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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12:10 pm

FWC: David Heinze

January 8 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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First Wednesday Concerts is pleased to welcome organist David Heinze to Lafayette Square in a program of Bach, Widor, Schumann, and Litaize. Mr. Heinze is Associate Organist of Grace Episcopal Church in Providence, Rhode Island. He recently completed graduate studies at the University of Cambridge where he was Graduate Organ Scholar at Selwyn College as … Continue reading FWC: David Heinze

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7:00 pm

The Latrobe Fellowship

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Togo West Parlor, 1525 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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THE LATROBE FELLOWSHIP Wednesday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m. Join the young adult Latrobe Fellowship for our monthly First Wednesday celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8. Following the service, we will gather in the Togo West Parlor for snacks and champagne tasting. All are welcome! Please contact Matthew Taylor, Carl Ward, and Andrew … Continue reading The Latrobe Fellowship

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