Holy Matrimony (Marriage)

  • Can we get married in church?
    As marriage is a Sacrament but also a civil matter, there are both ecclesiastical and civil rules about who can get married in a church.

    Age - You both must be 18 or over to get married in the U.K.

    Sex - Marriage in church is only possible between two persons of the opposite sex. In this context, sex means the one assigned to a person at their birth.

    Time - The wedding must take place between 8am and 6pm on any day.

    Place - Church of England weddings can only be conducted in licensed, consecrated buildings (church, chapel).
  • Can we get married in your church?
  • What documents do we need?
  • Banns
  • Can we get married in church if one of us is divorced?
  • How much does church wedding cost?
  • Can we get married somewhere else than the church building?
  • Can we write our own vows?