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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March 8
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m.         Holy Eucharist and Sermon 8:15 a.m.         Parish Choir Rehearsal Nursery Opens 9:00 a.m.         Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 10:00 a.m.       Formation Hour Church School (age three to grade five) (2nd Floor, Godly Play Room) Youth Gathering (grades 6-12) Donuts + Discipleship (2nd … Continue reading Sunday Schedule

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9:00 am

Bishop Walker School

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Friends of Bishop Walker School are hosting a parish lunch on Sunday, March 8 to celebrate and support the school. During the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services, outgoing Executive Director James Woody will share more about the school's progress during his tenure and its future plans, as well as the memorable moments from the recent … Continue reading Bishop Walker School

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10:00 am

Speaker Series: Hank Handler

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Togo West Parlor, 1525 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Hank Handler, noted craftsman and master builder, co-founded Oak Grove Restoration Company 40 years ago to specialize in the conservation, preservation, restoration, and retrofitting of historic buildings. He will speak about the restoration of the Dolley Madison House.

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Adult Bible Study

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
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One event on March 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

Third Floor, Conference Room, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Sundays at 10:00 a.m. Online via Zoom The Adult Bible Study will continue meeting at 10:00 a.m. during the Sundays in Lent via Zoom. We will study the Book of Genesis and its place in the Lenten themes of preparing for Easter. Contact Jack Reiffer for further information.

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