Your Wedding at St Thomas' Church
Congratulations on your forthcoming marriage! Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, we are here to help and support you. You are able to marry in St Thomas’ if you have a significant connection with our parish. The main qualification is that at least one of you must be a resident of the Parish of Bedhampton, or must be on our Church's Electoral Roll.
To check that you live in our Parish, type your Post Code into the "A Church Near You" website.
There are additional ways in which you may be able to get married in our church:
- were baptised (christened) in our church
- were confirmed in our church
- have previously lived in the parish for at least six months
- have attended public worship in our church for at least six months
Or if a parent of either of you:
- has lived in the parish for at least six months
- has attended public worship in our church for at least six months
Or if either your parents or grandparents :
- were married in our church.
If none of these significant connections apply to you it may still be possible to be married by Special Licence. Further information can be obtained by seeing the Rector
If either of you have been divorced it still may be possible to get married at St Thomas’ but it will depend on individual circumstances. Please meet with the Rector to discuss the possibility of your service taking place at St Thomas’.
For more information and helpful advice about planning a church wedding visit www.yourchurchwedding.org
To discuss getting married in St Thomas' Church, please contact the Parish Office to make an appointment to come between 6pm and 8pm on a Wednesday evening at St Nicholas’.
St Thomas' Church is booked far in advance... We are currently taking bookings for this year and next year. Each January we extend the booking forward to cover the next 2 years.