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.

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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Pastoral Care & Prayer List

Our prayers are requested for the special needs and concerns of this congregation, especially:

Those who are sick or recovering:

From our parish: Eve Atkeson, Judy Campbell Bird, Bill Brownlee, Bobbie Falk, Susan Herrington, Nelda Johnson, Bob Patchell, Dace Vidins, and Jeff White.

Friends and family of our parish: Niels Beck (Michelle Mangrum), Diane Bender (Peter Odom), Buckley (Chrystal Martin), Tom Burkart (Pamela Venzke), Daisy Carter (Virginia Bader), Bill Clark (Clark Ervin), Brian Cohen (Jane Hague), Harry Davis (Mary and Carl Raether), Wendy Addiss Dellar (Joanne Hutton), Karl Dornemann (Deb Dornemann), Bobby Doyle (Alex Pappas), Jason Hammer (Richard Metzger), Courtney Jordan Hillman (Erika Northcutt), Lucas Hunt (Matthew Taylor), Tom Kiernan (Joanne Hutton), Meredith Markiewicz (Matthew Taylor), William Markiewicz (Matthew Taylor), Tammy McCleaf (Matthew Taylor), Scott Miller, Jr. (Johnathan Miller), Timothy Mullins (Jim Mullins), Judy Nicola (Cynthia Walker), Jose Obregon (Victor Obregon), Ginger Parra (Leila Taaffe), Charles Pope (John More), Lloyd Poplin (Joy and Dick Nathan), Cawley Scott (Robyne Johnston), Zoe Taaffe (Leila Taaffe), Diane Mark and Otis Tomlinson (Andrew Tomlinson), Garland Treadway (Karen Zachary), and Richard Van Horn (Kaye Edwards).

Those who are in rehabilitative care:

From our parish: Marcella Odom.

Those who are in the hospital: 

Friends and family of our parish: James Hodges (Matthew Taylor), Julie Howell (Cynthia Walker), Vera Hyncik (Holly Sukenik), Phyllis Lambert (Will Morris), Chase Madar (Rob Fisher), Gina Robinson (Matthew Taylor), Travis Rogers (Robert Carroll), Mary Seidman (Nora and Hap Rigby), and Beatrice Suarez (Anita and George Diliberto).

Those who are in hospice care: 

From our parish: Max Hudgins and Jimmy Lowe.

Those who died:

The more than 200,000 people in this country
who have died due to our current pandemic.

Those in our parish celebrating a birthday this week:

Will Ackerly, Kathryn Baker, Susan Carlson, Nicole Crochet, Clayton Depue, Juliet Faris, Juliet Folger, Deborah Fuller, Peter Hailey, Chuck Hagel, Budd Hallberg, Dolph Hatfield, Diane Hauslein, Lydia Hornbaker, Larry Lecompte, Clayton Lewis, Aurie Lucio, Jett Lyerly, Nancy Martin, Nicolette Neufeld, Rachel Oster, Gay Pasley, Thomas Wade, Barbara Wall, Susan Welch, Gail West, Alexander Williams, and Karen Williams.

Those in our parish celebrating an anniversary this week:

Diana Brown Clark and Kirk Clark, Liz and Christian Davis, Leila Taaffe and Arthur Kellermann, Andrée and Joseph Leonelli, Nicole and Michael Neufeld, Laurel and Andrew Tierney, and Alyssa and Andrew Tomlinson.

For those on the front lines, especially:

Friends and family of our parish: Janie Abernethy (Elizabeth Lewis and David Abernethy), Sandra Brown (Becca Brown), Nathan Cobb (Livy and John More), Chris Gardner (Ann Gardner), Yee Houston (Quin Woodward Pu), and Marta Kochanska (Livy and John More).


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