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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Sunday Sermons

St. John’s clergy invites you to download and listen to our weekly podcast sermons. New sermons are posted each Monday.

Religion That Is Spiritual ~ The Rev. Robert W. Fisher on May 28, 2023

  • The Rev. Robert W. Fisher
  • 28/05/2023
  • 9:20

Being With ~ The Rev. William Morris on April 16, 2023

  • The Rev. William Morris
  • 21/05/2023
  • 11:48

Regrounding with God ~ The Rev. Robert W. Fisher on April 16, 2023

  • The Rev. Robert W. Fisher
  • 14/05/2023
  • 14:50

The Best Friend ~ The Rev. Sarah Akes-Cardwell on May 7, 2023

  • The Rev. Sarah Akes-Cardwell
  • 07/05/2023
  • 13:24

The Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter by the Rev. Robert W. Fisher – April 30, 2023

  • The Rev. Robert W. Fisher
  • 30/04/2023
  • 12:26


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