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

7:30 pm Holy Communion @ St John's Church Hall, Shenstone
Holy Communion @ St John's Church Hall, Shenstone
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
For this Maundy Thursday service both congregations from St John’s and St Peter’s, Stonnall will join together in Shenstone.
11:00 am Walk of Witness @ Shenstone, Staffordshire
Walk of Witness @ Shenstone, Staffordshire
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Walk of Witness @ Shenstone, Staffordshire | Shenstone | United Kingdom
The annual ‘Walk of Witness’ begins at Trinity Methodist Church in Shenstone and then along a route through the village, to the library; into the churchyard at St John’s before a meditative service in church[...]
9:00 am Holy Communion (BCP) @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion (BCP) @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The traditional Book of Common Prayer Holy Easter DaySunday Communion Service with the Revd Liz Chamberlain.
10:45 am Family Easter Praise @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Family Easter Praise @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Apr 5 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Time for praise and thanksgiving with an informal service led by the Revd Liz Chamberlain and Carol Law that is very much family friendly with a short sketch.
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