St John's Church, Wortley and Farnley.

Welcome to St John's in the Parish of Wortley & Farnley.

We are small and friendly church, consisting on a wonderful mix of every age and stage! We're a broad church who relish the journey we are on together with Jesus as we seek to know Him more and live out our faith in our day to day lives. 

Why don't you come and share the journey?


Evening Prayers: Every night at 7pm

Sunday Morning Service: Sunday morning, 10am

You'd be really welcome to join us on F/b and YouTube - either by getting involved, or quietly watching - the good news about Online Church is that we can be as anonymous or as involved as you wish.


09:00 The Classic One: A friendly service for those who appreciate beautiful liturgy.

10:30 The Relaxed One: A relaxed and contemporary service - if you've not been to church before, this is a good place to start. Full of noise, life and movement.

For more detailed information about our upcoming activities you can like our Facebook page or catch up with any services on our YouTube Channel, or check out our website for even more information.

Thank you for visiting St John's. Feel free to explore the site, and don't hesitate to get in touch if we can help you in any way.


We're grateful for all support for the life & work of our church

Get in touch

Rev. Chris Balding

Please contact initially via e-mail: [email protected]

LS12 4RU
Rev. Chris Balding
07746 668 140

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The parish of Wortley and Farnley is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. This article informs you what to do if you have a concern.



Our parish of Wortley and Farnley is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Leeds’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor . If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

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