviewing nearly 40 applications; hosting 15.

An Update From The Rector Search Committee – February 7, 2019

The Rector Search Committee has completed its last round of interviews with five semi-finalists. In the coming weeks, the Committee will present to the Vestry 2-3 finalists for their ultimate determination. The progress of the committee can be followed on the Rector Transition page of St..

An Update From The Rector Search Committee – December 28, 2018

The Rector Search Committee has completed its site visits and will be conducting final interviews in Washington with five semi-finalists across January and February. From there, the committee will present two to three candidates to the Vestry for ultimate determination. The progress of the.

An Update From The Rector Search Committee – November 4, 2018

The Rector Search Committee has completed its initial webcast interviews and has progressively narrowed the list of candidates in order to perform site visits across November and December; subsequent in-person interviews are expected to occur thereafter in order to recommend finalists to the Vestry.

Update from the Rector Search Committee – October 19, 2018

The Rector Search Committee has begun initial webcast interviews and will progressively narrow the list of candidates in order to perform site visits later in the fall; in-person interviews are expected to occur thereafter in order to recommend finalists to the Vestry for ultimate consideration. The.


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