• 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 growing Christian family that encourages each member to grow in faith and discern God's call, as we share God's love and bring the benefits of God's kingdom to our world.

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

    Would you like to learn  

    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.

    Click here to read our Vicar Peter's  PASTORAL LETTER JANUARY 2022

    To support our Church financially please visit PARISH GIVING

    Our Church is active in Environmental matters and we would encourage everyone to peruse the latest IPCC report on Climate Change. Here is a link to the summary for policymakers AR6summary

    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@benrhydding.org.uk.




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  • Our regular services on Sunday are usually at 8am and 10am but these are currently suspended.

    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. POLICY  STATEMENT 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
    Easter Garden 2021
    Easter Garden 2021
    St John's at Christmas 2020
    Christmas lights at St John's 2020
    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
    St John's and the Rainbow
    Interior of church
    The Cow and Calf
    The Calf
    The Parish
    St Johns from Ilkley Moor
    Fisher Window
    East Window
    Church Mouse
    The Font