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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11:30 am

St. Francis Day Blessing of Animals of the DC Metro Police Department

October 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
In Front of St. John’s Church, Corner of H street and 16th Street
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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12:10 pm

First Wednesday Concerts (The United States Army Chorus)

October 2, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

We’re honored to welcome the United States Army Chorus back to St. John’s to kick off our new season of First Wednesday Concerts. The Army Chorus has established a reputation of excellence in the performance of male choral literature. Beyond the traditional military music and patriotic standards, the repertoire of the Army Chorus covers a broad spectrum which includes pop, … Continue reading First Wednesday Concerts (The United States Army Chorus)

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7:00 pm

The Latrobe Fellowship (Ghost Tour of Lafayette Park)

October 2, 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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Join the young adult Latrobe Fellowship for our monthly First Wednesday celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. Following the service, St. John's parishioner Carolyn Crouch, owner of Washington Walks, will lead the group on a haunted walking tour of Lafayette Park.

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