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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Regular Sunday Schedule

January 26, 2020
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St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. – Holy Eucharist and Sermon 8:15 a.m. – Nursery 9:00 a.m. – Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 10:00 am – Formation Hour Speaker Series—Vestry Candidates’ Presentation (Church) Church School (age three-grade five) Godly Play class (2nd Floor, Parish House) 11:00 a.m. – Epiphany Lessons and Carols and Holy Eucharist Children's Chapel 12:15 p.m. – Hospitality Hour Parish Lunch Readers Training (Church) 12:30 p.m. – St. John’s Choir Rehearsal

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