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.

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

September 1, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
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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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9:30 am

Summer Choir Rehearsal

September 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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4:30 pm

Community Potluck – Cathedral Heights, DC

September 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cathedral Heights, NW Washington, DC Family and kid-friendly event (pool available) RSVP to hosts Pamela and Patrick Venzke with numbers of kids/adults St. John's will continue its popular parishioner potluck suppers this summer, and our new rector and his wife Sarah Wood plan to attend. The potlucks are a wonderful opportunity both to meet our … Continue reading Community Potluck – Cathedral Heights, DC

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