Our History

April 1966

Norfolk Presbytery buys a five-acre plot on Bennett’s Pasture Road to start a Presbyterian church in North Suffolk.


Norfolk Presbytery purchases the site for a manse (pastor’s house) in the Holiday Point subdivision of Suffolk.

October 13, 1968

Organizing minister Frank Washburn holds the first service of the Bennett’s Creek Presbyterian Congregation in the old Community Building behind Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

January 19, 1969

Twenty-eight members join the membership of Green Acres Presbyterian Church with the intent to transfer to the yet unnamed church roll.

Sunday, March 25, 1979

Congregation selects St. Andrew Presbyterian Church as its name.

November 2, 1980

St. Andrew holds its first service and celebration of Communion at its new building, 1885 Bridge Rd. in Suffolk.

October 4, 1981

St. Andrew becomes a chartered Presbyterian church with ninety members.

December 12, 1993

New Children’s Education wing added; this later becomes the home of St. Andrew Preschool.

April 25, 1999

Under the leadership of Rev. Keith Curran, St. Andrew begins the addition of a new sanctuary, music room and youth area.


St. Andrew completes its new Christian Education building with two stories of classrooms dedicated to Christian Education for both adults and children.

August 26, 2018

St. Andrew calls Rev. Gillian Weighton as its new minister.

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We would love to be a part of your story and have you be a part of ours. Join us for worship this weekend, and find a place you can call home.

Sunday Worship

Join us at 10:00 a.m.

Phone & Email

(757) 238-3550

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