mission state

Welcome to this website! We are two churches in East Hull and then out into the East Riding a little. As part of the Church of England, our churches lie in parishes, which is the area round the church. St Andrew’s Parish is Sutton Park but also part of South Bransholme, while St Peter’s is in Wawne but includes all of North Bransholme and Kingswood in the parish. But wherever you live, in Hull, Wawne or beyond, you are welcome to try out either one of our churches and see whether it is right for you. St Andrew’s is a modern building with a congregation of mixed ages, while St Peter’s is a beautiful old building (we celebrated 900 years in 2015!) with a congregation mostly of retired people, but looking to widen the age range!

What are we here for? To think about the big questions in life (we do ask lots of questions!), to get to know Jesus better, and to encourage each other in living out our faith. You do not need to have a faith to come along! We hold a variety of services and social events, which you can read more about elsewhere on this website.
As you will see above, our churches’ mission statement is:

To make Christ’s love known in the community we serve.

Thanks for visiting!
To contact us, you can:
use Facebook (“St Andrew’s Church, Sutton Park and St Peter’s, Wawne”)
email the Vicar: cjvanstraaten@gmail.com
phone 01482 838486

Monthly Blog for October 2018:

It’s harvest time again. Nowadays harvest has diminished in importance in the church, becoming just a time when the church looks pretty and when we collect things to give to other people. Historically, though, harvest was at the heart of religion, whether it was pagan gods or the Christian God, as one of the main purposes of faith was to pray for fertility in the fields and for fertility in the home too. Productive farms and large families were seen as a sign of God’s blessing, and they still are in much of the world.


Today in this country we may not see the purpose of our faith as to pray for fertility, but harvest is still surely a good time to appreciate all that we have and to thank God for it. It’s perhaps only at times when our food supply is threatened, such as during times of drought, industrial disputes, floods or snow that we appreciate all that we have  and the amazing variety of food in our shops. Or try going abroad to the Third World and compare the supermarkets in villages and small towns there  with those in the UK. That can be a humbling experience!

Best wishes,