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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Book Group: People of the Book

September 8, 2022 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

The St. John’s Book Group will meet virtually via Zoom on Thursday, September 8, to discuss People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks. Based on an ancient Hebrew text called the Sarajevo Haggadah, this sprawling historical fiction novel tells the stories of people of many faiths who risked their lives to protect this priceless work. For more information, please contact Janet Edmond.


September 8, 2022
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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