A WEDDING

how to arrange

We have three historic churches that are a beautiful setting in which to celebrate a marriage before God.

You can get married in any of our churches if you live one of the parishes, or have a 'qualifying connection' with one of them.  (There is a link to a page explaining this in more detail at the bottom of the page.)

These are legal requirements that we must meet to ensure that your marriage is validly celebrated.  These are explained on the next page of this leaflet, but if you do not currently have a 'qualifying connection' then it is possible to meet this legal requirement simply by coming to one of our services at least once a month for at least six months.

So booking a wedding in church is not the same as booking a reception in a hotel or the flight to your honeymoon destination.  The clergy who will take your wedding service will want to get to know you a little over the coming months.  Coming to services regularly over the coming months will make you feel more at home in the building, and more familiar with those who will be involved in your special service.

“God is love, and those who live in love live in God; and God lives in them.” 

(1 John 4:16)

 

What's next?

Contact Rev Peter O'Connell to arrange a date and time.

Or, you can fill in one of the enquiry forms:

SAFEGUARDING

This parish takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information about this can be found here.

CONTACT

Enquiries for weddings, baptisms, funerals, home visits or communion should be made to Rev. Peter O'Connell on 01883 741945 or

rector@godstonebenefice.org.uk

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