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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Bishop Claggett Center

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3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown , 21710 United States
(202) 347-8766 www.stjohns-dc.org

March 2016

Praying with Mary on the Way of the Cross: Silent Retreat

March 4, 2016 - March 6, 2016
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Bishop Claggett Center, 3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown , 21710 United States
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The Episcopal Diocese of Washington is inviting and encouraging young adults to participate in their annual silent retreat, which will be led by Dr. Kathy Stuadt, a teacher, poet, and spiritual director in the Washington DC area. Using art, poetry, Scripture, and literature, retreat participants will journey with Mary on the Way of the Cross and discover through imagination and silence new gifts this story may offer during the Lenten season. The Diocese is offering a special rate of $175…

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