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

Father’s Day – Sunday, June 17

We will celebrate Father’s Day at both services with a token gift for all the men and boys in the congregation, and with cake and other goodies at the coffee hour after both services.

Parish Breakfast – Wednesday, June 20, 8am

Everyone is invited to join us for a hot breakfast at 8am in the Parish Hall. Bob and Bonnie will share photos of their recent hike along the Cotswalds Way in England, and West Highland Way in Scotland.

Work Day – Saturday, July 7, 9am-12pm

We will be having a work day, concentrating on getting the grounds and facilities ready for 50 children and staff to attend our annual VBS. We will need all the help we can get, please plan to spend what time you can!

VBS Training Day – Saturday, July 7, 10am-12pm

Vacation Bible School Volunteers! Please schedule Saturday morning, July 7 for a training day for VBS. Designed for all volunteers, we will focus on all aspects of the typical day at VBS including opening and closing ceremonies, and in each of the activity areas, and training for crew leaders.

Vacation Bible School – July 9-13, 9:30am-12pm  – “Shipwrecked…Saved by Jesus.”

We still need volunteer helpers for various program areas, and Crew Leaders in particular. Volunteer for a specific day for a couple of hours, or for the whole week!  Lunch included. Please let VBS Director Bettina Hohmann or Fr. Bob know if you can help, and please plan to attend our training day on July 7.

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