Entries by ParishofBaildon


We are running this course again for Year 2 children and above.  It gives children an understanding of what they are doing when they receive communion.  We will be starting this on Sunday 13th February on Sunday mornings with the idea to admitted children on Easter Day.  If you would like to more about this […]


Advent will soon be here and this year we are offering a selection on ways of reflecting on this season: Presents round the Tree: 2020 is the Year of the Tree, so it seems fitting that we might use the image of the Christmas tree as a focus for spiritual reflection and craft–making during Advent. […]


These are challenging times for anyone’s wellbeing. We are all struggling with the feelings of disconnect and isolation. Now, more than ever, it’s important to take care of ourselves and find ways to be positive. You might following links useful. Dealing with Loneliness and Isolation: Five top tips 13 daily Reflections – supporting our mental […]

Theology online resources

In these uncertain times we often look for words of wisdom and thoughtfulness. Bishop of Leeds, Nick Baines, writes a blog which is regularly updated. Find it here. Malcolm Guite is an English poet, singer-songwriter, Anglican priest, and academic. He’s written several books and regularly speaks on radio. You can find his blog here.

Children and Families

We have monthly Messy Church at St John’s Church Hall at 4pm on the third Sunday of each month. During the pandemic we have moved online and use the service Zoom. Each session is themed around the church year with stories, music, crafts and activities which is suitable for the whole family to enjoy. We […]

Music and Singing

Music is an important part of our worship and while we can’t meet in church to enjoy singing and listening to service music, you might find the following links useful: BBC Radio 4 Daily Service page RSCM Hymn for the day and Sunday Self-Service

Prayer, Spirituality and Bible Study

Here are links to helpful resources which you can use at home for prayer and study: Ponder Places and Prayer Walks Time to Pray app – which is available for free Midday prayer – in text and audio forms A service of daily prayer – Anglican cycle of daily morning, midday, evening and compline prayers […]