St Augustine, Skirlaugh


Sunday 5th December : Second Sunday in Advent

9.30am Methodist Morning Prayer led by Mr Keith Russell

Sunday 12th December : Third Sunday in Advent

9.30am Benefice Holy Communion led by Rev Susan Walker

Sunday 19th December : Fourth Sunday in Advent

9.30am Benefice Holy Communion led by The Ven Andy Broom, Archdeacon of the East Riding

Wednesday 22nd December

7.00pm Candlelit Service of Nine Lessons and Carols led by Mr John Hallaway and featuring New Village Voices

Local History

Local History Society

The next meeting will be on Thursday 13th January at 7pm in St Augustine’s Church. Watch this space for more details. All welcome.

Flow Test

Lateral Flow test Kits are available to collect from Church

Mon - Sat 9am to dusk and Sunday after the service 11am to dusk

The Newsletter

The December/January Newsletter has been delivered.

Click to see a downloadable version

Deadline for copy is 5th of the month prior to publication


Open for Private Prayer

The Church is OPEN EVERY DAY

Monday to Saturday from 9am to dusk

Sunday from 11am (after the service) to dusk

to allow for private prayer, lighting a candle or quiet reflection.

If you would like us to pray for you, please click here.

Food Bank

In addition to the box in St Augustine's there are also boxes in Costcutter, Skirlaugh and outside 6 Old Forge Way in which you can place items for the Food Bank - but cans and packets of food only. Please help if you can.

They will especially welcome sponge pudding, pasta sauce, UHT fruit juice, tinned fruit, tinned tomatoes, tinned meat and coffee. They have plenty of baked beans and soup.

Foods Bank

St Augustine's Church

We are an Anglican and Methodist Local Ecumenical Partnership (LEP) and aim to offer a warm and friendly welcome to everyone.

Our Grade 1 listed church building is one of the finest examples of perpendicular architecture in the country.

Church Giving

Cash or cheques (payable to "St Augustine's, Skirlaugh") can be posted in envelopes through Church Cottage door. Thank You! You can donate online to the appeal here.

Toilet facilities are available

Coffee Shop

Our Tuesday Coffee Shop is open as usual on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 11.30am serving fresh Fairtrade coffee, tea and home-made cakes. All are welcome.


The Benefice Safeguarding Officer can be contacted on Our safeguarding policy can be viewed in church, on request, or on the button below.

Rev Susan Walker

Our Clergy

Vicar : Vacancy

Deanery Priest : Rev Susan Walker

Methodist Minister: Deacon Jackie Fowler

For enquiries about weddings or baptisms please contact the Weddings and Baptism Secretary at

For funerals, the undertaker will contact clergy directly.

Deacon Jackie Fowler