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."

The vicar of Shenstone and Stonnall is 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

7:10 pm Ladies Group @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Ladies Group @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Oct 20 @ 7:10 pm – 9:30 pm
‘The Other Friends of St Chad’ – that’s the title of this month’s event with a visit to St Chad’s Church in Lichfield. Departure from Shenstone is 7.10pm and drivers are needed – please contact[...]
3:30 pm Bell Peal @ St John's Church Hall, Shenstone
Bell Peal @ St John's Church Hall, Shenstone
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Bell ringers from St John the Baptist in Halesowen will be concluding their peal of 8 bells at Shenstone after ringing at Coleshill, Kingsbury and Tamworth during the day as part of their annual outing.[...]
9:30 am Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Abraham is the subject of today’s ‘Early Birds’.
10:45 am Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Oct 26 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Di Procter leads the service with the Revd John Aston preaching.
2:30 pm Wedding @ St John the Baptist
Wedding @ St John the Baptist
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bells will be ringing at St John’s for the wedding of Rebecca Peel and Dene Cropper. The service will be conducted by the Revd Liz Chamberlain.
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