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, September 20, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Christian Appy

Join us Sunday, September 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., for a discussion led by Christian Appy, Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of three books about the American War in Vietnam: American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity; Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam (University of North Carolina Press; and Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides, which won the Massachusetts Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2004. He will speak about the Vietnam War. Following the discussion, there will be opportunity for Q&A.

You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the meeting.


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