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.

We are open for worship. Closely following Government and Church of England guidelines - Details of Services are below.

Please do look at our weekly newsletter for updated information, details of opportunities for prayer and sharing the Eucharist. 

Links to the weekly service recorded on Sunday morning in Church will be provided each Sunday afternoon.

For previous week's services please drop us a line and we can send you a link..

Scroll down for this week's Newsletter and the details of this week's Holy Communion Service. 

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

St John's Church is open for worship. See 'What's On' below and Services and Events for details.

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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Holy Communion Service - 18th October 2020

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 50m

Wentworth Street/ St. John’s Square

Join us for Holy Communion, following strict guidelines to keep everyone safe.
See the attachment for the Service sheet. Bring a copy on your device or print off if attending the service.
The service was recorded as it happened and the link to the service is now available. Click on More about this Event to take you to the service on YouTube.

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

Our weekly newsletter providing information about this Sunday's Communion Service to be held in Church, plus details about giving to St John's and other opportunities for worship this week.

17 Oct 2020, 11 p.m.
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