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, & Vestry

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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12:10 pm

First Wednesday Concert: Tom Sheehan, Organist

November 6, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square welcomes newly appointed Washington National Cathedral organist, Tom Sheehan to the First Wednesday Concerts. Mr. Sheehan served as Associate University Organist and Choirmaster at Memorial Church of Harvard University and at Saint Mark's Church, Philadelphia and Trinity Church, Princeton. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and Westminster Choir … Continue reading First Wednesday Concert: Tom Sheehan, Organist

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7:00 pm

Latrobe: Trivia Night!

November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Togo West Parlor, 1525 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. on Wednesday, November 6. Following the service, we will gather in the Togo West Parlor for a night of trivia with dinner and drinks (non-alcoholic beverages will be available). We recommend brushing up on your presidential … Continue reading Latrobe: Trivia Night!

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