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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Decatur House

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1610 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
(202) 347-8766 www.stjohns-dc.org

February 2016

Annual Meeting and Reception

February 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Decatur House, 1610 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Parish reception at the Decatur House to follow the 11:00 a.m. bilingual (English and Spanish) service. We invite you to a reception to help celebrate a very successful 2015. The catered luncheon at the Decatur House on H Street will begin immediately after the 11:00 a.m. service on February 7. Call the Parish House office at (202) 347-8766 with questions.

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February 2019

Parish Reception

February 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Decatur House, 1610 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Join the St. John's community at the Annual Parish Reception on Sunday, February 3 at 12:30 p.m. We will gather to celebrate the re-opening of the Parish House as well as a promising 2019 with all parishioners and newly elected vestry members of St. John's Church. There will be wine and non-alcoholic beverages in addition to heavy hors-d'oeuvres. Please RSVP -- stjohn2019reception.splashthat.com or (202) 347-8766 -- by Wednesday, January 30 so that we can accurately confirm the food order for the reception. All…

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