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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Visiting Choirs

While the St. John’s Choir and Parish Choir sing for most choral services throughout the year, there are several occasions when we rely on the generosity and enthusiasm of visiting choirs to provide choral music for our services. Choirs from across the country and around the world have enjoyed singing at St. John’s Church and we are very grateful for their dedication and the high standard of singing that they offer to our services.

The following dates are currently available for visiting choirs in 2019:

June 16
June 23

For inquiries regarding visiting choirs, please contact Brent Erstad, Assistant Director of Music, at brent.erstad@stjohns-dc.org. Early booking is advised.


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