Welcome to Shenstone

St John Baptist plays a focal role in the life of Shenstone maintaining a Christian presence in the attractive Staffordshire village where the church has stood since Anglo-Saxon times. Today, the church aims to serve Christ in the community, presenting the good news of Jesus to all ages in a relevant way. There are strong partnerships with other faith groups; village organisations and the school. Whether you are a visitor; wanting to know more or a committed Christian, St John's offers a welcome to all. Find out more about us.

Where are we

St John's is easily accessible off St John’s Hill with extensive free parking. How to get here

St John the Baptist C of E Church
St John's Hill, Shenstone WS14 0JB

T: 01543 480286

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Getting Involved

There are many ways of getting involved in Church life at St John’s.
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Who we are

St John's mission is to make Jesus real in today’s life. The church, part of the Church of England, has a dedicated volunteer leadership team headed by the vicar. As well as giving support and guidance, St John's provides a sanctuary at the heart of Shenstone.

"We want to discern what God is doing in His world and join in…serving our neighbours, community and wider world."

Contact Us

The new incumbent of Shenstone and Stonnall is to be the Revd Liz Chamberlain. See the news section for full details. To find out more about our team and for full contact details, please visit our Who's Who page on the link below. Team contact details

What’s on

Offering as wide a choice as possible, St John’s combines the traditional together with family friendly and child focused services. There are also a host of group activities, plus major events and festivals.

See our services and what’s on Calendar for full details.

Upcoming Services

10:45 am Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Aug 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
This service is led by Alan Bateman with preacher Revd John Aston.
7:00 pm Church Clean @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Church Clean @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The annual sprucing up of the church interior
10:45 am United Service @ St John the Baptist
United Service @ St John the Baptist
Aug 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
A united service incorporating the two congregations of Stonnall and Shenstone.
7:00 pm Institution Service @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Institution Service @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Bishop of Wolverhampton the Rt Revd Clive Gregory will be instituting the Revd Liz Chamberlain as the new vicar of Shenstone and Stonnall. Refreshments will be served after the service which is expected to[...]
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