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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12:10 pm

First Wednesday Concert – Music for Trumpet and Organ

May 1, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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With trumpeter Chuck Seipp and organist Lisa Galoci. The premiere of Paul Leavitt’s Fanfare for Trumpet & Organ.

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7:00 pm

Latrobe: Sandwich Wednesday

May 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The young adults of the Latrobe Fellowship will gather at 7:00 p.m. for a celebration of the Holy Eucharist followed by sandwich making. We will gather in the dining room to make 300 sandwiches for our hungry neighbors which will be distributed by Martha’s Table, one of the St. John’s Outreach Committee partner organizations. For … Continue reading Latrobe: Sandwich Wednesday

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