A page of information about some of the people at St. Andrew's. Any of these people can be contacted through the Church Office, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone 01325 468142 during a weekday morning. There are many other people who give their time and talents unstintingly for the work of St. Andrew's. If you need a contact for a particular aspect of the churches work please contact the Office.


The Rev. Mark East

Mark is appointed by the Bishop of Durham to work with the church family in the mission and pastoral care of the parishes of St. Andrew's, Haughton Le Skerne, and St. Andrew's Sadberge. (Nb. In the Church of England a "Rector" is the same role as the more common "Vicar")

Mark says: “I'm passionate about God & sharing the good news that Jesus brings, my family, Formula 1 and most things mechanical - blessed by so much!?

Associate Minister

The Rev. Sue Chew

Sue is appointed by the Bishop of Durham to assist Mark in his role. She works across both parishes but has a special responsibility for Sadberge.

Parish Administrator

Pam Bassington

Pam works in the Church Office helping other members of the church with office tasks and general administration. If you phone or e-mail the office Pam is the person who will help you.

Church Officers
The Church Wardens

The Wardens are elected every year and then become responsible to the Bishop, together with the Rector for the good running of the parish.

Mrs. Alice Sewell
Mr. Alan Wright
Mr. Andy Teague

The Secretary to the Church Council
Mrs. Cath Williams

The Church Treasurer
Mrs. Elaine East

The Staff Team

The staff team are a group of people who work with the Rector, Sue & Pam to run the church on a day to day basis.

Pastoral Assistants
Mrs. Georgine Whitfield
Mrs. Gill Jones

Mrs. Pauline Young

Reader Emeritus
Miss.Lesley Stegner

Bishop's Permission to Officiate
The Rev. Stoker Wilson
Miss. Muriel Jones