WELCOME TO SAINT JOHN’S CHURCH

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.

History

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.

Mission

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.

Rector Transition

On October 17, 2017, the Rev. Dr. Luis León, rector of St. John's Church, announced his retirement in May 2018.
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December 2018

Music Festival Services – Lessons & Carols

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Festival of Lessons & Carols sung by the St. John’s Choir

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Music Festival Service – Christmas Eve

December 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 24, 2018 at 11:00pm

St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Christmas Eve Services with the Ars Nova String Quintet and the St. John’s Choir presenting Charpentier’s Messe de minuit

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Music Festival Service – Christmas Eve

December 24 @ 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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One event on December 24, 2018 at 11:00pm

St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Christmas Eve Services with the Ars Nova String Quintet and the St. John’s Choir presenting Charpentier’s Messe de minuit

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March 2019

Jazz Music Festival Service

March 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Jazz Music Festival Service with the Dan Dufford Jazz Ensemble and the Parish and St. John’s Choirs

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Music Festival Service – Duruflé Requiem

March 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The Ars Nova Chamber Ensemble and the St. John’s Choir present the Duruflé Requiem.

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April 2019

Music Festival Services – Easter Day

April 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Easter Services with Brass Quintet & Timpani

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Music Festival Services – Easter Day

April 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Easter Services with Brass Quintet & Timpani

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May 2019

Music Festival Service – Music from Royal Weddings

May 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Music from Royal Weddings sung by the St. John’s Choir including Grayston Ives’ Missa Brevis and works by Mathias, Mealor, and Rutter

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July 2019

Music Festival Service – Independence Day

July 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
St. John’s Church, 1525 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Music for Independence Day with Fife & Drum

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