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 2017

First Wednesday Concert

December 6 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

Wednesday, December 6, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Music of the Season Episcopal High School Chamber Choir

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January 2018

First Wednesday Concert

January 10, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, January 10, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Music by French Composers Organ Recital by Julie Vidrick Evans

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February 2018

First Wednesday Concert

February 7, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, February 7, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Soloists from St. John’s Choir

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March 2018

First Wednesday Concert

March 7, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, March 7, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, arranged for guitar and organ Mak Grgić, guitar, assisted by Stephen Ackert, organ

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April 2018

First Wednesday Concert

April 4, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, April 4, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. PREMIERE Paul Leavitt’s Fanfare for Trumpet & Organ Lisa Galoci, organ and Chuck Seipp, trumpet

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May 2018

First Wednesday Concert

May 2, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, May 2, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Music for Angels, including Craig Phillips' the Archangel Suite Michael Lodico, Director of Music Ministry & Organist, St. John's Church, Lafayette Square

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June 2018

First Wednesday Concert

June 6, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, June 6, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Margaret Sandresky’s Dialogues for Organ and Strings Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler, organ, with the United States Air Force Strings

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