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, & 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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Pledge for 2022

Thank you for making the decision to pledge contributions to St. John’s Church over the course of the year 2022.  Pledging is not just a series of gifts, it is a personal commitment to give as an ongoing discipline, and it gives our Vestry, clergy, and staff the ability to produce a realistic budget.

Please fill out this form to make a pledge.  After submitting the form, you can follow a link to schedule automatic payments from your credit card or checking account, or we can provide you with envelopes for cash or checks to place in the offering plate at services or be mailed back to St. John’s Church.

  • Please enter the total amount you would like to pledge for the year 2022.
  • Phone and email help us contact you if there are any questions regarding your pledge.
  • Please select "one" answer below if you want payment envelopes to be mailed to your address.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The parish is listed as a 501(c)(3) institution under the US Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.