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.

Service Times

St. John's offers several opportunities on Sundays and during the workweek for you to join us during worship. All are welcome.

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.

Rector Transition

On October 17, 2017, the Rev. Dr. Luis León, rector of St. John's Church, announced his retirement in May 2018.
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St. John’s Church

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16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
(202) 347-8766 www.stjohns-dc.org

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November 2017

Sunday Service Schedule

November 19 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist and Homily 8:15 a.m. - Nursery 9:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist Service

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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On Thursday, November 23, St. John's will celebrate a Thanksgiving Day Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend. No tickets or reservations are needed. Call the Parish House office at (202) 347-8766 with questions.

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St. John’s Church and Parish House Office Closed

November 24
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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St. John’s Church and Parish House office will be closed on Friday, November 24.

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Sunday Service Schedule

November 26 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist and Homily 8:15 a.m. - Nursery 9:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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December 2017

Sunday Service Schedule

December 3 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist and Homily 8:15 a.m. - Nursery 9:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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Adult Forum

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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This Adult Forum will take place in the Church Nave. December 3: The Rev. Canon E. Mark Stevenson The Rev. Canon E. Mark Stevenson is the Director of Episcopal Migration Ministries (a refugee resettlement program of the Episcopal Church). He provides leadership with a dedicated, experienced team in implementing Episcopal Migration Ministries’ national program of refugee resettlement as mandated by federal requirements, as well as any initiatives stemming from General Convention and Executive Council pertaining to refugee and immigration issues.…

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Sunday Service Schedule

December 10 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist and Homily 8:15 a.m. - Nursery 9:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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Sunday Service Schedule

December 17 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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7:45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist and Homily 8:15 a.m. - Nursery 9:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon 11:00 a.m. - Choral Holy Eucharist and Sermon

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2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS FOLLOWED BY HOLY EUCHARIST Traditional Hymns and Carols of the Advent and Christmas Seasons for the congregation. The St. John's Choir will sing a selection of seasonal anthems, including Stephen Paulus’ The Holly and the Ivy and Wonder Tidings accompanied by harpist Rebecca Smith and oboist Emily Snyder. Invite your friends to join you for this annual St. John’s tradition.

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February 2018

First Wednesday Concert

February 7, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, February 7, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Soloists from St. John’s Choir

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Music Festival Service

February 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Music Festival Service Dan Dufford Jazz Ensemble Sunday, February 11 , 11 a.m.

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March 2018

First Wednesday Concert

March 7, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, March 7, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, arranged for guitar and organ Mak Grgić, guitar, assisted by Stephen Ackert, organ

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April 2018

First Wednesday Concert

April 4, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, April 4, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. PREMIERE Paul Leavitt’s Fanfare for Trumpet & Organ Lisa Galoci, organ and Chuck Seipp, trumpet

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May 2018

First Wednesday Concert

May 2, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, May 2, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Music for Angels, including Craig Phillips' the Archangel Suite Michael Lodico, Director of Music Ministry & Organist, St. John's Church, Lafayette Square

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June 2018

First Wednesday Concert

June 6, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
St. John’s Church, 16th and H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Wednesday, June 6, 12:10 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Margaret Sandresky’s Dialogues for Organ and Strings Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler, organ, with the United States Air Force Strings

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