Weddings

Weddings

St Mary’s welcomes those wishing to be married.

Wedding Ceremonies at St Mary’s

St Mary’s welcomes those wishing to be married, but is obliged to follow the law which lays down the connections necessary for a wedding to take place in any parish church. These qualifying connections are as follows:

You can marry in a C of E church if you can show:-

That one of you:

  • has at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or
  • was baptised in the parish concerned or
  • was prepared for confirmation in the parish or
  • has at any time regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months or

That one of your parents, at any time after you were born:

  • has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or
  • has regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months or

That one of your parents or grandparents:

  • was married in the parish

Please contact the Vicar to discuss marriage at St Mary’s.

For more information about arranging your wedding please visit https://www.yourchurchwedding.org/