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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11:00 am

November 22 Speaker Series with Eric Liu

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Eric Liu, co-founder and CEO of Citizen University. He directs the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program. He served as a White House speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and later as the President’s deputy domestic policy adviser. He will speak about the concept of American citizenship. To attend on November 22, please register here.

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