1490 Mark Thomas Drive Monterey, CA 93940 (831) 375-4463
Father Bob Ott of St. John's Chapel, Episcopal church in Monterey, CA
St.John’s Chapel entrance
Choir from St. John's Chapel in Monterey, CA

Welcome to St. John's Chapel in Monterey

St. John’s is a loving community of Christians who strive to share and celebrate the grace of God. We have been part of the Monterey community since 1891 and our congregation has welcomed military, international, and Central Coast families for generations.



What is St. John's Chapel About?

icon_crossA traditional parish

St. John’s Chapel is an Episcopalian parish that worships using the traditional 1928 Book of Common Prayer.


icon_bibleA family-focused parish
We conduct Sunday School for adults as well as for parents and their children before the 10:30 am service.


icon_footprintsOn mission to follow Christ
Our mission is to follow Christ, to worship God, and to work and pray and give for the spread of his kingdom.

Christian Education

Upcoming Events

Rector on Sabbatical – Fr. Bob will be out of the office until Thursday, March 21st
If you have a pastoral emergency while Fr. Bob is away please call the office or the senior warden Geoff Holland (831) 637-7694 who will get you in contact with one of the Episcopal priests.

Farewell for the Lockes – Saturday, March 23rd (5:00 – 7:30 pm)
Bid farewell to Bill and Betty Locke; celebrate and give thanks for their ministry among us! Join us at Celeste Falor’s home in Monterey. Please RSVP no later than March 15th to either Celeste (646-
0873) or to Alice (920-1620).

The Third Sunday in Lent – “Reminiscere” – Sunday, March 24
We return to our regular service schedule of Holy Communion on Sundays.

Movie Night – Friday, March 29th (6:00 pm) – Greenbook
Inspired by a true friendship, Academy Award “Best Picture” winner Greenbook tells the story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Monterey Deanery Meeting – Saturday, March 30th (10:00 am)
Everyone is invited to the Spring meeting of the Monterey Deanery which will take place at St. John’s. The focus of the meeting is to prepare for the bishop candidates walkabout that will take place in our deanery on Wednesday, May 8th, (location TBD).

Service for Mary Ann Taylor – Saturday, April 6 (11:00 am)
The Celebration of Life for Mary Ann Taylor has been tentatively scheduled. A reception in the Parish Hall will follow immediately after the service.

Hello There!

Some of the friendly faces you may see at St. John's Chapel

Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever

Psalm 146:6