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
E:
vicar@shenstoneandstonall.co.uk

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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

Jan
22
Sun
9:30 am Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Lesley Matile is leading today’s ‘Early Birds’ service looking at the ‘Life of Jesus’ through songs, craft and Bible stories.
10:45 am Holy Communion @ St Peter's Church, Stonnall
Holy Communion @ St Peter's Church, Stonnall
Jan 22 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
The Revd John Aston is preaching with Di Proctor leading.
Jan
29
Sun
9:30 am Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Early Birds @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
‘Early BIrds’ – this week led by Tricia Glover and Lesley Matile – looks at ‘Jesus the Friend’, plus all the usual games, crafts and songs.
10:45 am United Holy Communion @ St John's, Shenstone
United Holy Communion @ St John's, Shenstone
Jan 29 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
The congregations of Stonnall and Shenstone combine for this service at St John’s Shenstone led by the Revd Liz Chamberlain with Ruth Clay preaching. This will be followed by a shared lunch.
Feb
5
Sun
9:00 am Holy Communion (BCP) @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion (BCP) @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
This service will be led by the Revd Liz Chamberlain who is also preaching.
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