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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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, Bobbie Falk, Susan Herrington, Nelda Johnson, Jimmy Lowe, Bob Patchell, Hillary Stuart, Dace Vidins, and Jeff White.

Friends and family of our parish: Diane Bender (Peter Odom), Marsha Bonnett (Kerri Stelcen), Barbara Virginia Abalos Branes (Joanne Hutton), Caroline (Wendy Fibison), Harry Davis (Mary and Carl Raether), Wendy Addiss Dellar (Joanne Hutton), Karl Dornemann (Deb Dornemann), Bobby Doyle (Alex Pappas), Jimmy Gallagher (Joanne Hutton), Frances Givhan (Gay and Bob Pasley), Elaine Gravatt (Margo Wiegenstein), Courtney Jordan Hillman (Erika Northcutt), Vera Hyncik (Holly Sukenik), Martha Jenkins (Thom Sinclair), Tom Kiernan (Joanne Hutton), William Markiewicz (Matthew Taylor), Sherill Mason (Kaye Edwards), Betty Mauldin (Susan Welch), Tammy McCleaf (Matthew Taylor), William Scott Miller, Jr. (Johnathan Miller), Julia Morris (Will Morris), Timothy Mullins (Jim Mullins), Judy Nicola (Cynthia Walker), Wendy Paeth (Margo Wiegenstein), Carlen Powell and Anthony Ramsey (Virginia Bader), Cawley Scott (Robyne Johnston), Ashley Sukenik (Holly Sukenik), Zoe Taaffe (Leila Taaffe), Richard Van Horn (Kaye Edwards), David Williams (Rob Fisher).

Those who are in rehabilitative care:

From our parish: Barbie Harper and Marcella Odom.

Those who are in the hospital: 

Friends and family of our parish: Alfredo Flores (Javier Obregon), Julie Howell (Cynthia Walker), Chase Madar (Rob Fisher), John Perry (Joanne Hutton), Owen Thomas (Kwasa Centre Partners), and Travis Rogers (Robert Carroll).

Those who died:

The more than 558,000 people in the USA and the more than 2.9 million worldwide who have died due to the current pandemic.

Friends and family of our parish: Milton Francis Joseph Nengel who died April 4.

Those in our parish celebrating a birthday this week:

Alyssa Ackerly, Judy Campbell Bird, Aileen Dunne, Will Duthe, Martha Ellison, Elizabeth Field, Christopher Gardner, Chris Gorud, Kristie Hansen, Hunter Hardinge, Carolyn Harris, Susan Herrington, Bill Josey, Hugh Kieve, Shawn Maher, Nathan Miller, Bruce Perkins, Will Simonds, Svetlana Tibbits, Cecilia Wakely, and Sarah Wood.

Those in our parish celebrating an anniversary this week:

Lilibet and Chuck Hagel and Mary and Carl Raether.

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).

For those in the military who are deployed:

Friends and family of our parish: Donato Mercury (Denzel Ramirez).


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