Welcome to St John’s Church

Welcome to the website of St. John’s Church, Wakefield, England. St. John’s is an Anglican church, part of the Church of England, but we are pleased to welcome visitors of all faiths and none, either in person, or through this website.  If you haven’t had the opportunity yet, perhaps you may be able to come and see us in person some time in the future.  We should be pleased to see you.

St. John’s Church is a beautiful building, built in 1795, but extensively reordered at the end of the nineteenth century, with the addition of a chancel in a very sympathetic style in 1905.

But, more than that, St. John’s is home to a lively Christian community; a group of people who have found that following Jesus Christ brings us the answers to our deepest needs and questions and enables us to make sense of life.  Not that we no longer have any questions, but we know whom to go to with those questions.  If you aren’t at all sure about this Christian faith business and what it is all about, we would be delighted to welcome you as we welcome all honest enquirers.

please feel free to write to us or alternatively contact
01924 371029

Of course, if you are already a committed Christian and are looking for a place of worship in this area, we should be more than pleased to see you. Details of services are given on the services page.

Whoever you are, wherever you are and whatever your faith (or lack of faith), may we wish you God’s blessing in your life.

With best wishes


St John's Church

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ST JOHN’S  PRE SCHOOL

St Johns Pre-School has been offering the chance to learn through play for over thirty years.

ST JOHN’S SCHOOL

St John’s J & I is a Church of England voluntary aided school, a distinction of which we are proud.

ST AUSTIN’S

St. Austin's Church and  English Martyrs Church are now part of a new Catholic Parish of North Wakefield.

for more information
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Sharing Christ in the Community

Our Mission Statement


St. John's is here to be a living,  loving and serving witness to Christ; worshipping, learning and growing in our faith together, reaching out to share God's love in the community and bringing his Word to all.

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Sharing Christ in the Community

Sun 4 2nd Sunday before Lent

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Parish Communion


Mon 5

7.30am Morning prayers


Wed 7

12 noon - 1.00pm Lunches served


Sun 11 Sunday next before Lent

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Family Service with baptisms FOLLOWED BY PANCAKES


Mon 12

7.30am Morning prayers

1.00pm Guild fish ‘n’ chip meal


Wed 14 Ash Wednesday

12 noon - 1.00pm Lunches served

1.30 pm Holy Communion with “ashing”

7.30 pm Holy Communion with “ashing”


Sun 18 1st Sunday in Lent

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Parish Communion with laying on of hands

6.00pm Pilgrim Course - A chance to explore what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ


Mon 19

7.30am Morning prayers


Wed 21

12 noon - 1.00pm Lunches served

1.30pm Pilgrim Course (same content as Monday group)


Fri 23

7.00pm Taizé style service


Sun 25 2nd Sunday in Lent

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Parish Communion

6.00pm Pilgrim Course


Mon 26

7.30am Morning prayers


Tue 27

7.45pm Julian Contemplative Prayer Meeting


Wed 28

12 noon - 1.00pm Lunches served

1.30pm Pilgrim Course (same content as Monday group)


Sun 4 Mar 3rd Sunday in Lent

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Parish Communion

6.00pm Pilgrim Course


Mon 5 Mar

7.30am Morning prayers


Wed 7 Mar

12 noon - 1.00pm Lunches served

1.30pm Pilgrim Course (same content as Monday group)


Sun 11 Mar Mothering Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Family Service

6.00pm Pilgrim Course

FEBRUARY 2018