Community

Serving Our Community

Eight independent organizations serve St. John’s community as well as the community at large. All have a home at St. John’s. Although each organization is independently run, each is an integral part of St. John’s community.

Most of the organizations meet at St. John’s and have ties with our parishioners, school and/or the Archdiocese of Washington. For more information, contact the Parish Office at 301-622-1122.


Knights of Columbus Council 11106 – Members help the intellectually challenged residents of Montgomery County, and financially support seminarians.

Boy Scouts – Cub Scout Pack 499 for boys in grades 1-5, and Boy Scout Troop 1441 for boys in grades 5-12, meet at varied times during the school year.

Girl Scouts – Girl Scout Troops that meet include: Daisies (Kindergarten and first grade), Brownies (second and third grades), Juniors (fourth and fifth grades), Cadettes (sixth and seventh grades).

Sodality – The Spiritual Life Mission of Sodality is to emulate and venerate the way of life of Mary, Our Mother, in a way which reflects her love of God and mankind.

The Leisure Club – The “SJB Owls” is a social club for adults age 50 and older who participate in monthly meetings, special events, and trips. Meetings occur monthly from September to May.

The Indonesian Community – of the Archdiocese of Washington hosts a Mass on the second Sunday of every month.

Our Lady Queen of Poland School – which highlights Polish language and culture, meets on Saturdays during the school year.