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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Speaker Series

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join us May 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., for a discussion led by Karen Travers, senior member of the ABC News White House team, having covered the Bush, Obama and Trump Administrations and now the Biden Administration. She serves on the board of the White House Correspondents’ Association. She will speak on Reflections of a White House Correspondent. Following the discussion, there will be opportunity for Q&A. Click here to register to attend on May 16. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the meeting.


May 16
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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