To contact Us
Parish Office hours
The main point of contact is the parish office. The full contact details for the parish office are in the right-hand sidebar.
The office is staffed between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm from Tuesday to Friday. It is open for you to call in person on those days between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon.
Before contacting the office for baptism enquiries, you may find it helpful to read the baptism pages of this website.
Before contacting the office for wedding enquiries, you may find it helpful to read the wedding pages of this website.
You can contact any of the clergy with your enquiries, and they will do their best to help you with them. Each, however has an area for which they are the primary contact.
Doug Chaplin – Acting Team Rector & The Community Missioner
Fr Doug Chaplin is Acting Team Rector and has oversight of the church's involvement with the wider community, the town and district council and various events and organisations. He is responsible for the oversight of St Andrew's and the Parish Centre, and its use and development. Queries from outside organisations for church support and involvement, special events and services are best directed to him in the first place.
David Owen – The Pastoral Missioner
Revd David Owen is responsible for the organising and oversight of baptisms, weddings and funerals, as well as liasing with schools and uniformed organisations across the parish. Queries about those matters are best directed to him in the first place.
Rita Holden – Associate Priest
Revd Rita Holden is a voluntary minister working part-time across the parish, in collaboration with her colleagues. She shares worship and pastoral work in every area, and is especially involved in baptisms and weddings, and has oversight of the church's ministry to the housebound and those in residential care.
David Morris - Curate
Revd David Morris is a voluntary minister working part-time across the parish but also with a focus on the workplace as a Minister in Secular Employment within healthcare. He is commencing his ministry after recently being ordained and is starting to get fully involved in every area of parochial ministry.