• We are a family friendly Anglican Church, part of the Diocese of Leeds, locally centrally in Ben Rhydding, at the foot of the beautiful Ilkley Moor.

    Our vision is to be a welcome and inclusive Church reaching out to the community with the love of God.

    Our early Sunday Holy Communion service (said) is at 8.30am  followed by our 10am service. Both are now in Church.  You are very welcome to join us. See our calendar for full details of our 10am services. We continue to upload the 10am service sheet but it no longer has links to songs,. See On line services  You will find some of our worship songs and talks on our ST JOHNS YOU TUBE CHANNEL

    The ARK, our service with and for those with additional needs, their families and friends, is now back in Church on the first Sunday of the month please contact us for more details.

    Our Church is now open for private prayer Tuesday to Saturday.


    Our new WELCOME CAFE continues on Tuesday 23rd August at 2.30pm in the Lounge. All very welcome.

    To regularly support our Church financially please visit PARISH GIVING  If you prefer to make a one off donation to support our ministry and mission here at St John's  click DONATE  or text STJOHNS to 70560 to donate £5. Thank you for your support.

    Please subscribe to our MAILING  to keep up to date with the latest at St John's and to access the next Sunday service video stream.

    Messy Church for families is now back in Church on the second Sunday each month in the afternoon. Please contact us if you are interested. We  run two midweek Toddler groups (term time) on Wednesday and Friday mornings but booking is currently required for both via TODDLERS




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  • Our regular services on Sunday are usually at 8.30am and 10am and are in Church.

    A map showing our exact location can be found on the Contact Us page with a local railway station (Ben Rhydding) and local bus stops close by. Our post code is LS29 8PN.

    Our Church takes the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously and has adopted the policy and guidelines of the House of Bishops "Promoting a safer Church". To view our policy documents /appropriate contacts please click on the links. POLICYSTATEMENT POSTER 2021

    St John's is a Registered Charity - Charity number 1133844. 


    We are a registered beneficiary on The Giving Machine at www.thegivingmachine.co.uk and so please do consider using this gateway when doing your on-line purchases nominating St John's as the beneficiary.


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    Cairn of Hope and Remembrance
    Easter Garden 2021
    Easter Garden 2021
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    St John's at Christmas 2020
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    St John's lit up at Christmas 2020
    Rice farmers from Malawi with Rev Jan Copsey September 2018
    At St Johns with Rev Jan Copsey September 2018
    Original interior of St John's circa 1906
    Early picture of St John's Church
    Early picture of St John's Church
    Church in 1906
    Rev Peter Willox and Ven David Lee
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    Interior of church
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    The Parish
    St Johns from Ilkley Moor
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    Church Mouse
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