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.
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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."
SERVICES SUSPENDED - In line with the latest national restrictions all public worship services at St John the Baptist have been suspended althouigh the chuirch will be open each Sunday for private prayer. Funerals can be conducted, but only in accordance within the strict guidelines. Weddings are not permitted. If you need any further information please call Rev Liz Chamberlain Tel: 01543 480286 or Curate Rev Graham Wigley Tel: 0121 352 0899
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Public worship services at St John the Baptist have been suspended in line with the latest restrictions. The church will be open each Sunday for private prayer (see details below). The online service will continue to be available via this link. Services