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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All Souls’ Choral Concert

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join the St. John’s Choir in a special musical offering for All Souls’ Day. The program will feature choral works exploring themes of departure and the afterlife, including Hubert Hastings Parry’s stunning “Songs of Farewell,” as well as the reading of the parish necrology, naming those on our parish register who have died in the past year. A reception in the Togo West Parlor will follow.

Names of those who have died since November 1, 2021, will be listed in our All Saints’ service bulletins on November 6 and read aloud during the All Souls’ choral concert that evening at 5:30 p.m. If you would like a name included in this remembrance, please contact Charley Griffin. The deadline for submitting names is Monday, October 31.



November 6
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


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