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Sunday Services at St John the Baptist

1st Sunday   

8.00am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) (said)

-on the first Sunday of the month there is breakfast 8.45 am

9.30am Holy Communion

2nd  Sunday           

8.00am Holy Communion (traditional language) (said)

9.30am Morning Worship (non-eucharistic)

3rd and 4th Sunday                    

8.00am Holy Communion (traditional language) (said)                         

9.30am Holy Communion

5th  Sunday            

8.00am Holy Communion (said)

10.00am Benefice Eucharist rotates around the benefice

- please check date list for venue

Morning Prayer is said on a Wednesday at 8.00am

Morning Prayer is often said daily during Lent and Advent

Compline with meditation is on the first Monday of the month at 6.00pm

St John the Baptist church dates from 1857 and is one of a number of churches in the wider area built at the instigation of Thomas Keble, then Vicar of Bisley. With two highly populated adjoining villages, France Lynch and Chalford Hill, he saw the need for a centre of worship here.

Situated on the side of the hill overlooking a picturesque valley, it is a beautiful and peaceful situation.  Inside, the fine work in lapis luzuli and malachite on white marble – prominent in and around the chancel, on the choir screen, pulpit and reredos – lifts our church above the ordinary.

St John's still maintains a tradition of involvement with the local community, not least through the nearby Church Rooms (our Village Hall on the Hill ),details of which can be found through the following link France Lynch Church Rooms. We gladly welcome everyone to our mix of services and aim to provide the community with a centre for fellowship, mission and support, with special services such as our annual All Souls and Carol services.

For more information about the early history of St John the Baptist Church read on