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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An Update From The Rector Search Committee – August 12, 2018

Our profile and application instructions have been posted and will remain open through September 12. The committee has begun receiving materials from candidates and will be reviewing such items in order to progressively narrow the list for initial Skype interviews, site visits, and in-person interviews across the fall. The progress of the committee can be followed at our website. Please continue to pray that the Holy Spirit guides us during this very important part of the Rector Search process.


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