Welcome to St John's Bamford.

Our usual service time on Sunday is 11am

We are open to visitors every day

A safe Church for all

The parish of Bamford & Derwent: St John the Baptist is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO), Emma Parkinson, who is PSO for Bamford, Grindleford and Hathersage Parish Churches

Emma can be contacted as follows:

Tel. 07989 725853

Email: [email protected]

The Diocese of Derby’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Priest in Charge: The Ven Dr Paul Moore

Current Church Opening

Every Sunday at for 12 hours
St John the Baptist
Main Road Bamford & Derwent Hope Valley, S33 0AY, GB

We are holding worship services every Sunday, normally at 11am. On the 3rd Sunday of each month we worship together with Bamford Methodist Church in their building at 10:45. We are open every day (that's the intention anyway!) for private prayer/quiet contemplation from about 9 am to about 5 pm

Our services are at 11am unless otherwise specified

November 20th 11am Holy Communion with Revd Graham
November 27th 11 am Holy Communion with Charlotte & Roger
December 4th 11 am Christingle Service
December 11th 6 pm in Bamford Methodist Church, a traditional carols by candlelight
December 18th 11 am a more informal Carol service
December 24th 7 pm Carols on the Village Green with the Band and we also bless the Christmas Crib
December 25th 10am A family friendly worship for Christmas morning followed at 10:45 by a short communion service. Come to one, the other or both, there's a short gap in between the services for you to come and go if you wish.

A Pilgrimage Walk from Edale to Eyam visiitng the Hope valley Churches