Welcome! St John the Baptist in Benwell Village is a community where all are welcome and many have found friendship and a home. We are well known for our social activities. It is actually the oldest church in Benwell; rebuilt in the 1950s, it began as a mission church and Sunday school in the 1820s.

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What's on?


Line Dancing, 1-3pm

Sequence and Ballroom Dancing, 6.30-8pm


Yoga, 1-2pm
For all- any ability, age, or experience.


Advent Sunday Events, 1st December 2019

10am Team Service to celebrate Advent Sunday at St John’s Benwell Village Ferguson Lane NE15 6NW (next to Cherry Tree Nursery, on the 38 bus route) We will also be launching our new format liturgy bo…

Change of location: Foodbank Voucher Hub on Tuesdays

If you require a voucher for a foodbank parcel on Tuesdays then you can collect them from St John’s church on Ferguson Lane, NE15 6NW, 11am-2pm. Vouchers are still available at St James’ on Thursdays…