The Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Boylestone

A warm welcome to The Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Boylestone, within the Diocese of Derby. We are a friendly, welcoming church and our services are open to everyone. Please see here for details of our forthcoming services and other events.

St John the Baptist is part of the Appletree group of churches which also includes The Church of All Saints, Hatton, The Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels,Church Broughton and The Parish Church of St Mary, Hilton with Marston on Dove. Our Rector is the Reverend Edward Whittaker.

For more information on the other churches within our group, please visit their pages:

The Church of All Saints, Hatton

The Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Church Broughton

The Parish Church of St Mary, in Hilton with Marston on Dove

Get in touch

Rev Edward Whittaker

c/o 28 Back Lane

DE65 5GJ
What's on

Morning Prayer (BCP)

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Boylestone: St John the Baptist
Boylestone: St John the Baptist, The Square Boylestone Derby, DE6 5AB, United Kingdom

Morning Prayer Service, from the Book Of Common Prayer

For details and information on the services and events being held to mark Holy Week and Easter across the Appletree Group of Churches, please see below.

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The parish of Boylestone : 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(s), PSOs. 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.

Protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of us all, whether they are in the communities in which we live or part of our Christian family. If you have a concern about a child, young person or adult who may be at risk of harm please speak to one of the parish safeguarding coordinators or the priest within the parish.

If you have concerns about a member of the clergy or an employee of the Diocese please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01332 388678 or one of the Archdeacons. You can also report any concerns to the Police or Social Care. The important thing is that your concerns are shared with someone in a position to help. For more information please see the Safeguarding page on the Diocese of Derby's website.

Remember: “Call 999 if a child or adult is in immediate danger of significant or serious harm”

Safeguarding page on the Diocese of Derby's website