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

CHURCH OPENING - St John the Baptist is beginning to return to a more recognised pattern of worship. Please see Upcoming Services on this page for details. Morning Prayers are available via the Facebook link. For latest information on our Covid policy please see the weekly Pews News. If you need any further information please call Rev Liz Chamberlain Tel: 01543 480286 or Curate Rev Graham Wigley Tel: 0121 352 0899

LATEST NEWS See Pews News on the News Page for full details


Services have returned to a more familiar timetable each Sunday. For weekly details see the events calendar below. Morning Prayer continues via the Facebook page. For a full roundup of services click the link here Services

Upcoming Services

10:45 am Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Aug 14 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
The Revd Liz Chamberlain will be preaching at this service, as well as leading.
9:30 am Morning of Worship @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Morning of Worship @ St John's Church, Shenstone
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
This Morning of Worship led by the Ministry Team looks to encompass all congregations.
9:30 am Early Birds – Lite @ St John the Baptist
Early Birds – Lite @ St John the Baptist
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
‘Early Birds – Lite’ offers a summertime versiopn of the usual fun, games and Bible stories.    
10:45 am Holy Communion @ St John the Baptist Church, Shenstone
Holy Communion @ St John the Baptist Church, Shenstone
Aug 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
This service is led by Di Proctor with the Revd Graham Wigley giving the sermon.
7:30 pm Prayer Hour @ St John the Baptist
Prayer Hour @ St John the Baptist
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
An hour of prayer and listening to God led by Di Proctor on May 3rd; Revd John Aston on June 7th and Revd Liz Chamberlain on July 5.
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