Revd. Nigel Chapman

Vicar of Filey

Nigel is an ordained Church Army Evangelist whose passion is for community and lively enquiring faith that is expressed in word and action.


After growing up in Bradford and a brief career in Horticulture he joined Church Army a 'Mission focussed Community'. He has lived all over the country from London to Middlesbrough and the Midlands to Cumbria. His work has included being a Homeless Resettlement Officer in a hostel, a Community Worker in a mining village, Lead Officer on a Bus Project in Cumbria and North Yorkshire, and on the team of the York Diocesan Youth Advisers before coming to Filey as Vicar in 2016.

Married to Vivienne they have 3 grown up children and 6 grandchildren. Nigel is a keen photographer and enjoys being active.


Ministry Team


Revd. Huw Waring
Huw is a Self Supporting minister, which means he has a full time job as well as working in our Parish and continuing his training.


Revd. Paul Burkitt

Retired Minister who came from inner city Hull. He has a real heart of compassion for those who struggle in life


Susan Neilson


Retired Head Teacher whose roots run deep in Filey has a particular ministry with the bereaved


Janice Midwood


Until recently Janice was Spiritual support leader at a local hospice and heads up our Pastoral Support Team

Church Wardens and Administrator

St. Oswald's Church Wardens

Angela Burkitt


Graham Simpson


St. John's Church Wardens

Pam Roberts


Ann Simpson


St. Thomas' Church Warden

Patrick Malton

Church Administrator

Liz Goodwill


Parish Office 

Wednesday – Friday

9.00am – 2.00pm