Church of St John the Evangelist

All Are Welcomed in Our Church

We seek to be a welcoming and inclusive church, reaching out to our community with the love of God

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

Worship @ St Johns

St Johns welcomes everyone to our services

  • Holy Communion
  • Celebration Worship Service
  • Explore Together Service
  • Celtic-style worship service
  • Messy Church
  • The ARK

Safe Guarding Policy

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.

Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding Policy  

Safeguarding Poster

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Under One Roof - Upcoming Fundraising Events

4th May - Quiz Evening - more details here Roof Fundraising Events


Sermon Recordings

As well as the rolling collection of sermons here, we also have a YouTube channel where there is more content such as recorded songs and sermons: St Johns Church YouTube channel.

7th April '24 - Low Sunday

31st March '24 - Easter Sunday

24th March '24 - Palm Sunday

17th March '24 - Lee Proudlove - Open Doors

10th March '24 - Mothering Sunday


Upcoming Services & Events

Sunday 28 April

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Holy Communion (said)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Celebration Service

Saturday 4 May

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Quiz Night

Under One Roof Fundraiser

Bar & Refreshments available from 7:00pm.

Teams of up to 6 people. Tickets £5 per person

Tickets from Eventbrite

Sunday 5 May

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Holy Communion (said)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Holy Communion

Sunday 12 May

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Holy Communion (said)


North Aisle Roof - Fundraising

A few years ago St Johns Church had to have some work done on our roof to ensure that it continued to be weatherproof.  At the time, a decision was made to leave the North Aisle roof for the time being due to funding issues and it not being as urgent as the main roof.

The time has however come that the work on the North Aisle roof needs to be done to replace the wooden pegs and re-lay the slates.  The estimated cost of this work is £50,000.

The church is therefore going to be holding a number of fundraising events to raise money for the repairs.  Details of upcoming events can be found here : Fundraising Events