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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SOUTH AFRICA PARTNERS TO VISIT ST. JOHN’S IN APRIL

April 24 - May 1

Please volunteer to help with transportation and hosting.

The Ven. Sharron Dinnie, founder of the Kwasa Centre near Springs, South Africa, with which St. John’s is in partnership, will visit St. John’s again at the end of April. The tentative dates for the visit are Monday April 24 to Monday, May 1.  Sharron’s son will accompany her, along with a teacher and two students from the Centre, which serves an informal settlement east of Johannesburg, We hope that you will open your hearts and your homes to the delegation from our partner in South Africa.  Please contact Kaye Edwards in the Parish Office at 202-347-8766, ext. 317 or by email at kaye.edwards@stjohns-dc.org if you are interested in providing meals, tours of Washington, transportation, or setting up meetings with government and nonprofit officials who would be interested in Sharron’s struggle to bring hope, education and health care to the residents of the informal settlement of Vukuzenzele.   Those of us who have been fortunate enough to meet Sharron, and see firsthand the outstanding work she is doing in South Africa, know that she will be an inspiration to you, as she has been to us.

 

Details

Start:
April 24
End:
May 1

Organizer

St. John’s Church
Phone:
(202) 347-8766
Website:
www.stjohns-dc.org

Venue

St. John’s Church
16th and H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Phone:
(202) 347-8766
Website:
www.stjohns-dc.org

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