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, click here to go to the newsletter. 

The October 2022 Magazine is now available - click here to go to News and notices.

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."

Get in touch

Rev'd. Stephanie Buchanan

Wentworth Street


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A Celebration of Gratitude - Holy Communion Service 2nd October 2022

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
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Wentworth Street/ St. John’s Square

A Service of Holy Communion for the end of Generosity Week at 10am in Church.
There is no longer a requirement to wear a mask but do feel free to wear one if you prefer. Coffee and tea will be served after the service. All are welcome.
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The service will be live streamed, simply click on 'Join Online' to join the service'. Or select 'More about this event' to go to our YouTube channel and choose today's service. Previous services are also still available,

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Live streamed service Eucharist/Holy Communion Recorded service Hymns Prayers Refreshments Common Worship Event held in a Church

Our monthly parish magazine for October 2022 is now available here - enjoy!

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