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.
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7:45 am

Palm Sunday Services

April 14 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 7:45 am

7:45 a.m. • Holy Eucharist and Blessing of the Palms 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. • Choral Holy Eucharist and Blessing of the Palms

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10:10 am

Lenten Youth Gathering

April 14 @ 10:10 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:10 am on Sunday, repeating until April 14, 2019

Youth ages 11+ are invited to meet for an informal gathering time. This will include simple prayer, a cappella singing led by youth parish choir singers, and eating breakfast together. If you play an instrument, feel free to bring it to this gathering. We will also have access to a piano and percussion instruments. No … Continue reading Lenten Youth Gathering

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