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.

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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Spring Clothing Drive

April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 7, 2017

Need more space in your closets? Clear them out and help your neighbors in D.C. at the same time. The St. John’s Spring Clothing Drive begins on Sunday, April 23 and end on Sunday, May 7. Volunteers will be in the Parish House parlors on Sundays after the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services to collect your gently-used clothing. We accept all types of clothing for men, women, and children. Tax receipts will be available. If you are interested in helping to sort clothes on one of the Sundays, contact the Rev. Andy Olivo at andrew.olivo@stjohns-dc.org.


April 23, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am