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

Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12 (8:00 am – 12:30 pm) – Vacation Bible School
Lunch will be provided to everyone each day at Noon. Please invite all your friends with children to come to VBS at St. Johns. We need all the help we can get, plan to join us for the fun!

**Temporary closure of normal weekday morning parish activities during VBS. We will suspend our usual weekday morning activities, this week unless otherwise noted, and The Benefit Shoppe will be closed. VBS will be using the entire St. John’s campus for the week.

Thursday, July 11 (6:00 pm) – VBS- Open Oikos (House), Movie & Pizza Night
Come tour the VBS activity areas and see what VBS participants have been doing. Then join us for pizza and the Disney animated film Hercules.

Saturday, July 13 – The Benefit Shoppe re-opens
Red tags are half price, come in and save!

Saturday, July 20 (11:00 am-12:00 pm) – Confirmation Class
If you are interested in being confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church, please attend (Fr. Bob’s Office). This meeting will focus on the sacraments, prayer, and “Anglican traditions.” Confirmation will take place on Sunday, August 18th, during Bishop Mary’s annual visitation.

Sunday, July 28 (Following the 10:30am service) Parish Picnic at Turner Ranch
We will hold our annual parish picnic (and bocce tournament!) at the Turner Ranch, (18 Esquiline Drive, Carmel Valley) Everyone is welcome! St. John’s will provide the meat and beverages; please bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share.

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