Changing lives for Jesus



Added: 15th March 2020

Our LiveLent was to have taken place each Monday evening at 7.30 p.m.. Unfortunately we are now unable to run these services. Some of the talks will be available to watch on the Church FaceBook page

START Course

Added: 31st January 2020

START Course
A six week beginners' course exploring faith which was to have begun in March will not now be held.

South West Awake

Added: 5th March 2020

SOUTH WEST AWAKE - 30th May 2020

This is an ecumenical prayer initiative. The vision is that Christians will pray along the 630 miles of the SW coastal path between 2.00 pm and 2.30 pm on 30th May 2020 as a climax to the Thy Kingdom Come national prayer initiative. If anyone is interested in taking part, there is a need to register where you pray. Therefore if you would like to join other member of St John's, Shiphay, please speak to Jeff. If you require any further information please visit

We await further information as to whether this event will go ahead in view of the current situation.

Visit to Lee Abbey 2021

Added: 14th February 2020

The next weekend visit to Lee Abbey will be from 29th-31st January 2021. You can book your place any time by speaking to Janet and by paying a £25 deposit. Janet would love deposits to be in by Sunday 26th April 2020. Cheques should be made payable to PCC St John the Baptist Church. There is a report on the 2020 visit in the News Section.