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.


Recent Emails and Service Bulletins

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Recent editions of The Word, our weekly email

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St. John’s Weekly Word

Service Bulletins From Upcoming And Recent Services

January 19 (The Second Sunday after the Epiphany)

January 12 (The First Sunday after the Epiphany)

January 5 (The Feast of the Epiphany)

December 29 (The First Sunday after Christmas)

December 25 (Christmas Day)

December 24 (Christmas Eve)

December 22 (The Fourth Sunday of Advent)

December 15 (The Third Sunday of Advent)

December 8 (The Second Sunday of Advent)

December 1 (The First Sunday of Advent)

November 28 (Thanksgiving Day)

November 24 (Christ the King Sunday)

November 17 (The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost)

November 10 (The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost)

November 3 (All Saints’ Sunday)