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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Friday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) | New Times

4:30 p.m. Pageant & Choral Eucharist with Choir

7:00 p.m. Festival Choral Eucharist—Sermon—The Rev. Robert W. Fisher

10:00 p.m. Festival Choral Eucharist—Sermon—The Rev. Robert W. Fisher

Each Christmas Eve service will be preceded by 30 minutes of carols and music.

Saturday, December 25 (Christmas Day)

11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist—Sermon—The Rev. Will Morris

     Church and Parish Office close after the 11:00 a.m. service

 Sunday, December 26 (First Sunday after Christmas)

10:30 a.m.  Choral Holy Eucharist—Sermon—The Rev. Doug Kirby

     Church and Parish Office close after the 10:30 a.m. service


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