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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St. John’s Book Group

September 14, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. John’s Book Group will meet on September 14 at 6:45 p.m. The next meeting date and book are as follows:

September 14: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Mathew Desmond

The meeting will be held at 910 15th Street, NW, on the west corner of 15th and I Streets NW. When you arrive, please call the concierge using the call box to the right of the gate, and tell him you are attending the St. John’s Book Group. Once you enter, the concierge will unlock the elevator, and you will proceed to the second floor.

If you like to read and meet with others who like to read and talk about books, the Book Group is for you. For questions or more information, please contact Holly Sukenik at hsukenik@hotmail.com.


September 14, 2017
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm


910 15th Street NW
910 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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