About Us


St. John’s Lafayette Square is located at 16th & H Streets NW, Washington DC. The front doors to the church building are on 16th St NW (Black Lives Matter Plaza). The entrance to the adjacent Parish House is around the corner at 1525 H Street NW.

By Metro

McPherson Square (Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines) is a two-minute walk from St. John’s. From the exit at Vermont Ave NW & I St NW: 

  • Walk toward the White House on Vermont Ave NW. 

  • Turn right on H St NW to reach St. John’s Parish House. 

  • Continue towards 16th St NW and turn right to reach the church front doors.

Farragut North (Red Line) is five minutes away. From the K St NW exit:

  • Head southeast through Farragut Square.

  • Continue down Connecticut Ave NW towards the White House. 

  • Turn left on H St NW and continue east. The church front doors are across 16th St NW (Black Lives Matter Plaza).


Street parking can be difficult to find in our busy location, especially during peak hours. On Sundays, free valet parking is available from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (June–August: 9:00 AM to noon).

Please contact Charley Griffin for more information.


A wheelchair-accessible ramp is located near the left side of the church front doors on Black Lives Matter Plaza (16th St NW). The Parish House and Office may be accessed by a lift to the left of the H Street entrance. Press the call button for assistance.

Staying Connected With St. John’s Church

We invite you to connect with St. John’s and learn more about this congregation in the heart of the nation’s capital. Please click below to fill out our Welcome Form or sign up for one of our newsletters. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you into the St. John’s parish family!