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

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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St. John’s Church

(202) 347-8766|www.stjohns-dc.org

September 2018

Baptism Class

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you are interested in having a child baptized, or in baptism for yourself, please contact Kaye Edwards by e-mail at kaye.edwards@stjohns-dc.org. Please note that the parents or grandparents of children being baptized must be active, pledging members of St. John’s. Adults interested in baptism for themselves must attend the Rector’s Adult Inquirers’ Class and be active, pledging participants in the life of the parish.

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Baptism

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 11:00am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you are interested in having a child baptized, or in baptism for yourself, please contact Kaye Edwards by e-mail at kaye.edwards@stjohns-dc.org. Please note that the parents or grandparents of children being baptized must be active, pledging members of St. John’s. Adults interested in baptism for themselves must attend the Rector’s Adult Inquirers’ Class and be active, pledging participants in the life of the parish.

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October 2018

Fall 2018 Adult Inquirers’ Class

October 13 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:45am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you would like to be baptized, confirmed, or received into membership in the Episcopal Church at St. John’s, join the 2018 Fall Adult Inquirers’ Class. Led by the Rev. Bruce McPherson and the Rev. Andy Olivo, the class (a two-day session) will meet on Saturdays, October 13 and October 20, from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. both days. Anyone – newcomer or longtime parishioner -- interested in learning more about our Christian faith and life, the Episcopal tradition, and…

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Fall 2018 Adult Inquirers’ Class

October 20 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:45am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you would like to be baptized, confirmed, or received into membership in the Episcopal Church at St. John’s, join the 2018 Fall Adult Inquirers’ Class. Led by the Rev. Bruce McPherson and the Rev. Andy Olivo, the class (a two-day session) will meet on Saturdays, October 13 and October 20, from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. both days. Anyone – newcomer or longtime parishioner -- interested in learning more about our Christian faith and life, the Episcopal tradition, and…

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November 2018

Baptism Class

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you are interested in having a child baptized, or in baptism for yourself, please contact Kaye Edwards by e-mail at kaye.edwards@stjohns-dc.org. Please note that the parents or grandparents of children being baptized must be active, pledging members of St. John’s. Adults interested in baptism for themselves must attend the Rector’s Adult Inquirers’ Class and be active, pledging participants in the life of the parish.

Find out more »

Baptism

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 4, 2018 at 11:00am

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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If you are interested in having a child baptized, or in baptism for yourself, please contact Kaye Edwards by e-mail at kaye.edwards@stjohns-dc.org. Please note that the parents or grandparents of children being baptized must be active, pledging members of St. John’s. Adults interested in baptism for themselves must attend the Rector’s Adult Inquirers’ Class and be active, pledging participants in the life of the parish.

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July 2019

St. John’s Church and Parish House Office Closed

July 4, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating indefinitely

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Washington, DC 20005 United States
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July 2020

St. John’s Church and Parish House Office Closed

July 4, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating indefinitely

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Washington, DC 20005 United States
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