St John’s Church, Wakefield

St John’s Church is here to be a loving witness to Christ in our community, a welcoming family church.  St John's is located within the community of St John's not far from the centre of Wakefield.

We are a growing church community with a variety of opportunities for worship, prayer and fellowship.


Do look on the Services and Events page for details of regular and forthcoming events. 

Please do look at our weekly newsletter, for information about opportunities for worship and other important information. The newsletter is available in the 'Notice Sheet' tab on the News and Notices page, click here to go to the newsletter. 

The April 2024 Magazine is now available - click here to go to News and notices page to see the April magazine and earlier magazines. 

Everyone is welcome.


"The parish of Wakefield: 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 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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Get in touch

Rev'd. Stephanie Buchanan

Wentworth Street

Rev'd Stephanie Buchanan
(01924) 371029

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Service of Holy Communion

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St John’s Church, Wakefield
Wentworth Street/ St. John’s Square Wakefield, WF1 2QU, United Kingdom

A Service of Holy Communion at 10am in Church.
Coffee and tea will be served after the service. All are welcome.
View attachment for the service sheet.
We hope to be able to livestream the service each week, but this is not always possible.
You can go to our YouTube channel and link to services from previous weeks and the livestream when available - click on 'join online' and go to the live tab.

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Magazine 2024 April (read version).pdf

Our monthly parish magazine for April 2024 is now available here - enjoy!

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