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

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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Ministry Fair

September 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Come celebrate the various Parish Committees, Organizations, and Activities after the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services on Sunday, September 15

St. John’s annual Ministry Fair for parish ministries, committees, organizations, and activities will take place September 15. The Ministry Fair is a festive and welcoming way to recruit new people to parish ministries, to give newcomers a chance to see the variety of ministry happening at St. John’s, and to meet some of the outstanding lay leaders from our parish.

On September 15, after both the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services, parishioners and newcomers will be able to learn about the wide variety of volunteer opportunities at St. John’s at tables outside the church sanctuary entrance off 16th Street.

Want to be more involved and join in the mission of St. John’s? The lay activities within our parish community are outstanding and welcome new people into their work. Come help us celebrate the ways we serve!


September 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm