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St Andrew's Parish Church


St. Andrew’s Parish Church is the Church of England place of worship in the ecclesiastical parish of Wickham Skeith; it is part of a group of churches known as the "Bacton Benefice" which includes Bacton, Cotton, Wyverstone, Wickham Skeith, Old Newton and a chapel at Gipping.

All contact details and further information about services in St Andrew’s and other churches in the Bacton Benefice can be found on their web-site


Rural Dean: Rev Canon Diane Williams 720316, mobile 07714016554

Readers: Helen Matter  780379,   Elaine Miller  770337,  Sheila Wright  766392

Elders: Peter Paine  767897,  Janice Shea 781263,  Jean Willoughby  766621


Services for August 2018      

Benefice service every Sunday morning at 10am unless otherwise stated


5th – Trinity 10, Family Communion & Baptism at  Old Newton - 

Rev Canon Barbara Bilston

12th - Trinity 11, Family Communion atCotton  -Ven John Cox     

19th - Trinity 12, Family Communion at Wyverstone - Rev Canon Bruce Wakeling

26th - Trinity 13,Family Communion at Wickham Skeith    -  Ven John Cox     

Sept 2nd, 9.30am – Trinity 12, Holy Communion & Baptism - Rev Canon Sally Fogden

Please note that as in the last few years, all August services will be Benefice services and all will begin at 10am.  Everyone will be welcome so please support the services and ask for a lift if you need transport.  Services go back to the normal pattern from 2nd Sept.

In the coming months the staffing of our services and other needs will be overseen by our Rural Dean, Rev Canon Diane Williams.  All enquiries about occasional services like weddings and baptisms should be directed to her.  While Val & David are still living in the Rectory there will be an answerphone message asking people to ring Diane.

Our Monday Morning Group will continue to meet as usual on the 1st & 3rd Mondays through August, 6th & 20th – all welcome. 


Church Flower & Cleaning Rota


 5th  & 12th  Mrs J Homan & Mrs J Willoughby

19th & 26th  Mrs J Kemp & Mrs S Merriam

Sept2nd & 9th  Mr & Mrs P Paine