WELCOME TO SAINT JOHN’S CHURCH

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.

History

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.

Mission

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

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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Elaine Pagels

September 27

Elaine Pagels, American religious historian and Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She will speak on her book, Why Religion? A Personal Story.

Jim-Tankersley

October 4

Jim Tankersley,  economic and tax policy reporter for the New York Times. Over more than a decade covering politics and economics in Washington, he has written extensively about the stagnation of the American middle class and the decline of economic opportunity in wide swaths of the country. He will speak on his book, The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America’s Middle Class.

Registration link to come.

Charlie Cook

October 25

Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, and a political analyst for the National Journal Group and NBC News. He will speak about Election 2020.

Registration link to come.


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