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, & 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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Speaker Series: Fred Ryan, Publisher of The Washington Post

Togo West Parlor 1525 H Street NW, Washington, DC

Fred Ryan, the President’s former Chief of Staff and the current publisher of The Washington Post, will speak on the Reagan presidency. He is the author of Wine in the White House, published by the White House Historical Association in 2020; editor of Ronald Reagan: The Wisdom and Humor of the Great Communicator, published by … Continue reading Speaker Series: Fred Ryan, Publisher of The Washington Post

Ashes to Go

Church Plaza 1525 H St NW, Washington, DC

Ashes to Go in front of the church on 16th Street.

Ashes to Go

Church Plaza 1525 H St NW, Washington, DC

Ashes to Go in front of the church on 16th Street.

Speaker Series: Sean Wilentz, Professor of History at Princeton University and author of The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974–2008

Togo West Parlor 1525 H Street NW, Washington, DC

Sean Wilentz, Professor of History at Princeton University and author of The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974–2008, will speak on the Reagan presidency. Professor Wilentz studies U.S. political and social history. His book The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln was awarded the Bancroft Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. … Continue reading Speaker Series: Sean Wilentz, Professor of History at Princeton University and author of The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974–2008

Adult Inquirers’ Class: Day 1

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

SIGN UP FOR THE 2023 SPRING ADULT INQUIRERS’ CLASS Saturdays, March 18 and 25 and April 1, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Would you like to be baptized, confirmed, or received into membership in the Episcopal Church at St. John’s? If so, please join the Spring Adult Inquirers’ Class. This three-day class will meet on … Continue reading Adult Inquirers’ Class: Day 1

Adult Inquirers’ Class: Day 2

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

SIGN UP FOR THE 2023 SPRING ADULT INQUIRERS’ CLASS Saturdays, March 18 and 25 and April 1, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Would you like to be baptized, confirmed, or received into membership in the Episcopal Church at St. John’s? If so, please join the Spring Adult Inquirers’ Class. This three-day class will meet on … Continue reading Adult Inquirers’ Class: Day 2


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