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Stokesay: St John the Baptist

Craven Arms

Address: Stokesay Lane Stokesay Craven Arms SY7 9AH

Telephone Number: 01588 672 876

Deaconry: LUDLOW


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The Church of Saint John the Baptist: founded in the 12th century, rebuilt in the 17th century.  Serving God and the community of Craven Arms into the 21st century.

Our church stands in a glorious setting amongst the hills of south Shropshire, adjacent to Stokesay Castle, one of the jewels of English Heritage's crown.  We aim to keep the church open for visitors to enjoy in line with the opening hours of the castle.

Sunday services of Holy Communion are held at the Pilgrim Centre in Dale Street, Craven Arms on First and Third Sundays of the month at 8.00am.  On the Second and Fourth Sundays, the service of Holy Communion with Hymns is held at Stokesay at 9.45am (during the winter months, these services are held at the Pilgrim Centre).  The Fifth Sunday is a joint Benefice service - see service poster in Notices section for details).

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