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.

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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Latrobe Fellowship – Holy Land Discussion

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, 1217 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Join the Latrobe Fellowship at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes on March 7 as we gather for a service of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. followed by dinner and a discussion on the Holy Land. St. John's parishioners Matthew Taylor and Lacy Broemel, along with the Rev. Dr. Luis León, will … Continue reading Latrobe Fellowship – Holy Land Discussion

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