Our Priest in Charge is Fr Paul Wheeler, Rector of Hope

Tel: 01978 502594


Our Associate NSM Priest is Rev'd Simon Piercy


Baptisms, funerals and weddings are currently arranged with the above. Please see separate sections for more help.

St. John the Baptist church congregation prides itself on being an inclusive and open church. We are a group of like-minded people who understand Jesus' call to love one another. Please feel free to join our church without fear of judgement.

Our values and beliefs are aligned with those of Jesus, who wanted all peoples to flourish. We are not all the same, but this adds to our strength. Our sacred place can be anyone's sacred place.

You are most welcome.


Forthcoming services;

4th Dec All age Christingle 11am

11th Communion 11am

18th " A Blue Christmas" Meditative service for Christmas 11am

Carol Service with choir with collection for Christian Aid 6pm

24th Crib Service 4pm

Midnight Communion 11.30pm

Christmas Day 10am Christmas Communion

1st Jan Borderlands Service at Connah's Quay church

Community choir is on Wednesdays in church at 7.15pm, please see their facebook for details.

Prayer from Church In Wales website

Please note that all applications for additions to churchyard, such as benches, are subject to Church In Wales regulations, and as such must go through the Faculty procedure (church planning permission).

Other churches may differ

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St John’s is a family-friendly church supporting the communities of Penymynydd, Dobshill and Penyffordd.

The church is a Grade 2* listed building situated just a few miles from Chester in North-East Wales.

We are in a Mission Area - 'Borderlands', which is part of the Diocese of St Asaph within the Church in Wales

We have a variety of Sunday services as well as activities during the week.

There is easy access into the church for wheelchair users and an induction loop for those who are hard of hearing.

We have gluten-free Communion wafers available.

The church address is:

Chester Road


Nr Chester


Click here for a map showing our location.

Borderlands Mission Area