Peterborough's Parish Church

St John the Baptist.


Welcome to St John the Baptist Church website. We are situated in the heart of the City of Peterborough.

We are a Church of England parish in the Diocese of Peterborough and worship within sight of our Cathedral.

Our worship style is more traditional than modern and Communion Services are conducted according to Common Worship.


Keep up to date with what is on at St John's and St Luke's

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St John's is a Grade 1 listed building.

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Services & Open Times




9.15 am - Holy Communion at St Luke's.

11.00 am - Parish Eucharist at St John's.


10.00 am - 12.00 am - St John's open for coffee and light refreshments.

7.30 pm - Healing Service at St Luke's - 1st Wednesday in the Month.


11.00 am - Said Communion Service at St John's.


10.00 am - 12.00 am - St John's open for coffee and light refreshments.

Choir & Organ

St Johns Choir sing at the Eucharist on Sunday's

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Access to and Parking at St John's

Vehicular access to St John's is permitted to enable people to be dropped off outside the church, but they must then continue on and park elsewhere.

People attending Sunday Services have the use of alternative parking.

Links to City Centre Car Parks close to St John's

Queensgate (Car Park No 4 - Perkins)

City Council Car Parks ( Trinity Street & Car Haven)


The ring of eight bells were recast in 1675

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Hiring St John's


If you are interested in hiring St John's for an Event or Concert

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Parish Boundary

Map of our parish showing church locations

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Links & Downloads


Links to church related websites and downloads.

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The Vicar - Revd Canon Ian Black, Vicar of Peterborough and Residentiary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral.

St Luke's



Parochial Fees


Our sister church St Luke's

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Baptism, Weddings & Funeral Fees

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We Support Foodbank. There is a food donation point in St John's


St John's Parish Office

For all enquiries please contact our Parish Administrator Chris Brown

Office attended Tuesday to Friday each week 11:00 - 14:00

Tel: 01733 563978 (When unattended please leave a message and we will get back to you)

Email: (Click to email...)


View this week's pewslip...

View from St John's Tower by illustrator Laura Barnard




Link to Peterborough Cathedral website...

St John the Baptist Church: Church Street, Cathedral Square, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. PE1 1XB

St John the Baptist Church, Peterborough is a registered charity: No 1127813

Website created and maintained by Chris Brown