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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Holy Land Pilgrimage

January 13 - January 25

St. John's Church has the opportunity to take a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from January 13-25, 2019. Over the course of the 10-day trip, pilgrims will thoroughly explore the Holy Land. Highlights include visits to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Nazareth, the Jordan River, and many other places and experiences. The cost for the land portion of … Continue reading Holy Land Pilgrimage

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Sunday Service Schedule

January 20 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until May 19, 2019

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 Homily 8:15 a.m. – Nursery 9:00 a.m. – Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. – Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 12:15 p.m. Parish Lunch

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Speaker Series: General Eric Schoomaker

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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General Eric Schoomaker, former Commanding General, United States Army Medical Command. He will address advances made in trauma care in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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