Welcome to St John Baptist church, Berkswell

St John Baptist is an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Coventry, England, located in the delightful village of Berkswell, around 6 miles from Coventry city centre.

We are a lively village church and seek to serve the whole community.

Use the links below and right to:

  • Explore the church and its history
  • Find out about our services and junior church
  • Learn more about wedding and baptisms
  • Booking one of the church's meeting rooms.

Marriages and Baptisms

We are delighted to receive enquiries for weddings and baptisms at St. John Baptist, Berkswell.

Click the link below to find out more about the considerations, preparation and requirements involved in holding your marriage or baptism at St John Baptist church.

>> Find out more...

Services and Junior Church

Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Communion
6.00 pm Evening Service (5pm winter)

Thursday

10.30 am Holy Communion

>> Find out more...

Explore St John's

St John's features in the book 'England's Thousand Best Churches' by Simon Jenkins, the well known Times journalist.

Learn more about the history, both ancient and recent, of St John Baptist church, take our interactive panoramic tour, or find out how to visit the church.

>> Find out more...

Follow us on Facebook

News and Updates

May Day Beer Festival at Berkswell, St. John Baptist
Wednesday 15th April 2015

There will be a May Day Beer Festival at Berkswell, St. John Baptist on Friday, 1st May, 2015 at 7.30 - 10.30 p.m.
Tickets are £10 which includes the prices of four halves of beer/cider or if you prefer three halves and a hot dog. Thereafter, tokens can be bought for £1.50 each. There will be wine and soft drinks available. Soft drinks will be supplied free of charge for drivers.

Tickets can be obtained from the Parish Office at Church, Mondays to Fridays, 9,30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m., or from the Rector after the Sunday Service, c. 11.15 a.m.

Alternatively, tickets can then be sent to your home address on receipt of payment in the Rector's pigeonhole (located immediately to the left of the main door of the Church and provision of a stamp addressed envelope).

For licensing reasons, the event is adult only

Easter Services
Sunday 22nd March 2015

All are welcome to join us at our services for Holy week and Easter

Sunday 29th March 9.50am Palm Sunday service - commences from the Village Green

Monday 30th March 7.30pm Compline

Tuesday 31st March 7.30pm Compline

Wednesday 1st April 7.30pm Compline

Maundy Thursday 7.30pm Holy Communion with the Washing of Feet and Watching with Christ in Gethsemane
Please note: The Thursday morning service will be at Coventry Cathedral - Coffee Shop will still be open

Good Friday 10.30am Churches Together Walk of Witness
Mid-day Frugal lunch at Methodist church hall

Easter Day 6.00am Easter Walk from the Rectory
7.00am Courtyard Prayers
7.30am Holy Communion
8.00am Easter Breakfast
10.00am Parish Easter Communion Service
6.00pm Holy Communion

Our Christmas Services 2014
Tuesday 16th December 2014

Sunday 14th December 10am Junior Church Nativity

Sunday 21st December 6.00pm Christmas Carols and 9 Lessons

Christmas Eve 3.45pm Christingle Outdoor Service (by ticket)
11.30pm Midnight Communion

Christmas Day 10.00am Christmas Family Service

Sign up for news and updates...

Sign up for news and updates via email using the button below...

Meetings and Events

M T W T F S S
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
Enter your The Spirit of Berkswell username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading