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, & Vestry

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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Church School Open House

St. John's Church, Lafayette Square 1525 H St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Parents and children are invited to come by to see their classrooms, meet their teachers, and ask questions. The Rev. Sarah Akes-Cardwell and teachers will meet families on the second … Continue reading Church School Open House

Youth Group

St. John's Church, Lafayette Square 1525 H St NW, Washington, DC, United States

All middle and high school youth are invited to this first meeting of the year. The Rev. Shawn Evelyn will lead the gathering, which will be a time to connect, … Continue reading Youth Group

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Church School

2nd Floor, Parish House 1525 H Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Church School will be at 10:00 a.m. on the second floor of the Parish House. For more information, please contact Katherine Raab, our volunteer church school coordinator. Parking: During the program … Continue reading Church School


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