Gastard Church – St John the Baptist

St John's Gastard
A pencil drawing of our church

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Where to Find Us

St. John’s church is located in Lanes End, Gastard (approximate postcode location: SN13 9QS), near to the Harp and Crown Inn. You can view the location of St. John’s church on Google Maps.  The church is open for visitors 10am – 4pm Spring – Autumn.

Car Parking

Visitors to Gastard church can park on the roads in front of and around Gastard church.

Upcoming Events

See our Events page for details.

Services at St John’s, Gastard

June 2024

Sunday, 2nd          Trinity 1  10am Holy Communion (with Neston)

Sunday, 9th        Trinity 2  10am Morning Worship

Sunday, 16th       Not at GastardTrinity 3 9:30am Joint Café Church at Neston

Sunday, 23rd       5pm Tea on Lawn, then 6pm Patronal Festival & Songs of Praise (Sponsor-a-Hymn!)

Sunday, 30th Trinity 5  10am Holy Communion

July 2024

Sunday,7th Trinity 6 10am Holy Communion (with Neston)

Sunday, 14th Trinity 7 at 10am Morning Worship

Sunday 21st Not at Gastard: 9:30am Joint Café Church at Neston

Sunday, 28th Trinity 9 10am Matins

August 2024

Sunday, 4th Trinity 10 10am Holy Communion (with Neston)

Sunday, 11th Trinity 11   10am Morning Worship

Sunday, 18th     Not at Gastard 10am TEAM Holy Communion at St Bart’s

Sunday, 25th     Trinity 13 10am Morning Worship

Monthly Pattern of Services at Gastard

The normal monthly pattern of services for Gastard church is shown below. To view full details of upcoming services across the team, view the services page or the weekly post.

Week 10.00 am
Week 1 Parish Communion (joined by Neston congregation)
Week 2 Morning Worship
Week 3 

Joint Cafe service at Neston (Gastard joins the Neston congregation) at 9:30

Week 4 Matins/ Morning Worship
Week 5 Parish Communion

Wish to Participate or Volunteer?

Please see our joining page to express your interest. As a Christian presence at the heart of our Gastard community, many people would like to ensure it survives for future generations even if they don’t normally attend services. Its future is not guaranteed as active members are now reaching their 80’s and 90’s, so please consider supporting us in any number of ways: volunteer help, joining our community eco team, financially, coming to services, supporting our events, and more.


St John’s is committed to:

  • Promoting a safe environment for all
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility
  • Responding promptly to safeguarding concerns or allegations
  • Caring pastorally for victims (survivors) of abuse and other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others

Named Parish Safeguarding Officer: To be announced, supported by the Rector, Revd Andrew Johnson.