Welcome to the website for St John the Divine
Whether you are new to the village, new to the church or just curious about us, we offer a warm welcome to our services. We hope you'll take a look around our website, get a taste of what we are about as a church and feel comfortable enough to pay us a visit in person. We seek to nurture Christian faith, sharing the love of God locally and globally.
St John's is the Parish Church for Menston and Burley Woodhead and is part of the Diocese of Leeds. It has been a place of worship since 1871. The church is usually open between 10am and 4pm Monday to Saturday for quiet prayer and reflection. The news sheet gives details of services and activities for the coming week.
A NEW VICAR We are making good progress in finding a new vicar to lead us. The position has ben advertised in the Church Times and we have prepared a brochure telling potential applicants what the parish has to offer. Interviews will be held on 9 June. Further details on the Diocesan website
'Thy Kingdom Come' ~ a 2016 intiative from the Archbishop of Canterbury and now going global. Churches, families and individuals, are asked to specifically pray for the coming of the Kingdom during the period between Ascension Day and Pentecost (25th May- 4th June).
Lots of exciting resources available on www.thykingdomcome.global for groups and individuals. Make a pledge to join in this global wave of prayer, even it is only to pray for the people in your own street when you put out the bin or set off to work!