Church of England Diocese of Leeds St. John, Wakefield

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.

See details of this week's service below and on the Services and Events pages.

Please do look at our weekly newsletter for information about opportunities for worship and other important information, available below or on the News and Notices page.

Do get in touch if you would like us to send this week's Family sheets with activities to do together. 

The July/August 2021 Magazine is now available - click here to go to News and notices.

Monday Morning Prayer is now available on Zoom - see Services and Events for details.

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 Wakefield WF1 2QU

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A Service of Holy Communion for Sunday 25th July 2021

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 49m
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Wentworth Street/ St. John’s Square

All are welcome to a Service of Holy Communion in church. Guidelines are still in place so please do bring a mask and follow the guidelines that are in place. Click on 'View Attachment' to find the service sheet. This can be printed off or followed on your phone or tablet.

The service will be streamed live and recorded as it happens. Click on 'More about this Event' to go directly to the St John's channel on YouTube and you can select today's service available from 10am.
We hope you enjoy the service.

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

Our weekly newsletter with information about today's service. See also the link for other opportunities for worship. There are details about how we are approaching new guidelines as well as how to make gifts to St John's.

24 Jul 2021, 11:30 p.m.
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