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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Lisa Kirchenbauer, Founder and President, Omega Wealth Management – May 7, 2023

Lisa Kirchenbauer, St. John’s parishioner and an accomplished wealth manager, will speak on aligning values and money in a talk sponsored by the Care of Creation ministry. Some investors believe that there are trade-offs to Environmental, Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance (ESG) investing or think that it’s just a fad. But the idea of aligning of values and investments is not new and has become a smart investment strategy for many organizations, including the Episcopal Church. Join Lisa, CFP®, RLP®, CeFT®, as she provides an overview of the history and current considerations of ESG investing, particularly as it integrates with the strategy of St. John’s Investment Committee.


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