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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Service Bulletins From Upcoming And Recent Services

May 24, 2020 (The Ascension Sunday)

May 17, 2020 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

May 10, 2020 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

May 3, 2020 (The Fourth Sunday of Easter)

April 26 (The Third Sunday of Easter)

April 19 (The Second Sunday of Easter)

April 12 (Easter Day)

April 10 (Good Friday)

April 9 (Maundy Thursday)

April 5 (Palm Sunday)

March 29 (The Fifth Sunday in Lent)

March 22 (The Fourth Sunday in Lent)

March 15 (The Third Sunday in Lent)

March 8 (The Second Sunday in Lent)

March 1 (The First Sunday in Lent)

February 26 (Ash Wednesday)

February 23 (The Last Sunday after the Epiphany)

February 16 (The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany)

February 9 (The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany)

February 2 (The Presentation of our Lord)

January 26 (The Third Sunday after the Epiphany)

January 19 (The Second Sunday after the Epiphany)

January 12 (The First Sunday after the Epiphany)

January 5 (The Feast of the Epiphany)