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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9:30 am

Sacred Ground Dialogue on Race and Faith

August 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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St. John’s is embarking upon a year-long journey to explore issues of race and faith, and what these mean for us as a gathered community. Using as our base the Sacred Ground program designed by the Episcopal Church, small dialogue circles will study together a wide range of materials designed to make us consider our response as … Continue reading Sacred Ground Dialogue on Race and Faith

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11:00 am

August 23 Speaker Series with Marc Morial

August 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us Sunday, August 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., for a discussion led by Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation's largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization, and former mayor (1994-2002) of New Orleans. Following the discussion, there will be opportunity for Q&A. To attend, please register here. You … Continue reading August 23 Speaker Series with Marc Morial

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