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.

Rector Transition

On October 17, 2017, the Rev. Dr. Luis León, rector of St. John's Church, announced his retirement in May 2018.
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October 2016

A Music Festival Service of Spirituals and Jubilees

October 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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St. John’s Church, 16th and H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The St. John’s Choir will sing a number of attractive settings of African American Spirituals and Jubilees (songs of freedom), arranged by composers Michael Tippett, Moses Hogan, and Washington composer Stanley Thurston. The Gloria, Psalm, and Sanctus will be congregational settings from the hymnal Lift Every Voice and Sing for all to sing. Lift your spirit and voice with us at this Music Festival Service on October 16.

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