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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November 15 Speaker Series with Katharine Hayhoe

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and endowed Professor of Public Policy and Law at Texas Tech University who can often be found talking to people about why climate change matters and what we can do to fix it. She will speak on Barriers to Acceptance and Action on Climate Change in 2020. To attend on November 15, please … Continue reading November 15 Speaker Series with Katharine Hayhoe

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