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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The Relationship of Science and Theology in the 21st Century

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Richard Cheetham, Bishop of Kingston and Co-Director of Equipping Christian Leadership in the Age of Science (ECLAS), presents a talk on the relationship of science and theology in the 21st century. He’ll join us shortly after having led a seminar on Science and Faith for bishops of the Anglican Communion at the Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England.


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