LATEST UPDATE – Church Buildings and Services

Tuesday Coffee Morning at St John’s POSTPONED. Click here for more information.
The Parochial Parish Council of Baildon is delighted to open St John’s Church to the community for:
Personal Prayer every Wednesday 10am to 2pm (no need to book)
Sunday Service at 9am and 11am from 16th August (booking essential)
To book a seat at one of our Sunday Services please click here. At the centre of all our thinking, planning and praying is the safety of the community of Baildon so there are systems in place to help you use the building safely.
During this time, the church community is very much open and alive. There is still much on this website and on our Facebook page to help worship, study and prayer. Please do have a look, there is something for every age!

Worship Children
Worship Children
Worship Children

Welcome to the Parish of Baildon

Welcome to the Church of England in Baildon. We have three churches, St John’s Parish Church, St James’ Church and St Hugh’s. Our Churches are a witness to God’s love in this community as we meet together for prayer and worship every Sunday and serve this community in all sorts of ways. You will find a warm welcome at any of our churches and we are always here for you.

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Christenings and Weddings

If you would like to arrange a Christening or Wedding, please contact Reverend Sandra Benham, tel: 01274 589005

St John’s is situated in the heart of Baildon centre. We welcome you to join us at any of our church services, social groups and regular fund raising events. ‘more

St James’ known locally as ‘the little white church’ for its picturesque chocolate-box appeal is popular for Weddings and Christenings. Situated in the Charlestown area of Baildon ‘more

St Hugh’s church and Community Centre serves the lower Baildon community. Offering church services, social groups, food bank, community involvement and children’s services. ‘more

Facebook feed

2 weeks ago

Messy Church is now available on our YouTube channel.

https://youtu.be/PYr11OnSFYA

Why not come and join in the wonderful activities our families have put together for you?

You'll hear stories from the Bible, take part in activities and worship together.

2 weeks ago
Photos from Parish of Baildon's post

Let's worship together...

Come and worship with us today!

A service of Holy Communion for the Sixth Sunday after Trinity is available from 10am and Messy Church is available from 11am.

Holy Communion
https://youtu.be/C1zqzeu6KEM

Messy Church
https://youtu.be/PYr11OnSFYA

3 weeks ago

Let's Worship Together!

Come and worship with us today. There is a service of Holy Communion and Children's Worship available on our YouTube channel from 10am.

Holy Communion
https://youtu.be/iDkxFaoMiqc

Children's Worship
https://youtu.be/bH3lQyyFx_s

3 weeks ago
Nestle and KitKat July 2020.pdf

Baildon Fairtrade
Nestle has changed its stance on Fairtrade ingredients for Kitkat. Find out more here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h651q73w85cqifn/Nestle%20and%20KitKat%20July%202020.pdf?dl=0

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3 weeks ago
Effects of COVID 19.pdf

Baildon Fairtrade Group
Covid-19 has had severe effects on Fairtrade farmers and producers. Read more here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdd9oj1ft7hwnwq/Effects%20of%20COVID%2019.pdf?dl=0

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3 weeks ago
Newsletter for Baildon Fairtrade Group and FoE July 2020.pdf

Baildon Fairtrade Group
Fairtrade supporters have continued to be active during the Covid crisis. You can find out more in the July newsletter:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0cxbdhq9543pwed/Newsletter%20for%20Baildon%20Fairtrade%20%20Group%20and%20FoE%20July%202020.pdf?dl=0

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1 month ago

Let's Worship Together!

Today, there is only one service from The Parish of Baildon. Come worship and share with us in our Family Communion service. You can find this on our YouTube channel from 10am.

https://youtu.be/7QjBBpuaDRI

Don't forget you'll need a sheet of paper each, scissors and colouring pens/pencils!

1 month ago

Advance Warning!

For our Family Communion service this Sunday, you will need a piece of paper, scissors and colouring pens/pencils.

Come and join us on Sunday at 10am.

1 month ago
The Parish of Baildon

Let's worship together...

Come and worship with us today!

A service of Holy Communion and our Children's Worship will be available from 10am.
Both these services can be found on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTsvBP8NdaozQ9gmnxbQ51Q

Welcome to the Church of England in Baildon. We have three churches, St John’s Parish Church, St James’ Church and St Hugh’s. Our Churches are a witness to G...

1 month ago
The Parish of Baildon

Let's worship together...
Come and worship with us tomorrow!
A service of Holy Communion and our Children's Worship will be available from 10am.
Both these services can be found on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTsvBP8NdaozQ9gmnxbQ51Q

Welcome to the Church of England in Baildon. We have three churches, St John’s Parish Church, St James’ Church and St Hugh’s. Our Churches are a witness to G...

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Weekly Worship
Sunday Service
Every Sunday at 10am our own Parish of Baildon service is available on YouTube. Just click on the link on our Home Page or FaceBook page.
Virtual Coffee
After Sunday Service – info
Morning Prayer
Every weekday morning at 9am we hold a Morning Prayer service, led by a member of our clergy team. We use Zoom (Client for Meetings), the online audio/visual conferencing service. As long as you have a device with internet access and a camera – laptop, mobile phone, tablet – you can join us for a live daily service. It’s handy if you have another device with internet access so you can find the words to follow the service on the Church of England website. There’s also an app for your phone is called ‘Daily Prayer’ and is available for Apple and Android devices.To access the Zoom service, email Rev Sandra at sandrabenham@btinternet.com and she will send you an invitation and a link. Simply press on the link before the service starts and you’ll be instantly connected. The good part is that we will all be there to help you with any issues you may have on your first experience.

Latest News

Read The Weekly Sheet

Rev Sandra Benham, Vicar of Baildon
Sandra’s role is to lead, with others both lay and ordained, the community of faith in Baildon and to be public face of the Church. This includes leading worship in our three Churches, being a presence in the wider community through work with schools, community organisations and other institutions as well as having a civic responsibility in the town.

John’s role is to offer support to the Vicar and the other clergy, to protect the fabric and inventory of the three Churches and to be welcoming to all who wish to worship in the parish.

Sarah offers administrative support to our churches and runs the parish office. She also works as our Parish Community Development Worker which involves setting up groups, bringing in community support and funding to benefit the wider Baildon community.

Rev Ruth Yeoman, Associate Priest, working half-time

‘Ruth works as a member of the ministry team across the whole parish. She engages particularly with children and young families, including ministry to local schools, and will be exploring new informal and creative styles of worship.’

Sheila’s role is to represent parishioners and support the Vicar and other clergy in the running of the parish. She looks after the churches and everything in them.