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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Ordination of Savannah Ponder (Diaconate)

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
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By the Grace of God and the people consenting, the Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of Washington, will ordain to the Sacred Order of Deacons in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church Savannah Caitlyn Ponder Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00 a.m. The Washington National Cathedral 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC Your prayers … Continue reading Ordination of Savannah Ponder (Diaconate)

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