Church of England Diocese of Leeds Knaresborough, Goldsborough, Nidd and Brearton

Knaresborough: St John the Baptist

From Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, public worship will again be suspended. The Church remains open, for private prayer only, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to noon, and (from 15 November) on Sundays from 10 am to 11 am.

We will provide a further update in due course concerning services in December and at Christmas.


Public worship at St John the Baptist Church in Knaresborough has resumed, and you are very welcome to join us. Sunday Services will be at 8 am and 10.30 am.

There will also be a service on Wednesdays at 11.00 am.

The church is also now open, at set times only, for private prayer. These are currently Wednesdays and Saturdays 10 am–noon.

There will be some changes to the format of our services. Please visit our benefice website for more information.

The parish of Knaresborough, Goldsborough, Nidd & Brearton 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 Leeds’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..

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The Rector - Reverend Garry Hinchcliffe

The Rectory High Bond End KNARESBOROUGH HG5 9BT

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Holy Communion

Every First, Second, Third, Fourth Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 45m
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Church Lane

This will be a shorter service than usual, without singing.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship

Public worship has resumed, from Sunday 12 July. The church is also open for private prayer only, at set times. More details below.

11 Jul 2020, noon