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 2023

Thank you for considering a pledge to St. John’s Church over the course of the year 2023.  Pledging is both a way of practicing generosity with regular giving and also a way to make sure St. John’s will remain able to thrive as a church.  Thanks to the pledged commitments to giving by our members, the Vestry, clergy, and staff the ability to produce a realistic budget.

First, please fill out the below form to make a pledge. After completing and submitting the form, you may schedule automatic payments using the blue button at the bottom of this page. You may also request envelopes for cash or checks to be placed in the offering plate at services or mailed back to St. John’s Church.

  • Please enter the total amount you would like to pledge for the year 2023.
  • 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.

Please remember to fill out the PLEDGE FORM before submitting an online PLEDGE PAYMENT.   Thank you!


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