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

Summer Sunday Service Schedule

May 26, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 am on Sunday, repeating until September 1, 2019

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. – Holy Eucharist and Homily 9:15 a.m. – Nursery 10:30 a.m. – Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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11:30 am

Refugee Committee Meeting

May 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Togo West Parlor, 1525 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Please join the Refugee Committee at its next monthly meeting on Sunday, May 26, after the 10:30 a.m. service in the Togo West Parlor. Please contact Jessica Sanchez at jesspulsifersanchez@gmail.com with any questions.

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12:00 pm

St. John’s Refugee Committee Meeting

May 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Following the 11:00 a.m. service, there will be a meeting of St. John's Refugee Committee in the Togo West Parlor. Please attend if you want to learn more about St. John's work in this area. If you have questions, please email Leila Taaffe.

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